Each year the Sequim Irrigation Festival has the honor of having a number of dignitaries associated with the festival.

Grand Marshal

The Grand Marshal is selected by the Irrigation Festival Committee. It is a person or persons within Sequim who have contributed to the community. Vern Fosket has been selected as the 2017 Grand Marshal.


Grand Pioneers and Honorary Pioneers are selected by the Sequim Pioneers Association. The 2017 Grand Pioneers are Beverly Cays Hendrickson and Stephen Olts. The 2017 Honorary Pioneers are Norma Govan Knapman Topness and Ron Parrish.


The 2017 Royalty were selected at the Royalty Pageant on Saturday, February 11, 2017. They are Queen Karla Najera, Princess Abby Norman, Princess Alison Cobb and Princess Emily Straling.

Jr. Royalty

The Jr. Royalty are selected from the 3rd Graders at Helen Haller and Greywolf Elementary Schools who enter the upcoming essay contest. The 2016 winners were announced at the Pageant on Saturday February 13, 2016 and are Marshall Phipps, Michaela Green, Logen Watkins, Owen Douglas.

Button Design Winner

This year the Sequim Irrigation Festival chose the design by Madison White to represent the theme “122 Skies of Blue.”

Past Pioneers:

2016 |

Past Royalty:

20162015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

Past Jr. Royalty: