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The Dubois County 4-H Queen Committee is looking girls to participate in this years Contest

Jasper (NNDC) –  The Dubois County 4-H Queen Committee is looking for girls interested in participating in this years Miss and Teen Miss 4-H Fair queen pageant to be held July 8 in the Jasper High School gym.  Miss Dubois County contestants must be age 17 by June 1, 2018, but younger than age 22 on June 1, 2019.  Teen Miss contestants must be age 14 on June 1, 2018, but have not reached age 17 on June 1, 2018.l

All contestants receive gift bags containing items donated by local businesses and individuals.  In addition, Miss Dubois County and her court receive additional gift bags and monetary donations from the 4-H Council.  An informational meeting will be held at 4:30 pm Sunday, April 8 in the Clover Pavilion office at the fairgrounds.  Committee members will be present to answer questions and information packets will be available.  Potential contestants are encouraged to attend this meeting.

The Mini 4-H Pageant will be held again this year during the queen contest on July 8.  The pageant is open to girls and boys ages 5 to 7 as of June 29, 2018.  The theme for this years Mini Pageant is Hobbies and Activities of our Youth.  Informational meeting will be held June 3 at 6:30 pm in the Clover Pavilion office.

New to the 4-H fair this year will be a Junior Miss and Pre-Teen Miss contests.  These pageants will be held Saturday, July 14.  Junior Miss contestants must be ages 8-10 by July 14, 2018.  Pre-Teen contestants must be ages 11-13 by July 14, 2018. All contestants must attend a school in any of the Dubois County School districts.  An informational meeting will be held June 3 at 6:30 pm in the Fairgrounds Annex office.

Information for all the contests can be found on the 4-H website (extension.purdue.edu/dubois) and on the Dubois County 4-H Queen Contest Facebook page.  All applications will be available on-line beginning March 28.  Applications will be accepted in the extension office beginning April 9 at 8:30 am.  Deadline for Miss and Teen Miss pageants is April 30 no later than 4:00 pm.  Junior Miss and Pre-Teen Miss are due no later than 4:00 pm June 18 and Mini applications are due by June 29th.

For questions concerning the contest, contact Queen Committee Chair Sandy Neukam at 812-630-3302 or ssab@netsurfusa.net or message us on our Facebook page.

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