Miss Merry Christmas Pageant now accepting entries
Special to SVLfreenews.com
Entries are currently being accepted for the 4th Annual Miss Merry Christmas Pageant, which will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, at Statesville Montessori School.
There will be nine age divisions in the pageant (age as of pageant date):
• Baby Miss – birth to 12 months
• Teeny Miss – 13 to 23 months
• Wee Miss – 2 to 3 years
• Tiny Miss – 4 to 5 years
• Petite Miss – 6 to 7 years
• Little Miss – 8 to 9 years
• Junior Miss – 10 to 12 years
• Teen Miss – 13 to 16 years
• Miss – 17 to 24 years
All contestants will compete on stage in an age appropriate Christmas-themed dress or outfit of their choice. Contestants age 4 and older will also be asked to respond to the prompt “What do you like most about Christmas?” during the competition. There will be an optional Photogenic award presented to a winner in each age division.
Winners are not under limiting contracts and will be eligible to compete in other pageants. However, they will be invited to ride in local Christmas parades and represent their titles at community events throughout the year.
Details regarding the pageant, entry fees, and application are available to download from the Carolina Dogwood Festival website at www.carolina-dogwood-festival.com. Questions and entry forms should be emailed directly to Dreisa Sherrill at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for entries and fees is 5 p.m. on Friday, November 10.