Girls in the City of Roses can now enter this year’s Miss Bloemfontein Rose Competition, in which a cruise is one of the prizes to be won.This yearly competition forms part of the Mangaung Rose Festival.The competition is presented by the Fleurdal Mall and Bloemnews. This year, the competition will take place for the 33rd time. Young ladies aged 16 to 27 years can enter by obtaining an entry form at Lilly’s Biltong in the Fleurdal Mall. Entries close on 14 September, and the first interviews will be held in the Fleurdal Mall on Saturday, 21 September.A group of 12 finalists, who will take part in work sessions and excursions, will then be announced.Another round of judging will take place on Saturday, 5 October, before the special crowning ceremony at the Fleurdal Mall on Thursday, 10 October.The newly crowned Miss Bloemfontein Rose will win, amongst other things, a cruise for two from Durban to the Portuguese Islands and Mozambique on the MSC Orchestra from 28 February to 2 March 2020. They will stay in a cabin with a balcony. This prize, sponsored by the Fleurdal Mall, covers the cabin cost, harbour tax, insurance, service costs and meals.Terms and conditions apply.More prizes for the finalists and winning group are up for grabs. The judges’ announcement of the winners is final, and the competition will be reviewed by auditors.Direct all queries to Andrie Els of the Fleurdal Mall on 051-522-8141.