The search is on for Junior Royalty candidates for the 2014 Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival. A girl and boy will be chosen as successors to the 2013 reigning royalty, Junior Queen Avery Watzke and Junior Commodore Charlie Jenum.
The 72st annual celebration of the Hutchinson Jaycee Water Carnival runs June 9-15. The Junior Royalty competition is open to girls and boys who will be between the ages of 7 and 9 years old the week of the Water Carnival, and must reside in the Hutchinson School District. Children who have won or been finalists are ineligible to interview a second time.
A registration form is available on the registration page. A non-returnable photo taken within the last six months, preferably of the child alone, must accompany the registration form and needs to be received by April 25, 2014.
Judging will take place Saturday, May 10th at the Christ the King Church, 1040 South Grade Rd, in Hutchinson. Royalty will be crowned at Library Square during ceremonies following the Kiddy Day Parade on Saturday, June 14th, 2014. The parade is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m.
The new Junior Royalty will attend parades throughout the area during the upcoming year. They will ride the Jaycee Water Carnival float, along with the 2014 Hutchinson Queen and Princess, while representing Hutchinson.
For more information, please contact Junior Royalty Co-Chairs Jessica Forcier and Dawn Renner