The competition is open to girls who reside, attend school or have graduated in Bee, Live Oak, Refugio, Goliad and San Patricio counties. The three categories of the pageant include: Little Miss Division (ages 7-9), Junior Miss Division (ages 10-13) and the Miss Diez y Seis Division (ages 14-18) and a Tiny Miss Division (ages 4-6).
The entry fee is $175 for the first three categories. Fee for the Tiny Miss Division is $75 – they will not be competing. For more information, contact Judy Bowen at 362-7463.
The girls will be competing for scholarships from Coastal Bend College in the amount of $2,000 for queen and $500 for the first runner-up. Additional scholarships will be given by Fiesta Bee County.
The girls will be learning an individual dance from a state in Mexico, and the Tinies will do a group dance.