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Eagle County Fair & Rodeo seeks royalty applications

EAGLE COUNTY — Applications for those interested in serving as royalty for the 2016 Eagle County Fair & Rodeo are now available online at http://www.eaglecounty.us/FairRodeo/Royalty or by calling 970-328-3646. Completed forms are due no later than 5 p.m. Friday and can be submitted via email to fairrodeo@eaglecounty.us, hand delivered to 500 Broadway in Eagle or mailed to P.O. Box 850, Eagle, CO 81631.

Next week, all contestants will be emailed the speech topic, interview questions and horsemanship pattern.

Interviews, riding tests and speeches will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 at the Eagle River Center, located at the Eagle County Fairgrounds, 0794 Fairgrounds Road in Eagle.

To be eligible, contestants must be Eagle County residents and exhibiting in the Eagle County Fair. Applicants for queen must be between the ages of 15 and 18 and applicants for princess must be between the ages of 12 and 15 as of Jan. 1. The reign of the new queen and princess begins July 25 and will continue through the last day of the 2016 Eagle County Fair & Rodeo.

Complete rules of eligibility are described in the Royalty Handbook and Application, available by calling 970-328-3646 or online at http://www.eaglecounty.us/FairRodeo/Royalty. For more information, contact the Fair & Rodeo Office at 970-328-3646 or fairrodeo@eaglecounty.us.

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