Samantha Norris

Join us Saturday, Sept. 24, at Loris High School for the Miss Loris Bog-Off Festival Scholarship Pageant. Girls aging from 0-9 years old and competing for the titles of Baby Miss, Mini Miss, Wee Miss, Tiny Miss and Little Miss will compete at 1 p.m. They will compete in two categories: Sportswear and Beauty Wear. Doors open at 12 p.m. Admission is $7 per person. Children 3 and under are free.

The older girls which age from 10-24 years old will be competing for the titles of Junior Miss, Young Miss, Teen and Miss. Teen and Miss winners will have the opportunity to continue on to Miss South Carolina if they choose to do so. These young ladies will compete in physical fitness for Teen and Miss and Sportswear for Junior and Young, They will have a one on one interview and perform a talent plus compete in evening gown with Teen and Miss answering an onstage question. This will be a great night of beautiful, talented young women that you don’t want to miss. Who will be the next Miss Loris Bog-Off Festival? Join us to find out. The pageant will begin at 7 p.m. at Loris High School Auditorium. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission will be $7 unless previously purchased at the 1 p.m. show. Children 3 and under are free. See you there!

The 37th Annual Loris Bog-Off Festival is only eight weeks away. Vendor applications are still being accepted. Deadline is Oct. 3. Applications for the famous Chicken Bog Cooking Contest are being accepted until Oct. 15. The winner of the contest will receive $750, a trophy and bragging rights for the year. First runner up will receive $250 and a trophy. People’s Choice winner will receive $250 and a trophy.

Anyone wishing to sample the contestant’s chicken bog can purchase a People’s Choice Sample Packet that will include a ticket to taste each contestants bog, a napkin, fork and the rules to participate. The packets are sold for $5 each and can be purchased at the entrance to the Chicken Bog Cooking Contest on Duncan Street.

Please note that there are ONLY 200 People’s Choice Sample Packets sold at the Loris Bog-Off Festival beginning at 12:15 p.m.

Please contact the chamber office at 843-756-6030 or email at for any questions, comments or concerns.

Make sure to check out our new logo this year and visit our local merchants in town . . . SHOP LORIS FIRST!


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