Miss Oktoberfest/La Crosse pageant Saturday in La Crosse
Oktoberfest royal family is set to get a new member this weekend.
The annual miss la crosse oktoberfest scholarship pageant' is tomorrow.
The tradition dates back to 19-61 -- the first year of oktoberfest celebrations in la crosse.
The event is an official preliminary to the miss wisconsin ... and miss america organizations.
Nine participants are scheduled to compete in this year's pageant.
The reigning pageant winner says she grew in many way over the past year.
"i've been able to promote my own social impact initiatve about advocating for mental health, and i raised over a thousand dollars in my year as miss la crosse oktoberfest.
Not only did i learn how to do that, and improve my interview skills and my talent, but i also learned how to network and how to become and represent something bigger than just myself."
The miss la crosse oktoberfest pageant' is tomorrow night at the viterbo fine arts center.
Tickets are available through the center box office.
All this information is available at oktoberfest u-