Dallas Mascot Challenge: Furred vs. Feathered
But if you are of a youthful age and spirit bent, you may consider entering the Capitol One Mascot Challenge, a contest to find the most enthusiastic furred, feathered, scaled or skinned school mascot. It's only open to mascots in Austin, Houston, Baton Rouge and Dallas-Fort Worth. So, if you're a mascot in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton or Kaufman counties, you've got the potential to win $5,000 to donate to your school's athletic department.
Entries must be postmarked by this Friday, Sept. 14. Applications are available e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (214) 217-7314. (The latent jock-loathing, hateful drama dork inside me hates to hear me say it, but I feel I must: Go Tigers!) -- Andrea Grimes