Pekin Prince & Princess Contest time

The Pekin Betterment Committee is seeking contestants for the annual Fourth of July Prince and Princess Contest.
Here are the rules:
1. All winners will be determined by a panel of judges.
2. Any boy or girl ages 4 to 6 years old may enter.
3. Contestants can be from any locality.
4. An entry fee of $30 is required for each contestant.
5. Contestants will decorate their own float and will ride in this vehicle or float for the parade. Contestants are responsible for their own transportation. Trophies will be given for the best decorated floats. Floats will not be a factor in determining Prince or Princess. Floats may be trucks or cars and may be a vehicle pulling a SHORT trailer.
People are NOT allowed to walk beside the floats for safety reasons.
6. A prize of $25 will be given to the Prince and Princess plus a crown and trophy. First runners-up will each receive $15 and trophy and second runners up will receive $10 and trophy.
Each contestant must send in the following:
1. A photograph no smaller than 2x3 and no larger than 4x6 for use in the program book. Photos will NOT be returned.
2. A 3x5 INDEX CARD with the following information. Name, age, parents’ names, hobbies, school and sponsor name. The likes/hobbies should not be longer than three or four sentences.
3. Entry fee of $30 made out to the Pekin Betterment.
4. For the parade all contestants must be in the East Washington Elementary parking lot by 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4. Floats/vehicles will be lined up in order of first come and will proceed through parade route starting at 10 a.m.
5. The contestants must be behind the stage at 1 p.m. Contest is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
Any questions please call Darlene Hall at 812-967-3227.
Entries will not be accepted after Wednesday, May 29. Mail all info and entry fee to Darlene Hall, PO Box 204, Pekin, Indiana 47165.

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