John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
Date: May 21, 2016
Deadline to enter: May 1st – No Door Entries
Ages 0-4 Pageant information
Baby Miss: 0-18 months Tiny Miss : 19-35 months Jr. Princess: 3-4 years
The 0-4 years pageant is an open pageant. Contestants can reside in any state. The 0-4 years full pageant information can be found on the next page: CLICK HERE!
Ages 5-24 Pageant Information Below
Princess: 5-6 years Sweetheart : 7-9 years Preteen: 10-12 years
Jr. Teen: 13-15 years Teen: 16-18 years Miss: 19-24 years
Contestants must be a resident or be a full time student in North Carolina or South Carolina to compete for their state title. Age divisions will coordinate with our national pageant. Contestants must be between the ages of 5-24 on September 1, 2016. September 1st is the date that will determine the age division that the contestant will compete in at both the state and national pageant. She will compete in the same division for both state and if she qualifies for nationals.
Everyone wins a 3 post trophy and a crown.
State Title Information
Miss North Carolina State Titles will be awarded to the North Carolina contestant in each age division with the highest combined score from formal wear, casual wear and interview scores only.
North Carolina State Queens will receive a full round crown, trophy, state sash, contestant money collected (final amount is determined by how many contestants in that division) and she will receive her registration fee paid to Nationals 2016.
Miss South Carolina State Titles will be awarded to the South Carolina contestant in each age division with the highest combined score from formal wear, casual wear and interview scores only.
South Carolina State Queens will receive a full round crown, trophy, state sash, contestant money collected (final amount is determined by how many contestants in that division) and she will receive her registration fee paid to Nationals 2016.
Required Areas of Competition
Interview: 1/3 of final score
Each contestant will sit in a panel-style interview in front of all judges for 3 minutes. When contestants walk into the interview room, they will give a quick introduction. They will state their name, age and where they are from only. Interview questions will come from the contestant’s bio/emcee form. Judges will not ask current event or political questions. Judges want to get to know the young lady and see their personality. Contestants are required to wear an interview dress or suit. Choose something that reflects your personality.
Formal Wear: 1/3 of final score
Contestants must wear a floor length pageant dress that is age appropriate. Any color is acceptable. No mid-drift, two piece dresses. Judges will judge on overall first impression, appearance, stage presence and personality. Contestants will be allowed 90 seconds onstage in this event.
Casual Wear: 1/3 of final score
For this category clothing needs to be off the rack casual. No mid-drifts and no swim suits. Wear something that fits your personality. No custom music and no pro-am modeling. Contestants will be allowed 90 seconds onstage in this event.
Optional Areas of Competition
Photogenic: Optional, Photos are due May 9th.
Photogenic photos need to be emailed to Melinda Bell as a jpeg and as an attachment email@example.com
Photos may be naturally retouched but must still look like the contestant. No glitz photos. They will be scored by a different set of judges than pageant day judges.
Either color or black & white photos are acceptable. Please include contestant’s name and age division in your email. Judges will be looking for clarity, quality, and personality.
Ultimate Billboard Supreme:
The highest scoring photogenic photo will be named the Ultimate Billboard Supreme. The winner will have their winning photo displayed as a billboard poster at state. There will be one winner from ages 5-12 and one winner from ages 13-24.
Fun Fashion: Optional
For this category clothing needs to be runway ready. The outfit can be a cocktail, high-low, etc.
No mid-drifts and no swim suits. Wear something that fits your personality. No custom music and no
pro-am modeling. Contestants will be allowed 90 seconds onstage in this event.
The stage is a professional theatre wood stage. The Xs will be a Front T with contestants ending in the front middle X. They will not finish in the back. The emcee will have them exit from the front. Below is an example.
Schedule is subject to change. A final schedule will be emailed to contestants before the pageant.
5-24 years Contestant Registration – 9-10:00 a.m.
Interview 5-6 years- 10:30 a.m.
Interview 7-9 years- 10:45 a.m.
Interview 10-12 years- 11:00 a.m.
Interview 13-15 years- 11:15 a.m.
Interview 16-18 & 19-24 years- 11:30 a.m.
Check-in ages 0-4: 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Formal Wear 5-12 years- 1:00 p.m.
Formal Wear 13-24 years- 1:30 p.m.
Formal Wear 0-4 years – 2:00 p.m.
5-12 years Casual Wear: 2:45 p.m.
13-24 years Casual Wear: 3:15 p.m.
0-4 years Casual Wear: 3:45 p.m.
0-4 years Awards to follow Casual Wear.
Optional Fun Fashion 5-24 years – 4:45 p.m.
All 5-24 years Award Ceremony – 5:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Express & Suits, Sylva – 26 Rufus Robinson Road, Sylva, North Carolina
The hotel is just 8 minutes from the pageant venue. Hotel includes breakfast and an indoor pool.
1-828-631-1111 or use the following link to book: http://www.hiexpress.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=ex&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=DSBNC&_PMID=99801505&GPC=SGP
Room rates for standard rooms: $109.99.
Two queen suites (have a pull out sofa and kitchenette): $121.99
Score Sheets may be picked up at the registration table at the end of awards.
Any items left cannot be mailed.
NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED IN THE THEATRE
Carrie Abernathy will be taking multiple photos of all contestants during the pageant.
Photos will be available for purchase.