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Contestants sought for annual pageant

By Staff | Jun 24, 2009

The 41st Annual West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival’s Queen Pageant Committee is looking for young ladies from all parts of West Virginia to be contestants in the pageant held on Saturday July 11, 2009 in Sistersville.

The new queen will receive cash prize of $1,200, crown, sash, flowers, plague, gifts, and will reign over the September 1719 festival in Sistersville. The queen and her court will be featured in the “Grand Oil and Gas Trophy Parade.” Also, the new queen will represent the festival in the January Fairs and Festivals of West Virginia State Fair Queen.

Young ladies interested in being a contestant in this year’s pageant can write to the Pageant Committee, West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival, P.O. Box 25, Sistersville, WV 26175, or email jobertawhite@webtv.net or oilandgaspageant@webtv.net or call 304-652-2330 or Barbara Vincent 304-652-2939.

Deadline for entry is July 6.

An entry fee of $125.00 is required for the pageant.