What-A-Melon Festival pageant registration deadline is July 5

Wiggins Watermelons awarding two $250 cash scholarships to top winners
Don't miss out on the 2019 What-A-Melon Festival Pageant! Boys ages 0-5 and girls ages 0-19 will wear their favorite summer or watermelon attire on the stage under the big tent Saturday, July 13 during the festival on the downtown square in Center.
 
Wiggins Watermelons will be giving two Cash Scholarships for $250 each to the highest scores in 0-5 and 6-19 years.
 
Age divisions are: Baby 0-11 months; Toddler 12-23 months; Tiny 2-3 years; Little 4-5 years; Petite 6-8 years; Pre-teen 9-12 years; Teen 13-15 years; Miss 16-19 years; and Mister boys 0-5 years.
 
The deadline for entry is Friday, July 5. The deadline will not be extended. The pageant is Saturday, July 13 with registration at 5pm and showtime at 5:30 p.m. Pageant will be held under the big tent on the downtown square during the What-A-Melon Festival.
 
All contestants will receive a rhinestone crown. This is a natural beauty pageant, so only age appropriate makeup.
 
Entry forms can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce office or Shelby County Today office. For more information, email Denetra Slaughter at denetra329@gmail.com or call J.J. at 936-591-9334. Forms and entry fees can be mailed to P.O. Box 64, Center, Texas 75935 or dropped off at Shelby County Today office, 202 Field Street, Center, Texas 75935.
 
 

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