Registration underway for Little Miss Pink Tomato pageant


Registrations are being accepted at the Bradley County Chamber of Commerce for the 2013 Little Miss Pink Tomato pageant.

The pageant will be held at the Warren Cultural Center at 2:30 p.m. June 15 during the 57th annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival.

Eligible participants must be 4 or 5 years of age on June 1, 2013, and must live in Bradley, Ashley, Dallas, Drew, Calhoun, Cleveland, Lincoln or Union County. The entry fee for the pageant is $25 and applications are available at the Bradley County Chamber office, 104 N. Myrtle St., in Warren.

Contestants are required to attend the rehearsal at 9 a.m. June 14 at the Warren Cultural Center and they must ride in the Pink Tomato Festival Parade at 10 a.m. June 15.

The Little Miss Pink Tomato competition began more than 50 years ago and is a fun and popular pageant for Southeast Arkansas girls, according to an event spokesman. All participants will receive a trophy.

For additional information, contact the chamber at 870-226-5225; pageant chairman, JeNelle Lipton at 870-226-5457; or Glenda Cross at 870-226-5758.