The AAO is proud to introduce the 53 ambassador candidates for the 2018 Aquatennial Ambassador Crew. View candidates > Photos of the 53 candidates were captured by the Andrew Sonnek of AFSonnek Photography, Partner and Official Photographer of the AAO. Sonnek lives in Minneapolis and started as a landscape and cityscape photographer, "showing off every day places’ understated beauty," states Andrew on his website. Also capturing our Ambassador Crew's official photos, Andrew
The AAO is pleased to announce the Minnesota communities participating in the 2017 Aquatennial Ambassador Candidate Program! View communities > This July, 54 candidates will be representing their communities during the Minneapolis Aquatennial festival. They will participate in a candidate program designed to provide personal and professional development opportunities, as well as many once-in-a-lifetime Aquatennial experiences. Just before the Target Fireworks on Saturday, Ju
The registration deadline for the 2017 Candidate Program is Saturday, April 15. The program provides several personal and professional development opportunities and other exclusive VIP experiences. A complete registration application form must be submitted by April 15, however full payment is not due until Candidate Orientation in May. Register Now > Did you know: Any Minnesota community is welcome to send a past ambassador as a candidate Each of the current Aquatennial Prin
The AAO announced candidate registration for the 2018 Aquatennial Ambassador Crew will open February 15, 2017 via a video posted to its Vimeo channel and Facebook page on Monday. The video features photos of past candidates participating in the Aquatennial Ambassador Candidate Program and of the 2017 Aquatennial Ambassador Crew set to the song "Do or Die" by Afrojack and Thirty Seconds to Mars. The theme of the video emphasizes how "the story goes on" with memories that you'
Jeni is a former Aquatennial Princess from 2014. She then went on to be the 2015 Princess Kay of the Milky Way! Jeni has continued to volunteer for the AAO in media relations and each year during the Aquatennial Festival. Which Community/Festival were you from? Waconia How did you benefit from your scholarship? I used my Aquatennial scholarship to help fund my undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities. I am excited to be graduating with minimal debt in
The Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Coronation presented by SPIRE Credit Union is Saturday, July 23. Whether you can't attend to witness it in person or want to spread the news to family and friends, you can be among the first to find out the details of who will make up the
2017 Aquatennial Ambassador Crew. How? Subscribe to AAO News. Subscribers will receive an email after the 2017 Commodore and Captains are announced at the Commodore's Dinner and one after the Queen of
The AAO is pleased to announce the Candidates for the 2017 Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Crew! An all-time record of 56 candidates will participate in a candidate experience during the week of the Aquatennial. Ranging in ages from 18-22, each candidate has previously served as an ambassador of her home community or festival. The Aquatennial Ambassador Candidate Program consists of a rigorous selection process where the candidates are judged on a variety of criterion in