See 2018 Fair Book for Basic Requirements
Contestants:• Must have parent or guardian consent.• Must agree to abide by the Rules and Expectations Policy for Royalty Court at McLean County Fair• Must be available on July 16 and during the week at the Fair (except when showing projects). There is also a dinner with judges on Wednesday, July 25; it is not required, but is advantageous for candidates to attend this dinner. • Return completed applications to McLean County Fair Office or submit via Google form by July 16 at noon.• Complete two essays, due by July 16 at noon, available below.• Provide two letters of reference, due by July 16 at noon. References should be emailed to McLeanCoFairRoyalty@gmail.com or mailed to 2242 Westgate, Bloomington, IL 61705. Receipt will be confirmed to applicants, but it is applicants' responsibility to follow up with those sending references until they are received.
Contestants will be judged on the following areas: - Application and references 5 points (due July 16, noon)- Two essays will be judged with names redacted, 40 points (due July 16, noon)- Personal Interviews, 30 points (July 16)- Court Dinner Interviews (July 25)- Public Royalty Competition including short, prepared and extemporaneous speeches, 75 points (August 1)
Once complete, an email will be sent to you with your submitted information. If you have additional questions, please call Kelly Graeber at 309-530-5522 or McLeanCoFairRoyalty@gmail.com.