UNION —The Union Fair continues to look for eligible ladies to compete for the 2022 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen title.

This year’s competition will be held Friday, July 29, 2022, with the Coronation Ceremony at 7 p.m.

The requirement to compete is:
• Ladies between 17-25 years old.
• Ladies in high school can compete.
• Ladies have to be a resident of Maine.
• Ladies that are married or single can compete.
• Ladies must to have an interest in the Wild Blueberry Industry.
• Ladies are required to get at least one sponsorship by a Maine Wild Blueberry grower or processor (total sponsorship totaling $150).
• The Blueberry Queen is expected to be present for various events throughout the year representing the Maine Wild Blueberry Industry.

Along with the title of 2022 Maine Wild Blueberry Queen, the winner will also receive a $1,750 cash prize.

The deadline for candidate applications is July 17, 2022. Candidate qualifications, candidate application, candidate checklist, and additional information can be found at UnionFair.org/wild-blueberry-queen.

Potential Candidates with questions can contact Sharon Caron at BlueberryQueen@Unionfair.org.