Applications are now available for the Mid-Western Rodeo Queen Contest.
The contest will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Manawa Rodeo grounds.
The contestant selected will reign over the Manawa Lions-sponsored 53rd annual Mid-Western Rodeo held July 1-3, and attend other area parades and events.
To qualify, a contestant must be 17 years of age – no older than 23, as of competition date, a legal resident of Wisconsin, never married or had a child. Queen candidates must have good speaking ability, must be a seasoned and confident horseback rider, and also have use of a horse to participate in events. Contestant shall reside within 60 miles of Waupaca County.
Deadline for applications is Sept. 1. Applications are available at www.manawarodeo.org or by contacting rodeo queen coordinator Connie Klotzbuecher at 800-747-6336, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail at Mid-Western Rodeo Queen Contest c/o Mid-Western Rodeo, P.O. Box 952, Manawa, WI 54949.
For more information on the Mid-Western Rodeo, visit www.manawarodeo.org.