Pecan Fest Pageant sign-up near

Published 9:15 am Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Sign-up for this year’s 2016 Groves Pecan Festival Queen’s Scholarship Pageant will begin on Wednesday, June 1, and end on Wednesday, July 13. Girls age 3 years to 12th grade who live in Groves may pick up applications at the Groves Chamber of Commerce. Completed applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

Categories go by grade and the categories are: Petite Miss, 3yrs.- PK; Little Miss, K – 1st grade; Duchess, 2nd – 3rdgrade; Countess, 4th– 5th grade; Junior Miss, 6th– 7th grade; Princess, 8th – 9th grade; Queen, 10th – 12th grade. Each category will be limited to 15 contestants. Once the category is filled, no more applications will be accepted.. This year’s pageant will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17th.

Contestants in the Queen’s Division will compete for the following scholarship amounts:

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Queen – $1,000 Scholarship

1st Runner-up – $750 Scholarship

2nd Runner-up – $500 Scholarship

Applications must be picked up and returned completed with registration fees by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, to the Groves Chamber of Commerce office.  No late applications will be accepted.    Contestants must live in Groves.

For further information, call the Groves Chamber of Commerce at 962-3631. The Chamber office is located at 4399 Main Ave.