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Districts schedule 2013 Princess Pageants

The District Princess Pageants are scheduled! Young ladies will be chosen in three age groups to represent their district for the next year. The winners in each district will then vie for the titles of Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Choctaw Nation during the Labor Day Pageant Aug. 29 at Tvshka Homma.

Judging for the District Junior and Senior Miss Princesses will be based on four events – beauty and personality, traditional talent, goals as a princess, and traditional Choctaw dress (fabric type excluded).

Contestants for District Little Miss Princess will be judged on two categories – beauty and personality, and traditional Choctaw dress (fabric type excluded).

Following are a list of the pageants and requirements to run in each category.

District 1
May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Idabel. Deadline for applications is May 6. For more information, please call 580-286-6116.

District 2
May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Investment Center in Broken Bow. Applications may be picked up at the McCurtain County Boys and Girls Club or Bethel field office. Deadline for applications is noon on May 1. For more information, please call 580-584-3636.

District 3
May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Talihina. Deadline for applications is May 7. For more information, please call 918-567-2106.

District 4
May 25 at 2 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Poteau. Deadline for applications is May 3. For more information, please call 918-647-9324.

District 5
May 8 at 1 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Stigler. Deadline for applications is April 24. For more information, please call 918-967-2398.

District 6
May 11 at 4 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Wilburton. Deadline for applications is May 3. For more information, please call 918-465-2389.

District 7
May 26 at 3 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Antlers. Deadline for applications is 3 p.m. on May 17. For more information, please call 580-298-3856 or 580-981-7011.

District 8
May 30 at 6 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Hugo. Deadline for applications is May 17. For more information, please call 580-326-3528.

District 9
May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at the Event Center in Durant, held in conjunction with the annual Magnolia Festival. Deadline for applications is April 30. For more information, please call 580-775-1774.

District 10
May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Atoka. Deadline for applications is April 19. For more information, please call 580-889-6147.

District 11
May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in McAlester. Deadline for applications is April 19. For more information, please call 918-423-1016.

District 12
May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Choctaw Community Center in Crowder. Deadline for applications is May 3. For more information, please call 918-334-5344.

Requirements to run in each category:
Little Miss

– Resident of District competing in
– Between ages of 8-12 by Labor Day
– 1/16 degree Oklahoma Choctaw or higher
– Be willing to attend Choctaw History and Culture classes
– Not held title of Little Miss Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Junior Miss
– Resident of District competing in
– Single, never married or living with significant, no dependents
– Between ages of 13-17 by Labor Day
– 1/16 degree Oklahoma Choctaw or higher
– Be willing to attend Choctaw History and Culture classes
– Not held title of Junior Miss Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Senior Miss
– Resident of District competing in
– Single, never married or living with significant, no dependents
– Between ages of 18-23 by Labor Day Pageant
– 1/16 degree Oklahoma Choctaw or higher
– Be willing to attend Choctaw History and Culture classes
– Not held title of Miss Choctaw Nation

All entries must include the following information:

  1. Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB)
  2. Letter from school official stating contestant’s scholastic achievements and talents
  3. List of special recognitions
  4. Photograph of contestant in traditional Choctaw dress
  5. Miss District Choctaw Princess – Essay of 200 words or less on “What goals I hope to achieve as Miss Choctaw Nation”
  6. District Choctaw Junior Princess – Essay of 200 words or less on “What goals I hope to achieve as Junior Miss Choctaw Nation”
  7. Completed W-9 in contestant’s name