Brown County Fair: Announces search for fairest of the fair



Kaylyn Krebs

Brown County Fair
100 Grant Street Ste. 1083
[email protected]

De Pere, WI– (January 26, 2012) – The Brown County Fair is excited to announce the return of a historical tradition: the Fairest of the Fair.

The Fairest of the Fair represents the Brown County Fair as media spokesperson and official host of the 2012 Brown County Fair. The Fairest will promote a wide variety of educational, social, and economic opportunities available at the Fair. As ambassador, they will work hand-in-hand with the Brown County Fair Board to increase participation and attendance for the 2012 Brown County Fair. The Fairest will serve a one year term and will also compete in the State Fairest of the Fairs competition in January, 2013.

Steve Corrigan, President of the Brown County Fair Association, said of the search, “We greatly look forward to reviving the Fairest of the Fair role after more than 25 years and we anticipate the excitement this change will bring about for our annual event. Crowning our Fairest will be a great way to share more about what our wonderful Brown County Fair has to offer. There is so much for guests to do and see that we are excited to have a talented representative to speak for us.”

To apply for the role of Fairest of the Fair, all applicants (male or female) must be at least 18 years old as of January 1, 2012 and must have resided in Brown County for a minimum of three years. Applications and details are available at Click on the Fairest of the Fair logo on the homepage. Entry deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2012.

The Fairest of the Fair competition and gala will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the Tundra Lodge and Conference Center in Green Bay. The competition will include interviews and the delivery of a prepared 30 second radio commercial. Candidates will be judged on stage presence, personality, poise, community involvement, knowledge of the Fair, and public speaking.

The purpose of the Brown County Fair is to provide an opportunity for youth and adults to gather in a family oriented environment to learn from each other by sharing experiences and accomplishments through exhibits and demonstrations and to bring urban and rural residents of all ages together to learn about Brown County’s history, traditions and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business.

For more information about the Brown County Fair or becoming a sponsor of the Fair, visit