The ninth annual Cream of the Crop Pretty Baby Contest will take place during the 74th National Sweetcorn
Festival on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the McFerren Park Civic Center in Hoopeston, Illinois. Registration
will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the contest following at 10:00 a.m. Trophies and ribbons will be awarded in five
age categories, as follows: 0-6 months, 7-12 months, 13-18 months, 19-24 months, and 25-36 months. An
overall winner will also be named. Attire is the contestant’s choice.
The first annual Twins, Triplets, and More Contest will also take place during the National Sweetcorn Festival,
immediately following the Pretty Baby Contest. Registration will take place from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Most and
least alike will be awarded in each of the following age categories: infants under 1 year, 1 year, 2-3 years, 4-5
years, 6-8 years, 9-10 years, 117-17 years, 18 and over. Trophies will be awarded for overall most and least
Entry fee is $5 for each contest. Contestants may enter as an individual in the Pretty Baby Contest and as a
group in the Twins, Triplets, and More Contest with paid entry to each contest.
All proceeds benefit the Hoopeston Chapter of Blessings in a Backpack