Buggy Festival pageant to be held May 15

29TH ANNUAL BUGGY FESTIVAL PAGEANT TO BE HELD MAY 15

The 29th annual Queen and Teen Buggy Festival Pageant and Children's Buggy Festival Pageant will be held Sunday, May 15 in the Church Point Community Center.

The Children's Pageant is open to girls from birth through age 14. Entry fee is $30.00.

The divisions are:

T-Nincy - (0-11 months) registration 8:45 a.m.

Baby Miss - (12-23 months) registration 9:00 a.m.

Tiny Miss - (2-3 years) registration 9:30 a.m.

Petite Miss - (4-5 years) registration 9:45 a.m.

Little Miss - (6-8 years) registration 10:00 a.m.

Deb Miss - (9-11 years) registration 10:30 a.m.

Junior Miss - (12-14 years) registration 11:00 a.m.

There will be one winner and three runners-up for each division. Winners will receive a trophy, crown and banner. Runners- will receive a trophy. Each contestant will receive a participation trophy. Winners only will be invited to participate in the Buggy Festival Parade, which will be held June 4. 2011. Winners only will be invited to reign over the Buggy Festival's Queen Pageant. They will be formally introduced.

Ages 0-14 years will be judged on personality, beauty, and overall appearance on a score from 1 to 10. Attire for ages 0-8 is Sunday best only. For ages 9-14, pageant wear.

The deadline to enter the pageant is May 11, 2011. No refunds! All contestants must pre-register by mail. Please make checks payable to Acadia-St. Landry Medical Foundation.

The Buggy Festival Committee will be happy to send you your child's score after the pageant. You may send a self-addressed stamped envelope with your child's name and age and you will receive your child's scores only.

Please enclose a photograph of your child if you would like her picture to appear in the Church Point News. The deadline to submit photos for publication is May 4, 2011. Photos can be picked up the day of the pageant. The director, Town of Church Point and/or Church Point Buggy Festival is not responsible for any accidents or stolen property. We are a non-profit organization. Judges will be highly qualified and not from this area.

The Buggy Festival Teen Queen and Miss Queen Pageant will start at 3:00 p.m.

Teen Queen candidates must be between the ages of 15 and 16. Miss Queen candidates must be between the ages of 17 and 23.

The entry fee for the Teen Queen is $75.00, and $100.00 for Miss Queen candidates. Fees must be mailed in with entry forms to:

Church Point Buggy Festival

T.C. Cary

837 East Ebey St.

Church Point, LA

70525

Miss and Teen Queen Pageant Rules

Queens, once selected, serve under the supervision of the pageant director. The title a Queen holds carries with it a responsibility to carry out your duties accordingly.

The Buggy Festival Queen is expected to act in a lady-like manner at all times. Use of profanity, drunkenness, rudeness or any conduct unbecoming to a Queen while representing the Buggy Festival and are recognized as such, will be grounds for immediate dismissal. The title will be revoked immediately and revert back to the Buggy Festival.

Marriage or pregnancy during the reign will result in immediate dismissal.

The Queen is required to participate in the Fairs and Festivals Association Queen of Queen's Pageant, usually held in February. The Festival will be responsible for the room, entry fee and registration of the Queen only.

The Queen is not allowed to enter any other contests other than the LAFF Pageant and is not allowed as Queen of any other festival or organization.

The Buggy Festival Queen must attend no less than 10 festivals during her reign. All surrounding area festivals must be attended. Contact the pageant director if conflict arises.

The Queen is expected to dress appropriately at all times while attending to her duties as Buggy Festival Queen. The Queen is expected to look and act her best at all times.

Should the Buggy Festival Queen find it impossible to fulfill her duties accordingly and resign her title, all privileges will revert back to the festival.

The crown and cape will be passed down from Queen to Queen each new reign. The Queen is expected to care for and be responsible for the crown and cape.

If at anytime the Queen cannot or will not abide and/or comply with above rules, the Buggy Festival reserves the right to replace her at their own discretion. Should this become necessary or the Queen resigns/relinquishes her crown and privileges, all reverts back to the foundation. All properties must be turned over upon demand to the festival in the condition in which the Queen received them.

Entry forms may be found at the Church Point News or from Director T.C. Cary or Co-Chairman Antoinette Kidder (phone 337-684-2739, cell 337-351-2234.

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