Contestants sought for 4-H Queen contest

The Dubois County 4-H Queen Committee is looking for girls interested in participating in this year’s Miss and Teen Miss 4-H Fair queen pageant to be held July 7 in the Jasper High School gym.

Miss Dubois County contestants must be age 17 by June 1, 2019, but younger than age 22 on June 1, 2020. Teen Miss contestants must be age 14 on June 1, 2019, but have not reached age 17 on June 1, 2019.

Eligibility is not limited to 4-H membership.

An informational meeting will be held at 4:30 pm Sunday, April 7, in the Clover Pavilion office at the fairgrounds. Information packets will be available and committee members will be present to answer questions. All potential contestants should plan on attending the meeting.
The Mini 4-H Pageant will be held again during the queen contest on July 7. The pageant is open to girls and boys ages 5 to 7 as of June 30.

Junior Miss and Pre-Teen Miss pageants also will be held again this year. The date is set for the evening of July 12. Junior Miss contestants must be ages 8 through 10 by July 12. Pre-Teen contestants should be ages 11 through 13 by July 12. All contestants must attend a school in any of the Dubois County School districts.

Information for the pageants can be found on the 4-H website at and on the Dubois County 4-H Queen Contest Facebook page. Applications will be available on-line beginning Sunday, April 1. Applications will be accepted in the extension office starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 8.

The deadline for the Miss and Teen Miss pageants is Tuesday, April 30, no later than 4 p.m. The deadline for the Junior and Pre-teen Miss pageants is Thursday, June 20.

For questions concerning the pageants, contact Queen Committee Chairwomen Sandy Neukam at 812-630-3302 or or Jennifer Boeglin  at 812-631-9589 or Messages can also be sent through Facebook.

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