FITNESS COMPETITION : You will be provided with a swimsuit. Nylons may be worn. We suggest sheer To waist nylons, they look the most natural on stage. We have a nylon sponsor that has perfect stage hose. Check them out on our sponsor page. The pageant will provide a wrap to be worn
during the swimsuit competition, if swimsuit style allows. Shoes will be provided. 25% figure, fitness, posture, grace, elegance, beauty and confidence. During your year as a state titleholder your schedule will be very demanding, being physical fit is a very important part of the competition. Try to take 15
minutes out of your day to do something physical, even if it is taking the stairs instead of the elevator
PRIVATE INTERVIEW : 4 minute Panel Style Interview. Interview suit (May be a pant suit or skirt suit) or nice style dress, check out our sponsor www.allthingscrowned.com for great interview dresses. 50% of your score is based on how well you show the judges your ability to articulate, show
confidence, as well as your overall personality and appearance.
well your carry yourself as well as how well your choice of gown compliments you. Tres Jolie is our gown sponsor and gives each contestant a
discount. Visit them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tres.jolie.edmond/
OPENING NUMBER: Your opening number dress will be provided and given to you at registration during the pageant.
SCORING SYSTEM: 25% fitness, 25% evening gown, 50% private interview. A top fifteen/twenty will be selected from preliminary scoring. Scores are erased and the semi-finalists will then re-compete in swimsuit and gown. The top six will be selected. Once again, scores are erased and the top six
will answer an identical question. The judges will then rank the contestants in the order they wish them to place.
APPEARANCES: When you receive your banner it is time to make appearances. Go to your local newspaper or Chamber of Commerce and find the
EVENING GOWN: Floor length gown any color any style. 25% of your score is based on your poise, posture, grace, elegance and overall look, how
local happenings in your community. Select the things that fit into your schedule and that interest you. It could be a parade, or Special Olympics or
Grand Opening to a new business. What ever it is, you will be a strong and positive addition to the event.
PAGEANT DATE: May 3-5, 2018
LOCATION: Corsicana Palace Theater
HOST HOTEL: Holiday Inn Express
STAFF: All of the staff are volunteers and are involved in this program with the goal of making this event an enjoyable experience for you and your
families. Please be courteous to them, they have a very tough job making the event go smoothly. If you need help please call the state office at 214-
785-9717 and we will have one of our staff members get back with the appropriate help.
ADS: Ads are a nice way to showcase yourself, your title and the support of your community. Once accepted, you will receive a copy of the 2017 Program Book for ad page ideas.
JUDGES: We take a great deal of pride in selecting our judges. This is a very important job and we take it very seriously. The type of judges we select
contestant. The woman selected will be the best representative of all the contestants that have competed that year.
nice to do nice things in your community and there are many ways to do that. Volunteering in anyway on an ongoing basis can be very rewarding.
get in return for giving you money for your entrance fee. This is up to you. The best way is by doing an appearance or appearances in exchange. Most business would have to pay a model for appearances, why not you. You may list up to 10 sponsors in the Official Mrs. Texas Program Book.
have been selected based on their credentials and their ability to select a person that is the best choice based on the overall performance of the
PLAT FORM: A platform is something you do for someone or group that you are passionate about. No, you do not have to have a platform. It is always
SPONSORSHIP: The participation fee is $545. The participation fee can be paid by the contestant or may be paid by sponsors. What does a sponsor
PRODUCTION FEE: This covers the photos shot by the pageant photographer, your opening number dress, your competition swimsuit and swimsuit
shoes and shipping of these items. Once you have paid your participation and production fee in full, we will ship your dress, shoes and swimsuit.
Please understand it is our long-standing policy that there are no refunds on any fees that you or someone paid on your behalf, once you have been
accepted as a contestant. No exceptions.
WHAT DO I NEED TO GET STARTED: Send your Application in with your $545 participation fee . Everyone competing in the state competition will
represent the area where they live or work. There is a lot of pride representing your city or county in the state event and we are proud of you. After we receive your application additional paperwork will follow that you will need to fill out for the state event. You may download the Application from this site or email us and we will mail you one. Download Application
You can pay your application fee by credit card via PayPal. Click Here To Pay
WHAT IF I NEED HELP: Everyone needs help from time to time. Someone is always available. If you are unable to reach someone, leave us a
message and one of our staff members will return your call.
IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION
Address: The Crist Co. ~ 1819 Canyon Court ~ Allen, TX 75013
Please understand it is our long-standing policy that there are no refunds on any fees that you or someone paid on your behalf, once you have been accepted as a contestant. No exceptions.