The 44th Miss Victoria Pageant will begin at 6 p.m., July 12th at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. The pageant is owned and operated by Debbie Bennett Green, of Victoria. She has directed the pageant since 1991.

Gary Moses and Tracy Reed will be this year's emcees.

The age divisions are:

Miss Victoria, ages 16-20.

Junior Miss Victoria, ages 12-15.

Young Miss Victoria, ages 8-11.

Little Miss Victoria, ages 4-7.

Contact: Debbie Bennett Green at 361-576-4425.