Apply To Be a Rose in 2022

Enter now to represent your city, county or country at the 2022 Rose of Tralee International Festival.
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Eligibility Criteria

All entrants must:

Applicants can include 

1) AGE: 18 years of age by January 1st, 2022, and will not have reached your 30th birthday on or prior to September 1st, 2022.

2) STATUS: Single / Married or anyone identifying as female is welcome to enter. 

3) IRISH DESCENT: Be an Irish citizen or of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland. 

4) HISTORY: Never have previously represented any Centre as a Rose in the Regional Festival or International Rose of Tralee Selection. Be available for Rose Selection events and if selected be available for International Festival events.

5) ENTRY FEE: An entrant sponsorship fee of €200 is required for entrants based in Ireland.  Your local Rose Centre will give you more details. Contact your local International Centre directly for their sponsorship details.

NOTE:  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.