Rodeo queen candidates sought

IRON MOUNTAIN – Rodeo queen candidates are being sought for the 46th Annual Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo, which will be held July 19 through 21 in Iron River.

Interested ladies between the ages of 16 and 22 can download an application off of the rodeo website at

Also, all candidates must attend a mandatory, informational queen clinic at Tractor Supply in Iron Mountain on Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The 2013 Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo Queen will be crowned July 21 at the Iron County Fairgrounds. Prizes include a $1,000 scholarship.

For more information, contact rodeo queen coordinator Karen Marheine at (906) 284-1883 or the current rodeo queen Ishaia Lustila at (906) 458-0150.