The Marion Popcorn Festival annually features several pageants. In addition to receiving scholarships and prizes, winners go on to represent Marion during the festival and throughout the upcoming year at festivals around the state.
The Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant features young women who have graduated from high school and are through the age of 24.
The Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant is open to women, married or unmarried, ages 25 and older.
The Miss Teen Popcorn Festival Pageant is open to young women between the ages of 13 through a senior in high school.
The Miss Teeny Pop Pageant is open to girls ages 6-12 by or on the date of the pageant. The competition includes a “commercial” regarding the Festival, modeling, and talent.
The Wee Pop Pageant is open to boys and girls ages 2 to 5 years.
The Little Wee Pop Pageant is open to boys and girls ages 0 to 23 months.