Festival Pageants

We welcome you to enter your child into our 63rd Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival Pageant.  We have eleven pageant categories to choose from.  Please review the qualifications below:

2017 Watermelon Pageant Application (Newborn to 17 year old)

2017 Watermelon Queen Pageant Application  (18 to 22 year old)


Please note that we ask you to agree to be present for all scheduled events pertaining to the Chiefland Watermelon Festival.

Watermelon attire is requested for contestants ages 0-6 years. Wear casual clothes for the parade, and formal wear/gowns for ages 7 and up.

You or your sponsor must furnish a car/float and driver for the parade. The vehicle should have two signs, one on each side, with your name, your sponsor’s name, and contestant category in letters that are legible and can be read from 20 feet away.

Photograph must accompany this entry form and must be at least 3×5 inches, head shot preferred. Photos will be published in local newspapers and will not be returned.