Pageant and talent show activities are being planned for the 79th annual Southeast Arkansas District Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo scheduled for Oct. 2-6 at Hestand Stadium.


Little Mister/Miss Southeast Arkansas


The 2018 Little Mister/Miss Southeast Arkansas District Fair Pageant will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Watson Chapel High School Auditorium, 4000 S. Camden Road. Check in time is 5 p.m. The entry deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 18, by 5 p.m., according to the fair website, www.sedistrictfair.com.


The pageant is open to all Arkansas counties. Ages are from 0 to 5 years old for boys and 0 to 12 years old for girls.


The pageant entry fee is $40 (see the entry form on the website for other fees and details.)


Jefferson County Fair Queen Pageant and Youth Talent Show


The 2018 Jefferson County Fair Queen Pageant and Youth Talent Show will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Watson Chapel High School Auditorium. Interviews begin at 7 p.m. for all pageant contestants. Registration is at 6:30 p.m.


Categories include the Junior Miss Fair Queen, Miss Fair Queen, Junior Youth Talent, and Senior Youth Talent. Ages range from 13 to 21 years old.


Pageant entry forms must be postmarked by Sept. 18 or emailed by Thursday, Sept. 20, to jtanderson@ualr.edu, according to the website. Talent show entry forms must be postmarked by Sept. 18 or emailed by Thursday, Sept. 20, hlbankhead@gmail.com.


For details, rules or entry forms, visit www.sedistrictfair.com. Details: Co-Directors Joel Anderson and Heather Bankhead, jtanderson@ualr.edu or hlbankhead@gmail.com or 870-692-0704 or 870-718-4333.