Information and dates for the 2023 contest coming soon!
ABOUT THE PAGEANT
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 the 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 July 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.
2019-2020 Fair Courts
SNMSF&R Rodeo Jr. Princess Alyssa Singer
SNMSF&R Rodeo Queen Sophia Moreno
SNMSF&R Fair PeeWee Princess Avery Helmick
SNMSF&R Fair Junior Princess Joah Owens
SNMSF&R Fair Princess Caelee Jimerson
SNMSF&R Fair Queen Sharren Weehunt
2019 Queen’s Court
Queen’s Court left to right:
Pee Wee Princess Avery Helmick, Fair Jr. Princess Joah Owens, Fair Princess Caelee Jimerson, Fair Queen Sharren Weehunt, Rodeo Jr. Princess Alyssa Singer and Rodeo Queen Sophia Moreno.
2018-2019 Fair Courts
Rodeo Court left to right:
Queen Devyn Varbel, Princess Monique Moreno and Junior Princess Nadette Moreno,
Fair Court left to right:
Junior Princess Stefanie Grooms, Princes Kara Clement and Queen Shelby Gillette.
Schedule of Events – Information Coming Soon!
Coronation Dinner Form – Information Coming Soon!
** Contestants running for Rodeo with conflicts with registration please contact Jodi Lindsay prior to registration date!**
PREVIOUS YEARS ROYALTY
2017 Fair Courts
Fair Queen – Jaylynn Benitez
2017 Rodeo Court
Left to Right:
Rodeo Queen -Alyssa Marable
Rodeo Princess – Sophia Moreno
Rodeo Junior Princess – Ellie Powell
2016 Fair Courts
Fair Queen – Kayleigh Hamilton
2016 Rodeo Court
Left to Right:
Rodeo Junior Princess – Jade Powell
Rodeo Queen – Emilee Parra