International Pageant

Who is eligible?

Tiny Miss Midwest Beauty – 4-5 as of the start date of the International Pageant finals.

Little Miss Midwest Beauty – 6-8 as of the start date of the International Pageant finals.

Miss Pre-Teen Midwest Beauty – 9-11 as of the start date of the International Pageant finals.

Jr. Miss Midwest Beauty – Unmarried, 12-14 as of the start date of the International Pageant finals.

Miss Teen Midwest Beauty- Unmarried, 15-19 as of the start date of the International pageant.

Miss Midwest Beauty- Unmarried, 20-29 as of the start date of the International pageant.

Ms. Midwest Beauty- Unmarried, Married, Divorced, Single, Widowed, age 30 and over as of the start date of the International Pageant.

Mrs. Midwest Beauty- Married, 21 and over as of the start date of the International Pageant.

Elite Midwest Beauty – Unmarried, Married, Divorced, Single, Widowed, age 50 and over as of the start date of the International Pageant.

Entrant must be a naturally born, genetic female.

How do I enter?

Email info@midwestregionalpageant.com and ask for the paperwork to go to the international pageant!

When do I enter?

Deadlines.  All deadlines are strictly enforced.

By May 1, 2017Entry fees must be paid in full. No exceptions under any circumstances. All required paperwork must be received.  Photo for the Official Program Book must be received. Program Book ads must be received (optional).   Advanced Pageant Ticket orders must be received.

Is there an entry fee?

We regret that we must charge an entry fee.  The Midwest Beauty Pageant is self-supporting and relies solely upon entry fees to cover production expenses.  The entry fee is $395.00 for 4-11 year olds and $795 for 12 and up

What does the fee include?

Approximately half of the entry fee is directed back to each delegate in the form of the Official Crown, Sash, Parties, Gifts, and Prizes. 

Entry fee includes:
* Eligibility for all prizes & awards
* Designer Crown
* Embroidered rhinestone trimmed title sash
* Official documents
* Gifts from sponsors
* Welcome Party
* Rhinestone T-shirt (ages 12+ only)
* One Program Ad Page-In Full Color
* DVD of pageant
Entry fee does not include:
* Travel expenses
* Lodging
* Meals
* Competition wardrobe
* Production wardrobe
* Additional Program ads (optional)
* Personal expenses

What is the prize package?

Winners are awarded a basic prize package, which consists of cash, there is a step prize package.

The prizes are determined as follows:

• 1-5 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $250.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•6-10 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $500.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•11-15 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $750.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•16-20 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $1,000.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books

•21-25 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $1,250.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•26-30 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $1,500.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•31-35 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $2,000.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•36-40 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $2,500.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•41-45 entrants in division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $3,000.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•46-50 entrants division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $3,500.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•51-55 entrants division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $4,500.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

•56-60 entrants division, that division’s prize package will consist of:

Winner will receive the official overall winner’s sash Winner will receive the official winner’s crown
Winner will receive $5,000.00 CASH when she gives up her title Winner will receive official autograph cards as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive official business cards as the Queen Winner will receive an official photoshoot as the Overall Queen
Winner will receive 2017 program books Winner will receive an engraved award as the Winner
Winner will receive custom Christmas Cards Winner will receive her reign featured on the website
Winner will receive a crown box to carry her crown and sash in Winner will receive a crown replica pin of her crown
Winner will receive free admission to her sister pageants Winner will receive free admission for her family to the 2018 Final Event pageant
Winner will receive her reign featured on the official Facebook Page Winner will receive 2018 program books
   

There will never be more than 60 delegates accepted into each division, all will have official state and regional titles assigned. Your entry fee consist of a rhinestone trimmed state sash, crown and photo CD package of the final event pageant.

What does the remainder of my entry fee pay for?

The cost to produce the pageant is very expensive.  The remainder of your entry fee pays for prizes, airfare and lodging for judges and production staff, advertising in publications, production costs, hotel rentals, printing, entertainment, choreography, production staff, consultants, sound and lighting, stage decorations, and many additional operational expenses.

May I seek a sponsor?

You may seek sponsors or you may pay the entry fee yourself.  If you wish to recognize your sponsors, delegates can place them in their advertisement page in the program book. The form for the advertisements are included with the delegate packet.

What forms of payment are accepted?

Payment may be made by personal check, money order, or credit card via PayPal online to info@midwestregionalpageant.com Checks & Money Orders should be made payable to:

Great Lakes Int’l LLC
6509 Brecksville Rd # 31234
Independence, OH
44131-4854

If I am unable to compete, will I be issued a refund or a credit?

No.  Due to extremely high production costs, we are not able to return any payments.  Please make sure you are able to participate in the international pageant before sending any funds.  All fees paid to Harrison Productions, LLC are NOT REFUNDABLE and NOT TRANSFERABLE in full or in part for under any circumstances. This includes entry fees, advertising fees, pageant admission tickets, guest meal fees and any other fees paid to Harrison Productions, LLC.

Am I required to sell ads for the program book?

You get 1 color ad page with your media fee, after that it is optional. This is explained in more detail in your paperwork packet. The delegate who purchases the most advertisements in the program book receives the Spirit Award.

If I hold an Midwest Beauty pageant title, can I compete in other systems?

Yes. We encourage it!. We only ask that the state winners compete in the final event and they come back and crown their successor if a state casting call event is held. If you are a titleholder, you are bound by the required 12 appearances in your Midwest Beauty crown and sash during your year of your reign.

Do all delegates receive a crown & sash?

