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Deadline Extended For Miss Shamrock Pageant

By Staff | Feb 17, 2009

The prize money has gone up and the deadline has been extended for the 2009 Miss Shamrock Pageant. The pageant is set for Sunday, March 8, in Emmetsburg.

The St. Patrick’s Association has increased the cash prizes for Miss Shamrock and her runners-up. Under the new guidelines, Miss Shamrock will receive a cash prize of $500; first runner-up receives $250; and, second runner-up receives a cash prize of $125.

Deadline to enter the Miss Shamrock Pageant has been extended to Friday, Feb. 20.

Young ladies who are currently juniors or seniors, in all area high schools, are encouraged to enter. Contact St. Pat’s Headquarters in Emmetsburg for an entry packet by calling 712-852-4326 or register online at www.emmetsburgirishgifts.com, under forms.

Miss Shamrock contestants are judged on personal interviews, stage presentation, performance of talent, formal wear presentation, and on stage question. The young lady winning the crown will reign over the 2009 St. Patrick’s Celebration. She will have many opportunities for public appearances throughout the year.