Welcome to the Mid- Atlantic U.S. United Pageant!
This is a Pageant with a Purpose. A portion of the proceeds from the pageant will be donated to breast cancer awareness through the Susan G. Komen and Sisters by Choice organizations. We will be honoring females, ages 7 and older for their personal, professional, and community achievements. Our pageant will showcase each contestant on her own merits and personality. We focus on the individual inner beauty of each contestant, as well as her individual achievements, community involvement and personal strengths and talents. We do not believe in comparison judging. The 2022 Mid-Atlantic U.S. United Pageant will take place Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the Holiday Inn Roanoke Valley View located at 3315 Ordway Dr., Roanoke, VA 24017. Rooms are $85+/night. his is a two-day pageant open to females from the ages of 10 and up
who live, work, have property in or attend school in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia. Winners from this pageant will advance to the U.S. United National pageant will be in July 20-24, 2022 in Atlanta, GA.
The pageant's entry deadline is April 30, 2022. This is when all applications and paperwork must be turned into the Pageant Office. If you know someone that would like to compete, please urge them to go ahead and submit their application.
ALL FEES MUST BE paid in full by May 15, 2022
Your Pageant fee is as follows:
$25.00 (non-refundable) Registration fee
$150.00 for Mid- Atlantic U.S United Pageant
LOCAL TITLES WILL BE AWARDED ONCE FEE IS PAID IN FULL.
TITLES ARE AWARDED ON FIRST COME BASIS.
You may pay your fees through PayPal, CashApp, or Cash.
PayPal address is email@example.com
Cash App is firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid- Atlantic Divisions for U.S. United Pageant
Little Miss (7-9 years)
Junior Teen Miss (10-12 years)
Teen Miss (13-16 years)
Miss (17-29 years)
Ms. (30-45 years)
Mrs. 21 & up (must be married
and living with husband)
Elite Ms. (46 and older)
Miss Plus (18-29 years) Size 16 and above
Ms. Plus (30 and older) Size 16 and above
Mrs. Plus (married and living with husband, size 16 and above)
Competition Wardrobe and Judging Guidelines
Black Cocktail Dress, Clear or Nude Heels Shoes
Required Competition Areas
Personal Interview – 40%
Contestants should wear a business suit or business dress. You should look as though you are going to a job interview or making an appearance. Please be mindful of the length of your skirt. You will be judged on your oral communication skills, confidence, poise, charisma, projection of personality and sincerity of your answers. Each contestant will give a 20 second introduction speech to the judges. Judges will ask you general questions. Some questions may come from what they hear in your introduction speech. Your introduction should be interesting. This will be your first impression. Make it count.
Outfit of Choice - 30%
This is an outfit of choice that best reflects your personality. Should you choose to wear a hat, PLEASE be sure your full face is visible to the judges at all times. You will be judged on poise, personality, charisma, overall presentation, and confidence. Have fun, let your personality shine!
This outfit SHOULD NOT be an evening gown; however, you may wear a dress with a high/low hemline.
Evening Gown – 30%
Contestants should wear a floor length gown. The price of the gown is not important. You will be judged on poise, grace/elegance, overall presentation, eye contact, and confidence while on stage. Be sure your gown fits you well and is not too tight, too long or too short. Make sure it compliments your figure and is age appropriate.
All outfits and shoes should be age appropriate
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 May 20, 2022
Bring Optional Paperwork to Registration
Talent Competition (optional $20.00 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 April 24, 2021. Talent must not be longer than 5 minutes.
Photogenic Competition (optional $20.00 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 CANNOT be older than three years.
Contestants in this competition may submit up to 5-10 photographs of themselves in different styles and poses. Pictures should show various headshot, ¾ length and full-length photos.
Cover Girl ($20.00 fee)
Contestant who enters this competition will submit up to 2 photos to be judged.
Winner will have her photo printed on the program book cover.
People’s Choice (no fee)
People’s Choice will be conducted online and at the pageant. The winner is chosen based on the contestant that collects the most donations, and the donations collected in the People Choice boxes the day of the pageant.
The People’s Choice winner will receive a trophy, sash, and tiara.
Preliminary Pageant Prize Packages
EVERY CONTESTANT WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:
Local Area Sash
Box Lunch (Day of Pageant)
Participation Award w/ Gift Bag
Complimentary Program w/2 tickets
All Mid- Atlantic U.S. United Pageant Division Winners Will Receive:
Official State Rhinestone Crown
Official Embroidered State Banner
Queen Gift Bag
Sessions of Complimentary Pageant Coaching to Nationals
Professional Photo Session
**All prizes and gifts are subject to sponsorship fulfillment**
Each U.S. United winner is required to purchase the National Finalist Package of $495.
Each Royal U.S. United winner is required to purchase the National Finalist Package of $420. *The Royal U.S. United queen is the second highest scorer in each division.
National Finalist packages includes:
All National Paperwork.
Admission to the Pink Gala
Admission to Meet and Greet
Admission to Themed Ice cream Social
National pageant T-shirt
¼-page ad in national program book
Complimentary National Program Magazine
Complimentary Copy of Pageantry Magazine
Admission to All Pageant Competitions throughout the weekend
National Fees MUST be paid in full by July 1, 2022. (Mid-Atlantic Winners only)
***All Mid- Atlantic Divisional Queens are encouraged to make at least 3 appearances before Nationals in July.
*THE Mid- Atlantic U.S. UNITED PAGEANT IS A PRELIMINARY PAGEANT FOR THE U.S. UNITED PAGEANT SYSTEM.
Each divisional winner will sign a Queen’s Contract. This contract spells out in detail what is expected of you. All winners ages 7 and older are required to compete in the national pageant in July, 2022 in Atlanta. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN RELINGUISHMENT OF STATE TITLE. STATE SASH, CROWN, AND TROPHY MUST BE RETURNED IN THE SAME CONDITION IT WAS PRESENTED. A $350 FINE WILL ALSO INCUR AND WILL BE PAID TO THE NATIONAL OFFICE.
WINNERS WILL ADVANCE TO THE NATIONAL PAGEANT.
THIS IS NOT AN OPTION!