The deadline to enter the 2013 Box Butte County Fair Queen contest is this Friday, July 12.
Contest Coordinator Robyn Iossi says that she needs a maximum of 12 contestants.
Young ladies between the ages of 16 and 20 wishing to compete will need to fill out a contestant entry form that have been printed in recent issues of the Alliance Times-Herald and Hemingford Ledger newspaper.
Four black and white billfold size photos of the contestant are also needed, as well as a resume and obtain a $50 sponsor.
This year’s contest will take place on Thursday, August 8 at the grandstand.
Scholarships will be awarded as the queen will receive $1,000; $800 for the first attendant; $700 for the second attendant; and $600 for Miss Congeniality.
Again the entry deadline is this Friday, July 12. Contestants may turn the registration forms in at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds office in Hemingford or to Robyn Iossi at Western Nebraska Community College in Alliance.
For more information contact Robyn at 760-2072.