Saturday, June 1, 2019
First United Methodist Church of Monticello, 4:00pm
- Teen Miss: 13 – 15 years
- Miss: 16 – 22 years
- All contestants must meet the age requirements by the day of the pageant.
- All contestants must reside in, attend school, or work in Jefferson County.
- All contestants must pay a non-refundable entry fee.
- No contestant can hold any other pageant or event title for the reigning year. (2019-2020)
- Contestants must not have ever been married, have children, nor can they become pregnant or married during their reign. Title forfeit will be enforced if so.
- Under no circumstances will any unsportsmanlike conduct be tolerated from contestants, family, or friends. Any infraction of this policy will lead to immediate dismissal of the offender.
DEADLINE TO ENTER: TUESDAY, MAY 14TH
There will be two (2) MANDATORY meetings that contestants are to attend. If a meeting is missed, it will be noted on their score sheet and points will be reduced.
- The first meeting is Sunday, May 19th at 3:00pm.
- The second meeting is Sunday, May 26nd at 3:00pm.
Both meetings will take place at the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce.
Dress rehearsal is also MANDATORY.
ATTIRE FOR BEAUTY
- Floor length gown
- Age appropriate
- Presentable for audience
- Floor length gown
- Age appropriate
- No high slits
- No deep V detail in front or back
Hair and Shoes for both: To compliment but not distract from the contestant or the dress.
ATTIRE FOR CASUAL WEAR (MISS)
Outfit of choice. An outfit contestant could wear to a concert, movie, outing with friends, etc. No shorts, business attire, or athleisure/workout attire. Skirts or dresses must be stage appropriate. *An onstage question will be asked wearing this attire.*
ATTIRE FOR INTERVIEW (MISS)
A business suit, dress, blazer set, etc., that reflects your style and personality. Dress as if you are being interviewed for a job. No flip flops or sandals.
ATTIRE FOR SPORTSWEAR (TEEN)
Outfit/uniform for chosen sport/hobby.
♥ TALENT: The talent portion of the competition is an optional, but encouraged, segment of the pageant. The talent segment will NOT impact the overall score of the competition. This is a separate division and there will be a separate “Most Talented” award.
♥ SCHOLASTIC: A new division of
the pageant has been introduced to encourage academic achievement. This will also be a separate division with a separate award for the contestant with the highest overall GPA. Transcripts from your school are to be received at the second (2nd) pageant meeting.
♥ PHOTOGENIC: All photos are due by the night of dress rehearsal. (Friday, May 31st.)
Requirements for the photo include:
- 8×10 size
- Headshot style (from the chest up)
- Natural editing/colors recommended
♥ DRESS REHEARSAL: Dress rehearsal will be held Friday, May 31st, beginning at 6:00pm at the pageant location. PLEASE ARRIVE READY TO START.
Dress rehearsal is MANDATORY for both Miss and Teen Miss contestants. All outfits – including shoes, jewelry, props, and other accessories – are required for dress rehearsal. This includes opening number, casual wear for Miss, sportswear for Teen, and evening gown.
Anything worn during dress rehearsal must also be worn the night of the pageant. If this policy is broken by any contestant, points will be reduced from final score. However, hair and makeup are not required to be done for dress rehearsal.
♥ TICKETS: Each contestant will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the pageant which will be given at dress rehearsal. The contestant and her backstage assistant (1) will receive free admission. Night-of admission is $6 for adults, $3 for students, and children three (3) years old and younger receive free admission.
♥ PAGEANT DAY: The 2019 Jefferson County Watermelon Pageant will be held at 4:00pm at the First United Methodist Church of Monticello. Doors will be open at 3:00pm, and ALL contestants MUST check in no later than 3:30pm. Only one (1) adult will be permitted as backstage assistant for each contestant. Contestants are encouraged to arrive dressed and ready for opening number but dressing rooms and outlets will be available (for hair and makeup) to get ready at the location.
Entry Fee is $50
- Most Photogenic $5
- Prettiest Smile $5
- Prettiest Hair $5
- Best Attire $5
- Best Stage Presence $5
- ALL 5 OPTIONALS $20
Talent Add-On $5
To apply, fill in the electronic form below, and pay online, or download the application package to fill in and submit in person