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What To Do With Your Hands During Onstage Interview

Megan Gordon, Miss South Carolina USA 2017, answers her final question as a top 5 finalist onstage with host Terrence J during The MISS USA® Competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Photo by Patrick Prather, cou...

24, May 2017

12 Things You NEED to Know About American Pageants Before Registering

Serena Zamarripa, Miss Teen of America; Giselle Ashton, Junior Miss of America; Chesney Seagraves, Young Miss of America and Bailey O'Dell, Little Miss of America. Photo Courtesy/American Pageants I am a firm believer that in order to pick th...

20, May 2017

17 States That Have Never Won Miss USA

Since its founding in 1952, Miss USA has crowned one lucky lady a year to represent the country and live out her dreams. Although most states have taken home the coveted crown, there are some states that have produced several Miss USAs. State...

15, May 2017

What You NEED to Know to Win a Festival Pageant

Madelynn Hutchins, 2016 East Texas Pultry Festival Queen. Photo courtesy: Madelynn Hutchins Instagram Call them what you will, festival pageants are a different genre of pageant altogether. Also referred to as royalty, scholarship, ambassador pro...

11, May 2017

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

Do You Really NEED a Pageant Coach?

Cheri Kennedy with client. Photo: cherrikennedy.com This is a very common question, especially for contestants on tight pageant budgets. Pageantry is a sport and just like any other sport, there are coaches and other people who can help identify ...

11, 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 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. Let'...

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

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