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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...

04, March 2019

Best Pageant Photographers: 2019 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...

08, January 2019

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...

31, December 2018

Best in Pageantry FAQs

Ah, awards season is upon us. The Best in Pageantry Awards season takes place in December and January each year as a way to honor excellence in the pageant community. This is your chance to be recognized for the hard work you do all year long and to ...

13, December 2018

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

What is the Average Amount of Times a Girl Competes in a Pageant Before She Wins?

Mrs. America 2018, Mekayla Eppers, Mrs. Jamaica 2017, Dionne Tarter and Mrs. Belarus 2017, Daria Reut at the 2018 Mrs. World Pageant in South Africa. Photo: Dionne Tarter Facebook According to a report released on Women’s News on January...

01, August 2018

How to Become a Pageant Director

Leanne Pinard Baum is co-owner of the Miss Long Island Pageant. She and Jacqueline Riker are the Executive Directors. Photo: Leanne Pinard Baum Pageant directors are some of the most passionate pageant enthusiasts in the industry. They are not on...

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

How to Market Your Pageant

The International Junior Miss titleholders from Oregon and Washington. Photo: Kathy Whittaker Photography Congratulations! You have decided to be a pageant director. This is no easy feat! A director serves as the heartbeat of the pageant. You are...

07, April 2018

How to Market Your Titleholders

Princess of America Senior Division Queens 2017. Photo: The Imagine Studios One of the most important things that a director can do to make their pageant successful is to learn how to market their titleholders effectively. In fact, next to hav...

07, April 2018

Why You Need to Know Yourself Before You Can Win

One time, I heard a story of a young Miss contestant who had won “too soon.” She had the makings to become the next Miss America in a few more years, but she had already won her state title and she just wasn’t ready. That idea struc...

26, March 2018

Why You Need a Star Quality to Win Your Next Pageant

When you are preparing for a pageant, you always want to set yourself up for success and you can't do that unless you have a positive self image. To figure out the best way to develop that winning self image, I talked to the coaches with The Tiar...

25, March 2018

How to Walk in a Glitz Pageant

Chloe Alford participates in the Miss Tri-State BBQ 2017 80s Wear Competition. Photo: Chloe Alford Pageants come in all shapes and sizes. One of the oldest types of pageants is glitz. Dating back to "May Queen festivals" held in Br...

24, March 2018

Types of Glitz Pageants and What's Best for You

  Contestants from Miss Supreme Glitz. Photo: Miss Supreme Glitz Website Pageants are a fun pastime for everyone! There is a pageant out there for everyone to enter regardless of your age, size or personal interests. When most people thin...

24, March 2018

Etiquette Tips That No One Tells You as a Pageant Contestant

Within pageantry, there are certain unspoken rules that can influence the judges' decision when it comes to who will walk away with the title. Proper pageant etiquette is essential for all serious pageant competitors and can make the difference&n...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Rules That All Pageant Coaches Should Follow

Coach Lu Sierra works with the Miss Universe Organization titleholders. Photo: Lu Sierra Coaches play a crucial role in the journey of pageant contestants. They guide girls in every element of the competition, teaching them the ins and outs of th...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Rules That Every Pageant Judge Must Know

Judge and Journalist Maria Menounos speaks during the 2018 Miss America Competition press conference at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 10, 2017, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Photo: Getty Images/Michael Loccisano Judging a pageant is no easy t...

17, March 2018

What Directors Need to Know About Pageant Etiquette

Diane Hardgrove (in green), Director of the Mrs. New York America Pageant surrounded by her contestants. Photo: Mrs. New York America Pageant directors are not just the people in charge, but they are the backbone of the entire pageant system. ...

17, March 2018

Etiquette Guidelines for Every Pageant Parent to Follow

So your daughter competes in pageants! No doubt, she's the star of the show while you're attending the competition. All eyes are on her most of the time, but it's important to remember that as parents, our actions do not go unnoticed in t...

17, March 2018

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...

11, March 2018

How to Get Modeling Jobs: The Definitive Guide

Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2018 and model Sofie Rovenstine. Photo: Matt Castonos Many young girls consider pageantry to be a gateway into the modeling industry. For many titleholders, it has been. We can look at success stories like Olivia Culpo ...

11, March 2018

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