SEQUIM — Organizers of the Sequim Irrigation Festival’s Royalty Pageant have moved the annual event online this year.
One of four teens will be crowned queen at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the virtual event.
• Allie Gale — sponsors: Scott Koenigsaecker and Jennifer Gillis of Sequim Community Church; platform: support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
• Hannah Hampton — sponsor: Solar City; platform: support the Olympic Peninsula Autism Center.
• Zoee Kuperus — sponsor: Jose’s Famous Salsa; platform: support the Welfare of Animals Guild (WAG).
• Sydney VanProyen — sponsor O’Bria PNW; platform: support Captain Joseph’s House.
A videographer will record the pageant on Saturday, Feb. 20, and edit for the showing a week later.
Contestants will learn who is selected queen while watching from their homes, organizers said.
Last year, royalty were unable to travel or participate in events because of COVID-19 restrictions, but this year’s contestants are optimistic, they said.
If possible, they’ll travel throughout Western Washington to represent Sequim at community festivals and events in 2021.
The pageant corresponds with the festival’s 126th year as Washington’s longest continuous running festival.