Becoming a Daffodil Princess

Preparation begins in September, for each school’s selection to the Royal Court.

High schools located within the boundaries of Pierce County may be invited to apply to participate in the Festival.  The authority to invite such schools to participate shall be vested in the Board of Directors of the Daffodil Festival.

Schools shall be limited to one Princess from each school.  Each participating school shall be responsible for the orderly and timely selection of their Princess, with each candidate being judged using the same criteria.

High Schools invited to participate must meet the following requirements during the Festival year:

1)  Advise the Festival’s Board of Directors by the first of September of their desire to participate and their willingness to follow these requirements.

2) Enter a float in the previous year’s Grand Floral Parade on behalf of the participating school district permitted to have a Princess.

Each high school involved holds Princess selections that are open to the public and may involve other students in the school. Current participating schools include: Bethel, Bonney Lake, Cascade Christian, Chief Leschi, Clover Park, Curtis, Eatonville, Emerald Ridge, Fife, Franklin Pierce, Graham/Kapowsin ,Henry Foss, Lakes, Lincoln, Mt. Tahoma, Orting, Puyallup, Rogers, Spanaway Lake, Stadium, Sumner, Washington, White River, and Wilson.