Call for Steamboat Days Captain and First Mate Participants

Published On: May 1st, 2024|Categories: News|

Winona Steamboat Days Festival is seeking candidates for the Captain and First Mate Contest to be held in conjunction with the Winona Park Rec Kiddie Parade on Friday – June 14, 2024

Qualifications for contestants are as follows:

1. Each child must be between the ages of 4 and 7 on or before June 1, 2024.

2. Each entry must be for two children.

3. Each child must be a resident of the city of Winona, MN. Surrounding areas are ineligible.

4. Previous Captain and First Mate winners are not eligible.

5. Children must be available for Steamboat Days Kiddie Parade on Friday, June 14 in the morning

and the Grand Parade on Sunday, June 16, 2024

To register, send the following information including the children’s name, age, address and parents contact information including phone and email address
Attn: Captain and First Mate Contest,
Steamboat Days, PO Box 745
Winona, MN 55987

All entries must be emailed or postmarked no later than May 28 , 2024.

There will be five finalist crew teams drawn from the entries received.
The five finalist couples will be notified by Friday, June 7, 2024.

Harbor Master, Miss Winona, and crew from the 2023 Kiddie Parade


The 77 th Annual Steamboat Days is June 12 – 16, 2024

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