Fair baby contest looking for entries

Sep 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am. - Sep 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm.

Maui Fair, Pacific Media Group and HMSA will present the 18th annual Baby of the Year Contest at 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Maui Fair.

Contestants born on or between Oct. 7, 2015, and Oct. 7, 2016, will be eligible to participate; there is no admission fee. The entry deadline is Sept. 22, or the first 95 contestants.

Parents can learn more and register at www.mauifair.com/attractions/baby-of-the-year.

The contest will take place on the Main Entertainment Stage. The keiki are judged on physical appearance, healthiness and personality, with each category scored on a 50-point scale. The five highest-scoring babies are each awarded prizes from the Maui Fair and its many sponsors. All contestants will receive a goodie bag from fair sponsors.