County fair ambassador sought

The Oconto County Youth Fair Board has begun taking applications for the 2024 Fairest of the Fair/Fair Ambassador, residents of Oconto County who are interested in serving as representatives for the 2024 Fair.

Through the competition, either a Fairest of the Fair or a Fair Ambassador (female or male representative) and an Attendant (first runner-up) will be named. These two individuals will represent the fair at a variety of events throughout the year.

A $1,000 scholarship/stipend and $300 expense allowance will be awarded to the individual named Fairest of the Fair/Fair Ambassador. A $500 scholarship/stipend and $300 expense allowance will be award to the attendant. The competition will take place in May.

Candidates must be 18 years of age by Jan. 1, 2025, to apply. Interested individuals need to apply by April 1 by submitting a completed application and sponsor fee. Detailed contest rules and application can be found on the Oconto County Fair website at or its Facebook page at Oconto County Youth Fair. Questions can be directed to