Little Miss, Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Miss, Ms., and Ms. Woman Virginia United States Contest Rules & Regulations


 Entrant must have resided in the state as her primary or permanent resident (as defined) for 6 consecutive months immediately prior to commencement of state pageant (although she may have attended school or college on a full-time basis during all or part of that period) or resided in the state as a full-time student at a school, college or university for one entire semester and is still enrolled as a full-time student and is making this state her home state.


Miss Young United States Rules & Regulations


Photogenic & Beauty Wear
-Entry Includes Side Awards:
Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Eyes &  Prettiest Smile

AWARDS:

Official Crown

Official Embroidered Sash
Trophy
Crown  Pin
Crown Necklace
Crown Bracelet
2 VIP Tickets to watch the finals of Miss Virginia United States Pageant

**each contestant will receive a participation Award and  
a tote bag of goodies!


Little Miss/Pre-Teen/Jr. Teen/Teen United States Rules & Regulations


1. Must have a sparkling personalty.  


2.  Make up is allowed, but should be age appropriate and only enhance the child's beauty.  


3.  Wardrobe Requirements:

      -  Opening Number for Little Miss/Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Teen United States:  Little Miss/Pre-Teen: Sport wear attire.  Tee shirt will be provided.  Little Miss/Pre-Teen: White shorts, white sneakers. Jr. Teen/Teen United States: Black leggings, black sneakers.   

     Little Miss, Pre-Teen United States:

      -  Interview Outfit: Age appropriate dress or suit.

      -  Sports Wear: Little Miss/Pre-Teen: Tee shirt, White shorts, and White sneakers. 

      -  Beauty: Age appropriate dress

     

       Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, and Teen Virginia United States

      - Interview Outfit:  Nice dress or skirt suit; something that reflects your style and personality.  The outfit should be suitable for an internship/job interview.  

      - Swimsuit:  One or two-piece swimsuit, single color and no embellishments.  Wrap or sarongs are optional.  You must provide clear or nude color shoes.

      - Evening Gown:  You will need a long formal dress, any style, any color.  The value of the gown will not be evaluated.  Select a dress that flatters your figure, complexion, and makes you feel beautiful.  

     

4.  Areas of Competition:

      -  Interview (25%): Delegates will compete in a private interview with judges using the Round Robin Interview Style.  Interview attire should be age appropriate.  Jewelry and accessories are allowed.

      -  Sports Wear (25%):  See above.
      -  Beauty (25%):  Delegates will compete in the Beauty Competition formerly known as Evening Gown.  ALL styles of dresses, to include cupcake, baby doll or floor length dresses are permitted.  Dresses must be age appropriate.

      -  On Stage Question (25%):  The questions that are asked will be age appropriate and fun.


​Miss/Ms./Mrs./Ms Woman Virginia United States


1.  Wardrobe:

      -  Opening Number:  Delegate needs to provide own opening number LIPSTICK RED dress cocktail dress.  Red Dress for Miss. Ms., Mrs., Ms. Woman. You will need to provide and wear nude colored shoes.  

      -  Interview Outfit:  You will need a nice dress or skirt suite; something that reflects your style and personality; the outfit you select should be suitable for a job interview; solid colors work best.

      -  Swimsuit:  You will wear your own one-piece or two- piece swimsuit, swimsuit should be a single color and no embellishments; you will need to provide clear or nude color shoes on your own; wraps or sarongs are optional.  

      -  Evening Gown:  You will need a long formal dress, any style, any color; the value of the gown will not be evaluated.  Select a dress that flatters your figure, complexion, and makes you feel beautiful.

     

2.  Areas of Competition:

      -  Personal Interview (25%):  In a personal interview phase of competition, each delegate will speak with judges for approximately three minutes each in a "Round Robin" format.  Questions may range from general inquiries to specific interrogations about a contestant's platform.  However, in this pageant system, political questions fro the judges are highly discouraged during interview.  This phase of competition unlike the others, is conducted privately among delegates and judges and will not be viewed by the general public on stage.

     -  Swimsuit & Fitness (25%):  In the Swimsuit phase of competition, contestants are required to walk across the state in a swimsuit and high-heeled shoes of their choice.  One or two-piece swimsuits are allowed.  No thongs, string bikinis, and/or Brazilian bikinis are not allowed.  All swimwear must be appropriate for a family environment.

