Rodeo queen contestants sought

IRON RIVER-The 46th Annual Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo is seeking rodeo queen candidates. The 2013 queen application is now uploaded and available at Ladies 16-22 years of age may apply and compete for the title of Miss U.P. Rodeo 2013. A $1,000 scholarship plus many other fantastic prizes are available to be won by this year’s contestants.

A mandatory informational queen clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon CST Saturday at the Tractor Supply store in Iron Mountain. For more information, call rodeo queen coordinator Karen Marheine at 906-284-1883 or present rodeo queen Ishaia Lustila in Marquette at 906-458-0150.

The 2013 U.P. Championship Rodeo and Rodeo Daze will be held July 19-21 in Iron River. Market Daze, the Wild West Parade, rodeo concert, three professional rodeo performances and the crowning of Miss U.P. Rodeo are all part of the weekend events.