Applications for the Days of '47 Queen and two attendants are now being accepted through May 10. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 25 by May 18 - the date of the Royalty Pageant - and have an ancestor who entered the valley before May 10, 1869.
The pageant will be held at the Sons of Utah Pioneers Building, 3301 E. 2920 South on Saturday, May 18. Contestants will be judged on poise, personality, communication skills and overall appearance. Royalty will receive scholarships, reign over all Days of '47 events and appear at civic clubs and community benefits during the summer.Applications can be picked up in person at - or received by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to - the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum, 300 North Main, Salt Lake City, UT 84103.
For further information, call the DUP at 538-1050 or contact Virginia Boogert, Royalty Pageant chairman, at 467-6712.