Queen's Pageant Application Instructions


Pageant Date: April 6, 2019 Registration Deadline: April 1, 2019
Title Winners will be asked to assist in representing the Ronceverte River Festival June 14-16, 2019

Early Bird Application Fee of $125 applies to entries postmarked or recieved by March 1, 2019.

After that date, entry fee will be $150.

Payment may be made by PayPal to luvforbarbie@yahoo.com (friends and family only please)
or by check. Make checks payable to: Ronceverte River Festival Pageants ($30 fee for returned checks)
For more information, call Lisa Carter 304-667-9366

Checks should be sent to:

Ronceverte River Festival Pageants
2399 Vago Rd.
Frankford WV 24938


We would like to invite you to be a contestant in our 2019 Ronceverte River Festival Pageant!  This year’s pageant will take place on April 6 at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School. 

   Our 2018 Prize Packages includes cash scholarships awards as follows:

Miss Queen           $750            (Ages 16 – 21)

Teen Queen           $250            (Ages 13 - 15)

Jr Teen                  $150            (Ages 10 – 12)

The Miss Title recipient will also receive a paid registration entry to the WV Association of Fairs and Festivals Pageant to be held in January 2020, as well as paid hotel accommodations for herself and her parent/chaperone at the host hotel.

The Teen and Jr Teen Title recipient will receive two tickets (one for her and one for her chaperone) to the evening gown portion of the WV Association of Fairs and Festivals Queen of Queen’s Pageant to be held in January 2020. (If you would choose to attend the entire weekend, you may pay the difference in cost of the tickets).

Although the Ronceverte River Festival Pageant is not an official preliminary to the Miss WV USA pageant, The Ronceverte River Festival Pageant Committee will assist our Miss Queen in fundraising efforts if she chooses to compete.

Our deadline for this year’s pageant is~ Earlybird March 1 and Regular deadline April 1.  All forms and a pageant headshot need to be emailed and/or postmarked by this date. As always, if you win another Fairs & Festivals title before our pageant, your $125/$150 entry fee will be refunded.  We hope that you will join us for this year’s event! 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.


Thank you,

Lisa Carter, Director 304-667-9366

Ronceverte River Festival Pageants


There are 5 categories for Queen, Teen & Jr. Teen Contestants that will be judged by a panel of judges to determine the titleholders.


Private Judges Interview – Contestants will be interviewed by the judges prior to the start of the pageant. Contestants should wear a suit or nice dress for the interview.

Personal Promo - *Jr Teen Contestants may choose to introduce themselves using first name and contestant number*

 Teen and Miss Contestants will perform an on stage 30 second commercial about themselves.   All contestants will need jeans and choice of footwear; we will provide a pageant t-shirt. 

Evening Gown Competition – We strongly suggest a floor length gown for Miss and Teen contestants.  Your choice of gown should complements you and be something you feel confident wearing.  *Jr. Teen contestants can wear a knee length, tea length or floor length gown or party dress.

On-Stage Interview – will do an interview consisting of a question(s). Evening gowns will be worn for the on-stage interview. *

Additional Titles

Photogenic - This segment does not determine any of the titles. Photos will be judged by an outside panel of judges/photographers for this award prior to the pageant. Please submit an 8 x 10 or 5 x 7 headshot photo with your pageant application.

 Fan Favorite Award - This segment does not determine any of the titles. This award goes to the contestant that receives the most crowd votes ($1.00 per vote) at the door.  Proceeds from Fan Favorite benefit our Scholarship and Pageant Fund. 

All contestants must have a completed Liability Release Form in order to compete. You can click HERE to get a printable version. 
Ronceverte River Festival Queen's Pageant Application
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