Registration is now open for local girls and boys who want to participate in the Princess/Prince program during the Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant Feb. 24, offering an opportunity to meet and appear on stage with pageant contestants.

The registration fee is $100, and the deadline is Jan. 24. Participants in the program will participate in a tea party with an appearance by Miss UAFS and Miss Arkansas, an on-stage appearance during the pageant, a princess tiara or prince medallion, a T-Shirt and goodie bag, and photos from the day’s event.

The Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant will be held at the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center in the Fort Smith Convention Center, located at 55 S. 7th St.

The Princess/Prince Program is not a competition, and ages 5-10 can participate. To acquire an application form or to find out more information, contact the UAFS Box Office at 479-788-7300 or