Petite United America Pageant

Because PETITE is Beautiful!

Pageant Rules

Age Divisions and Competition Categories   Date and Schedule of Activities

Prize List                                                                Entry Fees and Information 

General requirements:

All delegates must be born female, and if married, married to a born male. Mrs. delegates must be married a minimum of one month prior to pageant date, and must be residing with spouse. Contestants must be 16 or older, and height (without heels) must be no taller than 5'6".

Conduct:

Delegate must never have, and will not during her reign, pose for any photography, video, or film associated with nudity or pornography. Nor has she ever, or is she presently involved with prostitution or any form of employment which involves partial or complete nudity. Delegate must not have been convicted of a felony crime. 

Queen Requirements:

Winners may not hold any concurrent pageant titles.  For the year of her reign, each titleholder must represent the Petite United America pageant exclusively.

If Delegate relinquishes, for any reason her title given to her, all prizes must be returned in condition received. 

Pageant Date and Activities Schedule

 

Pageant Activities/Schedule
 
Sunday, June 24th 
8AM - Rehearsal
11AM to 12:30 PM - Lunch served in the dressing rooms
1PM - Group photo
2:30 PM - Combined United America and Petite United America Pageant 
 
Monday, June 25th
Awards breakfast and New Queens Official Portrait Sittings 
 
Other Activities 
Petite United America Pageant contestants may compete concurrently inthe United America Pageant at a discounted rate for a full weekend of activities. 
 
Contestants also have the option to purchase individual tickets to the United America Pageant activities for themselves and/or their guests. Activities include a Reception and Appetizer Social on Friday evening and a Riverboat Dinner Cruise on Saturday. There will also be many photo opportunities for candid and posed photos throughout the weekend. 

 

Prize List

 

Petite United America Pageant 2012 Prize List


 

ALL QUEENS WILL RECEIVE:

 

Official Petite United America crown with AB Stones in Gold
Official Petite United America satin monogrammed banner with rhinestones
Flower Bouquet - Ali Bleu Florist
Crown Pin
Crown Bag
Official United America Plaque
Gift Certificate - MUZZIE'S
Gift Certificate - Photo Retouching-Youval Krigel
Rolling Duffle Tote
Designer Beaded item by-Inspired by Pkaye Washington
10% Discount to Gold Canyon Candles/Angie Thompson
A Baker's Dozen - Baked items
Picture disk from pageant weekend-Photo by Mary
Interview with Tim Kretschmann for Pageant Cast
Pictures on various national Pageantry on-line websites
Queens Page on official Petite United America website
Appearances throughout the year as PUA National winner


FIRST RUNNERS-UP in each age division:
Plaque-Flowers-Sponsor gift
*$150 discount on 2012 pageant


PLACEMENT AWARDS in each age division:
Plaque 
*$100 discount on 2012 pageant


MOST PHOTOGENIC
Plaque/trophy
gift


TALENT WINNER
Plaque/trophy
Banner


MS. CONGENIALITY
Plaque/trophy
Banner


PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
(chosen by audience)
Plaque/trophy
Banner


ALL CONTESTANTS RECEIVE:
State ribbon banner
Tote bag
Group picture - 5x7
Meal provided at pageant
Miscellaneous sponsor gifts
Discounted rate at hotel for family & friends

*Must commit to compete for 2012 pageant within 90 days in order to receive this discount, after this time, discount will be lower.

All awards and prizes are subject to fulfillment by sponsors.  United America, or those affiliated with this program, and staff assume no responsibility for failure of sponsors to fulfill their commitment.

 

Age Divisions and Competition Categories

 

Age Divisions:

Teen  - Ages 14-18

Miss  - Ages 19-25, never married

Ms.   - Ages 23 and up (single, divorced, widowed)

Mrs.  - Ages  21 and up (married) 

Woman  - Ages 26 and up, Size 14 & up (single, divorced, widowed or married) 

Lady - Ages 36 and up (single, divorced, widowed or married)

Classic  - Ages 45 and up, (single, divorced, widowed or married)

A contestant/queen may participate and pay a discounted fee if participating in more than one age division but only ONE title per age division will be given.  Also, a person may enter both the NATIONALS – UNITED AMERICA and PETITE UNITED AMERICA pageants with adiscounted rate.   

 

State Titles: 

Select your local title by your age group and location. We have openings for seven delegates from every state, one in each age group. (Examples: Miss Teen Petite Texas, Miss Petite Texas, Ms. Petite Texas, Mrs. Petite Texas and Ms. Classic Petite Texas.) State titles are first come, first served.  If your state title is already taken, you may choose a state nickname or regional area or represent another state. There is no residency requirement- all titles are at-large. 

Crown and Banner Package 

After your deposit is paid in full, you may order a state crown and banner package and begin making appearances. 

Categories of Competition: 

Onstage Introduction – 20%

Submitted Written Judges Bio – 30% NEW this year!

