An essay competition is also available through the Louisiana Association of Festivals and Fairs. The topic of the essay will be announced around September of 2016. Check the link below to find out more information. Essays will need to be turned in at 204 W. First Street, DeRidder, La.

Please return completed application to 204 West First Street, DeRidder, La.

A festival scholarship is available for application to participants who volunteer at the Beauregard Watermelon Festival through the Louisiana Association of Festivals and Fairs. For more information, and an application, click the button below.

Beauregard Watermelon Festival