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Mississippi's 2014 Miss Heart of the USA STATE PAGEANT
August 22th and 23rd, 2014
Woolmarket Community Center
There are only two ways to get to the 2014 Mississippi State Pageant and Success Celebration!
1. Enter a local Preliminary and Win! Check out the currently schedule Preliminaries below:
(your prize package will include your 2014 State entry fee):
Hattiesburg's Miss Heart of the USA
Saturday, May 24, 2014
2. Register to represent you County/City "At Large" :
Unbelievable --"Early Bird" Special......only $75
that's $224 off the retail value of $299!
*This amazing special will end when we have 20 Mississippi At Large Queens who have registered! So hurry .....before you spot is gone
Once you have used the paypal button below to pay your registration fee
make sure to come back to this page to fill our the actual registration form at the very bottom!
We have........only 6 Spots Left!
Her Queen's Kit will include:
*Her beautiful momogrammed City/County Queen's Sash
*Her sparkling City/County Queen's Tiara
*Her rhinestone sash pin
*Her entry fee paid to the 2014 Mississippi State Pageant
*Her Mississippi State Pageant Welcome Packet
*Her membership to the exclusive "Queen's Only" Miss Heart of the USA
Queens Group Facebook page!
MISSISSIPPI STATE ($500 Supreme Beauty)
Thank you for your interest in the Mississippi State
Miss Heart of the USA Pageant Program!
OUR GOAL IS PROVIDE YOU WITH AN AWESOME, FUN PAGEANT EXPERIENCE WHILE TOGETHER WE RAISE 100,000 CANNED FOOD ITEMS FOR FOOD BANKS ACROSS Mississippi during the 2013-2014 Pageant Year!
PLEASE NOTE --You Must Compete in the 2014 Mississippi State Pageant in order to advance to the 2014 Nationals (in Orlando, Florida) as a Mississippi State Queen
State Pageant Information
Your division is based on your age as of January 1st, 2014!
Baby Miss (Ages 0-23 months)
Tiny Miss (Ages 2-4 years)
Little Miss (Ages 5-7)
Petite Miss (Ages 8-10)
Junior Miss (Ages 11-13)
Teen Miss (Ages 14-16)
Miss (Ages 17-23)
Ms (ages 24 -39)
Classic Ms (ages 40 and Up)
AREAS OF COMPETITION:
Self Introduction - Little Miss - Ms. Divisions will do a self introduction (must be under 1 minute). Attire for this self introduction is Black Skirt or Capris and Miss Heart of the USA Official State Pageant Tee Shirt. Introduction should include (60 seconds) -- Name, Title and something that you have enjoyed or learned during your MHoftheUSA reign, your favorite Community Serivice project, etc.
Baby Miss and Tiny Miss Divisions will not do a self introduction instead they will compete in their Miss Heart of the USA Tee Shirts an a Black Skirt or Capris and be introduced by our emcee.
Formalwear - Baby Miss and Tiny Miss Divisions will need a short pageant dress. Little Miss may compete in either a short or long pageant dress. Petite Miss - Ms. Divisions will need a long pageant dress. Contestants will be judged on personality, fit and style of garment (overall appearance) and poise & smile (stage presence).
Each City/County Queen gets one Photogenic entry (1 picture) free-- this is included in her overall entry fee along with her Community Service Scrapbook -- free!
You may enter as many optionals as you like , there is a small fee ($35 if paid for by June 13, 2014......then it will be $40) for each addtional optional. You may enter as many photos are you like, the first one is free, additional photos will be $15 in advance $20 after June 13, 2014.
Photogenic - Photos can be of any size and do not have to be professionally done. They can be a head-shot or full body shot. Photos are scored on personality projection, clarity and overall photogenic qualities. Photos need to be turned into the Registration Desk as soon as you arrive at State. You may enter up to five (5) additional photos. The one photo with the highest score will be used as your photogenic score. All photos submitted must have the contestants name and age division on the back. Photos that do not have proper labeling will not be judged. All photos must be picked up immediately following the competition at the Registration Desk.
Heart Themed - This area of competition is a chance for you to show us your sense of style. Get creative with your outfit! This outfit can be custom made or "off the rack". Model like you are in a fashion show. You will be judged on overall appearance, stage presence, and personality.
Community Service Scrapbook-Your year as a Miss Heart of the USA Queen- As a Miss Heart Of the USA Queen you are encouraged to get involved in your community. This can be by volunteering at a local children's hospital, working at your local food bank or getting involved with a local charity. . . We also want you to help promote the Miss Heart of the USA program and mission (Stomping Out Hunger One County at a Time) by riding in parades, making appearances at a local fairs/festivals etc., the opportunities are endless...the reward is that you will help to grow the number of contestants who compete in our pageants and therefore help to increase the number of hungry families we help feed. To compete in this optional category use a scrapbook to keep a record or all the things you do to represent Miss Heart of the USA........Remember “It’s your reign......make it a great one!” ...... This Scrapbook must be turned in at check-in.
Your Community Service Scrapbook is Judged FREE!
Personal Interview- This Optional is for Little Miss Contestants through Ms Contestants. The Dress is Business or Sunday Attire...A 3-5 minute interview with the judges focusing on how the Contestants feels about the Community Service Part of our Program....
Essay- for Little Miss - Ms Divisions -- a one page essay entitled: "Why Community Service is important to me!"
Your total score is compiled of your scores in Self Introduction, Formal Wear, your one highest score in the Optional Categories. One Photogenic entry (1 photo) along with your Community Service Scrapbook are included in your overall entry fee. You may elect to compete in all of the optionals (there will be an additional charge for each additional optional). In the case of a tie...we move to the next optional score..so it is advisable to enter as many optionals as possible. Scores are tabulated by computer!!!
