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Little Miss Annie Oakley & Little Mr Buffalo Bill

Contest Rules

Child must be between the age of 3-5 years old by or on July 24, 2024. The child does NOT need to reside in Darke County to be eligible to compete.

There is a no entry fee. The deadline is Monday July 22, 2024 at 4:00 pm. 

Please have your child on the Festival Grounds (Darke County Fairgrounds) by 4:15 pm. Registration will begin at 4:15pm. The contest will begin at 5:00 pm with boys going first. Contestants are encouraged to wear Annie Oakley or Buffalo Bill attire and will be judged accordingly. The winner will be required to be in the parade Saturday, July 29. All other contestants will be welcomed to be in the parade too.

There will also be a Most Photogenic Contest. Please include a 5x7 or smaller photograph with no enhancements with your application and entry fee. Please make sure the picture is labeled with name and address. Your picture will be returned at the time of the contest.

Contestants will be judged on originality of attire, outfit appropriate to Annie/Bill theme, personality, poise, and stage presence. All judge’s decisions are final and will not be questioned.


Download a PDF that you can print, fill in, and mail to us.

2024 Application Coming Soon!

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