The 2017 Italian Festival Pageant
Saturday, August 19, 2017​
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, La ​​

F​​estival Pageant Divisions

Age                                    Time                       Dress Code                            Entry Fee
12-23 mos Toddler            9:30 am                  Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
2-3 yrs Tiny                      10:00 am                 Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
4-5 yrs Tiny King             10:30 am                 Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
4-5 yrs T’Nincy                11:00 am                 Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
6-7 yrs Petite                    11:30 pm                 Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
8-9 yrs Little                     12:00 pm                Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
10-12 yrs Deb                   12:15 pm                Sportswear/casual                    $60.00
13-15 yrs Junior                 4:30 pm                 Long Dress                              $75.00
16-17 yrs Teen                   4:30 pm                 Long Dress                              $75.00
18-23 yrs Festival Queen   4:30 pm                Evening gown/Long Dress      $75.00

There will be no registration at the door. The registration deadline is Thursday,
​August 17, 2017.
Groups may start 20 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 and received by the deadline. Cash will be accepted if delivered in person. 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. 2017~2018 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: Entrants must be residents of Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Tammany, Washington Parishes or 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 or King in any division, you will not be allowed to participate in any other pageant until you have completed your reign for the Italian Festival. Any contestant who participates in another 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 or king. There will be no refunds.
Door admission: $5.00 - Only the contestants are admitted free of charge
For more information contact: Veda Abene at 985-974-0565 or Raven Morales Johnson at 225-252-2231. To request an application be emailed to you email - or

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Parents: _______________________________________ Hair: ___________
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No Refunds will be given. All judges’ decisions are final.

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Mail this form or return to register. Money Orders only if mailed and received by the deadline which is August 17, 2017. Miss Contestant deadline is August 13, 2017. Mail to: The Italian Festival, P.O. Box 105, Tickfaw, LA 70466.
Cash is accepted if returning the form in person.

Official use only:
Pageant Fee: $______ Photogenic Fee: $______ Total Paid: $______
Cash or Money Order Only:________________ Board member Initials: ___________