This pageant is part of Southern Grace Pageants. It does not lead to America's National Grace State or Nationals and does not hold a contract. It is an open pageant.
Pageant Breakdown 1:
Baby Miss: 0-11 months
Wee Miss: 12-23 months
Tiny Miss: 2 years
Pageant Breakdown 2:
Princess - 3-4 years
Petite Miss - 5-6 years
Sweetheart - 7-8 years
Pageant Breakdown 3:
Young Miss - 9-10 years
Jr. Miss - 11-12 years
Teen - 13-15 years
Contestants will compete same age they are on pageant day. No fallback but a contestant may move up a division if they choose. We will take 8 contestants per age division. Once a division is full, we will place contestants on a waiting list. If a group fills early, the director may split a division. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to see if a spot is open before you enter.
Grand Supremes and Mini Supremes (Awarded per Pageant Breakdown)
Large Crown, Custom Pageant Sash and gifts
Diva Supremes (Awarded per Pageant Breakdown)
Large Crown, Custom Pageant Sash and gifts
Large Crown, Custom Pageant Sash, Age Appropriate Gift
Division 1st and 2nd Alternates and Princess/Director Awards
People’s Choice Queens
Large Crown and Nice Toy/Gift
Age Division Photogenic Winners
Custom photogenic plaque
Age Division Casual Wear Winners, Division Side Awards: Best Dress, Best Hair, Best Smile will be awarded.
Southern Grace Pageants is a natural pageant system. Presentation, stage presence and personality are important factors.
Contestant Line-up: Line-up in each age division will be determined by the date your entry form and deposit or payments are received. First entry form with deposit received will be last contestant in line-up or your choice.
Hair: We do NOT allow clip on hair extensions or hair pieces for any age. A contestant will not be disqualified, however 1/10 of a point will be deducted from each judge on the appearance score from all stage events.
Make-up: No make-up ages 0-2.
Ages 3-6: No full stage make-up in all areas of competition. Natural light make-up only. Powder, light blush, light mascara and lipgloss.
Ages 7-12 may wear natural pageant make-up but enhanced for stage lighting: light blush, mascara, eye shadow, lipgloss, etc.
Ages 13-18 may wear full stage make-up.
Tans: Tans are allowed for ages 3-18 only but not required. Keep them light and natural. NO dark tans!
What’s NOT allowed: Fake eye lashes and flippers are NOT allowed ANY age. A contestant will not be disqualified, however 1/10 of a point will be deducted from each judge on the appearance score from all stage events. We will be checking backstage before each event.
Judging: We do not judge on facial beauty. We believe every contestant is beautiful, and we want to see the girls just have fun. Even though we tell our judges what our pageant system judges on, judges all have opinions, and you are being judged on their opinion. Your score will be a combination of their opinions. Judges’ score sheets will be given to contestants following awards. If you see a judge outside of the ballroom, just say hi. Any lengthy conversation is unfair to the other contestants and not allowed.
Formal Wear: Ages 0-2 should wear a babydoll style pageant dress, white pageant shoes and white socks. Stones are allowed. National Glitz cupcake dresses are not allowed.
Ages 3-4: Contestants can wear either a short babydoll dress or a floor length, pageant ballgown dress that is age appropriate. Any color is acceptable.
Ages 5-12: Contestants should wear a floor length, pageant ballgown dress that is age appropriate. Any color is acceptable.
Ages 13-15: Contestants can wear any floor length pageant dress that is age appropriate. Any color is acceptable.
What is not allowed: No mid-drift, two piece dresses.
Judges will judge on overall first impression, appearance, stage presence and personality. Formal walks need to be natural. No pro-am modeling is allowed. Formal Wear is worth 1/2 of final score when determining Grand Supreme and Mini Supreme Titles. Formal Wear is worth 100% of final score when determining Division titles.
