WARNER ROBINS -- The Miss Warner Robins and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen pageant will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m.
About two dozen young women are expected to compete in the two pageants. The production theme for the 56th annual Miss Warner Robins pageant and 11th annual Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen pageant is Retro Robins. Performances will be given by Miss Warner Robins Courtney Walker and Miss Warner Robins Outstanding Teen Carmen Foskey, as well as by featured vocalist Bryant Smith. Also appearing will be newly crowned Miss Georgia Leighton Jordan.
The pageant will be emceed by Miss Georgia 2006 and former Warner Robins resident Amanda Kozak and Bryant Smith.
New to the pageants is a silent auction that will be held to raise funds for the pageants, which have provided thousands of dollars of scholarships to young women during the years. Attendees will have the opportunity to buy a week at a five-star resort, the Royal Caribbean Resort in Cancun, Mexico, from Nov. 24Dec. 1. According to pageant organizers, the week has a $3,500 value and bidding will start at $200. The villa sleeps 6 adults and has a balcony view of the ocean.
The Miss Warner Robins Princess Pageant for girls ages 2-12 also will be held Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. Crowned at the princess pageant will be Teeny, Tiny, Little and Junior Miss Warner Robins princesses. These girls also will serve as ambassadors for Warner Robins. Admission for this pageant is $5 and tickets will be available at the door.