Registration is under way for the 2019 Seymour Apple Princess competition.
The event will be held during the 47th annual Seymour Apple Festival, which is set for Sept. 12, 13 and 14.
And there’s an added bonus this year.
$500 of it.
New this year is prize money for all winners, beginning with $150 cash for the 2019 Seymour Apple Princess.
The first runner-up receives $125, second runner-up earns $100, with $75 paid to the third runner-up. Finally, winner of “Miss Congeniality” gets $50
To be eligible to enter the competition, girls must be between the ages of 13 and 15, as well as live within the boundaries of the Seymour R-II School District.
To register, contact Natalie Sturdefant at Renné’s Place on the east side of the Seymour square or call 417-935-2888.
Candidates are asked to register at Renne’s Place.
For additional information, see the festival’s website at www.seymourapplefestival.com, then click on the “Apple Princess” page.