The 2016 Miss Snowball Derby pageant is set to reach its biggest audience ever with the competition being broadcast live for the first time ever on  With the contest being open to contestants from all over the country, a large turnout is expected to compete on November 17 for the right to be called Miss Snowball Derby 2016.


“We are excited about the pageant this year having Speed 51 broadcast it. We had a wonderful group of beautiful pageant contestants last year and we are looking forward to the same thing this year,” said Pat Bryant of Five Flags Speedway.



With the pageant set to reach far beyond the City of Pensacola and the entire Gulf region, this is a chance for ladies from all across the country to represent their hometown as well as their love for short track racing.


This year’s contest will once again be held at Tracy Goodsen’s Beef ‘O Brady’s in downtown Pensacola and is open to ladies 18 years or older, regardless of how far they might need to travel. As long as they are in Pensacola for the pageant November 17 and Snowball Derby weekend November 30-December 4, they are eligible for the competition.


The person chosen as Miss Snowball Derby will be expected to represent Five Flags Speedway at as many Snowball Derby-related functions as possible.  In addition, Miss Snowball Derby will be on hand for all Victory Lane photos, pre-race ceremonies and occasional fan interaction during the course of the weekend.


To register for the 3rd annual Miss Snowball Derby competition, visit


The 49th Annual Snowball Derby weekend kicks off with the Cat Country/WEAR-TV3 Green Flag Party on Wednesday, November 30.  On-track activities start Thursday, December 1, for the opening practice rounds for the Snowball Derby Super Late Models and Snowflake 100 Pro Late Models.  The Five Flags Butler U-Pull-It Bombers and The Dock at Pensacola Sportsman divisions will also have feature events on Snowball Derby Thursday.


The top Snowball Derby starting spots will be set on Friday, December 2 during WXBM 102.7 Pole Night at Five Flags.  The Five Flags Faith Chapel Super Stocks and Modifieds will also battle in their Snowball Derby features after Super Late Model qualifying.


The Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100 takes center stage on Saturday, December 3 as the top Pro Late Model racers in the country qualify and battle for 100 laps at Five Flags.  In addition, Saturday’s action features the final 50-lap qualifying event for Snowball Derby drivers to make one last effort to qualify for the 300-lap Super Late Model race.  The Beef O Brady’s Pro Trucks will also have a 50-lap feature on Snowball Derby Saturday.


Then on Sunday, December 4, the green flag will drop on the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at 2 p.m. CT at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway.


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