Elkader Sweet Corn Days

Royalty

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.

2022 Grand Marshal Voting Form – VOTING CLOSED JULY 11TH

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.

2022 LITTLE Royalty Application

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 Royalty Application

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:

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.