The Warrens Cranberry Festival is looking for candidates for the 2012-13 Warrens Cranberry Festival Royalty.
All candidates must reside within 30 miles of Warrens.
Queen candidates must be from 16 to 21 years old as of Dec. 31, 2012, single (never married) and remain so for one year following coronation. At the end of the queen’s reign, she will receive a scholarship from Warrens Cranberry Festival, Inc.
Princess candidates are to be from 12 to 15 years old as of Dec. 31, 2012, and all should be single.
Two princesses will be chosen. At the end of their reign, each princess will receive a scholarship from Warrens Cranberry Festival, Inc.
A Cranberry Princess may not seek the title of Cranberry Queen until one year after her previous title was held.
A previous titleholder may not seek the same title she has already held.
Candidates will be judged on an introduction and interview with judges concerning personality, charm and grooming, poise, posture, past achievements and speaking ability. Also all candidates are judged on a three-minute cranberry food demonstration.
Candidates must submit their application by Sunday, Sept. 9.
A required informational meeting for contestants and at least one parent will be held at the festival office Sunday, Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. at 402 Pine St., Warrens.
The Warrens Cranberry Festival is Sept. 28-30.
For more information and an application, please visit cranfest.com or call 608-378-4200.