Meet the Judges

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Jason Schafer 

 

This grey beard is no stranger to the Isanti County Fair.  He grew up just

 

East on Highway 95 from Cambridge. 

Jason has competed in numerous beard competitions across the USA, bring

 

home some admirable titles and trophies.  Jason will be bringing back his

 

experience and expertise to the judging panel at the 2022 Blue Ribbon

 

Beard Bonanza.   

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Jessica Hefner

This tattoo enthusiast, lover of fast cars, good food, punk rock and mother of two

 

girls spends her free time playing volleyball, entertaining friends and

 

family, trying out new restaurants.  

The Blue Ribbon Beard Bonanza is excited to introduce "Hef" to the world of

 

competitive bearding!!

 

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Kurt Roettjer

You all know him as The Bearded Laser, The Bearded Defender, and the Corn

 

King.  As Disabled Vet and Retired Police Officer he was forced to shave every

 

day for 18 years. This married father of two kids has vowed to never see his

 

chin again.  TRIM is a four letter word that is not uttered in his household.

 

"Bearded is Better!"