Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Mullet Fest 2013 Buzzard Queen

Calling herself the “Jane Doe USA Buzzard,” this patriotic feathered friend was Buzzard Queen runner-up and winner of Best Costume.

Calling herself the “Jane Doe USA Buzzard,” this patriotic feathered friend was Buzzard Queen runner-up and winner of Best Costume.

By Natalie Strom

natalie@coastalbreezenews.com

YOU can do the Buzzard

Emcee’s Billy O and Jeff Hilt dodge buzzard wings as they lead the ladies through the competition.

Emcee’s Billy O and Jeff Hilt dodge buzzard wings as they lead the ladies through the competition.

Lope! The culmination of the 29th Annual
Jingles Gronotte of Northern Kentucky was crowned the 2013 Buzzard Queen, receiving a trophy, a $100 reward and Buzzard Queen bragging rights. Once a queen, always a queen! Congratulations Jingles!

Jingles Gronotte of Northern Kentucky was crowned the 2013 Buzzard Queen, receiving a trophy, a $100 reward and Buzzard Queen bragging rights. Once a queen, always a queen! Congratulations Jingles!

Mullet Festival at Stan’s in Goodland featured
The crowd of thousands cheered on contestants, choosing the victor by loudest applause. Photos by Natalie Strom

The crowd of thousands cheered on contestants, choosing the victor by loudest applause. Photos by Natalie Strom

the one and only Buzzard Queen Competition.
Contestant Kerry Fagan flaps her wings to the cheers of the crowd.

Contestant Kerry Fagan flaps her wings to the cheers of the crowd.

Nine contestants flapped their feathered wings to
Legendary Queen Mary shows off the 2013 Buzzard Queen trophy.

Legendary Queen Mary shows off the 2013 Buzzard Queen trophy.

Stan’s legendary “Buzzard Lope.” But only one would be crowned Queen of the Festival.

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