Welcome to The Texas Rose Center!
OUR CURRENT TEXAS ROSE CENTER REPRESENTATIVES
2018 Texas Rose of Tralee
2019 Texas Red Rose
The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals, celebrating 60 years in 2019!
The heart of the festival is the selection of the Rose of Tralee which brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to County Kerry, Ireland for a global celebration of Irish culture.
The festival also includes street entertainment, carnival, live concerts, theater, circus, markets, funfair, fireworks and Rose Parades.
Each year Texas chooses one woman to represent Texas at the Rose of Tralee festival.
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Are you interested in becoming the next Texas Rose?
All entrants must:
1. Be 18 years of age by January 1st 2020 and will not have reached your 29th birthday on or prior to September 1st 2020.
2. Be unmarried or never been married.
3. Be born in Ireland or an Irish citizen or of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland.
4. For applicants residing outside the island of Ireland - be living in the region you wish to represent for a minimum of one year and recommend that if selected as the Rose that you will remain resident in this region for the following 12 months.
5. Never have previously represented any Centre as a Rose in the International Rose of Tralee Selection.
6. Be available for Rose Selection events and if selected be available for International Festival events.