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2023
Event Forms

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Tennessee Iris Festival Hostess Princess Pageant

SATURDAY | APRIL 6, 2024 | BEGINNING AT 10 AM

DRESDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

This pageant is open to any Dresden girls enrolled in grades K-12 that did NOT place in the Miss Dresden pageants.

Entry fee is $20, due at Pageant Practice which is Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 PM at the Dresden Elementary School Multipurpose Room.

YOU CAN ENTER BY:

  1. Returning the form to Dresden City Hall by Monday, April 1

  2. Texting the contact on the form with your intention to compete, then bring your completed entry form and fee to PAGEANT PRACTICE on Thursday, April 4 at 6:30 PM.


The Tennessee Iris Festival follows the same pageant guidelines that apply to the Strawberry Festival.

Winners will be expected to take part in Tennessee Iris Festival events and parades.

K-4th: Queen will receive a $50 cash prize
5th - 8th: Queen will receive a $100 cash prize
9th - 12th: Queen will receive $200 cash prize

Please download the pageant form, complete it, and email to cityrecorder@cityofdresden.net.

For more information, contact: Jennifer Branscum at 731-514-8473

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Tennessee Iris Festival Annual Fun Pageants

SATURDAY | APRIL 6, 2023 | BEGINNING AT 1:30 PM

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9:30 AM 

DRESDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

This pageant is open to anyone age birth to 21 years  old. 

$20 entry fee and optional categories will be $5 each: Best Personality, Smile, Eyes or enter everything
for $35.

A queen and 4 alternates will be awarded in each division.

Registration begins at 9:30 am. The first pageant will begin at 10 am. Pageants may begin later than the start time listed but WILL NOT begin any earlier.

Age Groups + Starting Times:
Birth - 12 mos: 1:30 PM
13 - 24 mos: 2:00 PM
2 - 3 years: 2:30 PM
4 - 5 years: 3:00 PM
6 - 9 years: 3:30 PM
10 - 12 years: 4:00 PM
13 - 15 years: 4:30 PM
16 - 21 years: 5:00 PM

 
Please download the pageant form, complete it, and email to cityrecorder@cityofdresden.net.
For more information, contact: Jennifer Branscum at 731-514-8473

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Tennessee Iris Festival Territorial Pageant

SATURDAY | APRIL 6,2024 | BEGINNING AT 6 PM

DRESDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

This pageant is open to any current titleholders. If the queen does not want to participate, the 1st maid may enter and so on. There will be no interview for this pageant. 

A Queen and 2 alternates will be awarded in each division.

Age Groups: 
6 - 9 years
10 - 12 years
13 - 15 years
16 - 21 years

 
Please download the pageant form, complete it, and email to cityrecorder@cityofdresden.net.
For more information, contact: Jennifer Branscum at 731-514-8473

Food Vehicle

Craft and Food Vendor Event Forms

VENDOR DATE OPPORTUNITIES: APRIL 29, MAY 5, MAY 6

The Tennessee Iris Festival has 3 dates that we are currently seeking food trucks and craft and small vendor applicants. 

Food trucks: $50 per event or $75 for 2 events
Craft Vendors + Small Food Vendors: $25 per event or $40 for 2 events

Dates to Setup:
Opening Ceremonies: Saturday, April 29, 2023 @ Wilson Park 
Setup at 5 p.m. Event starts at 6 p.m.

Music Fest: Friday, May 5, 2023 @ Farmers Market / Moore Street
Setup at 5 p.m. Event starts at 6 p.m.

Parade Morning: Saturday, May 6, 2023 @ Farmers Market
Setup at 8:30 a.m. Parade starts at 10 a.m.

Tables, chairs, source of electricity (if needed) must be provided by the vendor. Vendor is
responsible for cleanup of space prior to leaving the event.

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Branscum: (731)364-2270

Golf Club and Ball

Golf Tournament Entry Forms

THURSDAY | MAY 4

LUNCH WILL BE FROM 11 AM - 12 NOON

TEE OFF WILL BE AT 12 NOON

$200 Per 4-Man Scramble, $50 Per Individual
Includes: Lunch, Green Fees, and Cart

Dress Code: Golf Attire. No Blue Jeans.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
To be a volunteer + receive lunch, contact Samantha Hutcherson at sandoval.samantha@gmail.com or (760) 574-4058. Volunteers will need to be over the age of 16. 

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Parade Entry Forms

SATURDAY | MAY 4 | PARADE BEGINS AT 10:00 AM

LINEUP TO START ON GAYLORD ST. BEHIND MCWHERTER CIVIC CENTER AT 8:30 AM

JUDGING WILL START AT 9:00 AM

$5 Entry Fee for all entries 

Deadline to enter is May 7, 2024. 

Macaroons

Taste of Dresden Business Forms

MONDAY | MAY 1

Deadline to submit your form is April 21st.

Wet Flower

Flower Show Information

FRIDAY | MAY 5

MCWHERTER CIVIC CENTER

Entries must be placed between 7 AM and 9:30 AM on Friday, May 5. 
Only ONE entry per person per class is allowed. 
All exhibits must remain in place until the close of the show. 
Entries and awards must be picked up at 4 PM. 
Emphasis within this show must be on fresh plant material. 
The Committee will endeavor to protect all exhibits, but cannot be responsible for loss or
damage to any property. 
Containers for horticulture exhibits (except container grown entries) will be provided by the committee.

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