Mullet Fest 2013 Buzzard Queen
By Natalie Strom
Calling herself the “Jane Doe USA Buzzard,” this patriotic feathered friend was Buzzard Queen runner-up and winner of Best Costume.
YOU can do the Buzzard
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!
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 one and only Buzzard Queen Competition.
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.
Stan’s legendary “Buzzard Lope.” But only one would be crowned Queen of the Festival.