      -  Evening Wear (25%):  In the Evening Wear phase of competition, contestants are required to walk across the stage in an evening gown of their choice.  Judges will score based on poise and grace of each delegate.

      -  Onstage Question: (25%)  During this phase, contestants are asked a random questions from a predetermined list that they must then answer onstage with no preparation.  Questions normally allow the contestant to talk about herself or give her opinion of general issues.  Current events are not normally discussed during this phase of competition in the Miss United States system.

*In the event of a tie, the delegate with the higher interview score shall prevail as the winner.  Judge's decisions are final.


 Optional Competitions with Cash Prizes:  

Entry Fee: $18 each

Special Awards based on Social Media Efforts.  It's NOT the quantity of post, but the quality of the posts and the number of shares by your family and friends.

 

 (1) #CAPOCommunity - Community Service Activity Award social media posts.  Show off your community service activities!

(2)  #CAPOFit - Confidence in Fitness Award on stage and social media posts.  Selfie your creative physical activities.

(3) #CAPOLiving - Meaningful social media posts that exhibits "The life of a beauty queen!

(4) #CAPOLove - Meaningful Social Media clothing/outfit posts about style  

(5) #CAPOKids - Meaningful participation in Kids based community service activities.

(6) #CAPOKitchen - Healthy food choices, in and outside of the home, and food kitchen/homeless outreach programs.

(7) #CAPOQueen - Contestant's Vote for The Congeniality Award.  

(8) #CAPOBeauty - There is beauty ALL around.  Meaningful posts captured with your camera about what beauty means to you.  

(9) #CAPOCommunity - Host meaningful CAPO approved events that serves community and supports a meaningful cause that you believe in.  

(10) #CAPOCares - Meaningful posts/shares from our Corporate Sponsors


General Rules for the Local and State Queen    


1. Applicant 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 (21 years of age or older), she has not willingly appeared in provocative and sexually explicit photographs or any film, video, or publication prior to, during the State Pageant, or during her reign as a State winner or as a United States Title Holder.  

2. Applicant agrees to attend the National United States Pageant (sometimes referred to as the “National Pageant”) if selected as the State Winner and will further abide by all the required services, rules and regulations governing the State and National Pageants. Applicant is responsible to both State and National United States Pageant and the State Director in the event of non-compliance with the same.

3. Applicant may have a modeling, personal management and/or agency contract. This contract however, does not include, authorize, or permit the use of the name of our licensees or any title designation or reference with respect to the pageant in any manner, this includes Mrs. United States, CAPO or any of it’s affiliates or designees.

4. Relative to State matters, the Director or her designee, shall have the final approval of wardrobe selection, appearances, costume and press releases in preparation for the national pageant. If the applicant chooses to utilize the services or help of others who are not directly affiliated with the state director, DMG/CAPO Productions and/state sponsors, a written request to the director must be done in writing a week prior to the start period. Although the applicant may consult with others at her discretion for personal matters, any and ALL matters pertaining to your representation as the State titleholder in the National Pageant must have the State director’s approval before engaging in purchases or participation etc. The applicant is a representative of United States Pageants and its' State titles and that of DMG/CAPO Productions. Therefore, the applicant must seek the sole advice of these individuals/organizations when it relates to your State Title.  ANY exceptions to this rule will be grounds for dismissal from your title.

5. Applicant hereby authorizes the use of any Pageant photos, video reproduction, quotes, or likeness of the Applicant at any time for promotional purposes.

6. Should the state winner upon competing in the national United States Pageant, win that said competition, they agree to forfeit any gifts/services that were originally awarded to them as the winner of the state competition, if it has not been distributed to them prior to the national pageant. Thus, affording their successor to complete out the reign as the state titleholder (if they elect to) and be eligible to receive any remaining gifts by the discretion of the state director.

7. Should the state titleholder win the national pageant, the 1st runner-up will be eligible to assume the state title (if they wish) and based on the State Director’s discretion, provided that individual has continued to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner and have abided by the rules and regulations set-forth as a delegate of the state pageant.

8. As consideration for this agreement, Contestant promises to pay the respective State entry fee, all payments being non-refundable.  Contestant further agrees to make herself available for appearances and CAPO sponsored and promoted events. 

