Young women can compete for a chance to wear the crown as the 5th District Dairy Princess.

The contest, sponsored by the California Milk Advisory Board and the District 5 Dairy Princess committee, will have the winner as a spokesperson representing the dairy industries of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Sacrament, San Joaquin and Yolo counties for the 2021-2022 program year.

The dairy princess will also represent the California dairy industry as a whole at various appearances.

Princess contestants must be at a junior in high school and no more than 21-years old.

Contestants must have a tie to the dairy industry that can include:

• Lived on a dairy at some point in time

• Be the daughter, granddaughter or ward of a person currently the owner of or an employee at a dairy processing plant or dairy distributor in California

• Be the daughter, granddaughter or ward of a person currently the owner of or an employee at a California dairy

• Be the the daughter or granddaughter or be employed in a dairy-related industry such as veterinarian, milk tank driver, milk inspector or related field

• Be a current member of a 4-H or FFA program participating in dairy related projects.

The deadline to apply to be a contestant is April 15 and the winner will be chosen June 2.

For more information or to apply online visit

• Contact the Tracy Press at or 835-3030.

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