Little Miss, Young Miss contests set for May 14

The Little Miss Dorchester and Young Miss Dorchester contests for 2011 will be held on Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. at the Columbia Rd. campus of Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy.

All girls entering the Little Miss Dorchester contest must be residents of Dorchester and between the ages of 7 and 9 years of age on May 14. Participants must be available for to ride in the Dorchester Day Parade on June 5 and should provide a copy of their birth certificate if they win or are a runner-up. Contestants must prepare an answer to one of several offered questions in the contest application and be prepared to read it the day of the contest.

The Young Miss Dorchester contest — open to girls ages 10-12— will be held at 11 a.m. on May 14 at the same location.

Applications can be found online at and must be submitted by Friday, May 6. Confirmation packets will be mailed to all contestants prior to the event. Contact Annissa George at (617) 474-0797 or email with additional questions.