Become a Junior Royalty Candidate

If you live in Hutchinson School District and are between 7 and 9 years old as of June the year of Water Carnival candidacy, you are eligible to become Water Carnival Junior Royalty!

Based on an initial interview session, six children – three girls and three boys – are chosen as Water Carnival Junior Royalty finalists.  These six children participate in many events throughout Water Carnival week including Music in the Park, Boat Parade, the Miss Hutchinson Pageant, the Kiddy Day Parade, Junior Royalty Coronation and the Grande Day Parade.

Junior Royalty Finalists will:

  • Have their picture taken and published in the Hutchinson Leader
  • Participate in numerous Water Carnival activities with other Junior Royalty finalists and Royalty
  • Ride on the Junior Royalty Finalist float during the Water Carnival Grande Day Parade!
  • If selected, be crowned as Junior Queen and Junior Commodore and attend parades throughout the summer

Registration Form Junior Royalty Registration 2016

2015 Junior Royalty Finalists









Front row, left to right:

Addison Kosel – Kids, Inc.

Lili Dostal – Factory Direct Furniture

Sophia Withers – New Era Financial


Back row, left to right:

Grant Kosek – 3M Company

Grant Kropp – Hutchinson Ambassadors

David Jenum – Stearnswood