still time to enter queen contest
The deadline is nearing for Platte County ladies between
the ages of 17 and 22 (as of Sept. 1, 2002) to become
contestants in the search for the queen of the 139th Platte
Entries must be postmarked no later than July 10 for
consideration. The queen will be awarded scholarship money
for her college education, reign over the county fair
in July, and represent Platte County at the Missouri State
Fair in August.
The competition will include a private interview of each
contestant, as well as an appearance in evening wear and
talent or speech presentation during the contest.
The contest will be held July 22 at 7 p.m. in the Platte
Purchase Building at the Fairgrounds in Tracy.
The queen will be crowned on July 24, the opening of
the fair which will run through July 27.
Each contestant must have a sponsor. The fair is also
seeking businesses, organizations, and individuals interested
in being an event sponsor or donating to the scholarship
Those interested in sponsorships should call Jackie Babcock
at 816-858-5303, or contact a member of the fair board.
For more information or an application to enter the queen
contest, call Corky Reineke at 816-790-3753.