Queen & Princess of Roses Pageant

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Event
March 4th, 2023
4:00pm
Published on
January 23, 2023

About the Event

The Orangeburg Princess and Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 4,2023 at 4:00pm. The Pageant will be held at Stevenson Auditorium, 979 Middleton Street in Orangeburg.Girls from throughout the state are invited to take part in the pageant. The age divisions are as follows:

Princess of Roses...........................................................................15-16 years old
Teen Princess of Roses.................................................................13-14 years old
Young Princess of Roses ..............................................................10-12 years old
Little Princess of Roses ....................................................................7-9 years old
Wee Princess of Roses......................................................................4-6 years old

Attire

Please note: contestants in the Wee and Little age divisions will compete in age-appropriate, short pageantdresses. Contestants in the Young, Teen, and Princess divisions compete in long formal pageant dresses.Although contestants should look their best, they should not have flippers or hair pieces. All contestantsshould look age appropriate in regard to dress, makeup, and hair style.

Awards

There will be awards for the winner, first, and second runner-up (if more than four contestants) in eachage division. The winners will receive a crown, trophy, and sash. The runners-up will receive a trophy.

Photogenic Competition

A photogenic competition is available for contestants who wish to enter one or more photographs. Awinner and runner-up will be chosen in each age division. All photogenic winners and the first runnersup will receive a certificate.

People's Choice Award

The People’s Choice Award will be given to the overall contestant who earns the most votes. Votes are$1 each and ballots will be available at the door the afternoon of the pageant. All votes must be cast priorto the end of the first intermission.

Entry Fees and How to Apply

The Princess Pageant entry fee is $40.00. Photogenic Competition entry fee is $10.00 for the first photo, and $5.00 for each additional photo entered. You may enter as many photographs as you wish.The pageant winners are asked to take part in the Orangeburg Festival of Roses on Saturday, May 6, and the Orangeburg Christmas Parade (usually the first Sunday afternoon of December). Other appearances may be requested but are not required.

The application can be found here.

Entry deadline is Friday, February 24, 2023. We must have your application in hand by 5:00pm. All contestants will receive a confirmation. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the pageant coordinator on or before Tuesday, February 28: Meredith Garris at 803-533-6020 ormeredith.garris@orangeburg.sc.us. The Pageant Committee is not responsible for applications delayed or lost in the mail. All contestants and parents must follow any ordinances and/or guidelines implemented by the City of Orangeburg in regards to COVID-19.

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