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Setting (and achieving) Pageant Goals

Here we are - the dreaded final quarter of the year. It’s a barren wasteland of abandoned planners and empty Ben and Jerry’s containers, where once-beloved pageant goals are pushed aside, only to die slowly…pitiful and forgotten. ...

01, September 2022

101 Pageant Tips (for First Time Contestants)

So you've signed up for a pageant and you don't know where to start preparing... Or, maybe you haven't signed up yet but you're trying to pick a pageant to participate in. The pageant world can be overwhelming when everything is ...

04, February 2022

Best Pageant Photographers: 2022 Edition

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

05, January 2022

Beauty Pageant Statistics

Knowledge is power. That's why we wanted you to know all about the beautiful planet of pageantry. We've compiled a comprehensive list of interesting and vital facts for you to learn more about our industry. From coaching to prize packages to ...

06, May 2021

Pageant Talent: The Complete Guide

Pageant talent is one of the hardest areas of competition. You need to be both technically proficient and highly entertaining. From deciding what pageant talent to perform to picking out the perfect outfit to highlight your skills, how do you kn...

05, May 2021

How to Set Goals (and Achieve Them)

We always talk about the details of how to perfect your walk, how to do your pageant makeup or what to wear for competition, but there is a much larger part of pageant prep that needs to be discussed: pageant goals. Without setting goals each year, m...

04, May 2021

How to be a Successful Titleholder

We hope that our new guide, “How to be a Successful Titleholder” will become the go-to guide book for your incredible reign! One of our main priorities at Pageant Planet is to empower every titleholder in the industry by giving them ...

03, May 2021

Pageant Dictionary: Beginners Guide

Pageantry is an industry with its own language. If you're new to the glitz and glamour of pageantry, you're likely unfamilar with all of the terminology you'll need to know. Let us at Pageant Planet be your pageant concierge and conn...

02, May 2021

Skin Care Routine for Beauty Queens

You've heard a million times that having a skin care routine is so very important. If you're here, you probably know your skin is one of the most important aspects of our look as pageant contestants. We here at Pageant Planet understand ...

02, May 2021

How Do Judges Score Beauty Pageants?

Wouldn't you like to get into the mind of a pageant judge and know exactly what they are looking for? Know exactly how they score the contestants? While we can't read minds, we can give some insight on how exactly judges score beauty pageants...

30, April 2021

7 Best Ideas for Pageant Talent

Many pageants are now requiring contestants to perform a talent on stage as part of the judging process. This often worries some girls if they can't figure out their talent. I promise, even if  you think you aren't talented, you have the...

30, April 2021

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...

26, April 2021

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...

23, April 2021

15 Pageant Contestant and Titleholder Gift Ideas

So you’ve created a pageant budget and up until this point you’ve been doing an awesome job about sticking to it!  What you probably didn’t remember to budget into your pageant funds are contestant gifts and a gift for the outg...

27, October 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Pageant Headshots

Pageant headshots... your chance to show the judges your best side before you walk into competition. With so much pressure on just one photograph, how do you create the perfect pageant headshot? How should you wear your hair for a pageant headshots p...

10, December 2018

How to Become a Pageant Director

Pageant directors are some of the most passionate pageant enthusiasts in the industry. They are not only knowledgeable of their system and pageantry as a whole, but they are also organized, outgoing people who can get a job done. Directors don't ...

07, April 2018

How to Start Your Own Pageant

Making the decision to start your own pageant can mark a monumental change in your life. The transition from a competitor, or even a pageant fan, to a pageant director, is a big leap. There is a lot of work that must go on behind the scenes in order ...

07, April 2018

Etiquette Rules That Every Pageant Judge Must Know

Judging a pageant is no easy task. You are presented with a number of contestants who you see for a total of fewer than 30 minutes each and expected to choose who will be a role model and leader within the surrounding community for the next year. In ...

17, March 2018

Top 10 Best Pageants for Moms to Compete in

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 dreams and goals. Luckily, pageantry offers a wide range of com...

03, March 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 Find Beauty Pageants to Compete in

For those who are new to the pageant world, finding information on the first initial steps can be a difficult process. Pageant preparation is, of course, an ongoing process of discovery. But finding a pageant is a hard step as well. This article...

04, February 2018

Top 10 Tips to Succeed at National American Miss

National American Miss isn't your usual beauty pageant. It isn't actually a beauty pageant at all. The pageant doesn't focus on physical beauty but instead focuses on molding young girls into confident and poised young ladies. If you are ...

18, November 2017

How to Prepare for a Local Miss America Pageant

Arguably the first American beauty pageant, Miss America has been making small town girls' dreams come true for decades. How do you get started on your journey to becoming the next Miss America? Well, every Miss America started out the same way. ...

01, September 2017

3 Qualities You Need to Win a Pageant

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 you are competing with so many girls in your division, what makes one contestant mor...

27, August 2017


Setting (and achieving) Pageant Goals

Setting (and achieving) Pageant Goals

Diet vs. Exercise: Which Deserves The Weight Loss Title?

Diet vs. Exercise: Which Deserves The Weight Loss Title?

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2015 Edition

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2015 Edition

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2017 Edition

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2017 Edition

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2016 Edition

Best Evening Gowns in Pageantry: 2016 Edition