Polar Bear royalty crowned Feb. 15

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Shown in 2012 are the members of last year’s Royal Family: (from left) Prince Ben Jargowsky, 14, of Sea Isle City; Princess Amanda Barnabie, 15, of Mullica Hill, NJ; Queen Jennifer Light-Lyons, of Havertown, PA; and King Michael Garrity, of Springfield, PA. Shown in 2012 are the members of last year’s Royal Family: (from left) Prince Ben Jargowsky, 14, of Sea Isle City; Princess Amanda Barnabie, 15, of Mullica Hill, NJ; Queen Jennifer Light-Lyons, of Havertown, PA; and King Michael Garrity, of Springfield, PA.

SEA ISLE CITY – Sea Isle City’s 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, which is held each year during President’s Weekend, will include a Costume Contest, a 5K Run/1.5-mile Walk for Autism and four “Royal Family” competitions that will determine this year’s Polar Bear Prince, Princess, King and Queen. 

 

In addition to receiving prizes, including crowns, sashes and iPad Minis, the members of Sea Isle’s 2013 Polar Bear Royal Family will lead thousands of plungers into the Atlantic Ocean during the weekend’s “main event” on Saturday, Feb. 16. They will also be invited to participate in other events throughout the coming year.

The 2013 Polar Bear Prince and Princess contests, sponsored by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization, will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 under the Family Tent at LaCosta Complex, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue. It will be emceed by Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization president Chris Glancey.

Prince and Princess contestants must be 12 to 16 years old and must wear appropriate attire during the competitions. Judging will be based on appearance and personality. The pre-registration fee (prior to Feb. 14) to enter the Prince and Princess Contests is $20. Same-day registration fee is $25.

Visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com to download a Prince and Princess Contest entry form or call 263-9090 for more details.

The 2013 Polar Bear King and Queen competitions will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15 immediately following the Prince and Princess contests. The King and Queen contests will be emceed by radio and TV personality Big Daddy Graham.

King and Queen contestants must be at least 21 years old. Judging will be based on the amount of money each contestant personally raises for autism (50 percent) and on-stage interviews (50 percent).

Visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com to download a King and Queen Contest entry form or call 263-3611 for more details.

 


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