Fashion Wear – 25%

Evening Gown – 25%

Onstage Introduction
Onstage introductions will take place immediately after the opening number (in your opening number dress.) Contestant should prepare an introduction of 30 seconds to one minute. Introduction should include your name and title – the rest is up to you. Introduction will be judged on speaking clarity, enthusiasm, originality, and the content of your introduction. 

Opening number attire is a black, white or silver cocktail dress. 

 

Submitted Judges Bio
Because you will not have a panel interview, your submitted Judges’ Bio will be scored on its quality and content. Important Note: 10 points will be deducted from this score if your Judges Bio is not received by the deadline. 

Fashion Wear
Modeling an outfit of your choice. (See wardrobe requirements below.) The following criteria may be considered:

Fit and flattery of the outfit

Originality or fashion forward quality  of the outfit

Modeling ability

Onstage presence/personality 

Evening Gown
Modeling the evening gown of your choice. (See wardrobe requirements below.) The following criteria may be considered:

Fit and flattery of the gown

Modeling ability

Onstage presence/personality

 

 

Optional Competitions:

Optional Talent Competition ($25 to enter.) Performance Time Limit: 3 minutes
 
Optional Photogenic Award ($20 to enter)
 
Best in Fashion - $5.00 Highest score in Fashion Wear

Best Evening Gown - $5.00 Highest score in Evening Gown

Top Model - $5.00 Entry Fee Highest combined score in Fashion Wear and Evening Gown

Ad Sales Contest

This contest can have multiple winners. All contestants are eligible.

Sell a minimum $520 in ads ( 3 full page black/white ads) and choose ONE of the following prizes.

Sell a minimum of $765 (3 full color page ads) and choose TWO prizes. 

1. $200 Cash

2.  Portible dvd player & camera

3.  Weekend at Bed & Breakfast at Cattle Ranch in Texas

4.  Day at a Spa

5.  Photo Shoot

6.  Maid Service once a month for 3 months

7.  Set of Luggage

8.  Monogrammed Items 

Items 2-8 are valued at $300 

 

Additional Awards, no entry fee

Miss Congeniality, Pageantry Spirit Award, Directors Award,

People’s Choice (based on voting contributions turned in at the pageant, $1 per vote)

People’s Choice Award will be presented at the pageant. All other optional awards/prizes will be presented at the Awards Breakfast.

Note: First Runner Up and placement awards will only be awarded in divisions with five or more contestants.  

 

Entry Fee Information/Entry Instructions

Petite United America Pageant Entry Fee 

$550($300 Non-refundable deposit required within 2 weeks of entry) for the one-day pageant and awards breakfast

Please inquire about ticket prices for United America Pageant events or a full weekend activities package

Multiple age divisions or both pageants

Contestants 5’6” and under in height may also enter the United America Pageant. Total entry fee for both pageants is $975

Contestants entering TWO divisions in the Petite United America Pageant $825

Returning Contestants from the previous year receive a discount

             1st Runner up, Petite United America, $150 Discount

`           All other returning contestants, $100 Discount

This can also be combined with the February Early Bird Discount 

 

Entry Instructions

 

Read all rules and regulations on this page

Complete the online entry form or print and mail your application.

Submission of an application constitutes agreement to all rules, regulations and contractual obligations.           

Mailed entries must be accompanied by a full deposit, as as specified in the Entry Fee Information above as well as a contestant photo OR choose our deposit payment option.           

Contestants who complete the online application must submit a full deposit as specified in the Entry Fee information above and a contestant photo within 2 weeks of the application date OR choose our Deposit Payment Option.

 We must receive a photo with your entry package. If you want to substitute a better picture later, you will be allowed one substitution between the time you enter and the pageant deadline.

This photo will appear on our website delegates page, for People’s Choice voting, and other promotional materials for the pageant. 

Photos submitted should be of good quality at a size of 4x6 or larger and file size should not exceed 1.5 MB.

Deposit Payment Options

 Pay Deposit in Full by February 1st to receive $100 off your remaining entry fee. You’ll also be eligible for the Walk of Fame opportunities below!

Walk of Fame Deposit Payment Option

Pay $200 immediately with your online or mail in application and your state title will be pre-reserved and announced on our website with a Walk of Fame Star. 

Pay your full deposit any time within the next 6 weeks and have your name added to your star. 

Complete the deposit and become a State Queen. Your name and title will be added to our State Queens Page on our Queens’s Site! If you also opt to purchase a State Crown and Banner package, you can post your appearances to our Queens’ Site!

Payment Instructions 

Make check payable to 2 Bar Productions

Mail payment to:

Annette Rushing,

5715 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78756

 

OR send via PayPal to [email protected] (Use the PayPal button below for your convenience.)

Required Paperwork
All required paperwork will be available online and may be submitted as soon as your entry fee has been paid in full or as soon as the form is available. Deadlines for each item will also be posted on the Contestants page. 

Click on the button below to send in your entry fee, a deposit or payment via PayPal. To pay by check, send your check to Annette Rushing, 5715 Burnet Rd., Austin, Tx. 78756 and make check out to 2 Bar Productions or Annette Rushing.