Victoria Mall to host Sunburst Beauty Pageant

Victoria Mall will host the Sunburst U.S.A. Beauty Pageant at 11 a.m. Nov. 9.

Children, teens and young adults will have the opportunity to participate in the Sunburst U.S.A Beauty Pageant and Baby Contest.

The pageant is open to boys and girls ages infant to 3 and girls ages infant to 27 years.

The pageant is a preliminary pageant leading to the Sunburst State and International Finals. Pageant contestants can win trophies, crowns, sashes and banners.

In addition, all winners and runners-up receive their entry fee directly paid to the Sunburst State Finals. The Sunburst pageant is one of the only national pageant systems to reward every participant with a trophy.

At the Houston State Finals contestants compete for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes and the chance to advance to the international finals in Atlanta, Ga., where more than $50,000 in savings bonds and prizes will be awarded.

For more information, contestants can download an entry from sunburstbeauty.com or pick up an application at the Victoria Mall. Or check out the pageant's Facebook page at facebook.com/cheryl.sunburst.