A costume contest will be held prior to race time. Start planning your winning costume now! Top prizes TBA for the individual adult category. Dressing to match the Rose Festival theme is encouraged. The 2023 Rose Festival Theme is "Focus on Fun."
Singles only, individuals six to 15 years old
2 persons or more ages six to 15
Singles only, individuals 16 and older
2 persons or more ages 16 and older
Costume judging schedule (subject to change):
4:30 PM - Entrants arrive at screening area (west of stage closest to Yamhill St. entrance to CityFair)
5:00 PM - Final judging (top 6 contestants in each category)
- You must be a registered participant in the Starlight Run and be wearing your event bib number to enter the costume contest.
- To qualify for the final round of competition on stage at 5:00 p.m., you must be present at the pre-judging area at 4:30 p.m.
- Age limitations outlined in “Categories” above will be enforced.
- Your costume must be tasteful and appropriate for G (“general”) audiences. We reserve the right to disqualify anyone for inappropriate costumes.
- Event judges have the right to refuse entry to anyone.
- Audience applause will assist in determining the winners, but the judge’s decision is final.
- Late arrivals will NOT be allowed in the final round of competition at 5:00 p.m.