2017 Bratwurst Festival Pretty Baby Contest:
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The Bratwurst Festival Pretty Baby Contest will have two categories this year. Contestants will be eligible to participate in one or both of the following categories: People’s Choice and Bratwurst Festival Judges’ Choice
All participants in any category (and parents and siblings) are welcome to walk in Saturday’s Parade at 4:00 p.m. Please note that strollers and wagons are recommended for the parade.
Ages will be determined by the child’s age as of June 1, 2017
Example: Birthdate 2/15/17 = 3 months old for the contest, or 4/24/16 = 23 months old for the contest
Entry deadline July 1st — photo and entry information due to Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival Headquarters
Winners in this category will be chosen by the votes of the public. 1 vote = $1 5 votes = $5 10 votes = $10, etc. All currency will be accepted, please make any checks payable to: Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival
Age groups are: Baby 0 to 12 months on June 1, 2017 —OR—Toddler 13 to 24 months on June 1, 2017; there will be a boy and girl winner and runner-up in each age group.
A 2”x3” photo of each contestant will be displayed at the Bucyrus McDonalds from July 7th to August 15th, where all voting will take place.
***Bratwurst Festival Judges’ Choice***
Entry deadline is August 1st – entry fee $5 (please make checks payable to Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival) and registration due to Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival Headquarters.
Winners in this category will be determined live, by a panel of judges on August 19th, immediately following the announcement of the People’s Choice winners. Babies and toddlers will be judged on over-all cuteness and personality on stage. One parent/ adult will escort the contestant on stage.
PLEASE dress babies and toddlers appropriately for the weather. Cute, casual summer clothes are suggested, please NO PAGEANT DRESSES/ CLOTHES!
Space for this category will be limited to the first 50 entries received.