RULES & REGULATIONS
YOUR AGE as of the pageant day will determine what age group you will compete in. The director has the right to request valid proof of age at any time.
Must have 8 contestants in the age division in order to award the full $500 CASH AWARD. If less than 8 in the division a smaller CASH PRIZE will be awarded. FULL PAGEANT FEE SPONSORSHIP to MISS U.S. of AMERICA Pageant will still be awarded to ALL AGE DIVISION WINNERS, regardless of contestant numbers.
Contestants must live in, or work in, or be a student, or own property in a New England state, NY or NJ.
Junior, Teen & Miss contestants must be single, never married and have no children
Mrs. contestants must be married as of pageant day
Ms & Classic Ms contestants can be single, married or divorced / with or without children.
Points will be deducted if time limits are exceeded in Talent & Modeling competitions.
Talent time limit: 2 minutes
Modeling time limit: 60 seconds
Poor Sportsmanship will not be allowed and will be grounds for disqualification without refund
Contestants ages 6 and older must be able to participate in each phase of competition unassisted
Past pageant winners in this pageant may compete again in same age division as long as they take a two year break from competing in this pageant (the two year break does not pertain to the Baby & Tiny Division winners (they can compete the next year).
CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS - ONLY TWO OUTFITS are required for the pageant; a Short Dress/or Gown for stage and Interview Outfit. These can be any style of color of contestants choice! The Interview Outfit will also be worn for the Opening Number during the pageant for ages 6+ years.
BABIES & LITTLE WILL NOT HAVE AN INTERVIEW.
OPTIONAL PHOTOGENIC - This competition is open to all age divisions. No Limit on number of photos submitted, but $30 fee applies to each photo. Photos can be wallet size up to 8.5 x 11, color or black & white. Name & age must be on the back of photo. All photos will be collected at registration.
OPTIONAL MODELING - Outfit can be sports related, a cute simple outfit, or glitzy attire. Make your own fashion statement! Two separate routines are allowed with a 1 minute time limit each. Modeling ability & personality will be scored. Accessories and handheld props allowed. Pageant supplies music for this category.
OPTIONAL TALENT - You can perform one or two separate talent routines with a maximum time limit of 2 minutes each. Acts that may be dangerous to our audience will not be allowed. If using music on a CD, CD's will be collected during talent show. This competition will not be available for Baby Division. "Little" Division Contestants choosing to perform talent, will do so at Sunday's 11:00am show.
MISS NEW ENGLAND COVER GIRL & COVER MISS - The contestants who sell the most ADS for the official Pageant PROGRAM BOOK. You can request advertising info.
MISS POPULARITY AWARD - The contestant from each show with the biggest cheering section in the audience will be named Miss Popularity & receive a beautiful Trophy, Sash, and Crown.
RECOMMENDING FRIENDS - Feel free to tell your friends about our pageant by directing them to our website. tell them to put your name on the application (Where did you hear of this pageant?). If you recommend one friend who enters - you will receive a BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP Trophy, or a FREE Optional Event. For each additional friend who you recommend that enters, you will receive a $100 CASH Award Award. Friends cannot be on our mailing list to qualify for this award.
GOLDEN SPIRIT AWARDS - We award Golden Spirit Plaques to 5th time Participants! Please let us know if this is your 5th year competing in the Miss New England Pageant.
If you compete in modeling and photogenic competitions you will be eligible for the SUPERMODEL AWARD (no additional fee)
10 PAGEANT QUEENS (one in each age division) will win a beautiful Crown, Trophy, Satin Sash, flowers, pageant jewelry, sceptor, invitation to attend other pageants as a royal guest, a $500 CASH Award and full pageant sponsorship to the Miss U.S. of America Pageant to be held in August where you can win thousands in prizes
GOLD & SILVER QUEENS - Crown, Sash, and Trophy
10 PAGEANT PRINCESSES (First Runners-Up in each age division)
will in a Beautiful Crown, Trophy, & Official Princess Sash
PAGEANT RUNNERS-UP - Trophy
SUPERMODEL - Crown, Sash, Trophy, and a CASH Award
SPIRIT of PAGEANTRY Plaque & Subscription to Pageantry Magazine
and photo in future issue of magazine
GOLDEN SPIRIT AWARDS - Plaque
TALENT WINNERS (in each age division) Beautiful Crown, Trophy, & Sash. Runners-up will receive a Medallion. Overall Talent winner will also
win CASH Award.
MODEL WINNERS (in each age division) Beautiful Crown, Trophy, Sash. Runners-up will receive a Medallion. Overall Model winner will also win a CASH Award.
PHOTOGENIC WINNERS (in each age division) Beautiful Crown, Trophy, Sash. Runners-up will receive a Medallion. Overall Photogenic winner
will also win a CASH Award.
MISS NEW ENGLAND COVER GIRL & COVER MISS will each win Crown, Sash, Trophy, Gifts & a CASH Award
MISS POPULARITY will win Crown, Sash, & Trophy
Will receive a Trophy, official Contestant Ribbon, and Gifts