The 2023 Miss Mardi Gras Queen will be crowned Friday, February 10, 2023, 7:00 pm at LeBossier Event Center in Bossier City at the Taste of Mardi Gras Event. Admission is $15 for children and $40 for adults.
Young ladies ages 13 and older can pre-register by emailing a recent photo, name, age and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each contestant has to write an essay about "what I Love About Mardi Gras in Shreveport Bossier". Essay must be at least 100 words. This contest will be judged by the event committee and that score will be added into participants photo score and evening gown score sheet. Essays will be graded on content, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Essays are to be emailed to email@example.com and due by January 10, 2023. Actual attire is long full-length gown not scored alone but added in with essay and photo score.
The Mardi Gras queen will receive a crown and banner, Optional Categories: $20- Most Beautiful/ $20- Most Photogenic $20 Best Smile (bring a picture the day of pageant.) Winners of these come from the score sheets. Photogenic will be judged during tallying of scores.
Miss Mardi Gras entry fee is $100. Entry fee check or money order can be made payable to: Miss Arklatex 4678 N Lake Dr, Shreveport, LA 71107. Deadline is January 10, 2023.