Optional Competition Information
Scores from optional competitions have no bearing on the division winner. Contestants are not required to enter the optional competitions
Optional Competition Fees are due by July 1, 2021
Talent Competition (optional $25.00 fee)
The Talent Competition is an optional competition and does not affect the overall outcome of the pageant. You will need to have your Talent Entry form & Entry Fee to the Office by June 15, 2016. We need this information ahead of time because these names have to be added to the computer score sheet. Talent must not be longer than 3 minutes.
You will turn in your CD (if applicable) at registration. Please be sure to write your name and division on your CD. CD should be in a jacket or case to prevent scratching. Also be sure to bring a backup CD. It is your responsibility to pick up your CD from the DJ after the talent competition. CD should contain ONLY the song you will be performing. CD's that are left will not be mailed.
The winner of the Talent Competition will receive a trophy/plaque
Photogenic Competition (optional $25.00 fee)
Contestants in this competition should submit no more than 2 photographs. You should bring them with you and turn in at registration. Please be sure you pick them up before the pageant. Photos will not be mailed. Photographs should be at least a 4 X 6 and no larger than an 8 X 10 and may be either in color or black and white. Photos should be professional not a snapshot. Photos CANNOT be older than three years.
The winner of the Photogenic Competition will receive a trophy/plaque
Community Service Scrapbook (optional $25.00 fee)
You should bring your scrapbook with you. Please be sure to pick this up after the pageant. Your scrapbook should show what you have done with and without your crown and banner and should be arranged by the most recent activities first.
The winner of the Community Service Competition will receive a trophy/plaque.
Each contestant is asked to use either a coffee can or milk jug to create her People’s Choice box. The theme is Breast Cancer Awareness. Be creative! Your box must have a hole in the top or side so that the audience can place their votes in your container. The People’s Choice Award will be awarded to that ONE contestant who obtains the most votes ($1.00 per vote), There is no optional fee for this award.
The contestant with the most creative box will receive a prize. This will be voted on by the reigning queens.
The People’s Choice winner will receive a crown, banner, and trophy or plaque.
Cover Girl Award ($25)
Interested contestants will submit up to 2 photos to be judged by a panel of photographers. The winners will have their photo placed on the program book. covers
The winner of the Cover Girl Competition will receive a trophy/plaque.
Photo should be submitted by email on or before June 15th.
Spirit of Pageantry Award
The Spirit of Pageantry Award is based on good sports
Mini Optionals ($10/each of all three for $20.00)
Each contestant may choose up to 3 Mini Optional competitions. These include Personal Interview Attire, Fun Fashion Attire or Evening Gown.
Spokes Model ($25.00 fee)
Contestants will prepare a 2-minute speech about their platform or the national platform which is breast cancer awareness.
Young Woman/Woman of Style ($25.00 fee)
The winner is determined by the contestant who has the highest combined score for Fun Fashion and Evening Gown. Outfits should show her personality, style.
U.S. United Scholar (no fee)
Contestants will submit an official transcript and write a short essay on why she feels she deserves this award.
Portfolio ($25.00 fee)
Contestants will submit a modeling portfolio containing 5-10 photos of various poses. Portfolios should include headshots, ¾ length and full body shots.
**If a state preliminary pageant is held in your home state, you must compete and win your preliminary pageant**