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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...

24, March 2020

Best Pageant Photographers: 2020 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...

03, February 2020

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 ...

31, October 2019

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...

09, June 2019

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 ...

02, May 2019

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 ...

01, May 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

17, February 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

How to Raise Money for Pageants

Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin and Miss New York 2018 Rahmeka Cox support Children's Miracle Network. Photo: Miss America Facebook So, you want to compete in a pageant? Chances are if you are competing in a pageant, there is some...

22, August 2017

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