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Jacaranda youngsters get all dressed up and win big

WINNERS: Jacaranda Page Boy 2012 Jacob Jones (6), Jacaranda Flower Girl 2012 Brigette Jamieson (7), Jacaranda Party Princess 2012 Sarah Rigby-Pierse (9) and Jacaranda Party Prince 2012 Logan Eggleton (9).
WINNERS: Jacaranda Page Boy 2012 Jacob Jones (6), Jacaranda Flower Girl 2012 Brigette Jamieson (7), Jacaranda Party Princess 2012 Sarah Rigby-Pierse (9) and Jacaranda Party Prince 2012 Logan Eggleton (9).

JACARANDA Children's party was filled with fun, laughter and dancing on Saturday.

There were 100 combined entrants in eight dress up sections with an abundance of weird, wacky and wonderful costumes.

Organisers thanked the children and their families for the effort they put in.

Accolades went to:

  • Jacaranda Flower Girl 2012: Brigette Jamieson (7) and Jacaranda Page Boy 2012: Jacob Jones (6)
  • Jacaranda Party Princess 2012: Sarah Rigby-Pierse (9) and Jacaranda Party Prince 2012: Logan Eggleton (9)

The dress up winners:

Female Character:

  • 1st Keira Rasborsek (6) Spanish lady, 2nd Zara Wondergem (3) 1920s flapper, 3rd Emma Child (7) Mrs Lady Bug, Highly Commended Ashlyn Stevenson (5) Cinderella

Cheapest:

  • 1st Krystal McMahan (8) Rubiks Cube, 2nd Levi Lanford (7) Mr McGee, 3rd - Lilly Corbett (10) nerd, Highly Commended Travis Smidt (2) puppy

Jacaranda Blossoms:

  • 1st Annelise Uren (9) Jacaranda Doll, 2nd Zoe (11mths) purple baby, 3rd Jayda Carter (4) purple Jacaranda dress, Highly Commended Ella-may (5) purple ruffled dress

Pairs:

  • 1st Jimmy and Ruby Egen (2) Jack and Jill, 2nd Narissa and Elana Danston (7 & 9) Gnomeo and Juliet, 3rd Emily and Lizzy Anderson (2 & 4) Cheeky Kitties, Highly Commended William and Thomas Palmer (2yrs) Wags the Dog and Captain Feathersword

Nursery Rhyme/Story Book:

  • 1st Ruby Taylor (2) Mary had a little lamb, 2nd Finlay Stevenson (3) Very Hungry Caterpillar, 3rd Olivia Conroy (2) Dorothy and Toto, Highly Commended Sharni Firth (5) Wicked Witch

Tv Character:

  • 1st Taya Purnell (9) Cindy Lou loo, 2nd Noah Reid (7) Harry Potter, 3rd Kaylah Thurtel (8) Rapunzel in a castle, Highly Commended Daisy Ada (4) Dirt Girl

Toddlers under three years:

  • 1st Flynn Winters (1) Robin Hood, 2nd Heath Stowe (6mths) Gumnut Baby, 3rd Violet McKew (7mths) Maggie Simpson, Highly Commended Dexter McMahan (2) Pirate

Male Character:

  • 1st Toby Smidt (3) Bert from Mary Poppins, 2nd Riley Wondergem (5) Pirate, 3rd Connor Delaforce (7) Darth Vader, Highly Commended Nathan Banks (7) Super Mario

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