It’s that time of year again, the Monterey County Fair is searching for the next Miss Monterey County Fair! Entries are now being accepted for the annual Miss Monterey County Fair Contest, entries must be received or post marked by Tuesday, July 22. The ideal candidate to represent the 78th annual fair will possess a congenial personality, an attractive appearance and knowledge of the fair and agricultural community to serve as spokeswoman for the industry. Our 2014 Miss Monterey County Fair will receive a $1,000 scholarship and an original trophy belt buckle. The contest will be held on Thursday, August 7 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. The competition begins with Scholastic Ability at 2:30p.m. followed by personal interviews. The modeling portion will serve as an evaluation of poise, personality, and appearance followed by prepared speeches.