Thursday, July 13, 2017

Florida Seafood Festival is searching for its queen

 The Florida Seafood Festival is beginning its search for this year’s queen.

The seafood festival chooses its queen either through a pageant or through another selection process depending on how many people want to participate.

Girls who would like to be considered have to be between 16 and 18 years old and be either a junior or senior in High School.

The girls must live in Franklin County.

The festival also requires that contestants have never been married, have not had a child, and are not pregnant. 

Miss Florida Seafood wins a 1000 dollar scholarship from the seafood festival committee and attends several parades in surrounding counties to help promote Franklin County seafood and the Florida Seafood Festival.
The Queen also makes several personal appearances on TV and radio to promote the Florida Seafood Festival and Franklin County seafood. 
Young ladies interested in participating in the event should contact Tress Dameron, at 653-5696, or email to

And do it soon, the deadline to apply is Monday, July the 25th.