Plaquemines Parish
Seafood Festival

April 26-28, 2024

Dear Teen Pageant Contestants,

You are invited to participate in the Teen Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival Queen’s pageant on Sunday, May 19, 2024, located at the Plaquemines Parish Multi Purpose Bulding, 333 F. Edward Hebert Blvd. Bldg 555, Belle Chasse, LA. The pageant is open to all teens who reside in Plaquemines Parish between the ages of 14-16.  The deadline to enter is May 16, 2024 by 10:00 pm.  Entry forms will NOT be accepted after this date and time.

As a contestant, you will be judged in the following areas:  Interview, Appearance, Personality and Beauty.  The attire for Interview should be an interview suit/nice dress. Interviews will also be conducted at the Multi Purpose Center.  Once you have submitted your application, you will receive additional information in regards to interview.  The pageant will begin promptly at 2:00 pm.  Proper pageant attire (long dress) is required for the onstage portion of the competition.  Prepare a short self introduction/jingle inviting everyone to come out for the Seafood Festival.  You will only be judged on the presentation.  There will be an on-stage question only in the event of a tie. 

Admission will be $5.00 for everyone 12 and older. This event will be open to the public. 

If selected as the Teen Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival Queen you will have the opportunity to travel throughout the state of Louisiana promoting the Seafood Festival and industry.  The crown will be yours to wear during your reign until you crown your successor.  The monogrammed banners will be yours to keep.  You are asked to read and sign a contract and expected to attend a minimum of 15 pageants and/or festivals during your one-year reign, with local events being your priority. Upon the completion of your year and fulfillment of your obligations, you will receive a $500.00 cash scholarship.

If you have any questions regarding the pageant, please contact Dondra Kientz @ 504-237-0663 or you can email

There will be no entry fee to participate in the competition.

The mailing address is:

Dondra Kientz
Seafood Festival Pageant Director
239 Sarah Victoria Drive
Belle Chasse, LA 70037