CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT Chantell Claydon, 3, was named Grand Champion of the Jacaranda Beautiful Baby Competition.
CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT Chantell Claydon, 3, was named Grand Champion of the Jacaranda Beautiful Baby Competition.

Chantell steals show

GRAFTON is blessed with plenty of photogenic babies if the 2013 Jacaranda Beautiful Babies competition is any guide.

Yesterday 107 infants aged from 0-36 months cooed and smiled for the judges in Market Square.

Competition organiser Debbie Cox said this year's grand champion baby, Chantell Clayden was a star.

"She's a future Jacaranda Queen in the making I said when I saw her," Ms Cox said.

"She had a little tiara on and was holding a branch of purple blossoms. She was absolutely beautiful."

Another feature was 1993 grand champion Sharni Rouse who helped judge the competition this year.

JACARANDA BEAUTIFUL BABIES RESULTS

Grand Champion - Chantell Clayden.
Runner-up Grand Champion - Darcy Farmer
Best Dressed Boy - Aaron Sabella
Best Dressed Girl - Annabelle Payne

SECTION WINNERS

GIRLS 0-6mths
First - Zeina Singh
Second - Hayley Domatas
Third - Annabelle Payne

GIRLS 6-12mths
First - Ava Reilly
Second - Andee Spencer
Third - Ruby Flavell

GIRLS 12-18mths
First - Leilani Harford
Second - Indiara Martin
Third - Kennah Lowe

GIRLS 18-24mths
First - Khloe Browning-Hodges
Second - Zoe Commerford
Third - Tabitha Simiana

GIRLS 2-3years
First - Chantell Clayden
Second - Skylah-Mae Barlow
Third - Jaida Rose Collett

BOYS 0-6mths
First - Harrison Light
Second - Braxn Nipperess
Third - Michael Hyatt

BOYS 6-12mths
First - Zander Lothian
Second - Hunter Reedy
Third - Charlie Monteath

BOYS 12-18mths
First - Kaelan Collett
Second - Leo Jamieson
Third - Kobe McLachlan

BOYS 18-24mths
First - Darcy Farmer
Second - Stevie RaySimiana
Third - Blaize Logan

BOYS 2-3 years
First - Logan Taylor
Second - Rhys Hampshire
Third - Aaron Sabella



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