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Navy Bean Baby Contest

Navy Bean Baby Contest

The Ohio County 4-H Junior Leaders are sponsoring a baby contest during the 2018 Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival.  This first-year event will be held on Friday, October 12 at 6:30 pm inside Heritage Hall on Main Street.  This contest is open to all Ohio County residents with an entry fee of $10 per baby.  Registration is due by 4 pm on Thursday, October 11 at the Ohio County Extension Office, 412 Main St. in Rising Sun.

There are 12 classes. For each of the first eight, babies should be dressed in white onesies.

Prettiest Little Blossom (Girls)

  • Class 1 (0-3 months) born July 14-October 11, 2018
  • Class 3 (3-6 months) born April 13-July 13, 2018
  • Class 5 (6-9 months) born January 12-April 12, 208
  • Class 7 (9-12 months) born October 11, 2017-January 11, 2018

Cutest Little Bean Sprout (Boys)

  • Class 2 (0-3 months) born July 14-October 11, 2018
  • Class 4 (3-6 months) born April 13-July 13, 2018
  • Class 6 (6-9 months) born January 12-April 12, 208
  • Class 8 (9-12 months) born October 11, 2017-January 11, 2018

For classes 9 through 12, babies should be dressed in cute fall outfits.

  • Class 9 (0-12 months) Pride of the Patch, Girl with Grandparent
  • Class 10 (0-12 months) Pride of the Patch, Boy with Grandparent
  • Class 11 (0-12 months) 2018 Miss Baby Bean (Girl)
  • Class 12 (0-12 months) 2018 Mr. Baby Bean (Boy)

You may enter your baby in more than one class for a single $10 fee, providing he or she is the appropriate age for that class.  For example, you have a 4 month old girl.  If you choose to do so, she could be entered in one, two or all three of the following: Class 3 (her age group for girls), Class 9 (girl with her grandparent) and Class 11 (Miss Baby Bean).

If you have any questions, please contact Purdue Extension Ohio County at 812-438-3656.

See you at Navy Bean with your Sweet Baby Genes!