Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: West Linn High School Performing Arts Center, 5464 West A Street, West Linn, OR 97068
Here you will find all the information needed to take the steps to become the next Mrs. Oregon America!
1~ Email email@example.com for your official application. Follow the directions and send it in with your $100 non refundable deposit (which shall be applied to your entry fee once your applications has been accepted).
2~ Once your application has been accepted you will receive a Welcome Packet that will explain in detail your pageant experience.
$550 Entry fee REQUIRED ($100 application deposit will be subtracted from this amount once accepted) Due 60 days after application has been accepted.
Entry Fee Includes:
Banner, Crown Pin, Appearance Top, Competition Swimsuit, Pageant DVD and Photo CD, Workshops, Husband’s Ticket, contestant gift package, and more.
$300 On-Line Digital Contestant Page REQUIRED
We are a Contestant Promotion book that will be provided to all attendies of the pageant BUT to promote yourself, your platform and your sponsors, we have added a On-Line Digital Contestant Page which will allow you to generate financial support and sponsorship towards all of your pageant fees and expenses. This page will be posted on the website from the time your application is accepted until April 15, 2016 (or when your title has been awarded to the next year’s contestant which ever comes first).
Due dates: 6 weeks before the pageant
Ticket Sales OPTIONAL
$25 advance and at the $30 at the door
DETAILED information will be in the Contestant Packet that you will receive once you have been accepted and awarded a title or by calling during posted business hours (see home page).
***We are also implementing a referral program this year. If you bring one contestant with you that competes this year you will receive $50 off of your entry fee, if you bring a second contestant you will receive and additional $75.00 and for each additional contestant additional contestant you bring along you will receive and additional $100 off of your entry fee per contestant.***
**we are looking at doing a group day where we will all get our headshots with our official photographer which will be an additional fee (under $150).
~Copy of your Driver’s License front and back
~Copy of your Official Vital Records Birth Certificate
~Copy of your Official Marriage License
~Copy of your Original State Contract
~Copy of Official Application
~Personal Photo, Headshot only this is for office use and not for the website.
1~ Entrant must be married as of the date of entry and throughout the state and national competitions.
2~ Entrant is and always has been a female and is at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry.
3~ Entrant will continue to be a person of good moral character; affirms that she has not committed and will not commit any act inconsistent with the highest standards of public morals and conventions or that will reflect unfavorably on the Pageant, its representatives, sponsors and or/licensees; that during her majority (18 years of age or older), she has not willingly appeared inprovocative and sexually explicit photographs for any film, video, or publication prior to, during the state pageant, or during her reign as a state winner or as “Mrs America.”
4~ Entrant must be a U.S. Citizen and a resident of the State she represents and must have permanently resided there for at least three consecutive months immediately prior to her entry into the State Competition (residence at a military installation is acceptable.) If the “State” Entrant seeks to represent in the District of Columbia, she must either (a) reside in the District of Columbia (residence at a military establishment is acceptable) or (b) work in the District of Columbia on a full-time basis (live within a 25 mile radius) and she must have done (a) or (b) for at least the last three (3) months prior to her entry into the Competition.
5~ Entrant is only permitted to enter one state pageant per pageant year, and must follow rules outlined above (number 4).
6~ Entrant agrees to look solely to the State Director with respect to all matters relating to the State Pageant, including her application to enter the State Pageant, the preparation, rehearsal,performance and selection process relating to the State Pageant and all other matters relating to the State Pageant. Mrs. America, Inc., its officers, directors, agents and employees are not liable to entrant for anything whatsoever in connection with the State Pageant.
7~ Entrant will attend the Mrs. America Pageant (sometimes referred to as the “National Pageant”) if selected as the Winner in the State Pageant and further abide by all the required services, rules and regulations governing this National Pageant. Entrant is responsible to both Mrs. America and her State Director in the event of non-compliance with the same.
8~ Entrant may have a modeling, personal management and/or agency contract, which contract, however, does not include, authorize, or permit the use of the name of “Mrs. America Pageant” or any title designation or reference with respect to the Pageant in any manner. Entrant may not have any commercial tie-up or endorsement agreement or commitment of any kind whatsoever.
9~ Entrant agrees to be bound by the rules, regulations and the Contestant Agreement required by Mrs. America, Inc.
10~ No person may compete in the National Pageant more than once. A Contestant may enter the State competition more than once if she is not the winner. A State winner may not enter the same state pageant again. If a contestant moves to a different state, she may enter her new state of residence only if she has never competed at the National Pageant. (SEE #12 and #16)
11~ A contestant may not participate as a contestant in another pageant for married women while holding a city, county, or state title in the Mrs. America system. Nor shall she hold a title with any other pageant system upon applying for the state pageant as a contestant.
12~ Relative to State matters, the Directors shall have the final approval of wardrobe, appearances, press releases, coaching and hair and make-up providers.
13~ Failure of a contestant to abide by the rules above may result in disqualification and or removal of a State title at the discretion of the State Director, subject to review by the National Pageant Grievance Committee.
14~ Applicant hereby authorizes the use of any pageant photos or video reproduction of the applicant at the state pageant for promotional purposes.
15~ Mrs. America, at its discretion, may conduct separate contests, such as a: “1st Runner-Up” or “Fabulous Face” Contest and add Delegates to the National competition. The winner of the “1st Runner-Up Contest” may compete again at her State or National competition provided that she does not win Mrs. America.
16~ As consideration for this agreement, Contestant promises to pay the respective State entry fee.