Elkader Sweet Corn Days Grand Marshal(s)
Each year we honor an individual, couple, or group as the Elkader Sweet Corn Days Grand Marshal(s). Our Grand Marshal(s) MUST have displayed self-less acts to the community through outstanding service, pride and commitment in the Elkader community through volunteerism and/or support. Their service must be above and beyond the nominee’s profession or normal call of duty. *VOTING CLOSED ON JULY 11TH* Your answer will be anonymous.
Little Miss Elkader & Little Mr. Corn Husker Competition
Now taking applications for Elkader LITTLE Royalty. Open to all who either live in Elkader or entering Central grades 2nd-5th grade, which means you can have a Volga, St. Olaf, Farmersburg, or Elkport address. All little contestants get to partake in the parade, regardless of crowning.
Miss Elkader & Mr. Corn Husker Competition
Now taking applications for Miss Elkader & Mr. Corn Husker. Open to all who either live in Elkader or entering Central 11th or 12th grade, which means you can have a Volga, St. Olaf, Farmersburg, or Elkport address. Scholarship Opportunity of $250 for Miss Elkader & Mr. Corn Husker.
2022 Schedule for judging and crowning:
Judging is Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 5:00 PM at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall
Crowning is Friday, July 29, 2022 at 5:45PM at Founders Park before the band starts. Please meet Jenna by the stage around 5:30 PM.
Parade is Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 2:00 PM- meet by Peace United Church. Meet Jenna to get candy. Pick up your child at Founders Park following the parade.
Mr Corn Husker and Miss Elkader Responsibilities to obtain $250 scholorship:
- Serve as a positive role model for the community
- Be present in the downtown area during Sweet Corn Days
- Assist during Elkader Sweet Corn Days:
- Help with selling Carnival Tickets Friday night from 7 – 9
- Help with selling Carnival Tickets Saturday from 11am – 1pm and immediately after the parade until 5pm
- Help serve lunch at the Elkader Chamber Golf Tournament
- Announce Friday Night entertainment
- Serve sweet corn with the Elkader Fire Department
- Be available to help with various activities: softball tournament, bean bag tournament, family fun night, set up and tear down, Shed your Threads run, Donut hole eating contest, Hoefer Family Kiddie Tractor Pull, etc.
- Participate in the following parades, if possible:
- Elkader Sweet Corn Days
- Garnavillo 4th of July
- Guttenberg’s Stars and Stripes
- Saint Olaf Uff-Da Days
- Edgewood Rodeo Days
- Elkader’s St. Paddy’s day
- Strawberry Point Days
*You are responsible for figuring out dates and finding a vehicle.*
- Assist in creating city event posters
- Complete three readings at the Elkader Public Library-Contact them for dates and times
Scholarship of $250 will be awarded to Mr. Corn Husker AND Miss Elkader at Central’s award night with completion of the responsibilities above. A copy of the college acceptance letter is required.