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Miss VAF 2023

Natalie woodward



As Miss Virginia Association of Fairs, Natalie will travel across Virginia serving as the official ambassador for the Virginia Association of Fairs at many fairs and festivals in our Commonwealth.  She will also be the spokesperson for the Miss VAF community service program, "Read to Succeed" that, in just two years, has collected over 40,000 books. The Virginia Association of Fairs (VAF) serves its members through representation, education, information and direction which will enhance their productivity, economic viability and administrative capability, thus enhancing the economic growth, development, and quality of life of Virginia Communities. For more information on the VAF, please refer to the VAF website at


            To schedule Torie for your event, please contact Wendi Gruninger, Pageant Director, at or at (703) 473-1171.

2023 Court


Top Five

Winner: Natalie Woodward, Frederick County Fair
1st Runner Up: Natalie White, Duffield Daze Festival
2nd Runner Up: Olivia McCarty, Russell County Fair
3rd Runner Up: Megan Day, Fauquier County Fair
4th Runner Up: Madelyn Cosby, Isle of Wight County Fair

Michelle Rosalino, Chautaugua Festival
McKenzie Swinson, Chesterfield County Fair
Shayli Castle, Dickenson County Fair
Lily Sanford, King George Fall Festival
Ellen Rosson, Louisa County Fair
Johanna Pearson, Rockingham County Fair

Award Winners
Jensen Hoover Impact Award: Ellen Rosson, Loiusa County Fair
Miss Photogenic: Olivia Johnson, Washington County Fair
Miss Congeniality: Emily Vaught, 
Henry County Fair
People's Choice Winner: Natalie White, Duffield Daze Festival

Congratulations to all of the contestants!

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