Deadlines for two popular Versailles Olde Tyme Apple FestivalTM children’s contests are just around the corner. 

Baby Dumplings
The 2019 Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition (MCCKC) Baby Dumplings contest winners will be announced 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at First Baptist Church in Versailles.
Baby Dumplings selected will be first, second, and third place winners, birth to 23 months.
All votes are figured as of midnight, Thursday, Oct. 3. Awards will be presented and each child entered will receive a gift bag.
Child or parent must be a resident of Morgan County and the contest is limited to the first 20 children entered in each group. A completed entry form and a $2 entry fee are required.
Three photos for vote containers are requested, 4”x6” or less.
Entry deadline is noon Friday, Sept. 13. Entry forms can be downloaded online at, under the contest heading for Baby Dumplings.
Voting begins noon Monday, Sept. 16 and ends noon Wednesday, Oct. 2. Votes can be cast at Citizens Bank, Bank of Versailles and US Bank in Versailles. One cent equals one vote. (i.e. $1=100 votes)
Proceeds benefit Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition Christmas for Kids.
For more information, contact Brandi Howard, 573-569-1575.
Apple Darlin’ and Dumplin’
The 2019 Apple Darlin’ and Apple Dumplin’ contest, sponsored by Versailles Community Betterment, is scheduled 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at First Baptist Church in Versailles.
Contestants must be 3 to 4 years old on the day of the contest and a resident of Morgan County. The contest is limited to the first 15 girls in the Apple Darlin’ category and first 15 boys in the Apple Dumplin’ category. They will be interviewed by judges.
Girls will be interviewed 6 p.m. and boys will be interviewed 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at the First Baptist Church. Winners will be announced at 7 p.m.
Entry fee is $10 per child. Registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 20. Contestants may wear whatever they choose for the event.
For more information, contact Jaime Wright, 573-378-0287 or email: