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Zalud House Museum Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off

Rib Cook-Off
Entry Form & Rules
Pioneer Days Pageants
Presented by Cantrell's Mule Barn

OCTOBER 8, 2016
11am-3pm
(Rib Cook-Off begins at 7:00am)

2016 Pioneer Days Attractions

  • Rib Cook-Off
  • Live Shoot out on Main Street
  • HONORARY GUESTS: Buffalo Soldier Mounted Calvary Unit
  • Interactive Cowboy Encampment
  • 2nd Kentucky Cavalry
  • Pan for REAL gold with "Gold Rush
                        Old West Mining & Refining Co.
  • Wild West Scavenger Hunt
  • Music
  • Saloon (Must be 21 or over)
  • Pioneer Days Queen & Princess Pageant
  • Little Miss Pioneer Days Pageant
  • Historical Displays and Re-enactments
  • Pioneer Jail
  • Tour the Zalud House
  • Bounce House
  • Porterville Historic Museum "Kids Korner"
  • Kids Activities
  • Face Painting by
             Imagine Community Arts Center
  • First Congregational Church Tours
         -Celebrating 125 years-
  • Food
  • Vendors
  • And much MORE!

Proudly Sponsored By:

 

 

Carol Swain (Zalud)

 


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!

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

Deadline to enter is September 22, 2016 at 5pm*.
*Due to the deadline requirements of the TCEHS, no late entries will be allowed.

2015 RESULTS


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

Pageant Flyer

Pageant Entry Form

Pioneer Days Queen Pageant:

Open to participants ages 14-18 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2016 Pioneer Days Queen and will 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 Pageant:

Open to participants ages 8-13 years old.  Contestants will be required to sell pre-sale tickets.  Winner will be crowned 2016 Pioneer Days Princess and will 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- Crown and Sash
All contestants will receive 20% of their overall ticket sales.

Little Miss Pioneer Days Pageant:

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 9/16/16.

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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