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Little Miss Strawberry


2016 Little Miss Strawberry Queen,

Rylee Ann Smith

The Baldwin County Strawberry Festival held the 29th Annual “Little Miss Strawberry Pageant” at the Loxley Civic Center on Saturday, March 12, 2016.  The pageant is open to all second grade girls in Baldwin County.  50 girls participated, representing both public and private schools.  The pageant emcee was Miss Chasity Byrd, a Fox 10 News Meteorologist.  Entertainment was provided by the 2011 Little Miss Strawberry Queen, Melissa Mercer, the 2016 Distinguished Young Woman of Baldwin County, Caroline Hill, and dancers from KB Danz.  The Dogwood Trail Maids assisted in presenting the awards. 

The reigning 2015 Queen, Raeleigh Deshay Duddy, crowned Rylee Ann Smith, who attends Rockwell Elementary School in Spanish Fort, Alabama, “Little Miss Strawberry Queen” for 2016. Runner-up was Kensey June Collins who attends Spanish Fort Elementary School.  Other members of the queen’s court are Blakely Louise Bullock, Addison MacKenzie Cosgrove, Portia Caroline Hollis, Ansley Myers McQuillen, and Mary Elizabeth Owens.   Spirit winners were Mattie Claire Burnette, Virginia Elizabeth Sulkosky, Courtlynn Danielle Womble, and Chloe Seraphim Yuhasz.

The 2016 Queen and her court presided over the Baldwin County Strawberry Festival in Loxley, Alabama on April 9th and 10th, 2016. 

All proceeds from these events go to benefit Loxley Elementary School and ARC Baldwin County, Inc.



Any second grade girl attending a Baldwin County public or private school may participate. The girls will be judged on poise, appearance, and personality. A queen, first runner up, and five members of the royal court will be chosen. In addition, four spirit awards will be given. The queen and her court will officially open the Annual Baldwin County Strawberry Festival in Loxley, Alabama and reign over the two day event.


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2016 Strawberry Festival Queen and Her Court Pictured with 2016 Spirit Winners and the 2015 Queen

Little Miss Strawberry 2016 Queen

Pageant Qualifications

Pageant Application

Pageant Rules


Pageant Schedule

Friday, March 9, 2018

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Little Miss Strawberry Rehearsal.

Casual dress is appropriate.


Saturday, March 10, 2018

12:00 PM Pictures begin.

2:30 PM All contestants must be backstage.

3:00 PM Let the fun begin!



For more information, contact Amy Kennedy or Joanna Harris

 at (251) 964-7293.