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Entries Open For Miss Shamrock

By Staff | Jan 27, 2009

St. Patrick’s Day is not that far away so it’s time to prepare for the 2009 Miss Shamrock Pageant.

The annual pageant will be held Sunday, March 8, at Corrigan Hall in Emmetsburg.

Entrants for the pageant must submit their forms no later than Monday, Feb. 16. Entry packets are available by contacting St. Patrick’s Association Headquarters at 712-852-4326 or go online to: www.emmetsburgirishgifts.com, under forms.

Young ladies, currently juniors or seniors, in all area high schools are encouraged to enter. A limited number of young ladies will be accepted into the competition, so enter soon.

Judging is based on personal interviews, stage presentation, performance of talent, and formal wear presentation. Each contestant will also be asked a question while on stage.

The young lady wearing the coveted crown will have a busy week reigning over the 2009 St. Patrick’s Celebration. In addition, Miss Shamrock will have many opportunities for public appearances throughout the year.

The 2009 Miss Shamrock will receive a cash prize of $200. The first runner-up will receive $150 and the second runner-up will receive $100.