DATE OF COMPETITION: August 16-18, 2018 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
LOCATION: Palm Beach State College, Eissey Campus Theatre
HOST HOTEL: Double Tree PGA -Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
FITNESS COMPETITION: Aerobic Wear- May be any color, one or two piece, long or short. No thongs. Tennis shoes, athletic or keds. Recommended color is any, recommended sock color any color. May not wear high-heel tennis shoes.
PRIVATE INTERVIEW: Your score is based on how well you show the judges your ability to articulate, show confidence, as well as your overall personality and appearance. Many questions during your interview may come from your application form.
EVENING GOWN: Floor length gown any color any style. Your score is based on your poise, posture and overall look, how well your carry yourself as well as how well your choice of gown compliments you.
OPENING NUMBER: Evening Gown & Masquerade mask held with stick, any color, masquerade mask color should match gown.
SCORING SYSTEM: 331/3% fitness, 33 1/3% evening gown, 331/3% private interview. On stage interviews are worth 5 points, which is added to final score.
APPEARANCES: When you receive your banner it is time to make appearances. Go to your local newspaper or Chamber of Commerce and find the local happenings in your community. Select the things that fit into your schedule and that interest you. It could be a parade, Special Olympics or Grand Opening to a new business. What ever it is, you will be a strong and positive addition to the event.
JUDGES: We take a great deal of pride in selecting our judges. This is a very important job and we take it very seriously. The type of judges we select have been selected based on their credentials and their ability to select a person that is the best choice based on the overall performance of the contestant. The women selected will be the best representative of all the contestants that have competed that year.
SPONSORSHIP: Entrance fee can be paid by the contestant or may be paid by sponsors. What does a sponsor get in return for giving you money for your entrance fee. This is up to you. The best way is by doing an appearance or appearances in exchange. Most business would have to pay a model for appearances, why not you. You can model clothing, sign composite cards, greet people at the door, etc. All fees are non refundable.
PLAT FORM: A Platform is something you do for someone or group that means a lot to you. It is something you are passionate about. It is always nice to do things in your community and there are many ways to do that. Volunteering in anyway on an ongoing bases can be considered a platform.
WHAT DO I NEED TO GET STARTED: Fill out the apply form by clicking on Become a Contestant
PHOTO: Everyone needs to send a photo with their application. Can I change my head shot? Yes, you may change your head shot as long as it is turned in before the deadline for the program book. (A selfie is acceptable)
OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Contestant must currently reside, work, go to school, or own property in the state they represent. If contestant lives in a state that holds a pageant, contestant must compete in their state pageant unless she has held a state title in the US Continental Pageant System in that state
Ms. contestants may be single, divorced, widowed or married and be 18 years of age or older.
Mrs. contestants must be married and be 18 years of age or older
Contestant must be born female.
Contestant must never have been convicted of a felony crime.