Kennett boy finishes 9th in USA Mullet competition
KENNETT, Mo. (KFVS) - The votes have been counted and the results are in.
A Kennett boy competing in a popular contest centered around a popular 80s hairstyle has finished in the top 10.
Zander Trainer started out as one of 25 finalists in the Kids Division of the USA Mullet Championships.
In the end, votes his mane landed Trainer in ninth place.
He is the only Missouri boy to finish in the top ten.
The winner of the contest and $2,500 grand prize for the supreme mullet of 2022 is Emmitt Bailey of Menomonie, Wisconsin.
Click here to see where each contestant finished.
Voting for the competition began online Monday, August 15 and ran through Friday, August 19.
Participants were allowed to cast a vote once each day.
Zander received 1,753 votes.
Even though he didn’t win the grand prize, it sounds like Zander’s hairstyle will pay off.
According to his mom, Gabby Trainer, Zander’s dad will give him $50 for every 100 votes he gets.
In all, out of the 25 finalists, there were four contestants from Missouri, but Zander was the only one from southeast Missouri.
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