Riverside Drive is the site for the arts & crafts show and sale, as well as for many of our non-profit food vendors. As always, hand crafted items and specialty items will be for sale. In addition to the arts & crafts show, the 2013 Festival of Roses will feature three stages with entertainment. Special entertainment and activities are on tap for children of all ages. The Kid’s Area will be located in front of the Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center. The area will feature inflatable activities as well as food vendors catering to the child in all of us. Activities begin on Thursday evening with Showcase Orangeburg and continue through Sunday afternoon.
Street Dance hosted by DORA
Rose Festival Road Race
2013 Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant Applications Available
The City of Orangeburg Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for the 2013 Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant. The Pageant will be held on March 2, 2013 at 2:00pm at the Stevenson Auditorium; Deadline for entry is 5:00pm Friday, February 22, 2013. Age is calculated as of the pageant date, March 2, 2013. Wee Orangeburg Princess of Roses 4-6 years old.
Young ladies from throughout the state are invited to take part in this annual event. Age divisions are: Orangeburg Princess of Roses—15-16 years old; Teen Orangeburg Princess of Roses—13-14 years old; Young Orangeburg Princess of Roses—10-12 years old; Little Orangeburg Princess of Roses—7-9 years old
In the Pageant, there will be a winner, first, and second runner-up in each age division. There will also be a Photogenic Competition for contestants who wish to enter one or more photographs. A winner and runner-up will be chosen in each of the Princess Photogenic age divisions.
Applications are available at the City of Orangeburg Parks and Recreation Department and the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce. Entry fee is $35 for the Pageant, $10 for the first photograph in the Photogenic Competition, and $5 for additional photographs in the Photogenic Competition. Deadline for entry is 5:00pm Friday, February 22, 2013—No exceptions. To receive an application contact Jacquelyn Fogle, Pageant Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 533-6020.
The 2013 Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant is sponsored by the Orangeburg Festival of Roses and 100.3 WORG FM.
The Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the 2013 Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant. The Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Stevenson Auditorium at 7:00pm. Deadline for entry is 5:00pm , February 22, 2013. Age is calculated as of the pageant date, March 2, 2013. Age requirements are between 17-22 years old.
The Executive Committee is looking for young women that meet the eligibility requirements of being 17-23 years old, has never been married or pregnant, is a full-time college or university student as of the 2013 fall semester who is either a resident of South Carolina or is attending a South Carolina college or university.
Contestants will compete in Sportswear, Talent, and Evening Gown/On Stage Question. Judging will be on a 1-10 scale with the highest overall score being crowned Orangeburg Queen of Roses. Awards for Orangeburg Queen of Roses include a $1,500 scholarship, crown, trophy and sash. First and Second Runners-Up will receive $750 and $500 respectively, and a trophy. The Talent Competition Winner will receive a $500 scholarship and trophy.
If you or someone you know meets these requirements and is interested in becoming a contestant, please contact Jacquelyn Fogle at 533-6020 to have an application mailed to you. You may also email email@example.com The Orangeburg Queen of Roses Pageant is sponsored by the City of Orangeburg Parks and Recreation Department and 100.3 WORG.
EAA Chapter 1367, the New Hawthrone Aviators, will be offering scenic air tours of Orangeburg during the 2012 Orangeburg Festival of Roses. The rides will be available Saturday and Sunday. Tickets may be obtained at the gardens from Chapter representatives near the City of Orangeburg Tent or at the airport.
The City of Orangeburg Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to offer several tournaments as part of the Orangeburg Festival of Roses. This year tournaments will be offered in softball and golf and Disc Golf. Call 803-534-6821 or 803-533-6020 for more information or download an application at this site.
The 42nd Annual Orangeburg Festival of Roses Golf Tournament will be played at the Hillcrest Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday, May3th and May 4th , 2013 . Flights consist of first, second, third, seniors (55 and over) and ladies. The seniors and ladies flights will be awarded a low gross and low net winners. Players 55 and over will be given the choice of playing in the seniors flight or in the regular flight. Players return each year to participate in this event where a generous mixture of rivalry and camaraderie provide pleasure and excitement. Entry Fee is $90.00 per person. Shotgun start on Saturday is a 9:00 a.m.