Family Festival
Kansas City Missouri
June 13th & 14th, 2009
Entry Procedure
  • Fill out the attached entry form. Please print neatly in black ink.
  • Answer
  • Mail signed entry form and entry fee to:
     40 Acres Activity Campus /Mr. Ms. Juneteenth Contest
     7620 E. 79th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64138

Entry Fee
  • $25 per entrant
     This fee includes the two-day entry fee into the Juneteenth Family Festival

Entry Deadline
  • Entry fee must be received by Friday May 22, 2009.
  • The 40 Acres Activity Campus reserves the right to change the rules due to unforeseen circumstances.

Tournament Location
     40 Acres Activity Campus: Kickball Courts
     7620 E. 79th St, Kansas City Missouri 64138

    Nominees must report to the sign in table on June 13, 2009 11am Saturday morning at the main stage.

Official Rules
  • Participants must at least be 16 years of age
  • All participants must be in good standing in their high school
  • The entry form must be postmarked by May 22, 2009

Mr. / Ms. Juneteenth Virtues
  • The Juneteenth Family Festival embraces the following values for its King and Queen:
  • CHASTITY -Courage and boldness. Embracing of moral wholesomeness through education and betterment.
  • TEMPERANCE -Constant mindfulness of others and one's surroundings; practicing self-control, abstention,
    and moderation.
  • CHARITY - Willingness to give.
  • DILIGENCE -A zealous and careful nature in one's actions and work. Decisive work ethic.
  • PATIENCE -Forbearance and endurance through moderation. Resolving conflicts peacefully. The ability to
    forgive &show mercy.
  • KINDNESS- Charity, compassion, friendship, and sympathy without prejudice and for its own sake.
  • HUMILITY -Modest behavior, selflessness, and the giving of respect. Giving credit where credit is due; not
    unfairly glorifying one's own self.
  • JUSTICE - Honesty and the giving of righteousness. Being fair or telling the truth. Doing what is right and not
    what is wrong.

Essay Contest Guidelines
  • Participants must at least be 16 years of age
  • All participants must be in good standing in their high school
  • The entry form must be postmarked by May 22, 2009
  • Entry fee must be received at the same time of the nomination form to be considered a valid nomination.
  • Essays should be original compositions, no less than 750 words and no more than 1000 words.
  • All essays must include this  essay cover sheet
  • For nominees under 18 and under must have his/her guidance counselor’s signature to verify enrollment in
  • Winners will be selected on or before Friday June 1, 2009
  • All winners must be available for the reading of their essays at the Juneteenth Family Festival or the next
    highest scoring candidate will be announced as the winner, runner up.

Residency Requirement
  • Nominees must reside in the state of: Missouri(MO), Kansas(KS), Nebraska(NE), or Iowa(IA)
  • Proof of residency is required. This will be verified if the nominee is considered one of the top three
    candidates for the Mr./Ms. Juneteenth crown.

Contest Forfeitures and Elimination
  • Because the Mr./Ms. Juneteenth Contest is part of the Juneteenth Family Festival, participants must be
    present to win or  the winner will be announced as  the next highest scoring nominee

     Awards will be given to contest winners

     For more information contact

  1. Why should the nominee be selected as Mr. or Ms. Juneteenth?  
  2. How does the nominee embody the seven Juneteenth virtues?  The virtues are valor, generosity, liberality
    (pursuit of will), diligence, patience, kindness and humility. (You many pick one or more of the virtues and
    expound on them).
2009 Mr. & Mrs, Juneteenth