1st Place Awards/The Fanatic is promoting the 2011 Clyde Fair Beautiful Baby Contest for the 18th year, on Saturday, Sept. 17. The contest will be held in the big tent, from 9 a.m. until noon.
Ages for the contest will be newborn to five months, five months plus one day to 12 months, 12 months plus one day to 18 months, 18 months plus one day to 24 months, 24 months plus one day to 30 months.
Place categories will be boys, first place, second place, best overall, best personality or friendliest; girls, first place, second place, best overall, best personality or friendliest. Two mystery special awards will be given out. All participants will receive a ribbon.
Birthday cutoff for entries are March 17, 2009. No one born before this date will be accepted. Sign up fee is $5. Sign up begins Aug. 29 and ends Sept. 14. All participants are invited to participate in the parade.
Sign ups will be accepted at 1st Place Awards/The Fanatic, 126 S. Main St., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. No phone calls, no entries after 5 p.m. on Sept. 14, no entries accepted on the day of the contest.