June 4, 2017 - Orientation & Registration @ 2:30 pm at NMFRHM
June 30, 2017 - Sponsorships, raffle ticket money and wallet photos due 5:00pm @ Southern NM State Fair office.
July 16, 2017 - Rehearsal @ 2:00 pm at NMFRHM along with photogenic pictures.
August 12-13, 2017 - Queen and Princess Pageant at NMFRHM and NMSU arena.
Pageant Events Location
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum and NMSU Rodeo Arena
The purpose of the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Queen and Princess Pageant is to select young ladies as official representatives of the SNMSF&R. The Queens along with their courts will serve as ambassadors of the SNMSF&R to the general public, exhibiting excelled sportsmanship, high moral and ethical standards. They should be able to speak intelligently, with authority, and with knowledge of the SNMSF&R and Southern New Mexico.
The Fair contest is a combination of a Fair commercial, demonstration, speech, impromptu question, interview and written test, along with modeling. The demonstration must be your Fair entry. Age category for hte Queen is 16 to 20 years., Princess 13 to 15 years, Junior Princess 9 to 12 years, and Pee Wee 5 to 8 years. Age category is determined based on the age as of January 1st.
The Rodeo contest is a combination of horsemanship and speech, impromptu question, interview, and written test, along with modeling. The Rodeo Queen will represent the Southern New Mexico State Fair at the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque the following year. Age category for the Queen is 17 to 22 years, Princess 13 to 16 years, and Junior Princess 9 to 12 years.
Print and Fill Out Forms Below
Bring to Orientation & Registration