Strawberry Festival Photogenic Contest accepting entries

The West Virginia Strawberry Fesitval will sponsor its first Children’s Photogenic Contest, and organizers are seeking entries.

The deadline to enter is Saturday. Those interested should submit a non-returnable photo of the child and a $10 entry fee. Photos should be smaller than 8 by 10 inches. The photo, fee and child’s information should be sent to the West Virginia Strawberry Festival, c/o Debra Hupp, P.O. Box 2666, Buckhannon, WV 26201.

The child’s information that should be submitted with the photo and entry includes the child’s name, age, date of birth, hair color and the color of the child’s eyes, as well as the parents’ names, an email address and a telephone number.

One winner will be chosen in each age division, and those winners will be announced at the WVSF Queen’s Ball on May 11 and at the Horse and Carriage Parade that same day. The winners will be able to participate in the Junior Royalty Parade on May 16, but must provide their own vehicle.

The age groups for both boys and girls are 0-6 months, 7-12 months, 13-18 months, 19-24 months, 25-30 months, 31-36 months and 37-47 months.

More information is available by calling 304-472-9036 or 304-473-1653.