MISS & TEEN GOLDEN DELICIOUS
Miss Golden Delicious, Saturday, Aug. 9, at the CCHS Auditorium, Clay, W.Va. The requirements are that you must be 16 years of age by Jan. 1, 2009 and not have turned 22 years of age on or before Jan. 1, 2009; date of birth must be on or between Jan. 2, 1987 and Jan. 1, 1993; contestants must be single, not had a marriage annulled or never had a child. The entry fee is $125 and a 5 by 7 photo. Entry deadline is Saturday, July 29. The prize package is $1500, an expense-paid trip to compete in the 2009 West Virginia Association of Fairs & Festivals Pageant, crown, banner, trophy and pin; festival commemorative package; photo package; gift certificate from Che Bella's Boutique; gift certificate from Elizabeth Michaels; assorted gifts. First runner up: $150; second runner up: $100; finalists, Miss Congeniality, Miss Photogenic will receive plaques.
Golden Delicious Teen, Saturday, Aug. 9, at the CCHS Auditorium, Clay, W.Va. The teen requirements are that you must be 13 years of age by date of the pageant and no older than 15 years of age the day of the pageant; must be a student enrolled in a school in the state of West Virginia; contestants must be a citizen of the United States and a legal resident of West Virginia. Open statewide. Entry fee is $75 and a 5 by 7 photo. The prize package is $500, crown, banner, trophy, pin, festival commemorative package, photo package and more. First runner up: $100; second runner up: $75. All finalists, Congeniality Teen and Photogenic Teen will receive plaques.
In order to receive monetary awards, you must participate in the Queen's Coronation Ceremonies on Thursday, Sept. 18. Mail entry, photo and application to: CCGDF Pageants, P.O. Box 416, Clay, WV 25043. Contact Connie Sizemore at 304-587-4492 for more information, or visit www.claygoldendeliciousfestival.com.
BARBOURSVILLE FALL FEST QUEEN AND TEEN PAGEANT
The 2008 Barboursville Fall Fest Queen and Teen's Pageant will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Cabell Midland High School. The age divisions are 13-15 years for teens and 16-21 years for queen. Applications can be downloaded at www.barboursville.org.
Areas of competition will be Personal Interview at 11 a.m. at the Village of Barboursville City Hall, Streetware, Evening Gown and On-stage Interview for finalists. Prize package includes cash awards and community gift baskets. Queen will also compete at the 2009 WVAFF pageant in Charleston. Entry fees are $100 for queen and $75 for teens and are due by July 26.
For more information, call 304-633-7191 or 304-736-8994, ext. 10. The Barboursville Fall Fest will be Sept. 18-20.
BARBOURSVILLE FALL FEST CHILDREN'S PAGEANT
The Barboursville Fall Fest Children's Pageant will be Saturday, Aug. 23, at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church in Barboursville. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the pageant at noon. Applications can be downloaded at www.barboursville.org.
The Pageant theme is "Fall in Love with the Fall Fest." Attire is a fall outfit of choice and the pageant is all natural. The entry fee is $50 with optional overalls costing $10 each or $35 for five. Entry fee deadline is Aug. 1.
The age divisions are: Baby Miss Fall Fest, newborn to 11 months; Wee Miss Fall Fest, 1-2 years; Tiny Miss Fall Fest, 3-4 years; Little Miss Fall Fest, 5-7 years; Junior Miss Fall Fest, 8-10 years; Miss Pre-teen Fall Fest, 11-12; and Fall Fest King, birth to 12.
Winners will participate in the Barboursville Fall Fest Parade and Festival on Sept. 18-20. For more information, call 304-633-7191 or 304-736-8994, ext. 10.
WEST VIRGINIA OIL AND GAS FESTIVAL
The 40th annual West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival's Queen Pageant Committee is looking for young ladies from all parts of West Virginia to be contestants in the pageant Saturday, July 26, in Sistersville.
The new queen will receive $1,200 in cash, crown, sash, flowers, plaque, gifts and reign over the September festival in Sistersville. The queen and her court will be featured in the "Grand Oil and Gas Trophy Parade." Also, the new queen will represent the festival in the January Fairs and Festivals of West Virginia Convention, in Charleston, for the title of West Virginia State Fair Queen.
Young ladies interested in being a contestant in this year's pageant can write to the Pageant Committee, West Virginia Oil and Gas Festival, P.O. Box 25, Sistersville, WV 26175; e-mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 304-652-2330 or Barbara Vincent at 304-652-2939.
Deadline for entry is Monday, July 21. An entry fee of $125 is required for the pageant.
Beautiful Faces presents "Aloha Cuties" pageant Sunday, Aug. 3, at the YWCA of Huntington. The attire is swimwear or summer casual wear. Registration is open to boys and girls. Entry fee of $50 is due by July 25. Save $10 for registering by July 15.
For more information or to register, call Jan at 304-389-3962 or e-mail to email@example.com.
WEST VIRGINIA PUMPKIN FESTIVAL QUEEN AND TEEN'S PAGEANTS
The West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Queen and Teen's pageants will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, in the multi-purpose building at the West Virginia Pumpkin Park in Milton.
The winner will reign over the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival Oct. 2-5, and participate in local events throughout the year. The queen will also participate in the West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals pageant in January.
Teen contestants must be between the ages of 13 and 16 and queen contestants must be between the ages 16 and 21 before January 2009. Participants must be residents of West Virginia.
Entry forms for the pageant may be obtained online at www.wvpumpkinpark.com or at the information desk at the Huntington Mall. For more information, call Drema Adkins, pageant director, at 304-736-2876 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MISS WEST VIRGINIA JUNIOR TEEN UNITED STATES 2008
Andrea Price from Lumberport, W.Va., won the title Miss West Virginia Junior Teen United States 2008, and attends Lincoln High School. She is a dance-line member, Civic Oration winner, county level winner in science and social studies fairs. Price is also listed in the Who's Who and is an 8-year member of the American Baptist Girl.
Price will be competing in the Miss Junior Teen United States Pageant in Las Vegas, Nev., July 12-17.
MISS WEST VIRGINIA UNITED STATES 2008
Jami Womack, from Mineral Wells, W.Va., won the title Miss West Virginia United States 2008, and is a full-time student at West Virginia University School of Medicine, division of Occupational Therapy. She belongs to the WV University Honors Program, and has been awarded the West Virginia Academic Achievement Scholarship and the West Virginia Promise Scholarship.
Womack will be competing in the Miss United States Pageant in Las Vegas, Nev., July 12-17.
MISS WEST VIRGINIA TEEN UNITED STATES
Brittany Bradshaw, from Elkins, W.Va., won the title Miss West Virginia Teen United States, and attends the Valley Beauty School in Parkersburg, W.Va., majoring in cosmetology. She is working towards certification in Child Care and Development.
Bradshaw will be competing in the Miss Teen United States pageant in Las Vegas, Nev., July 12-17 for the national title.
MRS. WEST VIRGINIA UNITED STATES
Christina Palmer, from Williamstown, W.Va., won the title Mrs. West Virginia United States, and is employed with the law firm of Palmer & Titus as an attorney. She is a member of the Board of Directors of First Federal Savings and as a violinist, she has played with various performing groups, including orchestras and small ensembles.
Palmer will be competing in the Mrs. United States Pageant in Las Vegas, Nev., July 20-25, for the National Title.