The Delaware County Dairy Banquet will not be held this year, but new dairy royalty will still be crowned.
The Delaware County Dairy Promoters are seeking candidates for their 2021 royalty, including Dairy Princess, Little Mr. Herdsman and Little Miss Squirt.
The Dairy Princess contest is open to any high school girl age 16 to 20 who currently lives on or works for an operating dairy farm in Delaware County.
The little royalty contests are open to any boy or girl currently enrolled in kindergarten through 2nd grade. The child’s parents must currently live on or work for an operating dairy farm in Delaware County.
Interested applicants can apply by calling or texting Nicole Engelken at 608-6937 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is next Friday, February 12th.
The new royalty will be crowned via Facebook Live on Saturday, March 6th – be sure to watch the Delaware County Dairy Promoters Facebook page for all of the virtual plans to honor those in our local dairy industry.
photo of last year’s royalty courtesy of Janelle Tucker/KMCH