Pageant Update before Nationals
April 14, 2014
Time has certainly flown by, and we are ready for a wonderful pageant weekend. I have to say, that this group is one of the best I have worked with in a long time. Your attention to detail and willingness and cooperation in turning items in on time has been wonderful.
That being said, there are a couple of housekeeping items I need to go over. I look forward to working with you and having a great pageant weekend. A reminder, payments are due this week for any outstanding balances. Please be advised that we will only accept cash onsite. If you wish to pay by credit card or PayPal you will need to do so before Friday, April 25, 2014.
Once onsite at the hotel, you will receive your t-shirt along with your contestant number and interview times. This week and next, I will be sending you final invoices.
Pictures for Program Book- If you have not done so already, I need to have your picture for the program book no later than April 17, 2014. If pageant staff do not have pictures by this date, text that reads : Photo Not Available
Pageant Applications- Due by April 19. This is the packet that you have received. This goes in the judges notebooks and for their review.
Studio Primetime– The official photographers and videographers of the 2014 Crowned Prince and Princess Charm Pageant. Please be advised that there is no photography or videography allowed in the hotel ballroom with the exception of Studio Primetime.
Pageant Rehearsal– An optional pageant rehearsal will be held on Friday, April 25 at 7:30p.m. Miss Dawn, the official pageant emcee will be there to answer any questions that you may have.
Need Hair and Make-up? Contact Rhonda Phillips at (502)319-0936. She accepts texts during the day. She will be onsite at the hotel , but please contact her directly and make arrangements with her as soon as possible.
Pageant Workshop- A pageant workshop will be conducted on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the Assembly Ballroom at 10am and conclude at 12pm. If you wish to attend the Pageant Workshop the final deadline to register is April 19. The workshop is $30 and includes training materials for the contestant and guest.
Mandatory Parent/ Child Pageant Orientation- We will have a mandatory parent/child pageant orientation on Saturday, April 26 at 12:15p.m. We will go over the pageant weekend and what to expect.
Optionals– If you wish to add any optionals , please let me know no later than April 19, 2014.
Pizza Party- If you wish to attend the pizza party, please advise no later than April 19, 2014. The party will have a Mardis Gras theme and we will be doing some very exciting things. Tickets are $10 each. We have a lot of fun games planned- you do not want to miss it! Party will be held after the Optional competition on Saturday, April 26.
Door Decorating Contest- Contestants will have the opportunity to compete and put their crafty skills to good use. Decorate your door ( nothing that will stick to the door-i.e. glue, etc.)and a judging panel will come by. Winners will be announced at the Pizza Party and recognized onstage during pageant finals.
Supreme Titles– Supreme awards are awarded in the Tiny Miss through Tiny Tot division, Young Miss and Preteen division, Young Teen through Ms. divisions. In addition, there will be a Novice Supreme that is reserved for the contestant that has entered four or less pageants in their lifetime. One Ultimate Grand Supreme will be awarded to the contestant that has the highest cumulative score of the pageant. In order to qualify, you must enter the Supreme optional. Winners will receive Cash! Crowns! 6 foot trophies! Entry for the Supreme optional is $50.00
Overall Ad Sales Queen- The overall Ad Sales Queen is awarded to the contestant with the most ad sales. Winner will receive a huge crown, sash, and trophy. In addition, they will receive a free entry into next year’s pageant. Deadline for ad is April 17, 2014.
Humanitarian Award- The charity of choice is a no kill animal shelter called Life House. The contestant that donates the most items that include dog treats, cat treats, toys, litter boxes, trash bags, etc will be crowned. A crown and sash will be awarded to the winner.
Pageantry Spirit Award-The person that exemplifies and exudes the wonderful sportsmanship and the true meaning of pageantry- through actions with others, etc. This person will receive the Pageantry Spirit Award named for Pageantry Magazine. The winner will be featured in Pageantry magazine.
Mommy & Me/ Daddy & Me: This is an opportunity for Moms and Dads alike to get onstage with their children and have some fun. Entry is $25.00 per parent/child duo. Winners will receive a silver tray.
Onstage Introduction- All ages will have an onstage introduction. Each contestant and his or her parent if under age will escort their child onstage. Name, contestant number, hometown and an interesting fact about yourself should be included. The onstage introduction is conducted before the Casual Wear and Formal Wear Competition.
**Note: The T-shirts are deep purple in color with white and silver lettering . The back of the shirt has the 10 year logo. You will need to wear black pants, capris, shorts or a skirt. Shoes can be tennis shoes or flats. If you wish, you may embellish the shirt. If you have not already advised pageant staff of your size, you will need to do so ASAP. Cost of t-shirt is $15.00 each.
Hotel still accepting reservations- The Capital Plaza Hotel is the official host hotel of the 2014 Crowned Prince and Princess Charm Pageant. Please contact the hotel at (502)227-5100 in order to make your reservations. A lodging rate is available for families and their contestants at the rate of $94 per night single/ double occupancy.