On June 13th at the Fort Lee Community Center outdoor
stage at 1355 Inwood Terrace the Fort Lee Film Commission and the Fort Lee
Recreation Department will sponsor the annual "Little Miss America" pageant
as part of the 2007 Movies & Music Under the Stars summer program. The
Community Center outdoor stage will be transformed for one night into the
magical Palisade Amusement Park stage. The Little Miss America Pageant
debuted at the park in 1961 and remained one of the most popular annual
events at the park. Girls between the ages of five and ten will be judged on
style, poise and personality at the 2007 event. The program starts at 7pm on
June 13 and the entry deadline is May 14th, 2007.
Interested participants must be the appropriate age by
Wednesday, June 13th in order to be eligible and they must be residents of
the Borough of Fort Lee. (Proof of age and residency will be required).
Performances must be limited to one and a half minutes or less. Participants
must provide any musical accompaniment on a tape or CD. Any instruments must
be portable. Performances will be screened for appropriateness, after which
twenty-five applicants will be selected to compete for Little Miss America
2007. All contestants will receive a memento for their participation.
Application deadline: May 14, 2007.
Applications must be mailed to : Fort Lee Recreation
Department - c/o 309 Main St. Fort Lee, NJ 07024. For applications and
further information call the Recreation Department at (201) 592-3612 or