To be come a Rose of Tralee, you need to fill in an international application form.

All entrants must: 

  • Be 18 years of age by January 1st 2019 and will not have reached your 29th birthday on or prior to September 1st 2019.
  • Be unmarried or never been married.
  • Be female, born in Ireland or an Irish citizen or of Irish origin by virtue of one of your ancestors having been born in Ireland.
  • 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.
  • 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.

An entrant sponsorship fee of €300 is required for entrants based in Ireland. Contact us for more information.

Online Application

Fill out this application to apply to be a Rose.

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