SELF-INTRODUCTION + FORMAL WEAR + OPTIONAL(1) = TOTAL SCORE
OPTIONAL PRIZES!: Optional Categories will have a Divisional Winner! Divisional Winners will receive a beautiful Miss Heart of the USA Trophy declaring her the Divisional Winner of that Optional (Heart Themed, Photogenic, Community Service, Interview or Essay).
DIVISIONAL PRIZES: Queens will receive a Miss Heart of the USA State Sash, beautiful State Rhinestone Tiara, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and their $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida ....where they will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
SUPREME BEAUTY Our Supreme Beauty will receive a Miss Heart of the USA State Sash, beautiful State Rhinestone Crown, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and their $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida ....where they will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
$500 in Cash!
oUR MOST PRESTIGIOUS "Signature" TITLES
All County/City Queen have the opportunity to vie for these special "Signature Titles!"
Please Note: It is the Queens responsiblity to keep track of her monthly/yearly totals! She must submit paperwork backing up her monthly totals to the State Office by the Fifth of the following month! However, this is for proof of activity only! The State Office does not keep track of your points, that is your responsiblity......you must be prepared to submit a final total in all the "Signature Title" catagories in which you wish to be considered at the 2014 Kentucky State pageant upon check-in!
There is no extra charge to participate and all Queens are encouraged to do so. We recommend qualifying or registering as soon as possible, so you have as plenty of time to vie for these "Signature Titles" ! You may start working on your "Signature Title" points as soon as you have won a preliminary or registered as an "At Large Queen"--canned goods may be turned in all year long at any preliminary and will be credited towards "State" --we will keep track of your totals. In addition, you will be given a receipt each time you turn in canned goods at a prelim. Points can be earned for referring a contestant to any and all of our preliminaries, not just the one in which you participate.
Queen of Hearts: All of our pageants are food drives. Contestants competing are required to turn in 20 canned food items the day of the pageant. Contestant are encouraged to work with their communities to collect additional canned food items above and beyond their required 20. The contestant that turns in the most canned food items during her reign will be crowned our Queen of Hearts.
Our 2014 Queen of Hearts will receive a Miss Heart of the USA State Sash, beautiful Rhinestone Crown, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and her $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida... where she will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
For more information on this program to www.missheartoftheusa.com/starsbeesandbars
As a City/County Queen with the Miss Heart of the USA pageant, you are encouraged to participate in community service activities. In your queens kit you will receive tracking forms to be submitted monthly. The contestant with the most "Community Hours" is awarded this title!
Our 2014 Community Queen will receive a Miss Heart of the USA State Sash, Beautiful State Rhinestone Tiara, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and her $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida... where she will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
For more information on this program to www.missheartoftheusa.com/starsbeesandbars
SpokesModel (s): All City and County Queens are highly encourage to help promote the Miss Heart of the USA Pageant Program. Helping to promote the program increases our contestant numbers (which means more food for our food banks) and increases public awareness of our mission "Stomping our Hunger"! By posting offical posts, placing posters in local businesses, encouraging young ladies new to our system to get involved and making public appearnaces our "SPOKESMODELS" help us achieve all our goals! For more on this program and the SpokesModel Point System along with report forms, see you 2014 State Packet!
Our 2014 Spokesmodel(s) will receive a Miss Heart of the USA State Sash, Beautiful State Rhinestone Tiara, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and her $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida... where she will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
For more information on our "Stars, Bees and Bars!" programs got to www.missheartoftheusa.com/starsbeesandbars
Scholarship Queen and Princesses:
Our "Scholarship Queen " title goes to the contestant who collects the most donations for our Mississippi State Scholarship Fund. You can obtain Scholarship Business Partners and you can participate in our Signatures for Scholarships Program. Each Signature requires a $5 donation. Family, friends and acquaintances can donate $5 to our Scholarship/Sponsorship program.......For each $5 donation, they sign a line on your Signatures for Scholarships Page! You get lots of prizes for collecting Scholarship Donations ..NOW! (see www.missheartoftheusa.com/floridascholarship)
Scholarship Princesses a Guaranteed Trip to Nationals! --
Each and every Queen who reaches 300 Scholarship Signatures Collected and turned in with 300 $5 donations will be crowned a 2014 Mississippi State Scholarship Princess! She will receive her Beautiful Sparkle Scholarship Princess Sash, beautiful "Rhinestone" Round Crown, her prize package and her 2014 National Registration fee paid!
Our 2014 Scholarship Queen will receive a Miss Heart of the USA "Sparkle" State Sash, beautiful Rhinestone "Special" Round Crown, Rhinestone Sash Pin, A Pampering Prize Package and her $499 entry fee paid to the Miss Heart of the USA National Pageant in Orlando, Florida... where she will compete for $7,000 in Scholarships!
Additional Titles you can earn:
Viewers Choice: This title is chosen by the audience. During the pageant the audience has the opportunity to vote for who they would like to see be awarded this title. Each vote is $1 (this money allows us to do FREE and low cost pageants .....so that every little girl can participate in our program regardless of their ability to pay!) Our Viewer's Choice Queen will receive her State Sash, Crown and Prize Package and her entry fee paid to Nationals ($499 Value)
Miss Photogenic: This title requires that you have at least 3 photogenic entries in the competition! The judges will award this title based on your Queen's photogenic qualities not the ability of the photographer! Our Miss Photogenic will receive her State Sash, Crown and Prize Package and her entry fee paid to Nationals ($499 Value)
At Large City/County Queen Registration Here!