St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageant

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageant

Thursday, September 3, 2015

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - St. John the Baptist Parish is currently seeking contestants for the 2015 Miss and Teen Andouille Queen Pageant. The Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St. in Reserve. This year’s theme is “Run for the Roses” a classy tribute to the Kentucky Derby.  

To be eligible for participation, contestants must be single with no children, a resident of St. John the Baptist Parish and between the ages of 13 and 16 for the Teen Division and 17 and 23 for the Miss Division, on the date of the pageant. The competition for each division consists of an interview and on-stage promenade. The Miss Division will include an on-stage question during the evening gown portion.

The deadline to register for the Miss and Teen Andouille Queen Pageant is Wednesday, September 23, 2015. To enter, please download an application at www.andouillefestival.com or visit the St. John the Baptist Parish Office at 1801 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace.  Applications can be mailed or delivered to Dana Milioto at 1801 W. Airline Hwy., LaPlace, LA 70068 before the deadline. Applications can also be turned in at the Andouille Queen Informational Meeting on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. at St. John Theatre.

In addition to competing for the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Queen of Queens title and reigning over the St. John Parish Andouille Festival, the St. John Miss Andouille Queen will travel to Washington, D.C. in February to attend the Washington Mardi Gras Ball as well as tour historical sites such as Arlington National Cemetery, the United States Capitol, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. Miss Andouille will also visit with their U.S. Representatives and Senators, the Governor of Louisiana, and many elected officials and representatives of Louisiana.

Throughout the year, Miss and Teen Andouille Queens also travel to many fairs and festivals representing Louisiana’s rich culture and promoting the Andouille Festival.  Both queens are invited to various Parish and community events as Ambassadors for St. John the Baptist Parish.

The Baby through Junior Miss Andouille Pageant will take place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the St. John Theatre. Contestants ages 6 months to 12-years-old are needed. Applications will be accepted up to 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time for each pageant category on October 4.

For more information visit, www.andouillefestival.com or contact Dana Milioto at 985-652-9569 or by email at d.milioto@sjbparish.com.

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