The 2022 Italian Festival Pageant
May 21, 2022

Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, La ​​

F​​estival Pageant Divisions

Age                              Time         Dress Code                Entry Fee   Onsite Registration
12-23 mos Toddler      9:30 am     Sunday Best               $60.00                $70.00
2-3 yrs Tiny                10:00 am    Sunday Best               $60.00                $70.00
4-5 yrs T’Nincy          10:30 am    Sunday Best               $60.00                $70.00
6-7 yrs Petite              11:00 am     Sunday Best              $60.00                $70.00
8-9 yrs Little               11:30 am    Sunday Best               $60.00                $70.00
10-12 yrs Deb             12:00 noon  Formal Long Dress    $60.00               $70.00
13-15 yrs Junior         12:30 pm     Formal Long Dress    $75.00                $85.00
16-17 yrs Teen             4:30 pm     Formal Long Dress    $75.00                $85.00
​18-23 yrs Miss Queen  4:30 pm     Formal Long Dress  $100.00                N/A

There will be registration at the door from 8:00 am - 10:00 am for all divisions. All those who register at the door must register during this time frame in order to go over the rules and regulations and complete all paperwork.
Deadline for registration and a mandatory meeting for Miss Queen will be May 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Contestants in Miss Division must come prepared to take pictures for the paper at this mandatory meeting. The mandatory meeting will be held at the Tickfaw City Hall.
Groups may start 30 minutes prior to time.
Photogenic: Optional Entry fee $5.00 - Submit 1 photo only no larger than a 5x7
Name, Age, and Division on the back of the photo.
Please make sure to pick up your photo before you leave or they will be discarded.

Registration may be mailed in or dropped off to any board member.
Money Orders only if mailed. Cash ONLY will be accepted if delivered in person and at the door. We no longer accept checks. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Pageant forms can be printed from our web site at
No Refunds will be given back for any fees paid.
12 mos. ~ 17 yrs. Winner receives: Beautiful monogrammed Banner, Beautiful crown, trophy or tray, participate in all festival functions, attend our Annual Ball and area parades. Awards will be given to the alternates.

18-23 yrs. 2022~2023 Italian Festival Queen Receives: Beautiful monogrammed banner, tray, Crown (must be returned), $500.00 Scholarship and participate in all festival functions including the Italian Festival Annual Ball and parade. Queen will be expected to attend all parish events and festivals.
You will be required to sign a contract for your full year of reign. Awards will be given to the alternates.

General Information: Contestants must be residents of Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Tammany, Washington Parishes or live within a 50 mile radius from the Village of Tickfaw. There are no official dressing rooms but there is an area in the restroom entrance to change. There is a place to set up for hair and make- up. All judges are qualified judges. Rules and Regulations will be attached with this form and will be fully enforced. If you are chosen as one of our Queens in any division, you will not be allowed to participate in any other fair or festival pageant until you have completed your reign for the Italian Festival. Also if you participate in other weekend pageants and that title interferes with any Italian festival event or function, you will be required to relinquish your title immediately. Any contestant who participates in another fair or festival pageant, regardless if they win or place, will have to forfeit their title with the Italian Festival. There will be no exceptions. You must return your crown, banner or any other awards if you are removed as queen. There will be no refunds.
Door admission: $5.00 - Only the contestants are admitted free of charge
For more information contact:  Raven Morales Johnson at 225-252-2231 or Veda Abene at 985-974-0565. To request an application be emailed to you email or

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Mail this form or return to register. Money Orders only if mailed and received by the deadline which is . Miss Contestant deadline is May 15, 2022 Mail to: The Italian Festival, P.O. Box 105, Tickfaw, LA 70466.
Cash ONLY is accepted if returning the form in person or registering at the door.

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