Participants are responsible for personal belongings at all times. The Committee and the SRP-MIC
are not responsible for participants' personal belongings, loss of articles, theft or injury.
Participants must be enrolled members of the SRP-MIC.
Participants must be 13-16 years of age at the time of the pageant.
Participants must not have ever been married, had/have children, not currently or ever have been in cohabitation with a significant other.
Participants must have been born biologically female.
Participants must reside within the Community or within the boundaries of Maricopa County.
Participants must be willing and able to communicate with the public.
Participants must be knowledgeable of the O'Odham (Pima) and Piipaash (Maricopa) culture, history, values, traditions and current issues.
Participants must be attending junior high, high school or an accredited educational program.
Participants must submit a physical examination for general health status
Participants must submit a 300-word essay on the current pageant theme.
Participants must submit three (3) original, signed letters of recommendation from any of the following: clergy, academic counselors, community leaders or other professionals. Letters cannot be from a family member.
Participants must not have held the title of Jr. Miss Salt River.
Participants must relinquish any other Titles or Crowns currently held should she be chosen Jr. Miss
Participants must disclose any pending legal charges or convictions from any jurisdiction. The Committee shall review any legal charges or convictions that have occurred. Disqualification may be the result.
Participants must return a "Parental Consent" form signed by a parent or legal guardian. This form is important because family involvement is highly encouraged for Jr. Miss Salt River.
Jr. Miss Salt River Duties
Jr. Miss Salt River is a goodwill ambassador representing the SRP-MIC.
Jr. Miss Salt River will promote the O'Odham (Pima) and Piipaash (Maricopa) culture, history, values and traditions.
Jr. Miss Salt River will consistently maintain her knowledge of the current issues of the SRP-MIC.
Jr. Miss Salt River will always be a positive role model to the youth and general public.
Jr. Miss Salt River will appear and be on time at all events scheduled by the Miss Salt River Committee. Should an emergency arise, including personal illness/injury or a family emergency, etc., immediate notification will be made to the assigned chaperone.
The Jr. Miss Salt River traditional attire will represent the O'Odham (Pima) or Piipaash (Maricopa) tribe at all events and activities, unless otherwise directed by the Committee. She must abide by the established dress code of the Committee.
Jr. Miss Salt River is responsible for the care and safe keeping of the crowns, sash and shawl. She is financially responsible in the event of the loss or damage to the crowns. If there is loss or damage to the crowns, the Miss Salt River Committee will review all circumstances on a case-by-case basis and make a final determination about replacement.
Jr. Miss Salt River will be in the company of the assigned chaperone(s) at all times and she will give them her full cooperation.
Jr. Miss Salt River will promote all Community events, services and programs, as scheduled.
Jr. Miss Salt River will take an active role in recruiting future participants in the Jr. Miss Salt River pageant.
Jr. Miss Salt River will present a quarterly report to the Miss Salt River Committee during a regular scheduled meeting.
Jr. Miss Salt River will take advantage of opportunities and resources made available to promote and encourage cultural learning experiences.
The Jr. Miss Salt River Court will abide by the Jr. Miss Salt River Duties and Jr. Miss Salt River