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Eagle County Fair & Rodeo royalty applications due June 28

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EAGLE — Applications for those interested in serving as royalty for the 2014 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. June 28 and can be submitted via email to fairrodeo@eaglecounty.us, hand delivered to 500 Broadway in Eagle, or mailed to P.O. Box 250, Eagle CO 81631.

Interviews, riding tests and speeches will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 at the Eagle River Center, located at the Eagle County Fairgrounds at 0426 Fairgrounds Road in Eagle.

A Royalty Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on June 22 at the Eagle River Center. The clinic will provide information about interview questions, speech topics, appearance and horsemanship. Horses are not required for the clinic. A concurrent "parents' clinic" will be held to allow parents to learn what to expect during the pageant and throughout the year.

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, 2013. The reign of the new queen and princess begins July 27 and continues through the last day of the 2014 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.