Little Miss Douglas County pageant to return
Organizers of the 11th annual Little Miss Douglas County pageant are gearing up for the return of the event on May 6 at Dance Workshop, 1697 County Road.
A pageant meeting is planned at 10 a.m. Saturday to cover everything families need to know for pageant day. Also included at the meeting is a free modeling workshop.
This year’s event offers the Baby Miss pageant, for girls up to 5 years old, at 10 a.m.
The Little Miss pageant, for girls 6-17 years old, has a tentative start time of 12:30 p.m.
Depending on entries, tentative age groups are Baby Miss (0-23 months); Wee Miss (2-3 years); Tiny Miss (4-5 years); Little Miss (6-8 years); Petite Miss (9-11 years); Jr. Miss (12-14 years) and Teen Miss (15-17 years).
Contestants up to 5 years old only compete in modeling party wear.
Contestants 6 and up compete in three categories: Interview (2 minute individual interview with judges); Model — dress (long or short); Talent — (2 minute maximum time limit)
Two optional competitions are offered — photogenic and model in outfit of choice. Entry is $25 each.
For photogenic, bring your photo the day of the pageant. Photos can be any size up to an 8-by-10. Music will be provided for those who model in outfit of choice.
Winners of each age group receive a crown, sash and gift. Each contestant will receive a tiara and gift.
Additionally, all contestants are invited to ride on a float in the Carson Valley Days Parade on June 10.
The cost to enter is $80; both cash and credit cards are accepted.
For entry forms, email email@example.com. For information, go to Facebook/littlemissdouglascounty.