The city's First Family may be the chief executive's but at Disney, it's somebody else. The Sheks beat more than 500 families in a contest in July to be the first to enter the park when it officially opens today. Competing families had to provide clever answers and dress in fancy costumes to prove they most represent a Hong Kong family. 'I was very happy when we won the competition,' said Cherries Shek Mui Ching-sze, 35, a retail manager and mother of two young children. 'I think we won because our family loves going out.' The Shek family was at their second rehearsal yesterday, but they were still excited about the prospect of another visit today. 'We visited Disneyland in Florida about seven years ago, we stayed for seven days and were never bored,' Mrs Shek said. Her daughter Chloe donned a pink Sleeping Beauty costume for their visit to the park yesterday. 'The park is pretty,' said Chloe. Despite the queues, Chloe took several rides on the Dumbo the Flying Elephant, the Cinderella Carousel, and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Her father, Shek Lui, 35, works for a telecommunications company. He said the park was an ideal place for family outings. 'There is seldom a place in Hong Kong where adults, children and the elderly can all enjoy themselves,' he said. 'Queuing is normal - you have to wait an hour for a ride at the Florida Disneyland. It won't make the trip any less enjoyable as long as the family spends time together.'