Although the deadline may be a few weeks out, those who plan to compete for the title of either Miss Swainsboro Middle or Miss Swainsboro High should go ahead and note two dates: March 1 and March 18.
According to Swainsboro High School’s Band of Gold, the first of those two dates is the deadline to register. The second reflects the date of the evening of elegance, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. inside Swainsboro City Auditorium.
This year’s application process uses Google Forms. To complete an application, go to https://forms.gle/GMpWWRX87FRnAHxz8.
The non-refundable $40 registration cost must be turned into Swainsboro High’s office and addressed to band director Lindy Sikes. Checks must be made out to Swainsboro Band Boosters.
To be considered in the optional photogenic category, contestants must pay an extra $10 and submit an unframed 5”x7” photograph with the contestant’s name penned on the back.
Additionally, there will be a People’s Choice category for an extra $10. A wallet-sized photograph only may be submitted for the jars.
Miss SMS and Miss SHS contestants will be judged on the evening gown competition only. A mandatory rehearsal will take place on Thursday afternoon, March 17. Middle school contestants will practice will be from 4 to 5 p.m. with high school contestants’ practice to follow from 5 to 6 p.m. Placements will be drawn at this time.
Any participant who no-shows for rehearsal will not be permitted to participate.
No late registrants will be accepted.
Audience members will be required to pay a $5 entry fee.