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5 Signs Your Pageant Seamstress is an Expert

Miss Teen of Minnesota 2016, Alexis Schugel, with seamstress Dolores Pemble, owner of The Spool House, Hastings, MN. Photo courtesy: Alexis Schugel. Of all the VIPs on your pageant team, one of the MVPs is likely your seamstress. These talented, ...

03, May 2017

10 Male Pageant Questions Asked in Every Interview

(Mister Lebanon after being crowned Mister International 2017. Photo: Mister International Organization) When people hear the word pageants, they usually think about beautiful women gliding across a stage in an array of sparkling evening gowns. H...

29, April 2017

Strict Height Requirements Set for Miss India

A recent article was published about the process that Miss India hopefuls have to go through to compete for the crown. The article discusses extensively one requirement for the competition: the height requirement. (Read: How to Look Taller in a ...

24, April 2017

What is the Difference Between Casual Wear and Fun Fashion?

I’ll never forget competing in Miss America locals in Arizona in the early 2000's and all of us being confused by Casual Wear. I had Theme Wear in pageants in the years prior to my MAO years, and we seemed to always wear a Casual Wear type ...

21, April 2017

10 Things You Should NEVER Do in a Pageant Interview

Miss Teen Hawaii International 2017 pageant contestants ready for interview. Photo courtesy: Miss Teen Miliani Mauka International Instagram. Pageant interviews are exciting and nerve-wracking all at once. It is imperative to have a lasti...

19, April 2017

How to Answer Onstage Question Confidently When You Don't Know the Answer

Chalita Suansane, Miss Universe Thailand 2016 answers a question during the 2016 Miss Universe Pageant. Photo: Miss Universe Organization Onstage question. While the shortest phase of the competition, these twenty seconds ultimately decid...

17, April 2017

7 Tuxedo Trends to Consider for Your Next Male Pageant

Mister International 2017 contestants competing in Evening Wear Preliminaries. Photo Courtesy/Missosology.org It’s not every day that men have a tuxedo, or even a suit, in their closets. Most men these days rent them for that day’s ev...

10, April 2017

What Pageant Judges Look for When Judging Photogenic

Photogenic example. Photo/Regency International A picture says 1000 words, and with a growing presence online with social media, it is vital for pageants, and all businesses, to provide an appealing visual presentation. Much of our communicati...

26, February 2017

How to Promote Your Platform Through Community Service

Photo: National Elite Pageants Facebook When it comes to being a titleholder, not only do you have to promote the title and the pageant in order to help it grow, but you also need to promote your platform and continue to do all that you have been...

31, January 2017

What You NEED to Know to Prepare for Pageant Fitness Wear

Lauren Waldon, Miss Arkansas International 2016 won over the judges during her Fitness category. Courtesy of Miss Arkansas International With the official transition of many systems from swimsuit to fitness, like Miss Teen USA, you may be wonderi...

14, January 2017

60 Prom Hairstyles for Long Hair

If you're looking for prom hairstyles for long hair we have 60 plus different ideas to get your mind spinning. From hairstyle up-dos to the waterfall look these long hairstyles will make your date say...nothing. Because he will be speechless. ...

05, January 2017

Guidelines for Parents When Practicing for a Pageant

NAM Pageant Dads with their daughters' sashes at Nationals 2016 in Anaheim, CA. Photo/@nam_official Instagram. “Parents, particularly those involved in children's pageants, often forget that it's just a pageant which can be...

18, December 2016

10 Tips For Your First Miss America Organization Interview

Jessa Carmack (right), Miss California 2016, with other California titleholders during Interview at Miss California 2015. Photo/jessacarmack.wordpress.com The Miss America Organization interviews are some of the hardest and most intimidating inte...

30, October 2016

How to Book Your Own Appearances As A Titleholder

Kayla Black, National Elite Teen Miss Texas. Photo courtesy of Annette Black. Winning a pageant is only the beginning of the work that will come along during the next year. Some systems allow you to make as little as one appearance a month, while...

24, October 2016

How to Win Interview at UNM

Kelsey Dube, USA National Jr. Teen 2016 - Photo courtesy of USA National Miss USA National Miss is well known for bringing some heavy hitters to the judges table at UNM Nationals each year. This summer at Nationals 2015, the judging panel was ...

01, October 2016

10 Common Questions Asked in a Miss America Interview

Miss DC 2016, Miss Georgia 2016 and Miss Delaware 2016 following their interviews at Miss America 2017. Photos courtesy of Instagram. Our new Miss America was just crowned last night, and while we saw the ladies strut their stuff on stage in L...

12, September 2016

How to Find a Beauty Pageant to Compete in

Skylar Witte, Miss Wisconsin USA 2017 - Photo courtesy of Miss Wisconsin USA Facebook. As you have probably seen by browsing our Find a Pageant section, there are 1000s of different pageants systems out there for all age divisions. So the process...

04, July 2016

The 10 Toughest Pageant Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Miss Hawaii USA 2016, Chelsea Hardin, during onstage question at Miss USA 2016. Photo courtesy of usmagazine.com. We've seen the blunders live on stage when a contestant pulls a question but they have no idea how to answer it. A million thoug...

26, June 2016

8 Tips You Need to Know Before Competing in a National Pageant

Top 5 at the 2017 Miss America Competition (l to r): 2RU Miss New York, Camille Sims; 4RU Miss Mississippi, Laura Lee Lewis; Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields; 3RU Miss Washington, Alicia Cooper; 1RU Miss South Carolina, Rachel Wyatt - Photo: Miss...

28, May 2016

Social Media Etiquette Guide For Titleholders

Abbie Gibson, Miss Northern Kentucky 2016 and Molly Kothlow, Miss Eastern Kentucky 2016 stop for a selfie. Photo: Jim Tincher Social media has become both a curse and a blessing. It is a great way to stay connected with friends and family as we g...

22, May 2016

Pageant Sponsorship Do's and Don'ts

Gracyn Blackmore, Miss Virginia Teen USA 2016 poses with Arielle Rosmarino of Proms, Pageants and Pretty Things. As a business owner I get requests almost every day for a donation of goods, services or cash for everything from non-profit organ...

15, May 2016

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