Registration underway for fair pageant

Registration is now open for The Miss Henry County Fair Pageant, and will be held on Saturday, June 5 at the Henry County Recreation Center, 395 John Redd Blvd., Collinsville.

The pageant is being presented by B99.9 radio, Southern Virginia’s Country Station.

“We are excited to have B99.9 as the sponsor of the pageant. Their station has been a very popular fixture in our community for decades and their sponsorship will be vital to promoting the pageant and the fair,” said Roger Adams director of Parks and Recreation for Henry County and also the director of the Henry County Fair.

The winner of the “Miss Category,” which is for ages 17 – 22, will be the official pageant representative of the Henry County Fair.

There also are eight other age categories, from “Beautiful Baby” through Adults.

In addition to awards and prizes, the Miss Category Winner will receive a $500 scholarship and will compete in the 2022 Miss Virginia Fair Competition at The Omni Homestead Resort.

Each contestant in all the age categories will receive a tiara and gift, and the winners will receive additional prizes.

The Henry County Fair will be held September 22 – 25 on the grounds at Martinsville Speedway, and will lead into the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 race at Martinsville Speedway on September 25. A

Anyone seeking more information about the pageant can contact the Henry County Parks and Recreation Office at (276) 634-4640 or visit the fair website at www.henrycountyvafair.com.

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