A total of 24 children participated in the Annual Pigtail Contest at the Idaho County Fair this year.
Event winners and participants are as follows:
Age Group 0-3
Longest—1st-Hazel Terhaar Daughter of Andy and Molly Terhaar age 3, Length 8 and 1/2 inches
Shortest—TIE 1st-Swayzee Forsman Daughter of Shawn and Bridget Forsmann age 2, Length 1/2 inches. TIE 1st-Vivian Harris Daughter of Vivian and Scott Harris age 3, Length 3 inches.
Widest—TIE 1st Mackenzie Sonnen Daughter of Norm and Julie Sonnen age 1, width 1/4 inch, TIE 1st Aubrey Westhoff Daughter of Whitney and Kyle Westhoff age 2, width 1/4 inch
Age Group 4-5
Longest—TIE 1st-Aubrey Ward Daughter of Cathy Ward age 5, length 18 inches, TIE 1st-Tessa Sonnen Daughter of Norm and Julie Sonnen age 5 length 18 inches, 2nd Blakey Forsman Daughter of Casey and Stephanie Forsman age 5 length 16 inches, TIE 3rd-Mia Meyers Daughter of Jeremy and Jessica Myers age4 length 12 and 1/2 inches, TIE 3rd-Brylin Stigum Daughter of Shandrie Stigum age 4 length 12 and 1/2 inches
Shortest—1st-Melody Scovel Daughter of Twila Scovel age 4 Length 2 and 1/2 inch, 2nd-Charlee Key Daughter of Tabitha Key age 5 Length 4 inches
Widest—1st-Jordan Schumacher Daughter of Julie and Greg Schumacher age 4 Width 1 and 3/4 inches; TIE 2nd-Evelyn Terhaar Daughter of Andy and Molly Terhaar Age 4 width 1 inch; TIE 2nd-Brylie Forsman Daughter of Shawn and Bridget Forsman Age 5 width 1 inches
Age Group 6-8
Longest—TIE 1st-Shyann Meyers Daughter of Jeremy and Jessica Meyers age 6, Length 13 and 1/2 inches; TIE 1st-Joey Tacke Daughter of Jeana Tacke age 7, Length 13 and 1/2 inches.
Shortest—1st-Will Sonnen Son of Julie and Norm Sonnen age 8, Length 3 inches.
Widest—1st-Gloria Terhaar Daughter of Andy and Molly Terhaar age 7, Width 2 inches.
9 + /Adult
Longest—1st-Lydia Stowell daughter of Dori Stowell Age12, Length 30 inches; 2nd -Rachel Sonnen daughter of Norm and Julie Sonnen age 12 Length 25inches; 3rd Bethany Stowell Dori Stowell age 9, Length 23 inches; Raydin Hayes daughter of Linda Schweich, age 10, length 20 inches; Kylie Schumacher daughter of Julie Schumacher age 11, Length 13 and 1/2 inches
1st -Melody Scovel; 2nd -Joey Tacke
The 0-3 year old Pigtail Contestants. A couple of moms and a big sister help with the younger ones.
The largest group of Pigtail contestants was the 4-5 year old group.
The 6-8 year old group including the only male entrant.
The 9 and up contestants.
There were two entrants in most unusual with Melody Scovel, right taking first, and Joey Tacke, left, taking second.