The Miss Utah Valley Pageant will be held Nov. 7 at Payson High School, 1050 S. Main. Women who have competed in local Utah pageants are eligible to apply.

Because there is no local contest for students of Brigham Young University, all BYU students are welcome to enter the pageant if they have been a Utah resident and registered full-time student six months prior to Nov. 1, 1998.Those interested in participating should contact Kay Mendenhall, 394 E. 600 South, Payson, 84651, ph. 465-4166; or Diane Kitteridge, Petal Pantry, 54 N. Main, Payson, 84651, ph.465-4348. Applications and a commitment fee of $50 is due Oct. 7.

The pageant sponsors two queens, Miss Utah Valley and Miss Deseret, in the Miss Utah Pageant that follows. First attendants will have an opportunity to compete in the nationals.

Entrants will be competing in four areas: talent, evening wear, personal interview and physical fitness in swimsuit.

For more information contact Tammy Schoenewis, 465-8113.