Southern Elite Pageants LLC National Pageant Pixie Perfect Glitz – Orlando, FL December 10, 2011 Join Southern Elite Pageants LLC for our first ever National Pageant to be held at Disney World near Orlando, Florida on December 10, 2011! Representatives from all of our state pageants are invited to come compete for the title of Southern Elite Pageants’ USA Ultimate Grand Supreme! All winners from the state pageants will be recognized at the National pageant and announced as state title holders! All contestants are welcome, even if you have not competed with us before. Make this part of a mini family vacation to Florida this December! We will be offering three special packages for our National Pageant: A) Glitz Package = Beauty, Outfit of Choice, and 1 Optional Category! $150.00 B) Supreme Package = Beauty, Outfit of Choice, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Best Dressed, and 2 Optional Categories! $250.00 C) Ultimate Grand Supreme Package = Unlimited! ALL of the above – Beauty, Outfit of Choice, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Best Dressed, 2 Optional Categories PLUS 2 more Optional Categories!! $325.00 Our Optional Categories to choose from are: Holiday Wear, Talent, Photogenic, and Interview. **All contestants in all packages are eligible for our Mini Supreme, Grand Supreme, and Ultimate Grand Supreme titles, as well as divisional titles!** Registration Forms are available on our website, www.southernelitepageants.com Or by e-mail at email@example.com Questions? Call Dorothy Poteat, director, at 919-698-6113 Southern Elite Pageants, LLC Nationals Registration Form Disney World FL – Pixie Perfect Glitz – Nationals – 12/10/11 Contestant Name ____________________________________________ Address____________________________________________________ CITY______________ State_______________________ZIP__________ Phone __________________ Email _____________________________ Birthday ________________ Age as of 45 days prior to event__________ Parents name _______________________________________________ Goals/Anything you want read while contestant is on stage: _______ $150 Glitz Package = Beauty, Outfit of Choice, and 1 Optional Category! _______ $250 Supreme Package = Beauty, Outfit of Choice, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Best Dressed, and 2 Optional Categories! ________$325 Ultimate Grand Supreme Package = Unlimited! ALL of the above Beauty, Outfit of Choice, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Best Dressed, 2 Optional Categories PLUS 2 more Optional Categories!! $325.00 Optionals to Choose From: (all optionals and all packages count towards Supreme Titles!) _______ Talent - 3 minute limit. Please describe your talent here:_____________________ _______ Holiday Wear - For 2011: Represent ANY holiday of your choice - For 2012: Pixie Perfect Glitz – Winter Holiday Wear ________ Photogenic - You may submit one photo for the Photogenic Competition. - One photo is included. If you’d like to submit more than one, each additional photo is $15.00. ________ Interview - Contestant will appear on stage, hold microphone, and answer three questions. Sample questions are: What is your favorite movie and why? Why do you enjoy pageants? Who is your favorite person? ________ ENTRY SUB-TOTAL _______ $ 5 Tickets Per Person in advance. Children 3 and under are free. Tickets can also be purchased at event. _______ $ 20 CREDIT if you are sending this in prior to 45 days before the event! _______ Total Entry Due Payment Options: - Mail Check or Money Order, payable to Dorothy Poteat - PayPal payment sent to PayPal address firstname.lastname@example.org Payment Plan: - Pay 50% of your total as a deposit, and pay the remainder before Pageant Day. If you need a different payment plan, please contact us. **No checks accepted within 7 days of event. Please make checks payable to Dorothy Poteat **Money orders or Paypal accepted up to day of pageant. Mail to: Dorothy Poteat, director Southern Elite Pageants PO Box 2215 Chapel Hill NC 27515 Phone: 919-698-6113 Email: email@example.com Website: www.southernelitepageants.com Southern Elite Pageants Talent Rules and Regulations 1. ALL entries have a 3 min lime limit to perform. A 5 point penalty will be assessed for every 10 seconds over time limit. CD accompaniment only. Notify us in advance if you need a different music option. 2. Stage time will be given to everyone to mark their routine, but a complete run through will not be possible. One sound check will be done by sound crew prior to competition. 3. NO ONE is allowed near the judges table. 4. Dancers & Acrobats– this is a talent competition. You are not limited to how many “tricks”, etc. that you may have in your routine. Be as creative as you like. However, be advised that Southern Elite Pageants is not liable for any injuries while attending or competing at this competition. Keep in mind that the stage is usually portable and is NOT a fixed platform and space may be limited. 5. Vocalists – ABSOLUTELY NO lead vocals are allowed on your CD. This means you may not sing along with your favorite artist and expect to be judged for it. Nor are you allowed to pre-record your own voice and sing over the top of it. Background vocals allowed only. Any vocalists that compete and sing over lead vocals will receive the lowest placing at awards. Select AGE APPROPRIATE songs. This is just as important part of your score as the performance itself. 6. Props are allowed for entries but there are a few that are prohibited: Fire, water, pyrotechnics, glass, swords or knives or sharp objects, live animals. At NO time can objects be thrown off stage. Large props are only allowed 1 minute for set up time. Point penalties will be assessed after that. There is no prop master so make sure you have someone that will set up and remove your props. 