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Prince and Princess of Andover sought

Andover Carnival 2016
Andover Carnival Princes and Princesses 2016

The organisers of the annual Andover Carnival are once seeking nominations for the 2017 Carnival Prince and Princess.

Parents are invited to nominate their child – aged 8 to 13 years old – to be put forward for an online vote.

The competition is open where eight girls and eight boys with the highest number of votes will make a short list before being put forward for final judging.

Children nominated must meet the following criteria:

– Your child must be aged between 8 and 13 at the time of entering.
– Your child must live within a 10 mile radius of Andover.
– You must be free to bring your child to the final Judging on May 31st, if shortlisted.
– Your child must be free to attend the 2017 Andover Carnival on Sunday 16th July.

Winning ‘Royals’ will each receive cash prizes of £75 with two runners-up each receiving £25. They will also all have numerous opportunities to attend events through the year.

Entries close on the 23rd April, voting starts on 30th April and closes on May 14th. The Andover carnival will then contact those that have made the final judging.

To enter your child and for full entry conditions, please visit the Andover Carnival Website.

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David Harber

David Harber is the founder and Managing Director of Love Andover, including the Love Andover Observer newspaper and 95.9FM Andover Radio. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a card carrying member of the Nation Union of Journalists.