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 Texas GATORFEST Little Gator King Pageant

The 2021 Little King Information and Rules Page can be found in PDF form here. Those interested in participating in this contest must submit the online application below.

Applicants will be notified if they are chosen to participate in the festival. Only the first 20 boy applicants will be accepted.

All questions regarding this pageant should be directed to:

  • Texas GATORFEST Pageant Ambassadors

    • Kristan Anderson: 281-704-7264​

    • Britni Sonnier: 409-267-9834

  • Maci Teran, Texas GATORFEST Little King Pageant Chairperson

    • Cell: 409-267-9206

Deadline for Entries: August 12, 2022 BEFORE 5 p.m. Should an application be received after the deadline, the applicant will be notified and the entry fee shall be returned. No entry fees will be refunded for cancellations or no shows.

Date of Contest: Saturday, September 10, 2022

Contest Location: Anahuac ISD Auditorium

Contest Time: 11 a.m.; contestants are required to arrive fully dressed and check in by 10 a.m. Parents must leave their child with the Pageant Committee.

Entry Fee: $50 due at the time of application; checks should be made payable to Texas GATORFEST.

Photo: Please contact Becky Blasberg with Rebecca Lynn Photography at 713/202-0096 to schedule your appointment. Deadline for photos is Sunday, August 14, 2022.

Eligibility: Applicants or at least one of their parents (mother or father) must reside in Chambers County. Applicants must be between 4-years-old and first grade as of September 1, 2022. This contest is limited to the first 20 boy applicants.

Dress: Two or three piece suit (tie optional) or sports coat and jeans. No tuxedos, hats, gloves or canes. 

Rehearsal: Rehearsal for stage competition will be Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the Anahuac ISD Auditorium.

Contestant Rules

  1. Contestants must be dressed for judging and in line before 10:45 a.m. Only ONE parent or representative is permitted backstage in the contestant line up area and on stage with the contestant.

  2. All decisions made by the judges are final.

  3. Sponsor fees are not refundable. No exceptions will be made.

  4. Good sportsmanship is required at all times. Contestants, their parents and/or representatives agree to work with GATORFEST volunteers and staff in a positive manner. Any contestant, their parent(s) and/or representatives who exhibit and unprofessional, unsportsmanlike or unethical code of conduct will result in the contestant being asked to leave the pageant and forfeit their entry fee.

  5. The winner of the Texas GATORFEST Little King contest may not compete for another title in any pageant during their reign.

  6. Current title holders from other pageants are not permitted to participate in this event.

  7. The contest winner(s) agree by their submission of entry that they will be available for festival appearances on all of the days of the festival: Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18, 2022 at times to be specified at a later date by festival and pageant officials.

  8. By submitting an application, each contestant and their parent(s) or representatives agree to abide by the rules of Texas GATORFEST and the Little King pageant. Furthermore, applicants assume all risk of property or bodily injury, including death, which might occur during their participation. Applicant agrees to hold the Anahuac Area Chamber of Commerce DBA Texas GATORFEST harmless from any claim of any nature arising from their participation and/or performance.

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