Watermelon Queen 2024

2024 MISSISSIPPI WATERMELON

QUEEN SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

MIZE ATTENDANCE CENTER, MIZE, MS

APRIL 20, 2024

DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2024

Celebrating 46 Years

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We will be awarding a 1000.00 College Scholarship to our Miss Division. All winners from this pageant will be presented on the stage at the festival. The 46TH Annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival will be held on July 19th and 20th, in the Mize City Park. Please read all information carefully. All entries must be paid by deadline. No entries at the door.  All proceeds from this pageant benefit the Mize Volunteer Fire Department.

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 AGE DIVISIONS

REGISTRATION FOR THE BABY THROUGH PRETEEN GROUPS IS 1:00 PAGEANT STARTS 2:00

Do not come before this time!

0 – 23 months Baby, 2 – 3 years Tiny, 4 – 5 years La Petite, 6 – 7 years Petite, 8 – 9 years Little

 10 – 12 years Preteen,

All contestants are judged in Beauty on: Facial Beauty 1 -10, Personality, 1-10, Overall Appearance 1 -10

Stage formation is T -formation one X in back 3 X’s in front

PLEASE NOTE: Party Dress or pageant dress for ages 0 – 12.  The above ages compete in beauty only. Age is day of pageant.  Last year’s winners may not compete this year,

 TEEN DIVISION 13-16

MISS DIVISION 17- 19

Teen and Miss compete in interview and Beauty.  Questions are of a general nature, and you will be asked questions about watermelons and the Festival. Information about the festival may be found on the website. In Interview contestants are judged on their ability to communicate. For interview they may wear Sunday Dress/Pantsuit or Interview suit.  Formal wear is required for Beauty competition, long dress only. Last year’s Teen winner may compete if she ages into the Miss division.

The MISSISSIPPI WATERMELON QUEEN makes public appearances on behalf of the Festival. She attends all Festival events, helps emcee, takes part in all activities, and numerous other duties. Her picture appears on the Mississippi Watermelon Festival Website as well as in local newspapers. We do award a $1000.00 Scholarship at the completion of her reign. Her reign ends at the crowning of the next years Queen.   

REGISTRATION FOR TEEN AND MISS IS 10:00 am

INTERVIEW IS FIRST AND WILL START AT 10:30 am

One on one Interview with Panel of Judges…….. 1 – 35 points

Beauty – On Stage Competition in Evening Gown…. 1 – 30 points

$75.00 paid by July 1 (we must have it in hand by that day)

$100.00 if paid after July 1

The Mississippi Watermelon Festival, Mize High School, nor the Mize Volunteer Fire Department will be responsible for accident, injury or loss. Judges will be well qualified and not local.  Their decision is final. Poor sportsmanship will not be tolerated, and will result in disqualification without refund.

Please note that while we will make every effort to start on time, the starting time may be delayed if the interviews for the older girls run longer than expected. Please do not come before your registration time, as we will not register you before that time! Older girls will be in interview etc. and we will be working with that. We ask your cooperation in registering.

ENTRY FEE: $75.00

Includes Beauty, Side Awards, and Overalls

A door admission of $10.00 Adult, and $5.00 visiting Children

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