Friday, Jan. 25, is the deadline for nominations in the 1991 State Young Mother of the Year competition, sponsored by the Utah Association of American Mothers Inc.

Candidates must be legally married and be the mother of at least one child, with the oldest being not over 15 years of age, excluding foster and step children. Nominees must be striving to improve mothering skills.Also, they should be active members of a religious group, be affiliated with an American Mothers Inc. chapter for a least one year before the Feb. 23 state convention and be willing to serve in American Mothers Inc.

A $15 entry fee is required. Applications and further information are available by writing or calling Marilyn Bambrough, 221 S. 800 East, Logan, UT 84321, telephone 753-6288. The state convention will be held in the Clarion Hotel, Salt Lake City.