WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Organizers of a Waseca festival decided to try something different than a traditional beauty pageant. They came up with The Mr. Waseca Pageant.
The Free Press reports the pageant at the Sleigh and Cutter festival will be like the ones females go through, including formal wear, fitness and talent competitions and onstage questions.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Chance For More Snow Showers Tuesday Morning
Katie Schroeder, Miss Waseca County Sleigh and Cutter, and Sadie Oderbrett, Miss Waseca County Sleigh and Cutter Outstanding Teen, came up with the idea.READ MORE: Minnesota Budget Forecast Expected To Show More Improvement
Shining a light on the rigors of competitive pageantry is part of it, but Schroeder says the main goal is to put on a fun event during the community’s signature annual event.
They also hope it will help them raise money for charity required to participate in other pageants.MORE NEWS: Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's Trial
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