Applicants Sought for Señorita de Mayo 2016 Scholarship Pageant

Edinburg, Texas– The City of Edinburg, The Mexican Consulate in McAllen and Elite productions are now accepting applicants for the Señorita de Mayo Pageant to be held on Saturday, May 14, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Historical Edinburg Municipal Auditorium.The pageant is part of the annual three-day Fiesta de Mayo Celebration. Fiesta de Mayo festivities will be held on May 13, from 6 -10 p.m., May 14, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., and May 15, from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. in the City Hall Courtyard.  

The Señorita de Mayo Pageant will include Little Miss Fiesta de Mayo, Junior Teen Fiesta de Mayo, Miss Teen Fiesta de Mayo and Señorita Frontera Unida categories. Registration has officially begun for all prospective contestants. 

Contestants for categories of Señorita de Mayo Pageant should be between the ages of 7 and 21 years of age. 

All delegates will be invited to attend the Fiesta de Mayo Opening Ceremony on Friday May 13, at Edinburg City Hall to meet City of Edinburg and Consulate of Mexico Officials, as well as participate in a delegate group photo. 

The Señorita de Mayo Pageant contest will be based upon interview, formal wear and fashion wear categories. Winners will be awarded a cash scholarship, crystal crown, embroidered sash, crystal trophy, bouquet of roses, and an invitation to attend three Elite Productions Etiquette Courses free of charge to receive training for future pageants.

Delegates should be well rounded individuals who live in the Rio Grande Valley. Interested applicants can contact Minerva. O. Olivarez Pageant Director, by calling (956)929-0510 or e-mailing