Katie Sue Haggard Crowned Fairest of the Fair

July 18, 2011
by: 
Dwayne Page
Fairest of the Fair Katie Sue Haggard
Fairest of the Fair and Runners-Up
Extreme Queen, Photogenic, Congeniality and People's Choice

17 year old Katie Sue Haggard of Smithville is the 2011 Fairest of the Fair.

Haggard, daughter of David and Vicki Haggard, succeeds the retiring Queen Amanda Bee Martin of Smithville, the 21 year old daughter of Lynn and the Late Freddie Martin. In addition to being named Fairest of the Fair, Haggard was also chosen Most Photogenic.

Fairest of the Fair Contestants from dwayne page on Vimeo.
17 year old Victoria Dawn Tatrow of Smithville was named first runner-up. She is the daughter of Corey and Vickie Funk and the late Shanna Tatrow.

16 year old Tessa Thomas, daughter of Judy and Troy Thomas of Smithville was named second runner-up in the pageant. She also received the Extreme Queen honor, presented by the Extreme Looks Design Team Salon.

Third runner-up went to Tiffany Celestino, the 17 year old daughter of Tammy Horsley of Smithville.

17 year old Stephanie Carmen Rackley of Smithville, daughter of Will and Angie Meadows and Gordon and Jessica Rackley was named fourth runner-up. Rackley also received Miss Congeniality and the pageant's first ever People's Choice award.

These five contestants were the only entries in this year's pageant.

Meanwhile, there was no cash winner Monday night. The money from Monday night will be given away on Saturday night which means at least $2,000 will be given away Saturday in increments of $1,000 each.

(Top Photo: Fairest of the Fair Katie Sue Haggard)

(Second Photo from Top: left to right, 3rd runner-up Tiffany Celestino, 1srt runner-up Victoria Dawn Tatrow, Fairest of the Fair Katie Sue Haggard, 2nd runner-up Tessa Thomas, and 4th runner-up Stephanie Carmen Rackley)

(Bottom Photo: Extreme Queen Tessa Thomas, Fairest of the Fair and Most Photogenic Katie Sue Haggard, and Miss Congeniality and People's Choice Stephanie Carmen Rackley)

Rodeo Highlight at Fair Monday Night from dwayne page on Vimeo.
The following events are scheduled for the remainder of the week at the fair:

Tuesday, July 19th: Visit from WSMV's Snowbird; the Little Mr. and Miss Pageant for contestants ages 4-6 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion with a concert by The Springs to follow; Go-Cart Racing at 6:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; and a Horse Show at 7:00 p.m. at the Grandstand; $1000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m.

Take a stroll down Memory Lane and enjoy nightly entertainment at the Memory Lane Stage in Memory Village, sponsored by DeKalb Community Bank. The DeKalb County Fair Memory Lane Stage Line-Up for Tuesday is as follows:
6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.: Born for This-Zachary Allen
7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.: Kingdom Reign-Zachary Allen

Kids Enjoying Water Ball at the Fair from dwayne page on Vimeo.
Wednesday, July 20th: Little Miss Princess Pageant for contestants ages 7-9 at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Miss Sweetheart Pageant for those ages 10-12 at the Lions Club Pavilion; Four Wheeler and Motorcycle Racing at 6:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; $1000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 21st: Senior Citizen Day activities at 9:00 a.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion; 4-H Chick Chain Show at 5:00 p.m. at the Tot Kelly barn; Junior Goat Show at 6:00 p.m. at the Tot Kelly barn; a Baby Show at 6:00 p.m. followed by a Vintage Fashion Show at the Lions Club Pavilion; and Mud Drag Racing at the T.C. McMillen Arena at 7:00 p.m.; $1000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m.

Cattle Show from dwayne page on Vimeo.
Friday, July 22nd: Toddler Show for contestants 13 months to 47 months at 6:00 p.m. followed by DeKalb Idol Final Competition at the Lions Club Pavilion; a Super Truck and Tractor Pull at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena; and a Demolition Derby/Lawn Mower Derby at 7:00 p.m. at the Grandstand; $1000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 23rd: Horseshoe Tournament at the Tot Kelly barn at 1:00 p.m.; Gospel singing at the Lions Club Pavilion at 6:00 p.m.; Super Tractor and Truck Pull at 7:00 p.m. at the T.C. McMillen Arena: and a $1000 cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m.

Train Ride from dwayne page on Vimeo.

One thousand dollars in cash will be given away each night, Monday through Saturday at 9:30 p.m. at the Lion's Club Pavilion and you must be present to win. If no one presents the winning ticket within three minutes, the money will be saved and given away on Saturday night in increments of $1,000. Your fair admission ticket is your ticket for the cash drawing.

Calf scramble at the DeKalb County Fair from dwayne page on Vimeo.
Rides on the Midway will be provided by the Family Attractions Amusement Company. Unlimited rides will be available each night for $18.00. Wednesday will be Discount Ride Night- Arm Bands Only for $14.00

Admission to the fair is $3.00 per person. Children age four and younger will be admitted free! Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Parking is Free!

Every night is T-shirt night! Wear any DeKalb County Fair T-shirt from ANY YEAR and ask for your ticket to win the newest fair T-shirt during the cash giveaway at 9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion. Request tickets at the gate.

Sign up to compete in the DeKalb Idol competition through Thursday backstage at the Lions Club Pavilion from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The registration fee is $10.00. The final competition will be Friday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. following the Toddler Show at the Lion's Club Pavilion. You could win a $300 cash prize and a $100 People's Choice Award.

For more information, call 529-FAIR or visit on-line at www.dekalbcountyfair.us.

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