The Beach's Biggest Event!
All Proceeds to Beach Lion's Charities
Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival
Queens Pageant
  • Pageant is held on the 2nd Saturday of March
  • All participants in this pageant are Princesses. 
  • We try to make this a fun pageant. 
  • There is not talent category and it is not a beauty contest
  • We are looking for young ladies who are friendly, outgoing, with a pleasing personality, and who can be good-will ambassadors for our area
  • Any individual participant without the express permission of the Pageant Committee during the pageant period can use no pictures for publicity. We arrange for photographs to be made by our official photographer at no cost to participants
  • The Queen may be called on during the year for other events. If the Queen cannot fulfill her duties, the runner-ups will be called upon. The robe she receives is returned after the pageant and used again when she crowns the next Queen
  • Trophies and/or prizes will be awarded to the winner of each of the following categories: Queen, First runner-up, Second runner-up, Miss Personality, Miss Congeniality (voted on by participants), and Miss Photogenic (judged on official photos) 
  • Each year we try to provide, as available, a gift bag as a token of our appreciation for your participation in our Festival as a contestant
  • Get to know your sponsor; you will be called upon to make an introduction and presentation at several affairs. Know about their business or association
  • A one-piece swimsuit is required for the pageant, no cutouts. Your sponsor may reimburse you for your suit. You should discuss price limit with them. Many stores on Fort Myers Beach will give discounts to pageant participants
  • The judges for this pageant are non Lions, impartial, not related to, nor have any connection with any participants or their families
  • Dates for official photos, Queen’s Ball, Kid’s Run and other festivities will be forthcoming
  • Please return applications to address on application
  • All participants are already winners! Thank you again for helping the Ft. Myers Beach Lions Club and our Sight and Cancer projects, which will benefit from your participation. 
  • Interested parties must print, fill in & submit the Queen Application form


Pageant Chair
Tracey Gore: (239) 463-1714 or (239) 463-1714 home, 239-849-3603 or (239) 849-3603 cell

Meet our 2016 Festival Queen
Madison Tezak

Now a Senior at Cypress Lake High School and also attending Florida South Western State College, Madison plans to attend FSW full time her while continuing her dance major. She lives on Fort Myers Beach. Madison is a volunteer who believes in giving back to her community and loves helping others. She has been active with the “Be a Buddy” Special Olympics program for the last three years and volunteers with Surfers for Autism, which she finds rewarding and enjoyable. She is a member of the National Honor Society and is active with her church, serving as an altar server for the past several years. Madison is also involved in sports, playing varsity soccer and volleyball for the past three years.

Miss Semmer Electric

Can't Attend This Year's Festival? Support The Lion's We Serve Scholarship Fund by Making your Donation to:
Ft. Myers Beach Lions Foundation
Scholarship Fund PO Box 5019
 Ft. Myers Beach, FL 33932

Your Support will be acknowledged here!!
 Beach Lions have given Scholarships to Local Students for 21 years!

2010 Queens Ball Photos!

our 2010 Queen contestants and 2009 Queen at the Ball!!


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