Royalty Program

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2018 Gilpin County Fair Queens, Samantha and Alicia


The King and Queen will be responsible for the following from August 2018 through August 2019:

  • Attending the Gilpin County Fair in 2018 and 2019 and performing activities such as talking to the public, giving out awards, and participating in at least 1 contest/activity.
  • Attend at least 2 planning meetings for the Fair.
  • Promoting the Fair through interviews, social media and outreach.


The King and Queen will each receive at least a $250 scholarship upon the successful completion of the program and completing all responsibilities.


  1. Applicants should be interested in the Gilpin County Fair, our community and interacting with the public.
  2. Applicants must be a junior or senior in high school for the 2018-2019 school year.
  3. Once crowned King or Queen, you may not apply again.
  4. Applicants do NOT need to be able to ride horses or have any horse/livestock experience.

Application process

  1. Applicants will submit an application.
  2. Applicants will be interviewed. Interviews will cover such topics as personal interests, experiences and thoughts about the Gilpin County Fair.
  3. Applications and interviews will be scored by a panel.
  4. The Queen and King will be crowned during the 2018 Gilpin County Fair.

Applications due by May 15, 2018.

Return to:

Gilpin County Fair
230 Norton Drive
2018-2019 Royalty rules and application
Black Hawk, CO 80422