Fun Fashion: All walks need to be under 75 seconds. Outfits may be custom made or off the rack. Wear something that fits their personality but with a runway look. No swimsuits, no stomachs showing. Can be but not limited too: cocktail dresses, high-low dress. Music is provided by SGP staff.
Judges will judge on overall first impression, appearance, stage presence and personality. Natural modeling is allowed. No pro-am modeling. Stage props are not allowed. You can have a hand held prop. Fun fashion is worth 1/2 of final score when determining Grand Supreme and Mini Supreme Titles. It is also worth 1/2 of final score when determining the Diva Supreme title.
Photogenic – Photos are due September 12th. There will be one winner per age division for photogenic awards. Photogenic is also worth 1/2 of final score when determining the Diva Supreme title and the Billboard Supreme Title.
Photogenic photos need to be emailed to Melinda Bell as a jpeg and as an attachment only. High resolution photos only sent from a computer. Do not forward from your phone or use snapshots. Email to: email@example.com. Photos may be naturally retouched but must still look like the contestant. No glitz photos. Photos 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.
Diva Supreme: Those registered for this title are eligible. Highest scoring contestant in Fun Fashion and Photogenic combined with be crowned Diva Supreme. This title is crowned 3rd after Grand and Mini Supreme. It cannot be double crowned.
People’s Choice Queens: There will be one People’s Choice Queen per supreme breakdown awarded to the contestant who obtains the most votes from her fans. Each vote is $1. Bring all votes to check-in the day of the pageant.
Dressing Rooms/Backstage: Contestants will be allowed ONLY one chaperone in the dressing area and backstage. Siblings and friends will need to wait in the lobby or ballroom.
Photography: No cameras, cell phones, or other devices used as cameras allowed in the ballroom. Video is allowed of your daughter only. Southern Grace Staff is not responsible for any items left or stolen at the pageant venue. Please leave valuables at home. Most importantly, every contestant is a winner. We expect everyone to respect each other and refrain from any negative remarks. Any concerns or questions need to be addressed to the pageant staff only.
Stage Set-up:The pageant is a ballroom with a riser, carpet stage. It is set up line a long runway. Someone will be backstage to assist contestants onstage. There will be a back X and a front X. Use most of your time at the front X. Judges will be located at the end of the runway.
Contestants will have 75 seconds per stage event. Once they hit 75 seconds, they will be called off stage. It is a good idea to practice before the pageant, so that the contestants understand when they are being called onto the stage and off stage.
Final Schedule: Order of Competition: Formal Wear, Fun Fashion, Awards. Wear Fun Fasthion for awards.
Miss American Beauty Pageant Schedule:
0-2 years check-in: 9:00-9:30
Formal Wear 0-2 years: 10:00
Fun Fashion 0-2 years: 10:45
0-2 years awards to follow Fun Fashion.
3-8 years check-in: 11:30-12:00
Formal Wear 3-8 years: 12:15
Fun Fashion 3-8 years: 1:00
3-8 years awards to follow Fun Fashion.
9-15 years check-in: 2:00-2:30
Formal Wear 9-15 years: 3:00
Fun Fashion 9-15 years: 3:45
9-15 years awards to follow Fun Fashion.
Pageant Entry Fee: Early Bird Special: $95 (Must be paid in full by June 1st.)
Regular Entry Fee after early bird special: $115
Your entry fee includes: Formal Wear, Fun Fashion, 1 photogenic photo, side optionals and eligibility for Grand Supreme, Mini Supreme and Division Queen titles.
Deposits: A contestant may hold her spot in the pageant with a $35 deposit. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable for this pageant. Deposits are not an extra cost. They come from the entry fee.
Diva Supreme: $20
Discounts Received: Only one discount may be used besides the referral discounts.
Sibling Discount: Second sibling receives $25 off
Referral Discount: $25 off each referral entered
Extra Photogenic: $5 (Due at photogenic deadline.)
Admissions: $10 fee, contestants and children 3 & under free
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to see if a spot is open before you enter.
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