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5 Tips to Getting More People's Choice Votes

With the rise of social media, many pageants are initiating a People’s Choice at multiple levels of competition. Some pageants use social media to link to the pageant’s website where a vote can cost $1 to raise money for charity while oth...

16, August 2017

Pageant Arrival Etiquette: What You NEED To Know

There are several phases of events you'll go through when it comes to competing for a crown. First you'll research systems and possibly meet with a director or attend open calls. Next, you may do appearances with a local title before preparin...

20, July 2017

What Should Be Included in a Pageant Photo Package?

Next to an appearance, few things can help market a pageant or a queen like a good pageant photo package. Attractive photos of a pageant can help recruit new contestants and build sponsorship for the director, as well as bring attention and pageant-r...

19, June 2017

What You NEED to Know to Win a Festival Pageant

Call them what you will, festival pageants are a different genre of pageant altogether. Also referred to as royalty, scholarship, ambassador programs or the like, these pageants are typically run in cooperation with a fair or festival. Winners are ch...

11, May 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, and how you can start your jour...

24, April 2017

What Pageant Judges Look for When Judging Photogenic

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 communication about our brands today comes from photos, so it&rsqu...

26, February 2017

Guidelines for Parents When Practicing for a Pageant

“Parents, particularly those involved in children's pageants, often forget that it's just a pageant which can be equated to Little League for boys – a hobby where one learns good sportsmanship, gains self-esteem and most impo...

18, December 2016

How to Perfect Your Pageant Walk

Nothing is more important to your overall pageant score than perfecting your pageant walk and mastering your pageant pose. I have seen girls with perfect swimsuit bodies score average while girls with average bodies have score perfectly. Likewise I&#...

17, March 2016

The Ultimate Guide to African American Pageants

The pageant world broadens itself daily as new and exciting systems are emerging. There are so many different types of pageants out there for every type of pageant girl that it’s difficult to keep track of them all. On the bright side, you have...

12, March 2016

Crown and Sash Etiquette: Are You Breaking the Rules?

Some systems do not clarify the "rules" or "etiquette" of wearing your crown and sash, but it is a topic of great importance for pageant queens and directors. Without realizing it, wearing the wrong sash and crown to an appearance...

11, March 2016

Why You Should Compete as a Ms Contestant

It's easy to get down in the dumps about a Ms. title. Historically, the Ms. title in front of a name denoted a divorcee or the crazy cat lady down the street. It used to mark the time when youth is lost on us and we are no longer privy to the Mis...

06, March 2016

6 Pageant Platform Money Raising Ideas That Are Guaranteed to Work!

Raising money for your platform can be rewarding and fun, but only if you know how to get started. Here's how to raise money for your platform! Miss Pennsylvania Collegiate America 2019 Alexis Wintle at the Portland Sea Dogs Mother&rs...

27, October 2015

What To Do When You Start Rambling During Your Pageant Onstage Question

The onstage question.... Now if you talk to some contestants, the onstage question is both the most stressful part of the competition and the most rewarding. Being asked an onstage question usually means that you have advanced to the next round of co...

10, May 2015

9 Tips to Scheduling More Pageant Appearances

If you're hoping to get a lot of appearances with your pageant title, you need to put in the legwork. While it's okay for your director to schedule some of them, you can do some good by putting your name out there. Follow these 9 tips to ensu...

23, April 2015

What is the Difference Between Natural & Glitz Pageants?

Yes, the media is overrun with the "Toddlers & Tiaras" image of pageantry... and while those pageants are exceptional, there is so much more to the pageant world that just "glitz"! To reality television, it is normal to s...

08, February 2015

How and When to Stand in Pretty Feet

The typical "pretty feet" every pageant girl is taught, is simple. But some girls are thrown into the pageant world without even being taught the pretty feet! Crazy, I know. But today I am here to show you the proper way and when to stand i...

04, December 2014

How to Hide Stretch Marks

Miss Indonesia 2019 Fredrika Cull. Photo: Miss Universe Organization Stretch marks: the one body flaw women are conditioned to fear from the time they hit puberty. It isn’t unusual to hear an expectant mother express concern over the pos...

16, October 2014

5 Positive Things We Learn From Pageantry

Many have the impression that pageantry is composed of beautiful, fit women who are self-absorbed, superficial and lack intellect. Once you become a part of this world you will realize that is far from the truth. Admittedly, the girls are beautiful; ...

18, June 2014

A Pageant Girl's Guide to Social Media

We're constantly surrounded with the latest news on our friends and family. We get so much information from social media these days.  What you post on your Facebook or Twitter can definitely affect your future career and opportunities. Bu...

22, May 2014

Service Project Ideas for Pageant Contestants

We've all seen the stereotypical portrayals of pageant contestants, a la Miss Congeniality, spreading peace, love and beauty throughout the world. I say, it's a tough job and someone's gotta do it! So, why not you? Making a difference i...

21, May 2014

10 First Pageant Tips You Need To Know (+ Prep Course)

Being a first timer in ANYTHING is uncomfortable and pageantry is no different. There are questions that you should be asking that you don't even know to ask because you have never competed before. To help with this we have created a pageant prep...

09, December 2013

How Tall Do You Have To Be To Compete In Pageants?

Girls across the country dream of becoming the next Miss USA or Miss America, but many wonder if there is a height requirement to compete in pageants. Well good news for the vertically challenged out there, most major pageants do not have a height re...

16, November 2013

How To Make Yourself A Stand Out in Introduction

Outside of pageant interview, your onstage introduction is the best way to connect with the judges. The introduction varies slightly from system to system, but as a generalized statement you are simply giving the judges a second glimpse at your poise...

07, November 2013

How to Prepare for a Pageant (Step by Step)

There are numerous things to take into consideration when preparing for a pageant. One thing however comes to mind immediately is your budget. If you have been competing in the sport of pageantry for a time, then you know full well the expense that i...

04, November 2013


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