• 79°

Festival of the Bonfires Pageant seeking contestants

The Festival of the Bonfires is seeking young ladies between the ages of 13 and 23 years old to participate in the 24th Annual Festival of the Bonfires Pageant.
The Miss Festival of the Bonfires XXIV and Teen Miss Festival of the Bonfires XV Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 30, at Lutcher High School. Contestants in this year’s Teen division must be between the ages of 13 and 16 by Dec. 31. Participants vying for the title of Miss Festival of the Bonfires must be between 17 and 23 by Dec. 31. All contestants must be residents of St. James or St. John parishes. The deadline for entry will be on Nov. 16.
A mandatory meeting and photo session will be held at the St. James Parish Welcome Center on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. For more information or if you cannot make the meeting, contact Danielle Jenkins Matherne by email dnjenkins8503@yahoo.com before Nov. 16 at 10 a.m.