2020 Little Mr. & Miss Aurora
The City of Aurora is seeking the next young ambassadors to represent the City of Lights as the 2020 Little Mr. Aurora and Little Miss Aurora.
As the current Little Miss Aurora Alaria Selmon and Little Mr. Aurora Benjamin Mendoza prepare to retire their crowns, the registration process is now open for their successors.
The contest is open to students in elementary school who live in Aurora and are comfortable in front of an audience.
ELIGIBLE CONTESTANTS MUST
- Be enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade
- Live in the City of Aurora
- Be comfortable in front of an audience
HOW TO ENTER
Parents can enter their child by completing an online nomination form at www.aurora-il.org/TheLittles. The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Each nomination must include a video of the candidate addressing the topic: Why I should be the next Little Mr. or Little Miss Aurora. Videos of a minute or less can be submitted via the online application or emailed to [email protected]
Videos can also be recorded at Aurora Community Television (ACTV) on Monday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Tuesday, October 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and Wednesday, October 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ACTV is located at 5 E. Downer Place – Suite H on the first floor of the parking deck on Stolp Ave. and Downer Place.
SELECTION & CROWNING
From the nominations, a committee will a group of finalists. Finalists will be announced to the public on Friday, November 8. All finalists will be on the official Winter Lights Court in the Winter Lights Parade.
The 2020 Little Mr. Aurora and Little Miss Aurora will be crowned from among the finalists in a special ceremony during the Aurora City Council meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Aurora City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place.
WINTER LIGHTS PARADE AND OTHER EVENTS
The 2020 Little Mr. Aurora and Little Miss Aurora will lead the City of Aurora's Winter Lights Parade and assist in lighting Aurora's official Christmas tree during the Winter Lights celebration on Friday, Nov. 22, in downtown Aurora. The young leaders will serve as ambassadors and represent the youth of Aurora at parades and community events throughout the year.