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Winter Princess / Prince Beauty Pageant brought to you by Sunburst Pageant will be at Independence Mall April 1st at 5:00pm. For entry form or more information please visit
The $50 Beauty Pageant is mandatory for everyone to enter. NO INTERVIEW! If you wish, you may also enter the optional events OR enter all events for a super saver price
WINTER WEAR CONTEST - $25.00 (Optional)
This should be a cute CASUAL outfit you wear in winter. Winter wear is the first outfit then change to dressy attire. Winner will receive a CROWN, medal, and entry fee paid to state finals.
Optionals: $10.00 (for each category)
Attire, Hair, Eyes, Smile, Personality, and Model Look Judged during your group line up. Winner in each age group will receive a medal and beauty fee paid to the state finals.
Photogenic: ($15.00) Bring your best photo with you to the pageant to be judged for Photogenic. Any size will do but no larger than 8x10. Turn in when you check in. Photos can be from a professional studio or a photo you have taken. Photos will be returned to you before you leave. If you would like to enter more than one photo, you may do so for a fee of $5.00 for each additional photo. Winner in each age group will receive a CROWN and special medal.
BEAUTY PAGEANT (Mandatory) Fee: $50.00 Winner in each age group will receive a beautiful CROWN, trophy, and entry fee paid to the state finals.
GIRLS: May wear a short or long gown, pageant or evening gown, prom dress, any special occasion dress or holiday dress/gown or flower girl dress.
BOYS: May wear a nice outfit or Sunday best.
Under 1 year - Baby One year olds - Tiny
2 & 3 years - Little
4 - 6 years - Pee Wee 7 - 10 years - Lt. Miss 11 - 13 years - Pre-Teen 14 - 17 years - Teen 18 - 27 years - Miss* 28 years + up - Ms.*
Newborn - 23 months
2 - 4 years
How to register
Option #1 Pay by Credit Card:
Go to www.sunburstbeauty.com a nd click on Local Pageant Dates. When the map appears, cli ck on your state and then scroll down to the pageant location you are entering. Click on Register O nline, complete the form and pay. Please arrive at the pageant at least 30 minutes before the pageant start time to check in. Online payment should be completed at least 3 days prior to the pageant date. This will ensure your information is received by the local director prior to the pageant start time.
Option #2 - Enter at the Pageant:
You must arrive at the check in desk at least one hour prior to the pageant start time with CASH ONLY and a completed entry form. Please bring photo(s) if yo u are entering the Photogenic contest. (Additional entry forms will also be available at the pageant.).
WHAT WILL THE CONTESTANTS DO?
There will be a group line up for each age group. After the group line up, each contestant will go on stage one at a time.
0-3 years: After the group line up, each contestant will be presented at the center of the stage by one adult. Encourage your child to smile, be cute, show personality. They will be judged on facial beauty, overall appearance and personality. Every 0—3 year old must be accompanied by one adult (parent, grandparent, etc., your choice).
4-years and up: After the group line up, each contestant will go on stage one at a time. Contestant will model/turn/pose in the center of the stage and judged on facial beauty, overall appearance and poise/projection.
Touch a Truck is an educational community event that will provide children with a hands-ON opportunity to see and touch heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve the Wilmington community. Kids of all ages will be able to explore vehicles like a fire engine, cement truck, school bus, tow truck, weather truck, bulldozers and so much more
Children and their families will even have the opportunity to see the Vita Link Helicopter land right in front of their eyes. Touch a Truck will have plenty of activities for children of all ages including games, bouncy castles and music.
Proceeds from Touch A Truck will benefit the Junior League of Wilmington’s partnered organizations: New Hanover County Schools and the Blue Ribbon Commission.
$5 per person or $20 for family of four
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