Time is running out for "Little Princesses" and "Little Chiefs" to step forward.
The deadline for entries into the Little Princess Aracoma and Little Chief Logan Pageant - part of festivities Aug. 9 for the upcoming Mingo Junction Community Days on Aug. 8-10 - has been extended to Saturday.
The pageant is sponsored by the GFWC Woman's Club of Mingo Junction, and the winners will be chosen immediately following the 1 p.m. parade.
Rules and guidelines include the following:
Costumes are preferred;
Pupils must reside in Mingo Junction or attend Hills Elementary School/Indian Creek Middle School, grades kindergarten through second and third through fifth;
All entry forms must be signed by the pupil's parent;
All entries become the property of the GFWC Woman's Club of Mingo Junction;
No late entries will be accepted after Saturday;
All contestants will participate in the parade, which begins at 1 p.m. at Orin's Auto;
All contestants need to arrive 30 minutes before the parade begins;
The winners will be chosen by drawing the odd-colored article; and
All contestants will receive a certificate of participation, while the winners will receive a trophy and crown/headdress.