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Zalud House Museum Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off

October 13, 2018
11am-3pm

(Rib Cook-Off begins at 7am)
Downtown Porterville


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Rib Cook-Off
Entry Form & Rules

Pioneer Days Pageant
Entry Form

2017 Pioneer Days Attractions

  • Rib Cook-Off
  • Live Shoot out on Main Street
  • Buffalo Soldier Mounted Calvary Unit
  • 10H Outfitters Encampment
  • Pan for REAL gold with "Gold Rush"
                        Old West Mining & Refining Co.
  • Wild West Scavenger Hunt
  • Horse Drawn Historic "Ghost Tours" with stops at the Zalud House & Porterville Historic Museum
  • Saloon (Must be 21 or over)
  • Pioneer Days Queen & Princess Pageant
  • Junior & Little Miss Pioneer Days Pageant
  • Historical Displays and Re-enactments
  • Porterville Museum Kids Korner
  • Music
  • Kids Activities
  • Food
  • Local Business Sidewalk Sales
  • And much MORE!

 

 

Proudly Sponsored in 2017 By:

 

 


DC #6021

 

DSK Carriage & Wagon Service

Mad For Bagels

Porterville Ford

Carroll's Tire Warehouse

Bob Ruffa Electric

Carol Swain (Zalud)

Fashion Network

Chiapa Welding

Porterville Breakfast Lions

Special Ocassions & Gifts

Calico Mermaid

Spoons

Tule River Tribal Council

 


Rib Cook-Off:
Sponsored by Porterville Franternal Order of Eagles  

The Rib Cook-Off is open to any and all amateur backyard BBQ enthusiasts!  Enter as a team or as an individual.  Participants will compete for their chance to win cash prizes or the People's Choice trophy! Deadline to enter is September 29, 2017 at 5pm.

1st place- $500
2nd Place- $400
3rd Place- $300
People's Choice Trophy

$100 Entry Fee

Click Here to Register Online

Rib Cook-Off Rules

Entry Form


2016 Rib Cook-Off Results

2015 Rib Cook-Off Results


Pioneer Days Queen Pageant:
Sponsored by Cantrell's Mule Barn

Pageant Flyer

Pageant Entry Form

 

Pioneer Days Queen:

Open to participants ages 15-18 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2017 Pioneer Days Queen and may be invited to make special appearances throughout the year.

Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:
40%- Ticket Sales
20%- Personality
20%- Oral Presentation
20%- Western Costume

Prizes:
1st place- Crown and Sash
All contestants will receive 20% of their overall ticket sales.

Pioneer Days Princess:

Open to participants ages 11-14 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2017 Pioneer Days Princess and may be invited to make special appearances throughout the year.

Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:
40%- Ticket Sales
20%- Personality
20%- Stage Presence
20%- Western Costume

Prizes:
1st place- Tiara and Sash
All contestants will receive 20% of their overall ticket sales.

Junior Miss Pioneer Days:

Open to participants ages 7-10 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2017 Pioneer Days Princess and may be invited to make special appearances throughout the year.

Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:
40%- Ticket Sales
20%- Personality
20%- Stage Presence
20%- Western Costume

Prizes:
1st place- Tiara and Sash
All contestants will receive 20% of their overall ticket sales.

Little Miss Pioneer Days:

Open to children ages 2-7 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2016 Little Miss Pioneer Days.

Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:
40%- Ticket Sales
20%- Personality
20%- Stage Presence
20%- Western Costume

Prizes:
1st place- Large Trophy and Sash
All contestants will receive 20% of their overall ticket sales.


Want to be a vendor at the Zalud House Museum Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off? We welcome commercial and handcraftedl vendors, food vendors and information booths! 

Every effort will be made to not duplicate products in an effort to maximise sales potential. Vendors will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.

 

Booth Fees:

Commercial & Handcrafted Vendors ............ $30.00
Information Booths ...................................... $30.00
Food Vendors* ............................................ $75.00 (plus applicable TCEHS Permit & Fees)

*Food vendors must contact Tonya at (559)791-7697.  No food vendors will be allowed after 9/27/17.

Printable Vendor Agreement

 

For more information, contact Tonya at (559) 791-7695.

See video of the 2011 Pioneer Days Shoot Out

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