Registration is open for the Miss Texas County Scholarship pageant.
The annual event, which will be Sept. 18 at the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Fairgrounds, is available to girls ages 3 through 24 living in Missouri.
The registration deadline is Sept. 7. All required materials — available online at www.misstexascounty.com for ages 3-12 and www.missmissouri.org for ages 13 and older — must be submitted to Shari McCallister, director, at D&L Florist. She can be contacted at 417-967-3705 during the day or 417-260-0024.
Divisions for the pageant are: tiny, little, petite, pre-teen, outstanding teen and Miss Texas County.
Girls in the 3-12 division will compete in interview, party dress, onstage question and talent. The older divisions will participate in interview, life style and fitness, talent, evening wear and on-stage question. They will also discuss a chosen platform. Miss Texas County will compete for the Miss Missouri America title in Mexico, Mo., in June 2011.
Cindy Sillyman will produce the afternoon show. She can be contacted at 417-967-4972. Katy Reed is in charge of the evening show. Her number is 417-217-0154.
Information about the Miss Texas County Pageant may also be found on Facebook.
The Miss Texas County Scholarship Pageant is an official local preliminary of the Miss America Organization. The winner will be awarded a cash scholarship to the institution of her choice.