While the 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair doesn't officially kick off until July 10 -- with a handful of shows set for that day -- the queen and princess pageant will take place Saturday.
The event will begin at 7 p.m., and will take place at North Clay Middle School.
This year, seven girls are vying for the queen crown and a total of five attempting to win the princess crown.
The following is a list of the queen candidates, including age, parents' names and sponsors:
* Saiti Desaraigh Nicole Booe, 17, daughter of Kent and Tina Booe. Saiti is sponsored by H and B cattle Company,
* Alexus Leigh Cooksey, 17, daughter of Theresa Cooksey and Robert Cooksey. Alexus is sponsored by Auto ER,
* Brianna Alexis Dierdorff, 17, daughter of Leah Hood and Brian Dierdorff. Brianna is sponsored by "I Do" Rentals,
* Caitlyn Marie Jenkins, 17, daughter of Merideth Jenkins. Caitlyn is sponsored by Fusion Hair Salon,
* Holli Renee Moore, 20, daughter of Rich and Darla Moore. Holli is sponsored by Burger Farms,
* Brandi Danielle Sanders, 17, daughter of Brad Sanders. Brandi is sponsored by VH Rabbits, and
* Andrea Lynn Schultz, 17, daughter of Veika and Charles Schultz. Andrea is sponsored by State Farm Insurance.
The following is a list of the princess candidates, including age, parents' names and sponsors:
* Gabrielle Elaine Brough, 15, daughter of Randy and Michelle Moon. Gabrielle is sponsored by the Kiddin Around Goat Club,
* Libby Hughes, 13, daughter of Aaron and Lori Hughes. Libby is sponsored by Mica Bonomo, Agent -- Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance,
* Kourtney Marie Johnson, 14, daughter of Kevin and Carmen Johnson, Kourtney is sponsored by Trout's Professional Painting,
* Ashley Salesman, 13, daughter of Denise Lakin. Ashley is sponsored by Bank of Indiana, and