Search for Miss Pre-Teen Freeborn Co. announced

Published 10:08 am Monday, February 13, 2017

Applications are being accepted for the title of 2017 Miss Pre-Teen Freeborn  County. To be eligible to compete girls must be between 9 to 12 years old. Miss Pre-Teen Freeborn County will represent Freeborn County at the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota pageant, which will take place April 29 at Wellstone Center in St. Paul.

The contestant chosen as Miss Pre-Teen Freeborn County will become an ambassador from the Freeborn County area and will receive an official title and sash. She will also receive a prize package and chance to represent Minnesota in hometown events, parades and state events.

The  American Heart Association’s Go for Red for Women  is the official Charity of the Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota Pageant.

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The reigning 2016 Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota is Ava Ernst of North Oaks. As Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota, Ernst encourages people to give shelter animals a second chance by choosing to adopt instead of buying from pet store. According to a press release, Ernst and her family have adopted many rescue animals over the years. For more information, go to

Contestants will compete in personal interview, on-stage interview, fun fashion wear and evening wear categories. There is no talent or fitness or swimsuit competition.                                                                        

Young Pre-Teen ladies living in Freeborn  County who are interested in applying should go online to or write for a biography form at Miss Pre-Teen Minnesota International Pageant, P.O. Box 240537, Apple Valley, MN 55124-0537. For more information, call (952) 432-6758.