The 49th annual Azalea Dogwood Pageant sponsored by Dothan Leisure Services and the National Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 16th at the Dothan Opera House. The pageant is open to girls in grades 6-12 that reside in Houston County and go to any school in Dothan or Houston County. The divisions are: Maid of Honor 6th & 7th grades, Princess 8th, 9th & 10th grades, and Queen 11th & 12th grades. The girls must maintain a “C” or above scholastic average. Judging will be based on poise and appearance.
Registration forms may be picked up at all schools, recreation centers, National Peanut Festival office, Dothan Leisure Services’ central office at the Civic Center – Room 107, or you may download a copy at www.dothan.org. The deadline for entering has been extended until Thursday, March 7th at 4:00 p.m. The entry fee is $15.00.
The newly selected Azalea Dogwood Queen and her Court will reign over all the festivities surrounding the Azalea Dogwood Festival. For more information call Dothan Leisure Services at 615-3700.