7. MUSIC SELECTIONS – Remember there will be attendants of all ages. Please be conscious of other participants when selecting the content of your music. Excessive foul language in vocals will not be tolerated. Choreography presented showing displays of violence, social prejudice or overt sexual innuendo will result in point deduction. 8. Only one (1) song per CD is allowed. Do not give the sound booth a CD with several songs on it. They are not responsible for the wrong song coming on during your entrance to the stage. 9. CD’s must be labeled with contestant name and name of routine or song and presented alone or in a single slip or jewel case. NO CD books will be accepted. 10. Photography is prohibited. A professional photographer will be on hand to photograph EVERY contestant and photos will be available for order during the competition. ALL cell phones and pagers must be on silent in the facility at all times. 11. NO outside food and drink allowed, other than bottled water. 12. By entering this competition, you release your likeness, vocals, choreography etc., to Southern Elite for website, promotions and photographs for promotional efforts. 13. Please let us know of any vendor you will be bringing here, including contact information: 14. Contestants who enter first get to chose where in line they will be. ___________________________________________ _____________________ Contestant or Parent Signature (if under age 18) Date Competition Rules and Regulations All award ceremonies are held immediately following each competition. Judges decisions are final and personal scores/ranking are available upon written request or a Paypal request with $12. It takes 7-10 days upon payment request to receive scores. Other contestants’ scores are privileged. We do not discriminate against race, color, creed or heritage. Height and weight are not a part of the judge’s scores. These are “Glitz” pageants, as such, all hair extensions, makeup, tans, flippers, etc are allowed. However, none of these are required. We rarely see babies with makeup! This is totally up to you and what shows your contestant at his/her best! Individuals may not approach Judges with the intent to influence or harass. This type of action will result in disqualification of the connected contestant. It is optional for contestants to stay at the host hotel during our pageants; contestants will provide their own transportation and provide their own wardrobe. Southern Elite Pageants expects each Contestant to show the highest degree of sportsmanship conduct and will not tolerate rude, mean, or inappropriate conduct. Such inappropriate conduct could end with Contestant being disqualified. The pageant is not responsible for any accident or injury, lost or stolen items. All contestants will have time on the stage/runway before each competition. All details regarding the event will be walked through so that each participant can enjoy her time in front of the judges. Babies under 14mo must be carried on stage by one parent and are allowed to be set down in front of judges. Babies are judged only on facial beauty, personality and wardrobe alone and there are no extra points or benefits to babies that can stand or walk. Toddlers must have a parent on stage with them at all times. PROPS are allowed in all categories accept BEAUTY. Beauty dresses should be short, cupcake style for girls infant through age 6. Girls ages 7 and up have the option of wearing a ballroom floor-length dress, but may also wear the cupcake style. Ballroom dresses should not show shoes. Color and style of dresses is up to individual. Outfit of choice is an opportunity for the contestant to show his/her personality, any age-appropriate outfit is accepted. Those contestants competing in holiday wear may wear any outfit representing any holiday in 2011 and the specified holiday in 2012 – the more creative the better! For our beauty competition, each contestant is given 60 seconds on stage. The stage will be marked with six marks, three across the back and three across the front. Everyone will have the same background music for Beauty. Information about each contestant, which should be included on the registration form, will be read during this time. Props are not allowed in Beauty. For Beauty, judges will be looking for facial beauty, overall look, and poise. For our Outfit of Choice competition, each contestant is given 2 minutes on stage. Contestants may bring their own music for outfit of choice. Please see the music requirements above in the talent guidelines. Props are allowed for Outfit of Choice. In this category judges will be looking for personality, originality, and overall look. For our optional Holiday Wear competition, each contestant is given 90 seconds on stage. Contestants may bring their own music for Holiday Wear. Props are allowed. Judges will be looking for personality, creativity, and overall look. Our Supreme package and Ultimate Grand Supreme package contestants will also be judged for most beautiful eyes, hair, smile, and best dressed. All of our contestants will be eligible for Mini Supreme (third highest point winner), Grand Supreme (second highest point winner), and Ultimate Grand Supreme (overall high point winner). Judging will be as follows: - Beauty: Divisional Queen/King titles are based on Beauty scores. Beauty scores also count towards Supreme titles. 50 points are awarded for beauty with the following break-down: 25 points for facial beauty, 10 points for attire, 10 points for poise and personality, and 5 points for the “X” factor, the “sparkle” factor, overall impression. - Outfit of Choice: Outfit of Choice will be a separate prize within each age group. Outfit of Choice scores do count towards Supreme titles. 