Hawarden’s Big Sioux River Princess Pageant will take place at 1:00 p.m. Sept. 1 during the Big Sioux River Days celebration at Calliope Village.
The rules are contestants must currently live in Hawarden; must attend West Sioux Community School District; must be entering Grades 2, 3 and 4.
Interviews will be on Aug. 24 at Hawarden Public Library. Each contestant will be noticed with an interview time by Aug. 19. Interviews will be about 15 minutes; please be prompt. Each contestant will be asked to decorate a poster that represents who they are as a person, their likes, hobbies, talents and dreams. Contestants should dress in a casual outfit for the interview. A poster board will be furnished by the Hawarden Chamber of Commerce and may be picked up at the Hawarden City Offices.
The deadline for contestants is 4:30 p.m., Aug. 16.
The 2013 Little Miss and her Court will ride in the Labor Day Parade on Sept. 2.
The Big Sioux River Princess Pageant is hosted by Hawarden Chamber of Commerce and the 2013 sponsor is Sioux Fertilizer. Direct any questions to the Chamber of Commerce Office at 551-4433.