Corrected date: Deadline extended for Pecan Fest pageant entry

Published 4:57 pm Wednesday, July 13, 2016

GROVES — The deadline to sign-up for this year’s 2016 Groves Pecan Queen’s Scholarship Pageant has been extended to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 21.

Girls age 3 years to 12th grade who reside in Groves may pick up applications at the Groves Chamber of Commerce, 4399 Main Ave., Groves.

Completed applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Each category will be limited to 15 contestants. Once the category is filled, no more applications will be accepted. Categories go by grade. Entry fee is $65. Contestants in the Queen’s Division will compete for the following scholarship amounts: Queen, $1,000; first runner-up, $750; and second runner-up, $500.

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For more information call the chamber office at 962-3631.