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A 'Royal' Horseshoe Tourney in Vergas July 11

A "Royal" Horse Shoe Tournament is set for Saturday, July 11 at the Vergas Baseball Diamond. Money raised will benefit the Miss Vergas Scholarship program.

The tournament is limited to 64 teams with a $50 entry fee per team. The 1st place team will be awarded a $600 cash prize.

Any team who is registered before Saturday, July 11 will be entered into an "Early Bird" drawing. One lucky team will win their entry fee back.

Teams can get their entry form by visiting, contacting event coordinator Melissa Bunkowske at 218-234-1175, or by registering the morning of the tournament.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with an 11 a.m. start. The Vergas Lions will be hosting a beer garden, no coolers will be allowed and concessions will be available.

Miss Vergas is a scholarship program. Tiffany Peterson, Miss Vergas 2008 will crown the 24th queen this summer during the Looney Daze Celebration.

The pageant is scheduled for Thursday, August 13 at the Vergas Community Center with a 7 p.m. start. You can purchase your tickets at the door or from any Miss Vergas contestant.