Yes. Every delegate receives a crown and rhinestone trimmed sash (a value of $300.00!).

How long does it take to get my crown & sash?

The order will be placed for your crown and sash immediately upon receipt payment in full of the entry fee.  Crowns generally take about 2-3 weeks to come in.  Sashes usually take 4-6 weeks.  If you are scheduled for an appearances and need these items quicker, just let us know and we can put a rush on the order or how the items shipped directly to you from our vendor.  In these cases, you will be asked to pay the “rush” fee charged by our vendors and/or the shipping.

More questions?

If you have a question that is not addressed on this page, please feel free to contact the Regional Director, Christi Woolard at info@midwestregionalpageant.com

Areas of Competition Tiny, Little, Pre-Teen & Jr. Miss

Delegates will compete in four equally weighted categories: Stage Presence (25%), Interview (25%) Fashionwear (25%) and Evening Wear (25%) The highest composite scores will determine the finalists.

Interview (25%)  

Jr. Miss, Miss Pre-Teen and Little Miss Midwest Beauty Pageant titleholders must be articulate with excellent social and conversational skills. Titleholders must be able to express themselves clearly, diplomatically, and must project a pleasant personality at all times.

Fashionwear (25%)  

Midwest Beauty Pageant titleholders must be able to project their own personal sense of style. This segment will be conducted very much like a runway fashion show. Fashion attire can be anything the delegate feels represents a currently popular or stylish ensemble. Judges will be looking for high energy, spirit, and the delegate’s sense of contemporary style for today’s woman. Judges are not looking for a specific style or designer label but rather how well the attire suits the delegate (e.g., fit, color, style) as well as delegate’s on-stage presentation.  Competition details:

* Attire is dressy-casual and may be a dress or pants outfit.
* Delegates are encouraged to accessorize with earrings, jackets, hats, gloves, etc.
* Accessories may be used as “props” for modeling.
* Bare midriffs are not acceptable.
* Very casual attire (e.g., shorts, jeans, dockers) is not recommended.

Judging criteria:  modeling, personality, beauty, grooming and fashion sense.

Evening Wear (25%)  

Midwest Beauty Pageant titleholders must carry themselves with dignity, grace, poise and elegance.  Judges will not be evaluating the cost or designer label of the gown, but rather how well it suits the delegate (e.g., fit, color, style) as well as delegate’s on-stage presentation.

Judging criteria:  modeling, personality, beauty, grooming and fashion sense.

Areas of Competition Miss Teen & Miss

Delegates must be at least 15-19 years of age, they must be single as of the start date of the final pageant and if selected Miss Teen Midwest Beauty, must not be married during her reign.

INTERVIEW 30%

Will be scored on the ability to express themselves verbally and will be scored according to their age and conversation level. Interviews will be conducted in a Q&A format on stage. Delegates can wear an interview suit or any pageant age-appropriate interview is acceptable

SWIMWEAR OR FITNESS 30%

Must be physically fit, with good muscle tone and be physically fit according to her body shape and size. Delegates can wear a one or two piece swimsuit or fitness attire. Preference points are not given to those delegate who chose to wear swimwear over fitness attire.

EVENING GOWN 30%

Will be scored on their stage presentation and how well the gown compliments the Delegate. Delegates will not be scored on the cost of the gown or the designer.

STAGE PRESENCE 10%

Will be scored on the ability of the Delegate to present herself in a confident manner according to her age. Judges will be looking for poise, grace and confidence during all phases of onstage competition. Modeling or pageant experience will help achieve the maximum score in this area.

Areas of Competition Mrs. Ms. & Elite

Mrs Midwest Beauty / Ms. Midwest Beauty

Must be 21 and legally married as of the start date of the pageant event.

INTERVIEW 40%

Will be scored on the ability to express themselves verbally and will be scored according to their age and conversation level. Interviews will be conducted in a Q&A format on stage. Delegates can wear an interview suit or any pageant age-appropriate interview is acceptable

SWIMWEAR OR FITNESS 20%

Must be physically fit, with good muscle tone and be physically fit according to her body shape and size. Delegates can wear a one or two piece swimsuit or fitness attire. Preference points are not given to those delegate who chose to wear swimwear over fitness attire.

EVENING GOWN 30%

Will be scored on their stage presentation and how well the gown compliments the Delegate. Delegates will not be scored on the cost of the gown or the designer.

STAGE PRESENCE 10%

Will be scored on the ability of the Delegate to present herself in a confident manner according to her age. Judges will be looking for poise, grace and confidence during all phases of onstage competition. Modeling or pageant experience will help achieve the maximum score in this area.

 

Elite Midwest Beauty

Must be at least 50 years of age and can be single, married, widowed or divorced.

 

INTERVIEW 50%

Will be scored on the ability to express themselves verbally and will be scored according to their age and conversation level. Interviews will be conducted in a Q&A format on stage. Delegates can wear an interview suit or any pageant age-appropriate interview is acceptable

 

SWIMWEAR OR FITNESS 20%

Must be physically fit, with good muscle tone and be physically fit according to her body shape and size. Delegates can wear a one or two piece swimsuit or fitness attire. Preference points are not given to those delegate who chose to wear swimwear over fitness attire.

 

EVENING GOWN 20%

Will be scored on their stage presentation and how well the gown compliments the Delegate. Delegates will not be scored on the cost of the gown or the designer.

 

STAGE PRESENCE 10%

Will be scored on the ability of the Delegate to present herself in a confident manner according to her age. Judges will be looking for poise, grace and confidence during all phases of onstage competition. Modeling or pageant experience will help achieve the maximum score in this area.