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Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant & Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant

The Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant and the Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant are coordinated by the City of Orangeburg Parks & Recreation Department as part of the Orangeburg Festival of Roses. These pageants are held at Robert Stevenson Auditorium in downtown Orangeburg.

The Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant is held at 2:00pm. Young ladies from throughout the state of South Carolina 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; Wee Orangeburg Princess of Roses -- 4-6 years old.

In this pageant, a winner, first, and second runner-up is chosen in each age division. Winners receive a crown, sash, and trophy. The first and second runners-up receive trophies. A Photogenic Competition is available for contestants who wish to enter one or more photographs, and a winner and runner-up are chosen in each of the age divisions.

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The Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant is held first weekend in March at Stevenson Auditorium.

Eligibility requirements for the Queen of Roses Pageant include: being 17-22 years old, has never been married or pregnant, is a full-time college or university student as of the fall semester who is either a resident of South Carolina or is attending a South Carolina college or university. High school juniors are eligible to compete as long as they plan to attend college following their senior year of high school and meet all other eligibility requirements.

Contestants compete in Sportswear, Talent, and Evening Gown/On Stage Question. Judging is 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.

The Orangeburg Princess of Roses Pageant and the Orangeburg Queen of Roses Scholarship Pageant are sponsored by the City of Orangeburg Parks and Recreation Department and 100.3FM WORG.