POINT PLEASANT — The 2016 Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta Pageants happens this coming week to kick off the local event festivities. A total of six will be crowned royalty during the two pageants taking place Thursday, June 30 and Friday, July 1.
On Thursday, a total of 13 ladies will compete for the Teen and Miss titles at the Riverfront Park, beginning at 7 p.m.
Friday, the Junior Royalty Pageants will take place. Those wishing to still enter are to arrive at the Riverfront Park between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Pageant is at 5 p.m. Winners crowned will be River Princess, Miss Maritime, and Little Miss and Mister Showboat. The Pretty Baby Contest is also at 5 p.m.
Those wishing to compete in Friday’s pageant should visit pointpleasantregatta.org for more information.
Sponsoring the pageants this year are several local businesses. Peoples Bank is sponsoring the Queen’s $500 scholarship; Roselyn Roush sponsors the $250 Teen Scholarship; Siders Jewelers provided Queen tiaras; Bob’s Market and Greenhouses provided pageant sashes; and Deal Funeral Home and Brad Deal Catering provided Little Miss/Mister Showboat awards.