St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageants

St. John Parish Seeks Contestants for Andouille Queen Pageants

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – The St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Pageant Committee is currently seeking contestants for the 2018 Miss and Teen Andouille Queen Pageants. The Pageants are scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at St. John Theatre, 115 West 4th St. in Reserve. This year’s theme is “Arabian Nights.”

The committee is recruiting girls for the Miss and Teen Division.  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 13-16 for the Teen Division and 17-23 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 Teen and Miss Andouille Queen Pageants is Monday, September 24, 2018. 

To enter, please download an application at or visit the St. John the Baptist Parish Office at 1801 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace.  Applications can also be turned in at the Andouille Queen Informational Meeting, Monday, September 24, 2018.

Throughout the year, the Andouille Queens travel to many fairs and festivals promoting the St. John the Baptist Parish Andouille Festival. The queens will reign over the 2018 Andouille Festival October 19-21 as well as participate in various parish and community events as Ambassadors for St. John Parish. The Miss Queen will compete in the Louisiana Queen of Queens Pageant held in February of each year.

The Baby through Junior Miss Andouille Pageants will take place the following day on Sunday, October 14, 2018 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 14.

For more information visit, or contact Deanna Schexnayder at 985-652-9569 or by email at