That time of year is fast approaching once more, when the selection of the new Bloxwich Carnival Queen for 2013, along with a new Princess and Rosebud, will happen.
And this year the Queen choosing event wiIl be even more prestigious than before, taking place in style at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre (aka Bloxwich Library Theatre) in Elmore Row, Bloxwich, on Thursday 23rd May 2013 at 6pm.
The age categories (as of 23rd May 2013) for entrants are Rosebud 7-10 years, Princess 11-15 years, and Queen 16-24 years of age.
Contestants MUST live in the Walsall/Bloxwich area and their Parents/Guardians pay their Council Tax to Walsall Council.
The Carnival Queen, Princess and Rosebud will be required to attend the Carnival Day, where they will be crowned. Winners, in particular, the Carnival Queen will be expected to attend at least 3 community events during their year including Carnival Royalty Selection 2014 and Senior Citizens’ Party. The Carnival Queen automatically becomes a member of the Bloxwich Carnival Committee and will be expected to attend regular meetings.
Winners will be representing the Bloxwich community as Ambassadors. Holders of similar titles in other towns/areas during the carnival year will not be eligible to apply as this could lead to conflicting commitments.
Previous holders of titles are not eligible to re-enter for the same category but may enter another group provided they qualify by age.
Entry forms are available in person from Sweet & Fancy (during retail hours) in Park Road or from Bloxwich Library in Elmore Row. Full details and conditions of entry are included in the form.
The form and a poster can also be downloaded for printing in pdf form from The Bloxwich Telegraph via the links below, and from the Rotary Club of Bloxwich Phoenix website.
Bloxwich Carnival itself will take place on Saturday 3rd August, from 12 noon, at King George V Playing Fields, Bloxwich, as traditional.