St. Charles pageant seeking contestants

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 28, 2012

The St. Charles Parish Pageant Festival Committee is seeking contestants for the 54th annual pageant “Fun in the Sun” to be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart School in Norco.

Contestants must be 17-23 for the Miss Division and 13-16 for the Teen Division and reside in St. Charles Parish. The newly crowned queens, along with their courts, will receive scholarships. The 54th Miss St. Charles Parish Festival Queen will also compete in the Louisiana Queen Sugar Pageant in New Iberia in September.

The Miss and Teen St. Charles Parish Festival Queens will represent St. Charles Parish during their reign and have the opportunity to travel to many fairs and festivals statewide.

Also, the St. Charles Parish Festival Committee is looking for “Sweethearts,” girls between the ages of 3-12 interested in escorting the Miss and Teen contestants. An informational meeting for sweethearts will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the K.C. Home in Norco.

An informational meeting for potential contestants will be held on Sunday, July 31 at 7 p.m. at the K.C. Home in Norco. Girls interested in competing should email Doreen Landry at  or call 985-764-1466.

Tickets for the St. Charles Parish Festival pageant can be purchased at the door for $8.