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Types of Glitz Pageants and What's Best for You

  Contestants from Miss Supreme Glitz. Photo: Miss Supreme Glitz Website Pageants are a fun pastime for everyone! There is a pageant out there for everyone to enter regardless of your age, size or personal interests. When most people thin...

24, March 2018

Etiquette Tips That No One Tells You as a Pageant Contestant

Within pageantry, there are certain unspoken rules that can influence the judges' decision when it comes to who will walk away with the title. Proper pageant etiquette is essential for all serious pageant competitors and can make the difference&n...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Rules That All Pageant Coaches Should Follow

Coach Lu Sierra works with the Miss Universe Organization titleholders. Photo: Lu Sierra Coaches play a crucial role in the journey of pageant contestants. They guide girls in every element of the competition, teaching them the ins and outs of th...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Rules That Every Pageant Judge Must Know

Judge and Journalist Maria Menounos speaks during the 2018 Miss America Competition press conference at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 10, 2017, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photo: Getty Images/Michael Loccisano Judging a pageant is no easy t...

17, March 2018

What Directors Need to Know About Pageant Etiquette

Diane Hardgrove (in green), Director of the Mrs. New York America Pageant surrounded by her contestants. Photo: Mrs. New York America Pageant directors are not just the people in charge, but they are the backbone of the entire pageant system. ...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Guidelines for Every Pageant Parent to Follow

So your daughter competes in pageants! No doubt, she's the star of the show while you're attending the competition. All eyes are on her most of the time, but it's important to remember that as parents, our actions do not go unnoticed in t...

17, March 2018

20 Modeling Types and Requirements (And Which is Best for You)

Allie Ayers (left) and Olivia Jordan, Miss USA 2015, (right) pose for the 2018 Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition. Photo: Taylor Ballantyne Pageants have launched the modeling careers of quite a few queens. For example, this year during...

11, March 2018

How to Become a Model (And Get Your First Job)

In this article, you are going to learn how to become a model and how you can get booked for your very first job. Being overwhelmed with how to get started is the biggest obstacle we have seen for girls and guys launching a career. This article is go...

11, March 2018

How to Get Modeling Jobs: The Definitive Guide

Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2018 and model Sofie Rovenstine. Photo: Matt Castonos Many young girls consider pageantry to be a gateway into the modeling industry. For many titleholders, it has been. We can look at success stories like Olivia Culpo ...

11, March 2018

What to Look for in Modeling Agencies (And What to Stay Away From)

Miss Missouri Teen USA 2018, Chloe Bartlett. Photo: Chloe Bartlett Instagram Many girls desire to be models, but most of what is portrayed in movies and on television is not an accurate portrayal of how it usually happens in real life. The big...

11, March 2018

Top 10 Best Pageants for Moms to Compete in

The top 6 at Mrs. America 2018. Photo: Rhonda Gilliam Mothers are the real life Wonder Women. They are some of the busiest humans on the planet. They always put their families first and sometimes, in consequence, end up neglecting their own dream...

03, March 2018

Should Directors be Allowed to Coach Their Contestants?

Kara Knudsen (bottom left) and Shalyn Kernop (bottom right) pose with the newly crowned titleholders after the 2017 Miss California Collegiate America Pageant. Photo: Rod Aberegg Directors have a passion for pageantry that is just as strong as an...

01, March 2018

How to Raise Your Self Esteem in Middle School

USA National Preteen 2017, Gabriela Norwood, competes during the Runway competition at the 2017 USA National Miss Pageant. Photo: Amanda Ferguson Photography Middle school is.....weird. You are too young to be a kid but still not old enough to ex...

25, February 2018

Why Intelligent Women Participate in Pageants

Miss America 2018 Cara Mund and her campaign manager. Photo: Cara Mund Facebook Why Intelligent Women Participate in Pageants The hit movie “Miss Congeniality” is a favorite among pageant girls. It’s probably so popular becau...

24, February 2018

10 Things Every Pageant Mom Should Have on Hand for Pageant Weekend

We’re all so thankful for pageant moms (and dads!) who keep us together during pageant weekend. For new pageant moms, it can be difficult to know what to bring along for any and every crisis that can pop up over the weekend. We’ve asked o...

23, February 2018

What to Wear to Pageant Check-In

First impressions are important in pageantry and you never know where the judges will be when you check in for a pageant, so you want to look your very best. (Read: 4 Ways You Can Make a Good First Impression on Pageant Judges) The After 5 and I...

22, February 2018

15 Famous People You Didn't Know Were Pageant Girls

We all know the poster children for post-pageantry success: Oprah Winfrey, Gretchen Carlson and Halle Berry, but there are a vast number of women in Hollywood who got their start in pageantry. Pageantry is an excellent training ground for the enterta...

17, February 2018

Best Pageant Talents of All Time: 2018 Edition

Every year Pageant Planet compiles a list of the best pageant talents from the previous year based on our Best in Pageantry Awards. Spending hours on your pageant talent to make it just right shouldn’t go unnoticed! If you're a pageant tale...

16, February 2018

How to be a Confident Woman

Laura González, Miss Colombia 2017, during the swimsuit competition at Miss Universe 2017. Photo: The Miss Universe Organization When a pageant queen is asked is why someone should enter a pageant, more often than not, her answer refers to...

14, February 2018

How to Find Pageants for Toddlers to Compete In

Miss Pure International Tot 2017, Makynnly Suire. Photo: Clover Storm Photography Taking a dive into the pageant world is a mix of emotions. There is the excitement of the competition, the butterflies that accompany being on stage and an inten...

08, February 2018

What’s a First Time Pageant Experience Really Like?

Miss Colorado USA 2018, Chloe Brown, and Miss Colorado Teen USA 2018, Chloe Zambrano. Photo: Future Productions, LLC Many of us have had the experience of watching Miss America or Miss USA on television and thought about how much fun it would be ...

07, February 2018

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