The 2018 East Texas What-A-Melon Pageant will be Saturday, July 14 from 5:30pm until 7:30pm and proceeds from the pageant will benefit Tonya Bailey who is battling cancer. Tonya Bailey is the owner of Bailey's Pageants and has hosted the What-A-Melon pageant for years.
Watermelon or summer attire is all you need! Girls 0-19 and Boys 0-5 will wear their favorite Summer outfit on the big stage during the festival.
There will be two $250 Cash Scholarships given away by Wiggins Farms and Luke Brown Watermelons.
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.
Registration fee is $50 and the deadline for entry is Thursday, July 5. The deadline will not be extended. The pageant is Saturday, July 14th with registration at 5pm and showtime at 5:30pm. Pageant will be held under the big tent on the downtown square during the What-A-Melon Festival.
This is the perfect first pageant! This is a natural beauty pageant, so only age appropriate makeup.
Registration forms can be dropped off at Elite Hair Designs, 125 Foster St, Center, TX 75935 or mailed to What-A-Melon Festival Pageant, P.O. Box 64, Center, Texas 75935.