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Are Glitz Pageants Unhealthy?

Eden Wood, made famous on the TLC Series "Toddlers and Tiaras" returns to the show to serve as a judge in a November 2016 episode. Photo: TLC It is one of the most passionately debated topics regarding pageants. Glitz pageants started i...

26, September 2017

How to Answer Hypothetical Questions in Pageant Interview

Olivia Jodran answers her on stage question at Miss USA. Photo: Miss Universe Organization One way judges like to get to know contestants during interview is by asking them hypothetical questions. This provides an insight into a girl's imm...

24, September 2017

How Much Say Should Your Princess Contestant Have in Her Wardrobe?

International Junior Miss Princess 2017, Ava Colindres. Photo: International Junior Miss website/Photographic Vision by Heather Orawsky Sugar and spice and everything nice; that's what Princess contestants are made of! Cute and sweet with a t...

20, September 2017

How to Prepare for a Local Miss America Pageant

Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields. Photo: Miss America Organization When the month of September rolls around, only one thing is one every American citizen's mind. No, it isn't Labor Day sales, it's Miss America! Arguably the first Amer...

01, September 2017

How to Market Yourself Before a Pageant

Miss USA 2017, Kara McCullough, conducts a science experiment with youth. Social media has changed the way we compete in pageants. There once was a time when the judges' first impression of you was when you walked into the first stage of t...

30, August 2017

How to Balance Pageants and School for College Students

Maliyah S. Bass, Miss Black Tennessee US Ambassador 2017, promoting the Expect Greats Book Scholarship. Photo: mbusamtennessee Instagram It's fall and time to head back to school for many pageant competitors. If you're in college, these a...

29, August 2017

3 Qualities You Need to Win a Pageant

Trisha Bantigue, Miss Asian Global 2017 - Photo courtesy of Miss Asian Global. Pageant can have anywhere from two to over 200 girls all competing for one title. With so many girls, how can you make sure to stand out against from the crowd? When y...

27, August 2017

The Best Pageant Advice I Have Ever Received

Darren Hardy, the publisher of SUCCESS, told me something awhile back that completely changed my mindset. This little piece of advice can apply to all areas of life, from business to pageantry. Here's what he said: "If you just do the o...

25, August 2017

How to Raise Money for Pageants

2017 Washington International pageant titleholders at a fundraiser for their national pageants. Photo: @misswaintl2017 Instagram So, you want to compete in a pageant? Chances are if you are competing in a pageant, there is some sort of entranc...

22, August 2017

A Mom's Guide To Helping a Preteen Win a Pageant

Congratulations, mom! You are now the proud owner of a preteen! (Can you sense my hint of sarcasm here?!) Preteen girls competing in pageants are in one of the most challenging age groups. Not only are they experiencing changes in appearance, but the...

20, August 2017

5 Tips to Getting More People's Choice Votes

With the rise of social media, many pageants are initiating a People’s Choice at multiple levels of competition. Some pageants use social media to link to the pageant’s website where a vote can cost $1 to raise money for charity while oth...

16, August 2017

How to Make a Successful Pageant Appearance

USA National Miss Tennessee 2017, Ashlianna Owens, attends a baseball game. Photo: Facebook. There it is, your dream title. You've worked so hard for so long to finally capture that coveted crown, so now what? Chances are, you will be obli...

15, August 2017

10 Beginner Mistakes Every Pageant Girl Makes

2017 International United Miss titleholders having a blast together. Photo: @intlunitedmiss Instagram One common bond pageant girls share is that we've all been "the new girl" before. Whether you started early on or in midlife, even...

14, August 2017

Top 10 Ways To Protect Yourself From Getting Ripped Off at a Pageant

There are thousands of pageants to choose from in the world. As many of us are aware, pageantry can sometimes come with a hefty price tag. It's important to be a well-informed consumer so that you are investing your time and money into reputable ...

11, August 2017

Top Pageant Choreographers: 2018 Edition

Every year Pageant Planet compiles a list of the best pageant choreographers from the previous year based on our Best in Pageantry Awards. Not only will this list help you find your next pageant choreographer, but it can even assist when finding...

02, August 2017

Pageant Arrival Etiquette: What You NEED To Know

Beautiful Mrs. contestants at the 2017 Galaxy Pageant orientation. Photo: @missgreatlakesgalaxy Instagram. There are several phases of events you'll go through when it comes to competing for a crown. First you'll research systems and poss...

20, July 2017

What Nail Colors Should You Wear for a Pageant?

Kara McCullough reacts to being crowned the new Miss USA. Photo: Miss USA Organization, In preparation for your next pageant, you've thought about everything from head to toe. You know exactly how you plan to style your hair, what you'll ...

19, July 2017

8 Tips to Plan Successful Appearances as a Titleholder

A variety of titleholders supporting Special Olympics Minnesota. Photo: American Pageants, Inc. So, you’ve got a title, now what? Odds are, there is probably a stipulation in your contract regarding making appearances to help promote the ti...

15, July 2017

How to Choose the Right Platform for You

Janice McQueen Ward, Pageant and Life Coach. Photo: Intuition Design Photography Entering a pageant means getting swimsuit and fitness ready, picking out the perfect gown, working on your stage presence and polishing your interview skills. But...

14, July 2017

How to Answer Hard Pageant Interview Questions

Miss Millard, Miss Draper and Miss Riverton 2017 looking fabulous and confident for the 2017 Miss Utah pageant interview competition. Photo: @miss_millard Instagram. Ever lost sleep thinking about the types of questions you'll be asked in int...

26, June 2017

What Should Be Included in a Pageant Photo Package?

Emily Schumacher, Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen 2017 and her court. Photo: Photographycs Next to an appearance, few things can help market a pageant or a queen like a good pageant photo package. Attractive photos of a pageant can help rec...

19, June 2017

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