Queen of Queens Talent Show to Take Place Thursday at the Capitol Theatre

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will once again crown the Queen of Queens as young ladies representing 22 OVAC high schools compete for the 2018 title. The talent show will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St.

The 2018 queen will be crowned at the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Charity Football Game on Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:15 p.m. Pre-game activities feature the OVAC All-Star Marching Band, drill team, cheerleaders and queens. This is the 75th anniversary of the OVAC. This year’s queen will be the 67th queen crowned in the OVAC historyawith the fist queen being crowned in 1952. Queen of Queens, as well as the Rudy Mumley Charity Football Classic are long standing traditions in the Ohio Valley. Each year the OVAC celebrates by honoring participants from previous years. The student athletes, queens, cheerleaders and band members who participate in the activities leading up to this All – Star event become part of the OVAC history.

“I have served as director of the Queen of Queens for several years now. It is always a pleasure to work with such talented young ladies and to see the friendships that develop through the course of our time together,” said Joyce Jingle, Queen of Queens director.

Tickets for the talent show are available online by visiting the OVAC, WesBanco or Capitol Theatre websites, or at the Wesbanco Arena Box Office or at the door.