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Become Gala Royalty

To apply to be Gala Royalty, candidate must meet all criteria below.

  • Live in the Oughtibridge postal district or attend Oughtibridge Primary School

  • Be in Year 6

  • Be happy to speak into a microphone to open Gala Day with a short speech

  • Help with the raffle draw and presenting of Gala competition prizes.

  • Be available for the following events (dates and times will be confirmed):    

    • Royalty Selection evening

    • Sports Night and Chase

    • Gala Day (Held on the last Saturday in June)

    • The Oughtibridge Gala donations evening (Held on a date in October after the gala)

What happens next?

In the coming weeks after applications close we will invite all applicants to a royalty selection event

At the selection event we would like you to stand up and answer one of these 3 questions:
•    What attraction do you head to first on Gala Day?
•    What is your favourite Gala memory?
•    What part of the Gala Royalty role would you look forward to most?

You will also be asked to read out this opening speech:

Thank you for coming along to this year’s Gala. I hope you have a wonderful day. I am pleased to declare the gala open.’

Our panel simply want to see if you can speak clearly and confidently in public. 
The panel will be three people who have no personal connection with any of the applicants. 
Every applicant that passes the public speaking test will have their name put in to a hat and the Royalty and attendants will then be drawn at random.


After the draw has taken place a photograph of the Gala Royalty will be taken for the Gala Day programme. 

Parent/Guardian terms and conditions

By submitting this application, the parent/guardian of the royalty applicant accepts the following terms and conditions - 

  • As parent or carer, you agree to accompany you at all times, or send a responsible adult to accompany you

  • As parent or carer, you agree to providing an outfit suitable for a royalty for Gala Day

  • As parent or carer, you agree to photograph of the applicant being taken and used for future Gala Publicity

  • As parent or carer, you agree to your child leading the Gala parade through Oughtibridge into Coronation Park.

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