Monday, February 12th, 2024

Online applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Miss California Mid- State Fair Scholarship Pageant. Contestants must be between the ages of 17-24 on opening day of the Fair, Wednesday, July 17, 2024, and be a current resident (at least 6 months) of San Luis Obispo County, and have never been married.

Each contestant will compete in the following four categories: Interview, Fair/Pageant Platform, Talent, Final Question and Evening Wear. If selected as Queen or Princess, they must be able to attend every day of the 2024 Fair, participating in numerous public events, such as introducing performers, taking pictures and meeting with various dignitaries.

Contestants will receive swag, with the Queen receiving a $1,000.00 cash prize and 1st Princess $500.00 and 2nd Princess $250.00 and receiving prizes from local businesses. The pageant takes place on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 6:00 pm on the Frontier Stage. This show is free to watch with paid Fair admission.

A no-obligation orientation meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 5:30 pm in the Administration Office at the Paso Robles Event Center. For more information, contact pageant coordinator Patti Lucas at 805-612-6971 or via email at

Applications are due Friday, April 12, 2024 by 11:59 pm, and are available online HERE.

The 2024 California Mid-State Fair runs July 17 through July 28 and this year’s theme is “Wide Open Spaces!”. Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.

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