2023 Juneteenth pageant themed ‘black excellence’
Sulphur Springs 2023 annual Juneteenth pageant will take place on June 10, with the theme “A Night of Black Excellence” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center.
In 2023, contestants of both genders and all ages from Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area will compete for a variety of titles in a variety of categories.
- Communication (Interview)
- Presentation (Talent)
- African Pride (Attire/ Hair presentation)
- Role model presentation (age 15-18 months only)
The pageant has registrants from one year old to 18 years old, and both boys and girls have signed up to run, pageant co-coordinator LaShan Taylor-Moore said.
Tickets are $10 both in advance and at the door. Tickets can be purchased from participants or from pageant coordinators.
The pageant will take place on Saturday, June 10, with the theme “A Night of Black Excellence” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center.
The pageant is open to all children, regardless of race, religion or ethnicity. In fact, children across demographics have enrolled to participate, Moore noted.
“Achievements and accomplishments don’t have to have a color, it should depend upon the talent, hard work and dedication of a person,” the pageant committee stated.
Sign up is ongoing through May 31. The pageant is also taking donations and paid advertisements.
For tickets or further information contact: LaShan Taylor at 214-434-7212, Tish Debase at 903-335-6980 or Nitri Adams at 903-440-4716
By Taylor Nye. Photos by Taylor Nye and Amanda Tredway