Attire: Attire for this pageant is Christmas. This can be custom made or off the rack!
Hair and Makeup: Professional hair and makeup are not required. We are not a Glitz Pageant! However, makeup is permissible. We highly discourage the use of anything FAKE--such as flippers and wiglets! Please come completely dressed and ready to go on stage. There will be a bathroom available for minor touch ups but please arrive completely ready in your pageant attire with hair and makeup finished!
Competition Details: Contestants will do a walk of choice to upbeat music. We provide the music so you do not need to bring a CD. Model like you are in a fashion show! :)
Contestants in the Baby Miss and Tiny Miss Division must have an adult on stage with them at all times! Coaches standing behind the judges doing routines as their contestant is onstage is NOT acceptable. Please note that we do not consider a parent or grand parent waving and smiling at a baby on stage "coaching"......please do not stand behing the judge to do it, however! COACHING is standing behind the judges and using hand gestures or body motions to direct your child to do specific moves or routines on stage!
Check In: Please DO NOT arrive early for check in. We have the check in time set so you have plenty of time to check in your food items and pick up your contestant number and fill out a contestant stage card.
DO NOT ARRIVE EARLY!
Check In will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Pageant will begin at 2 p.m.
Judging: Contestants will be judged on Overall Appearance, Stage Presence and Personality.
TOTAL SCORE = Overall Appearance + Stage Presence + Personality
DIVISIONAL QUEENS' PRIZES:
One Winner in each of eight divisions will receive a beautiful rhinestone tiara, Miss Heart of the USA sash, rhinestone sash pin and her entry fee ($299 Value) paid to the 2014 North Florida's Miss Heart of the USA Pageant.
A First and Second Runner-Up in each Division Win a $200 Gift Certificate to be used towards their entry fee to the
2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant.
**************Our Three Signature Titles************
All of our pageants are "Pageants with a Purpose". We strive to teach our girls the importance of giving back to the community. Contestants are required to bring in a minimum 1 new, unwrapped toy The Contestant who is responislbe for collecting and donating the most items is awarded our most prestigious title : "Queen of Hearts". (The MHoftheUSA program reserves the right to crown more than one Queen of Hearts if warranted.)
ALL items must be in bags/boxes and labeled with the contestants name and division.
Our "Queen of Hearts" will received her Miss Heart of the USA Queen of Hearts SPECIAL SASH, her beautiful rhinestone Scholarship Round Crown (pictured above) and sash pin and her entry fee to our 2014 North Florida's Miss Heart of the USA State Pageant!
Our "Spokesmodel" title goes to the contestant(s) who collects the most points while helping to promote our 2014 North Florida's Miss Heart of the Christmas pageant. By sharing information about the Miss Heart of the USA Pageant Program, our contestants help to promote collection of additional toys. (If you would like to compete for this title....once you have registered....immediately request a "Spokesmodel Package" and the "official pageant post" from the State Office!) State Office Email: email@example.com
10 POINTS — for each completed “On-Line Posting Sheet” you turn in! (20 Posts per sheet)—Must be complete—with URLs see www.missheartoftheusa.com/spokesmodel for more rules and more information
30 POINTS — for each completed “Poster Placement” sheet you turn in—Must be complete—with names of businesses and signature of owner, manager, etc.
50 POINTS — for each contestant who you refer who registers and competes in a MHoftheUSA Preliminary! (must be new to the Miss Heart of the USA system, not a member of your immediate household and must put your name in the "referred by" section on the registration form)
Our Spokesmodel(s) will receive the Miss Heart of the USA Spokesmodel SPECIAL SASH, beautiful Rhinestone Tiara, Rhinestone Sash Pin and her Entry Fee Paid ($299 Value) to our 2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant
Scholarship Queen & Princesses:
To compete for this title you must collect "Signatures for Scholarships". All you have to do is request a "Signatures for Scholarships" form from the State Office (firstname.lastname@example.org). Each "Scholarship Signature " represents a $5 donation to our Scholarship/Sponsorship Fund. The contestant who collects the most $5 Signature Donations will be crowned our "Scholarship Queen"! She will receive her beautiful SPECIAL SASH, beautiful RHINESTONE SCHOLARSHIP ROUND CROWN (PICTURED ABOVE), Rhinestone Sash Pin and her Entry Fee Paid to our 2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant!
UNLIMITED SCHOLARSHIP PRINCESSES: A GUARANTEED TRIP TO STATE!
Each and every contestant who collects at least 60 Signatures for Scholarship (and the Sixty $5 donations-2 full pages) is automatically crowned a "Scholarship Princess" and is awarded a beautiful Scholarship Princess Sash, Round Crown and her entry fee paid to our 2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant!
If the Scholarship Princess turns in 3 full pages of Signatures for Scholarship (that's 90 Signatures and $5 donations) she will also be awarded our beautiful "Sparkle" sash.....a rhinestone enhanced Miss Heart of the USA Sash along with her Round Crown and entry fee paid to our 2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Pageant!
**************TWO OPTIONAL TITLES************
....Just for Fun and a trip to State, a ticket to the VIP PJ Party, a Round Crown and a Special MHoftheUSA Sash!
Viewer's Choice: Out Party Girls Title!
This title is voted on by the audience and grandmother and aunts ......etc.....
Each vote is $1.00 and the contestant with the most votes wins! She will receive a beautiful SPECIAL RHINESTONE ROUND CROWN, SPECIAL SASH and entry fee paid to the 2014 North Florida's Miss Heart of the USA Pageant ($299 Value). In addition. She will receive a special invitation to the now famous "VIP Pajama and Pizza Party" at the 2014 North Florida State Miss Heart of the USA Celebration... in her honor. Money collected for the Viewer's Choice Title is to be turned in at the front desk. Please place it in an envelope with the contestants name, number and division clearly printed on the front. Remember, this is a great way for grandmothers, aunts, uncles, etc. who cannot attend the pageant to still participate
by using the paypal button below! Remember to tell them to include her name!
MISS PHOTOGENIC COMPETITION--may be entered a the door!--or reserve your spots by using the paypal button above! LIMITED TO 5 PHOTOS PER CONTESTANT!
An overall Miss Photogenic will be chosen from the eight divisional winners. They will receive their Miss Heart of the USA Miss Photogenic SPECIAL SASH, beautiful rhinestone tiara, fabulous sash pin and their entry paid to our 2014 State Competition.
Photogenic - Photos can be of any size and do not have to be professionally done. This 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. Photos must be labeled with the Contestant's Name and Division. No photos will be accepted that do not meet these requirements. DO NOT MAIL ANY PHOTOS TO THE DIRECTORS! There will be an additional charge of $15 to enter the Photogenic Competition.....extra photos can be added at just $5 each. (2 photos for $20 and 3 photos for $25.......limited to 5 photos per contestant) All photos must be picked up immediately following the competition at the Registration Desk.
Each person entering the Auditorium (except for the contestant) is required to purchase an arm-band. These arm-bands are $10. No exceptions!
*You must register based on your age as of January 1st, 2014