25 points are awarded for Outfit of Choice: 10 points for overall look, 10 points for personality, and 5 points for overall impression. - Holiday Wear: Holiday Wear will have a runner up and overall winner. Holiday Wear scores do count towards Supreme titles. 25 points are awarded for Holiday Wear: 10 points for overall look, 10 points for personality, and 5 points for overall impression. - Talent: Talent scores do count towards Supreme titles. Two overall talent awards will be given, one for the winner and one for runner up. 20 points are awarded for Talent: 15 points for the actual talent, and 5 points for overall look. - Photogenic: Photogenic scores do count towards Supreme titles. A photogenic runner up and photogenic winner will be chosen. A possible 25 points are available. All Photogenic winners will be featured on our website. - Interview: Interview scores do count towards Supreme titles. Each contestant will be asked three questions. An interview winner and runner up will be chosen. A possible 25 points are available. There are no registration deadlines – however – if you get your registration in prior to 45 days before the event, you will receive a $20 credit towards your registration. Also, contestants get to pick the order in which they will appear based on when they register. All fees must be paid in full before your contestant can compete. Cash or money orders only are accepted on Pageant Day. Please understand that all deposits are non-refundable. $50 NSF Fee charged to all returned checks. Should the contestant be unable to compete for any reason after entry fees are paid, ALL fees are non-refundable. This includes deposits and any fees paid up until the competition. Under certain circumstances, a partial credit towards next scheduled competition may be issued. If a competition is cancelled by Southern Elite for any reason and an entry fee has been paid, delegate will have a credit with the option to enter the next competition of his/her choice within 1 year of the cancelled event or a full refund. Southern Elite Pageants holds the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment, however, any paid contestant who has registered shall be given the option to compete at another location free of charge in the categories in which he/she has already registered. All vendors need to register with Southern Elite Pageants as soon as possible via our website or email. Please notify us of any vendors you are bringing, or if you are in need of a vendor. If your contestant has won a state title in one of our pageants, he/she will be recognized for this at the National pageant. Example: “Contestant #4 is Ms. Katie. Ms. Katie was our Mini Supreme and Holiday Wear Winner in Tennessee this year…” ALL contestants will go home with a trophy and crown! DISCOUNTS: 1) Refer new contestants that enter one of our pageants (This cannot be contestants that have already competed with us). Discounts given after your referrals register in full. - Refer 3 contestants and you get 50% off your total entry fee!! - Refer 2 contestants and you get 35% off! - Refer 1 contestant and you get 20% off! 2) All of our return contestants receive 25% off! This mean if you compete with us, the next time you compete with us, you can take 25% off your total fee! This also applies to our National pageant in Florida. 3) Sibling Discount: Take 20% off each additional siblings’ total fee! 4) Military: All active military families take 20% off total fee! Only one discount may be used per child, per pageant. Please return this form with your entry as acknowledgement to these rules and regulations along with your entry and contestant information forms. _______________________________ __________________ Contestant Signature Date _______________________________ __________________ Parent Signature(If contestant under 18) Date Tentative Schedule ~ Day of Pageant All times are estimated until registration. You will receive an exact itinerary 45 days before the event. We stick very strictly to our itinerary so please plan accordingly! 10:00 Beauty 12:00 Outfit of Choice 2:00 Holiday Wear 3:00 Talent 5pm CROWNING Press photos immediately following – If you have won a title you must stay for group photos. DO NOT leave the stage. The People’s Choice Queen $1.00 per vote…Paypal your votes to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no limit to how many votes your family and friends can send in (ex - a $50 vote counts as 50 votes!) These will be added to the $1.00 ballots your friends and family can purchase and turn in the day of the pageant. Bring your own cheering section… This is a crowned, prize awarded queen! Age Divisons: *Age deadlines: 45 days prior to the pageant is the age cutoff for all contestants. *We reserve the right to slightly alter age divisions due to participation if necessary. All contestants will be given the final age divisions prior to the pageant. Baby Miss Elite – 0-23 months Tiny Miss Elite – 2-3 years Petite Miss Elite – 4-6 years Little Miss Elite – 7-9 years Junior Miss Elite – 10-13 years Miss Elite – 14-16 years Baby Mister Elite – 0-23 months Little Mister Elite – 2-3 years Junior Mister Elite – 4-6 years **Hotel Info will be sent to each contestant when registration form is received! Hotel info will be confirmed with all registered contestants at least 45 days in advance. This is a security measure to ensure that only those individuals who are supposed to be at the pageant are there! We will book blocks of rooms to give our contestants a chance to book at the venue – this info will be sent to all registered contestants as soon as it is released! ***Southern Elite Pageants LLC is a licensed and insured organization. Please let us know if you have any questions!