Lil Miss Punkin

Saturday, October 9 | Time TBD

This is not a beauty pageant but an opportunity to have fun and become a part of Operation Pumpkin history! Have fun and keep your little ones as natural as possible.


Contestants will compete in three categories:

  1. Poise & personality

  2. Fall themed outfit

  3. Costume & overall appearance.

Age Categories:

  • Girls 3-5 (Lil' Miss Punkin)

  • Girls 6-8 (Miss Punkin)


When is the contest?

Judging will take place on Sunday, October 3 at the at YWCA of Hamilton, 244 Dayton St., Hamilton, Ohio 45011.  Judging for Girls 3-5 will start at 11:00 a.m. Please arrive by 10:45 a.m. Judging for girls 6-8 will start at 11:30 a.m. Please arrive by 11:15 a.m.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be crowned at Operation Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 9 (time TBD) in downtown Hamilton at the intersection of High Street and Riverfront Plaza on the Main Stage. Must arrive by 1:30 and be present to win.


Email with any questions. 

Registration Open

Lil Miss Punkin Sponsors

Butler County Auditor
West Side Animal Clinic