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2023 Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival

Jeff Edgecombe

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Catherine Blondiau

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Teen Queen
Amy Hochhalter

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Our Queen's Pageant is only open to young ladies who are residents of Plaquemines Parish between the ages of 17 and 23, and is selected by a panel of judges. It is held annually in September, the Saturday after Labor Day. The Orange Queen is a goodwill ambassador for the Fair & Festival as well as Plaquemines Parish. If you would like to invite the Orange Queen to your festival, or a local Plaquemines Parish Function, please send invitations to:


Orange Queen P.O. Box 158

Belle Chasse, LA 70037.

Past Royalty

2022 Royalty: King Jody Guilbeau, Queen Isabella Rivera, Teen Queen Kadence Tassin

2021 Royalty: King Dave Cvitanovich, Queen Annabelle Picou, and Teen Queen Isabela Rivera

2019/2020 Royalty: King Jeff White, Queen Cathernie Lauren Wooton, and Teen Queen Catherine Elizabeth Blondiau

2018 Royalty: King Jerry Turlich, Queen Blair Nicole Jones, and Teen Queen Emily Johnson

2017 Royalty: King Mike Bush, Queen  Hope Noelle Wilkins, and Teen Queen Jenna Hewitt

2016 Royalty: King Charles Ballay, Queen Nadia Mateja Cognivich, and Teen Queen Catherine Wooton

2015 Royalty: King Earl Armstrong, Queen Devin Kaliszeski, and Teen Queen Madison Lee Coludrovich

2014 Royalty: King Mitchell Jurisich, Jr., Queen Eden Bubrig, and Teen Queen Natalija Noel Cognivich

2013 Royalty: King Norris Babin, Queen Jade Duplessis, and Teen Queen Cheyenne Hartgrove

2012 Royalty: King Ben Becnel, Queen Stephanie Becnel, and Teen Queen Sara Russo

2011 Royalty: King Borden Wallace, Queen Sissy Stricklin and Teen Queen Lindsey Lonadier

2010 Royalty: King Billy Nungesser, Queen Jordan Olivia Gaudet and Teen Queen Lauren Russo

2009 Royalty: King Bill Bubrig and Queen Sophia Perlander

2008 Royalty: King Patrick Becnel and Queen Whitney Blaine Nielsen

2007 Royalty: King David Pavlovich and Queen Kari Eve Hingle

2006 Royalty: King Stuart Guey and Queen Ashley M. Johnson

2005 Royalty: King Anthony Buras and Queen Alexa Nicole Martinez

Friday, Dec. 1 (Carnival Only) - Sat Dec. 2 and Sun. Dec. 3, 2023
At Historic Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana

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