Candidates sought for Miss Vergas and Princess Altona, apps due July 8
The year 2013 will mark the 28th crowning of Miss Vergas and the 15th crowning of Princess Altona. The pageant will be held in conjunction with one another Thursday, Aug. 8.
All young women ages 16-19 are encouraged to run in the three-phase Miss Vergas competition and vie for hundreds of dollars in educational scholarships. The eligibility criteria are as follows for Miss Vergas, age 16 by Sept. 1 and have not had 20th birthday by Sept. 1, 2013. All contestants must be a legal resident of the Frazee/Vergas, Perham/Dent, Pelican Rapids or Detroit Lakes School Districts, or have close personal ties with the community of Vergas.
Girls who have reached their 12th birthday by Sept. 1 and have not turned 16 by Sept. 1, are encouraged to run for the title of Princess Altona. The first 12 applications and registration fees received will be eligible. Contestants must meet the same resident requirements as Miss Vergas contestants.
Application deadline is Monday, July 8. Information and applications: www.govergas.com or call Shelley Bunkowske, Miss Vergas Director or Melissa Bunkowske, Princess Altona Director: 234-1175.