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A huge congratulations goes out to all our fair ambassador contestants - you all did an amazing job!  We proudly welcome our 2017 Junior Ambassador - Clark Acheson and our 2017 Senior Ambassador - Alesha Speer.

 
 

Fair Ambassador Competition

The Fair Ambassador program has been present in Dundalk for 44 years. We are proud to say that we are one of the oldest competitions running today. Initiated in 2005 and through continuous sponsorship, we are proud to offer an educational scholarship to the Senior Ambassador upon completion of their term. The Dundalk Ambassador Committee is excited for the potential growth of the Dundalk Fair Ambassador program and is delighted to keep this long- established tradition going strong.

 

Clark Acheson

2017 Junior

Ambassador Competition Rules:

Competitors (boys and girls) must be between the ages of 11 and 15 years old as of August 1, 2017.

Each competitor will be interviewed by a panel of judges between 6:00 and 7:00pm on the evening of the competition.

Each competitor must prepare a short speech (2-4 minutes) on a topic of his/her choice (relating it back to this year's fair theme),  to be given during the opening ceremonies.

Junior Prizes

1st - $50.00

All contestants will receive a gift for participation.

The winner may receive additional prize money upon completion of their term.

Alesha Speer

2017 Senior

Ambassador Competition Rules:

Competitors (boys and girls) must be between the ages of 17 and 23 years old as of August 1, 2017.

Each competitor will be interviewed by a panel of judges between 6:00 and 7:00pm on the evening of the competition.

Each competitor must prepare a short speech (3-5 minutes) on a topic of his/her choice (relating it back to this year's fair theme), to be given during the opening ceremonies.

Senior Prizes

1st - $300.00; 2nd - $150.00; 3rd - $75.00; 4th - $25.00

All contestants will receive a gift for participation.

The winner will receive additional scholarship money of $1500 upon completion of their term. 

Each competitor is required to demonstrate his/her understanding of the rules of the Ambassador Competition. In the event that the winner cannot represent the Dundalk Fair at all of the events, the first runner-up will be asked to attend and the scholarship will be distributed between the two candidates (as decided by the Dundalk Ag. Society Ambassador Committee).


Become an ambassador!

If you're interested in becoming a fair ambassador or have any questions about the competition, please contact one of our committee members.

We usually hold an information meeting closer to the fair - so watch for a date announcement on our website or Facebook page - this is a great chance for potential competitors to meet with current/past ambassadors.

Ambassador Committee

Jessica Sherson - 226-923-0247 sherson_j@hotmail.com
Debbie Walker - bbk@bmts.com
Nicki Teeter - nickiteeter@hotmail.com
Pam Voss, Alexx Colley-Reynolds

 

Ambassador Opportunities

2016 District 10 Ambassadors visiting Miller's Dairy during the OAAS Spring Meeting hosted by the Dundalk Ag. Society

2016 District 10 Ambassadors visiting Miller's Dairy during the OAAS Spring Meeting hosted by the Dundalk Ag. Society

Make lifelong connections

Meet other fair ambassadors throughout the year.

  • represent our society and community at other fairs
  • attend two OAAS meetings within District 10 (fall and spring)
  • participate in local events

The Senior Ambassador will also get the chance to attend the OAAS convention in February and the CNE Ambassador of the Fairs competition in August.

2016 JR and SR helping with the Canadian Open Dance Competition at the Dundalk fair

2016 JR and SR helping with the Canadian Open Dance Competition at the Dundalk fair

expand your comfort zone

It's not just about the speech... Being a fair ambassador allows you to grow as an individual introducing you to new opportunities and activities.

Many of our ambassadors have started their term being very timid, but after attending different events and sharing their ideas with other youth they feel more comfortable public speaking and interacting with others.

2016 SR at the Dundalk Christmas parade with the Dundalk Ag Society float

2016 SR at the Dundalk Christmas parade with the Dundalk Ag Society float

Have lots of fun!

It's all about new faces, new places and new perspectives.

Our ambassador committee will support you throughout the year while you attend different events, along with your fellow ambassador. Your JR/SR will be an amazing mentor during your term - many of past ambassadors keep in touch with their JR/SR long after the year is over.


Did you know?

Each ambassador creates a scrapbook, logging their experiences from their year as a Dundalk Fair Ambassador. They showcase photos, brochures, funny memorabilia, event tickets and more. It is a great way for them to remember all the events they attended and all of the great people they met. It also lets others see a glimpse of their year!

The winning JR and SR ambassadors are given a scrapbook and creative supplies to make their book to showcase their journey.


Past Fair Ambassadors

 

Junior

2016 - Emmilee Voss
2015 - Emma Hill
2014 - Megan Sherson
2013 - Hannah Hamilton
2012 - Georgia Reidl

Senior

2016 - Jennie Hooker
2015 - Alexx Colley-Reynolds
2014 - Jessie Hooker
2013 - Jodie Hooker
2012 - Kaitlyn O'Neill