The pageant will be on the main stage, Saturday September 16, 2017 at 10 AM. Registration deadline is September 7, 2017 at 12 noon.
$50 per entry - if 2 or more from the same household $50 for 1st entry and $40 for all others. Entry forms (available for download below) may also be picked up at the Gatesville Chamber office (Cotton Belt Depot), school office, Country Cottage, or The Ranch.
All contestants must live in Gatesville Tx or within a 20 mile radius. The age deadline is the age that the contestant will be as of 9/1/2017:
BABY MISS – NEWBORN TO UNDER 18 MONTHS OF AGE
TINY MISS – 18 MONTHS TO UNDER 3 YEARS OF AGE
SWEETHEART – AGES 3 AND 4
LITTLE MISS – AGES 5 AND 6
JUNIOR MISS – AGES 7 THRU 9
DUCHESS – AGES 10 THRU 12
PRINCESS – AGES 13 THRU 15
QUEEN – AGES 16 THRU 18
Every contestant will be modeling an evening gown/fancy dress on stage. Every contestant except for the youngest two divisions will also have an on-stage question during the pageant. An adult must accompany the youngest two divisions on stage. All divisions will be judged on modeling, appearance, interview questions (if applicable,) poise, etc.
Winners of each division will receive a tiara, sash and flowers. The Queen division winner will also receive a $500 scholarship to be paid upon proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university. Awards will be given in each division for 1st runner up, 2nd runner up, Most Photogenic, and Miss Congeniality. In the youngest two divisions, the judges will select Miss Personality instead of Miss Congeniality. We will also award a People’s Choice Award which is awarded to the one contestant in the entire pageant with the most votes (votes can be purchased for $1.00 at the pageant.)
Judges will be from outside of Gatesville and will not be announced until the day of the pageant.