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23rd Annual Jersey County Fair Talent Competition – July 10, 2018 – Jersey County Fairgrounds Grandstand
Now open to ALL Illinois residents and previous Jersey County Fair Talent Competition Champions!

Junior Division - 14 Years Of Age And Younger
1st Place - $200.00 & Trophy
2nd Place - $100.00 & Trophy
3rd Place - $50.00 & Trophy
4th Place - Trophy
5th Place - Trophy

Senior Division - 15 Through 21 Years Of Age
1st Place - $300.00 & Trophy
2nd Place - $150.00 & Trophy
3rd Place - $50.00 & Trophy
4th Place - Trophy
5th Place - Trophy

1st Place Recipient In Each Division Will Represent Jersey County At The IAAF State Talent Competition In Springfield Illinois In January 2019

For application and complete set of rules, send a SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE To:
Alex Foster, Director
Jersey County Fair Talent Competition
108 Hollow Avenue
Jerseyville, IL 62052

(Requests that do not include a SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE will NOT be fulfilled.)

Completed application forms and a non-refundable $10.00 entry fee per ACT (Not Person) must be post marked no later than midnight June 15, 2018 (Make check payable to Jersey County Fair)

2017 Talent Show Champions



Congratulations to the 2017 Jersey County Fair Talent Show Competition Champions: Senior Division Champion-Autumn Sturhahn; Junior Division Champions-Emma & Anna Beauchamp!

Final Results include:


Senior Division:
  • 1st-Autumn Sturhahn Dance Solo
  • 2nd-Grant Morgan Vocal Solo
  • 3rd-Briley Blade, Cade Kitzmiller, Charlie Simcox, Chance Trisler-Vocal/Instrumental Ensemble
  • 4th-Josiah Cannon Vocal/Guitar Solo
  • 5th-Amanda Epps Vocal Solo


Junior Division:
  • 1st-Anna & Emma Beauchamp Vocal Duet
  • 2nd-"Hard Knock Life" Jayda Bodenbach, Madalyn Bodenbach, Ariana Davis, Amelia Carter, Makayla McCormick, Natalie Hill, Lucy Fritz, Kaelyn Drainer - Tap Dance Ensemble
  • 3rd-Anna Dial Harp Solo
  • 4th-"Stop! Thief!" Cora Schroeder, Jayda Bodenbach, Madalyn Bodenbach, Ariana Davis, Amelia Carter, Makayla McCormick, Makayla Militzer-Baker - Dance Ensemble
  • 5th-Bernie & Jack Dohrn Piano Duet
Autumn, Anna & Emma will represent Jersey County at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs State Talent Competition at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, IL on January 20, 2018.

Thank you to all of the participants and volunteers involved. Special thanks to the Talent Show's sponsors, Halpin Music and The Plant Stand.