Applications available for Lobster Festival Sea Goddess Pageant

2012 Maine Sea Goddess Alexandra Dienesch-Calamari of Owls Head. (Photo Courtesy of Maine Lobster Festival)
2012 Maine Sea Goddess Alexandra Dienesch-Calamari of Owls Head. (Photo Courtesy of Maine Lobster Festival)
Posted Feb. 26, 2013, at 2:56 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — Online applications are available to young women interested in entering the annual Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess Pageant.

The 2013 Sea Goddess Coronation, steeped in tradition and pageantry, will take place on Wednesday evening, July 31, as one of the highlights of the 66th annual Maine Lobster Festival.

Festival Princesses will participant in local events and activities that highlight and promote the 2013 Maine Lobster Festival.

Applications can be downloaded and printed at http://www.mainelobsterfestival.com.

Applications will be accepted from March 1 through April 15. The application and supporting information must be postmarked no later than April 15, but no earlier than March 1.  Please mail to: Maine Lobster Festival Coronation Committee, P.O. Box 552, Rockland 04841.

The Maine Sea Goddess Pageant is open to 20 eligible young women who meet the Maine Lobster Festival’s guidelines. Applicants must be single, a high school (or equivalent GED) graduate, not more than 21 years of age, and a Maine resident.

The young woman chosen as Sea Goddess receives a $2,000 cash award and represents the Maine lobster fishing industry at events in Maine and across New England throughout her one-year reign.

For information, call pageant chairwoman Sharon Lombardo at 207-594-4559 or 207-691-5203.

The 66th annual Maine Lobster Festival will be held on the Rockland waterfront Wednesday through Sunday, July 31, through Aug. 4.

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