AWC's 2017 Catrina Competition will be hosted Nov. 1st

YUMA, Ariz. - The Arizona Western College's Yuma Young Adults Club will be hosting the 2017 Catrina Competition on Nov. 1st.

Catrinas are a well-known Mexican tradition to commemorate the Day of the Dead holiday through colorful and inventive costumes. 

Both men and women can compete and there is a registration fee of $15 which can be paid at any AWC cashier. 

Prizes include $500 for first place, $250 for second place, and $150 for third place. 

The competition will be held at the Yuma Campus Courtyard 3-C Building and will begin at 2:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. 

For more information, please contact (928) 317-6136 or through email at

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