9. As a State winner, you agree to purchase 1-full page advertisement in the National Program Book at your expense (estimated at $600 or more).  You also agree to have your ad professionally created with the State Director’s creative input.

10. State winners can share a room at nationals with another contestant for which their entry into the national pageant provides.  Accommodations different from this arrangement is at the sole discretion and expense of the state winner into the national pageant.

11. As a State winner, you agree to compete in the National United States Pageant, which is typically held during the summer of each year at a location to be identified by the national pageant.  Failure to compete will result in a mandatory $1500 non-compete fee.

12.  As a State winner, you will be eligible to earn the designation of A CAPO Legacy Queen which gives you an additional year to work with the Capital Area Pageant Organization as an ambassador.   This designation is specific to the Capital Area Pageant Organization and is earned with exceeding objectives outlined as a CAPO Queen state title holder.

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 Organization.

14. $30 fee for all returned check fee.  Credit Card processing fee is 3%.

Contestant  Divisions 


Young Virginia United StatesChildren's Pageant  

Ages as of April 27, 2018

Baby Miss Virginia United States (1-23mo.)

Toddler Miss Virginia United States (2-3)

Tiny Miss Virginia United States (4-5)

Young Miss Virginia United States (6-7) 

 (Royal Court Ambassador Mentoring Program)


Little Miss & Pre-Teen Virginia United States

Little Miss United States (8-9)

Miss Pre-Teen United States (10-12) 

Miss Jr. Teen United States (13-15) 

Miss Teen United States (16-19) 

Miss Virginia United States (20-29)*

*(Never Married, Never given birth)

Ms. Ms. Woman, Mrs. Virginia United States 


*Ms. United States 20-29

*(Unmarried, Must have previously been married and/or Had Children) 

*Ms. Woman United States 30 - Up

*(Unmarried, May or May not have previously been married or had children - Has never posed nude in print media or film. - Is a US Citizen by proof of birth certificate.  - Is single, not married, or never been married.  -Is a natural born female who is not pregnant and has never given birth.) 

Mrs. United States 

(*Applicant must be at least 21, married and live together and in a relationship of matrimony as of the date of entry and throughout the State and National Competitions (copy of marriage certificate is required.   US citizenship and born a female.)

Prize Packages

Official Crown and Sash

Editorial Modeling Portfolio

Official Crown Portrait

Gift Certificate off Couture Evening Gown 

Dentistry Package

Fitness Package

Cosmetic Gift Set

Premium Skin Care Collection

Hair Care Package

Jewelry Gift

Exclusive Titleholder Management

CAPO Style 5pc Wardrobe


ALL DELEGATES RECEIVE A $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP TO CAPO Professional Academy


ALL DELEGATES RECEIVE A $500 SCHOLARSHIP FROM LEGAL FOR LESS FOR BUSINESS BRANDING AND/OR NON-PROFIT BUSINESS COACHING.


ALL DELEGATES RECEIVE A CAPO RECO SWAG BAG


Special Prize Package


Gifts, prizes and services from from over 47 companies follow Shena Dixon Mason or Doc Shena on social media to see the prize reveal as we pack the prize treasure chest leading up to competition weekend.  Gift swag to be shared with our ticket purchasers and a few lucky social media friends!



Optional Division Competitions Cash Prize Awards totaling $1000.00! 

(See Optional Competitions Section for details)



2018

Mrs. West Virginia United States Pageant & Coronation

APRIL 22, 2018

Hollywood Casino at

Charles Town Races

580 E. 5th Ave,

Ranson, WV

Host Hotel:

Hampton Inn & Suites Charles Town
157 Pimlico Drive
Charles Town, WV  25414

Tickets on Sale at EventBrite

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2018 



Baby Miss Virginia United States

Toddler Miss Virginia United States

Tiny Miss Virginia United States

Young Miss Virginia United States

Little Miss Virginia United States

Miss Pre-Teen Virginia United States

Miss Jr. Teen Virginia United States

Miss Teen Virginia United States

Miss Virginia United States

Ms. Virginia United States

Ms. Woman Virginia United States

and Mrs. Virginia United States

Pageant


THE WESTIN RICHMOND

6631 West Broad Street

 Richmond, Virginia

Competition:

APRIL 27 & 28, 2018

Pageant & Coronation:

APRIL 29, 2018

Tickets on Sale at EventBrite


HOST HOTEL:

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - RICHMOND

9933 MAYLAND DR. 

RICHMOND VA 23233

RESERVATION CODE: MISS VIRGINIA

ROOMS ARE $99 PER NIGHT


Official State Preliminary to the Miss United States and Mrs. United States National Pageant


MRS. CONTESTANT RULES AND REGULATIONS:

1. Applicant must be married and live together and in a relationship of matrimony as of the date of entry and throughout the State and National Competitions (copy of marriage certificate required).

2. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen (by proof of birth certificate) and is a resident of the “State”, or “Military Installation”, in the “State” of entrance into the Pageant, own property, or have employment in the state.

3. Applicant is and always has been a female and is at least 21 years of age as of the date of entry.

4. Applicant is only permitted to enter one State Pageant per Pageant year, and must follow rules outlined above.


5. Applicant 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 (21 years of age or older), she has not willingly appeared in provocative and sexually explicit photographs or any film, video, or publication prior to, during the State Pageant, or during her reign as a State winner or as a United States Title Holder.  

6. Applicant agrees to attend the National United States Pageant (sometimes referred to as the “National Pageant”) if selected as the State Winner and will further abide by all the required services, rules and regulations governing the State and National Pageants. Applicant is responsible to both State and National United States Pageant and the State Director in the event of non-compliance with the same.

7. Applicant may have a modeling, personal management and/or agency contract. This contract however, does not include, authorize, or permit the use of the name of our licensees or any title designation or reference with respect to the pageant in any manner, this includes Mrs. United States, CAPO or any of it’s affiliates or designees.

8. Relative to State matters, the Director or her designee, shall have the final approval of wardrobe selection, appearances, costume and press releases in preparation for the national pageant. If the applicant chooses to utilize the services or help of others who are not directly affiliated with the state director, DMG/CAPO Productions and/state sponsors, a written request to the director must be done in writing a week prior to the start period. Although the applicant may consult with others at her discretion for personal matters, any and ALL matters pertaining to your representation as the State titleholder in the National Pageant must have the State director’s approval before engaging in purchases or participation etc. The applicant is a representative of United States Pageants and its' State titles and that of DMG/CAPO Productions. Therefore, the applicant must seek the sole advice of these individuals/organizations when it relates to your State Title.  ANY exceptions to this rule will be grounds for dismissal from your title.

9. Applicant hereby authorizes the use of any Pageant photos or video reproduction of the Applicant at any time for promotional purposes.

10. Should the state winner upon competing in the national United States Pageant, win that said competition, they agree to forfeit any gifts/services that were originally awarded to them as the winner of the state competition, if it has not been distributed to them prior to the national pageant. Thus, affording their successor to complete out the reign as the state titleholder (if they elect to) and be eligible to receive any remaining gifts by the discretion of the state director.

11. Should the state titleholder win the national pageant, the 1st runner-up will be eligible to assume the state title (if they wish) and based on the State Director’s discretion, provided that individual has continued to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner and have abided by the rules and regulations set-forth as a delegate of the state pageant.

12. As consideration for this agreement, Contestant promises to pay the respective State entry fee, all payments being non-refundable.  Contestant further agrees to make herself available for appearances and CAPO sponsored and promoted events. 

13. As a State winner, you agree to purchase 1-full page advertisement in the National Program Book at your expense (estimated at $800 or more).  You also agree to have your ad professionally created with the State Director’s creative input.

14. State winners can share a room at nationals with another contestant for which their entry into the national pageant provides.  Accommodations different from this arrangement is at the sole discretion and expense of the state winner into the national pageant.

15. As a State winner, you agree to compete in the National United States Pageant, which is typically held during the summer of each year at a location to be identified by the national pageant.  Failure to compete will result in a mandatory $1500 non-compete fee.

16.  As a State winner, you will be eligible to earn the designation of “Mrs. (Your State) Legacy” which gives you an additional year to work with the Capital Area Pageant Organization as an ambassador.   This designation is specific to the Capital Area Pageant Organization and is earned with exceeding objectives outlined as a CAPO Queen state title holder.

16. 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 Organization.

17. $30 fee for all returned check fee.