Miss NORTH GEORGIA, PEACH STATE - February 9, 2020

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Registration is now open - closes January 26th

AMERICA'S NATIONAL GRACE STATE DIVISIONS - Ages 5-24

Princess: 5-6 years

Sweetheart: 7-9 years

Preteen: 10-12 years

Junior Teen: 13-15 years

Teen: 16-18 years

Miss: 19-24 years

Competition Information - ages 5-24

Contestants must be a resident of Georgia to be eligible for Miss North Georgia and Miss Peach State

Southern Grace Valentine's titles are open to all contestants. No state restrictions.

Age divisions will coordinate with our national pageant.

Contestants must be between the ages of 5-24 on September 1, 2020. 


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.

AWARDS

Everyone will win a crown and a custom plaque plus receive a swag bag at registration.


3 Queens per age division: Miss North Georgia, Miss Peach State & Southern Grace Valentine's + 1st and 2nd Alternates and Directors Awards

Age Division Side Awards: Casual Wear Winner, Onstage Introduction Winner, Best Dress, Prettiest Hair & Prettiest Smile

Optional Awards: Photogenic Winner & Billboard Winners


Valentine's OOC Supreme & Beauty Supreme: Large Crown, Sash and $50 Cash onstage! (Must have 5 or more entries to award cash)

STATE TITLE INFORMATION

Miss North Georgia Titles will be awarded 1st to Georgia contestants in each age division and will come from formal wear/onstage introduction and casual wear scores only. Open to Georgia contestants only. State Queens will be asked to sign a contract. We do not have a non-compete clause. Sample contracts can be found in the handbook given to contestants.


North Georgia Queens will receive an official state, full round crown, custom plaque, state sash, contestant money collected (final amount is determined by contestants in that division) and her entry fees paid to Nationals 2020. ($285 value) She will also win a paid queen’s day trip to Medieval Times and Valentine gifts.


Miss Peach State Titles will be awarded 2nd to Georgia contestants in each age division and will come from formal wear/onstage introduction and casual wear scores only. Open to Georgia contestants only.  State Queens will be asked to sign a contract. We do not have a  non-compete clause. Sample contracts can be found in the handbook given to contestants.


Peach State Queens will receive an official state, full round crown, custom plaque, state sash, contestant money collected (final amount is determined by contestants in that division), $200 off her fees to Nationals 2020 and a paid queen’s day trip to Medieval Times and Valentine gifts.


Southern Grace Valentine's Titles will be awarded after the Peach State Title . This title is open to all states. It does not act as a state title but eligible for fees off nationals.


Valentine's Queens will receive a full round crown, custom plaque, sash, $100 off her fees to Nationals 2020 and Valentine gifts.

REQUIRED AREAS OF COMPETITION FOR ALL CONTESTANTS

Formal Wear: 1/2 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 75 seconds onstage in this event.


Introduction: 1/3 of formal wear score


Contestants will have a short introduction onstage during their formal walks. They will enter the stage and present the intro at the first X which is located in the back. A national queen will hand them the microphone. Introductions must include but not limited to the following: Name, age and where they are from. Ex: Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am Rachel McLain from Georgia and I am 22 yrs old. Thank you. (You can make this your own.) Introductions must stay under 15 seconds and is timed separate from formal wear allotted time of 75 seconds. 


Valentine's Wear: 1/2 of final score

For this category clothing can be custom made or off the rack. It must include a piece of clothing that represents Valentines. No mid-drifts and no swimsuits. Can be any style or color. Wear something that fits your personality. No custom music and no pro-am modeling. Contestants will be allowed 75 seconds onstage in this event.


Pageant Rules

Hair:

Permanent hair extensions are allowed, as we can not ask a contestant to take those out. 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:

Make-up is NOT allowed for ages 0-4. 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. 

Ages 5-12 may wear natural pageant make-up: light blush, mascara, eye shadow, lipgloss, etc. 


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.


New for 2020, spray tans are allowed for ages 5-24 only.


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. There will be out-of-town judges. 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.


OPTIONAL COMPETITION: PHOTOGENIC

Photos are due January 26th. Everyone is eligible if they submit a photo but the deadline.


Photogenic photos need to be emailed to Melinda Bell as a jpeg and as an attachment only. mbell@sgpageants.com.


Do not email photos from a cell phone. A cell phone changes sizing. Send original large file. 


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 the state pageant. There will be one winner from ages 5-12 and one winner from ages 13-24.

STAGE SET-UP

The stage is a riser stage. Looking at the stage, you will enter from the back right. 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 then call them off stage to exit back left.

SCHEDULE

Schedule is subject to change. A final schedule will be emailed to contestants before the pageant.

Venue Opens – 9:00 a.m.


See 0-4 year paperwork for their full schedule for Saturday morning.


5-12 Check-in – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
5-12 Formal Wear – 1:15p.m.
5-12 Valentine's Wear – 2:00 p.m.
5-12 Awards – wear formal gowns – 2:45 p.m.

New State Queen Photos – Following awards


13-24 Check-in – 2:00-2:45 p.m.
13-24 Formal Wear – 3:15 p.m.
13-24 Valentine's Wear – 4:00 p.m.
13-24 Awards – wear formal gowns – 4:30 p.m.

New State Queen Photos – Following awards

ENTRY FEES

State Pageant at a Preliminary Price!

Deadline for final payments: January 26th
All PayPal payments will be charged the 4% PayPal fee. 


Miss North Georgia, Miss Peach State & Southern Grace Valentine's Package: 

Fee: $115
Your entry fee includes:
Formal Wear, Valentine's Wear, Photogenic & Billboard, age division side awards and eligibility for all awarded Titles.
 

Southern Grace Valentine's Only:

Fee: $65

Your entry fee includes:
Formal Wear, Valentine's Wear, Photogenic & Billboard, age division side awards and eligibility for the Southern Grace Valentine's title only.


Valentine OOC Supreme and Beauty Supreme: $15 each or Both for $20


Mandatory (All Contestants): Photography Package - This will include one stage shot per event entered......Fee: $10

If you wish to purchase full photos taken of a contestant, you can do so. Upgrade to a Full photo package for an additional fee: Early Bird - $20, Day of Pageant - $30


Mandatory (State Pageant Contestants Only): Contestant's Queen Gift, Cash day of pageant..... $40. ($20 will be awarded to the North Georgia Queen in her division and $20 awarded to the Peach State Queen in her division.)


Each Extra Photogenic: $10


Deposits:
A contestant can hold her spot in the pageant with a $50 deposit. Deposits are non-refundable and non- transferable for this pageant. Deposits are not an extra cost. They come from the entry fee.


Discounts Received:
Only one discount can be used besides the referral discounts. (Ex: Sibling discount cannot be combined with a coupon received from another pageant. She can however refer friends and use those discounts on top of her other discount.)


Sibling Discount: Second sibling receives $30 off


Referral Discount: $25 off each referral entered

ADMISSION

$10


Children - 3 and younger - free