The Washington Town and Country Fair Queen Contest still has two openings for contestants.

Candidates must be high school graduates under the age of 23. Candidates also must be a resident of Missouri for at least six months and permanent resident of Franklin County or an adjoining county.

This year's queen contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. opening night of the Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 6.

The contest awards cash prizes, including $2,500 for the queen, $1,000 for first runner-up; $750 for second runner-up and $500 for Miss Congeniality.

For more information, people may call 636-239-2715, or email