James F. Coyne, General Chairman of the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade, today announced plans for a city-wide search for "Chicago's fairest Colleen." She will represent the Chicago Irish community as the Queen of the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
The Queen and her court of four will be expected to attend civic, neighborhood, parish, and Irish events on behalf of the parade committee.
Any girl of Irish ancestry, never married, 17-27 years old, is eligible to enter the contest. Entrants should send a snapshot with name, age, address, phone number and brief biography and explanation on why you want to be Queen.
Contest finals will be held Sunday, February 17, 2013, in the Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, 1340 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, Illinois 60607.
Deadline for entries is Friday, February 8, 2013.
Here are the contest entry form and asnwers to frequently asked questions. They are in Adobe Acrobat format.
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Please print, complete and mail the form to: