The Jasper Strassenfest Committee is currently taking applications for this year’s Miss Strassenfest pageant.

The winner gets a $1,000 scholarship and the first runner-up gets a $500 scholarship. A second runner-up, Miss Congeniality, and Miss Photogenic will also be recognized.

There are no sponsorship fees or talent performance necessary for entry into the pageant.

Additional information and entry forms are available online at www.jasperstrassenfest.org. Interested contestants can also contact Becky Hickman, pageant chairperson, at 459-1575.

Contestants are limited to the first 20 applicants. The deadline to enter the pageant is June 30th. The pageant is set for July 27th at 7pm in the Jasper Middle School auditorium.

This year’s Strassenfest, the 35th year of the event, will take place August 1st through the 4th in downtown Jasper.