Rules and Competition Criteria

 

All AmeriFest pageants are natural pageants. The criteria is listed below.

If you have questions call or text

859-625-8490 or email amerifeststudios@gmail.com or courtneyamerifest@gmail.com 

When space is permitted, only ONE person allowed in dressing room. NO MEN! 

***On pageant day, unless otherwise specified on entry forms, if for any reason you do not have a certified original copy of a birth certificate on hand you may very well lose your title on the spot

Attire

Attire my consist of Sunday best but tuxedo or suit is suggested.

Shoes or boots should compliment attire.

 Enhancements

Should not have any enhancements.

Natural is required.

Stage Time

It is never suggested for contestants to do any type of "routine" modeling with the "duck" face or other glitz moves. Waiving or blowing a kiss is fine.

Boy divisions are big on personality so have fun with it.

One parent per contestant is permitted on stage.

Sportsmanship

If there is poor sportsmanship by a parent, contestant, or family member, not only do you set a bad example, but the contestant could be relinquished of title and all prizes. This includes behavior in the dressing area, in the ballroom, back stage, inside or outside the facility.

All scoresheets and comments are emailed within 14 days of the pageant.

Boys

Attire

Attire can have stones, sequins, etc.

Short or long gowns are permitted just make sure they can walk easily in a gown. It is highly suggested to wear short cupcake.

Babies should always have a diaper cover over their diapers.

Socks and shoes are personal preference but it is suggested to not wear black shoes for beauty.

Light makeup may be worn. 

Light powder, lip gloss, clear or light mascara, light blush.

Not suggested for 0-11 months.

Hair pieces are strictly prohibited, this includes pony or hair clip in extensions.

Spray tans are strictly prohibited.

Fake nails or gel nails are not prohibited. Clear or light polish only.

Stage Time

It is never suggested for contestants to do any type of "routine" modeling with the "duck" face or other glitz moves. Waiving or blowing a kiss is fine.

Hands on hips are allowed.

One parent per contestant is permitted.

Sportsmanship

If there is poor sportsmanship by a parent, contestant, or family member, not only do you set a bad example, but the contestant could be relinquished of title and all prizes. This includes behavior in the dressing area, in the ballroom, back stage, inside or outside the facility.

All scoresheets and comments are emailed within 14 days of the pageant.

Ages 0-3

Beauty Enhancements

Attire

Attire can have stones, sequins, etc.

Short or long gowns are permitted just make sure they can walk easily in a gown. It is highly suggested to wear a long gown. Long dresses should barely graze the floor and at no time should you see the foot, ankle, or whole shoe when wearing a long dress.

Socks and shoes are personal preference but it is suggested to not wear black shoes for beauty.

Light makeup may be worn. 

Light powder, lip gloss, clear or light mascara, light blush.

Hair pieces are strictly prohibited, this includes pony or hair clip in extensions.

Spray tans are strictly prohibited. Tan lotions, such as Jergens is allowed.

Fake nails or gel nails are permitted if they are a very short, natural length. A clear or light polish only.

Stage Time

It is never suggested for contestants to do any type of "routine" modeling with the "duck" face or other glitz moves. Waiving or blowing a kiss is fine.

Hands on hips are allowed (personal choice). Remember they need to project personality.

One parent per contestant is permitted if the child is shy or uncomfortable.

Sportsmanship

If there is poor sportsmanship by a parent, contestant, or family member, not only do you set a bad example, but the contestant could be relinquished of title and all prizes. This includes behavior in the dressing area, in the ballroom, back stage, inside or outside the facility.

All scoresheets and comments are emailed within 14 days of the pageant.

Ages 4-7 (Including Star)

Beauty Enhancements

Attire

Dresses must be floor length and age appropriate. Dresses should graze the floor and never see the foot or shoe.

Socks and shoes are personal preference but it is suggested to not wear black shoes for beauty.

A heavier full makeup is allowed, just remember to keep it age appropriate. No fake lashes.

Hair pieces are strictly prohibited, this includes pony or hair clip in extensions.

Spray tans are strictly prohibited.

Very short acrylic or gel nails are permitted, just not too long or unnatural looking.

Stage time

They will be judged more on their poise and projection while modeling. Remember, less "younger" type modeling and more grace and eye contact with the judges. Be relaxed and show your personal style and inner beauty. This is your chance to to shine. 

Hands on hips are allowed but should be at a minimum.

Star Only: One parent per contestant is permitted if the contestant needs assistance on stage.

Sportsmanship

If there is poor sportsmanship by a parent, contestant, or family member, not only do you set a bad example, but the contestant could be relinquished of title and all prizes. This includes behavior in the dressing area, in the ballroom, back stage, inside or outside the facility.

All scoresheets and comments are emailed within 14 days of the pageant.

Ages 8-12 (Including Star)

Beauty Enhancements

Attire

Floor length gowns only. 

13-16 should not have a front split or "hi -ow" style. Dresses should graze the floor and never see the foot or shoe.

17+ styles are contestants choice but must be floor length.

Gowns may be any color, style, or designer.

Beauty Enhancements

Full makeup is allowed but remember on younger teens to be more age appropriate. Lashes are permitted.

Hair extensions are permitted.

Spray tans are permitted. 

Acrylic or gel nails are permitted.

Stage Time

They will be judged more on their poise and projection while modeling. Remember,  grace and eye contact with the judges. Be relaxed and show your personal style and inner beauty. This is your chance to to shine. 

Hands on hips are allowed but should be at a minimum.

 

Star Only: One parent per contestant is permitted if the contestant needs assistance on stage.

Sportsmanship

If there is poor sportsmanship by a parent, contestant, or family member, not only do you set a bad example, but the contestant could be relinquished of title and all prizes. This includes behavior in the dressing area, in the ballroom, back stage, inside or outside the facility.

All scoresheets and comments are emailed within 14 days of the pageant.

Ages 13+ (Including Star)