Applications for the annual Miss Madison County pageant are now available and plans for this year’s pageant are underway. The Miss Madison County Pageants will be held on April 5 at the Madison County Central School auditorium. This year’s pageants will include age divisions from birth through 23 years old. The Baby to Junior Miss pageant will be held on April 5 at 10 a.m. The age divisions are: 0-11 months old (separate division for boys and girls); 12-23 months old (separate division for boys and girls); 2-3 years old (separate division for boys and girls); 4-6 years old; 7-9 years old; and 10-12 years old. Each girl/boy will compete in the “formal wear” competition, with optionals available for Photogenic, Prettiest Smile, Prettiest Hair, Best Attire, and Best Stage Presence. The Teen Miss Madison and Miss Madison County pageant will be held at 7 p.m. on April 5. The Teen Miss Madison division is for girls ages 13-15 years old. Each young lady will compete in a sportswear and an evening gown competition. The Miss Madison County Queen division is for girls ages 16-23. The Miss contestants will be judged during a private interview, a casual wear competition and an evening gown competition. Both Miss and Teen Miss contestants also have the option of entering the optional divisions of: Photogenic, Prettiest Smile, Prettiest Hair, Best Attire, and Best Stage Presence. Every contestant will receive a trophy and the queens in each division will receive a crown, trophy and sash. The deadline to enter the pageant is Friday, March 21. The first pageant meeting will be held on Sunday, March 23. Applications may be picked up at the Greene Publishing office, Owen’s Propane, or Becky’s Dance Steps Studio, or one can be emailed to you. For more information please contact the pageant co-chairs, Emerald Greene and Cheltsie and Brooke Kinsley at 973-4141, 464-0865 or 464-2315.