Orange City’s 2017 Tulip Court elected


Orange City’s 2017 Tulip Court (L-R): Karli Lang, Noelle Sampson, Emma De Jong, Sydnee Olson and Olivia Duesenberg

Orange City’s 2017 Tulip Court was elected on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Tulip Court members for the 77th annual Tulip Festival include: Emma De Jong, daughter of Douglas and Jamie De Jong; Olivia Duesenberg, daughter of Gary and Rachel Duesenberg; Karli Lang, daughter of Chris and Sherry Lang; Sydnee Olson, daughter of Jody and Denene Nibbelink and Chad and Amanda Olson; and Noelle Sampson, daughter of Brent and Teresa Sampson.

A Queen’s Tea and Pageant will be held on November 14 to crown the 2017 Tulip Queen. The Queen and Court will serve as ambassadors for Orange City’s 77th annual Tulip Festival, set for May 18-20, 2017.

2017 Tulip Court Election to be held September 21

2017 Tulip Court Election Times

The 2017 Tulip Court Election will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Voting for the 2017 Tulip Court will take place from 12 to 8 p.m. at Stadscentrum, located on the corner of Central Avenue and Second Street North in Orange City.

Eligible voters are adults with an Orange City address and 7th through 12th grade students at MOC-Floyd Valley, Orange City Christian School and Unity Christian High School.

The 2017 Tulip Court will be announced after 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22.

Candidate eligibility and general questions can be directed to the Tulip Festival office at 712-707-4510.