Miss Virginia Sweetheart

Optional Pageant

December 11 - 12, 2021
THE VENUE

Hotel Madison 

710 South Main Street 

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

 

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The USA National Miss Virginia Sweetheart Local Pageant is an opportunity for girls and  women ages 1-55 to experience the USA National Miss Virginia State Pageant with no  commitment. It is a way to participate in Interview, Casual Wear, and Evening Gown  and get first-hand experience and receive the judge’s comments. Sweetheart  Pageants are local events. 

Age Divisions: Tiny Princess 1-3, Jr. Princess 4–6, Princess 7–9, Preteen 10–12, Jr. Teen 13- 15, Teen 16-19, Miss 20-29, Ms. 30-39, Sophisticated Ms. 40-55 (The age at the time of the pageant determines each contestant’s age division.)

Registration Fee: $125. Email unmohmiwv@gmail.com to register. Please include contestant name, age, date  of birth, mailing address, and tee shirt size.  

Registration and Payment: Due by December 6, 2021. The fees will be invoiced. 

Interview: Wear an interview outfit that reflects your unique personality. The Jr. Princess and Princess will sit at the judges table for the interview which is 2 minutes. The Preteen, Junior Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms., and Sophisticated Miss will stand in front of the judges for their interview which is 2 minutes. The contestant may prepare a brief ice breaker introduction to present to the judges as they enter the interview room. The interview questions will be from a set list for each age division.

*For the Tiny Princess Age Division, a state queen or the mom will escort the contestant to the interview room to meet the judges. The judges will be looking for personality. If a mom would like to escort a Tiny Princess, please wear business professional attire for both interview and the on-stage events.

Casual Wear: Work the runway in your favorite outfit to show your modeling ability.

Evening Gown: Wear an age-appropriate dress/gown of your choice. There is no preferred type of evening gown, as we desire to let each delegate showcase their own sense of fashion. Keep in mind that each delegate should look her age. Each delegate will have their moment on the stage in evening gown competition, to show

their grace, poise, and elegance.

Prizes: A winner in each age division will receive the 2022 Miss Virginia Sweetheart sash and beautiful crown.

Eligibility Rules: All contestants must be between the ages of 1–55 and be of moral standing. You must reside in the United States. This is open to any state.

Important Scoring Information: Tabulation software is used for scoring. Competition scores are calculated as the judges post their individual scores online. The judges will score the contestants as follows:

• Community Service Donation (10%)*

• Interview (30%)

• Casual Wear (30%)

• Evening Gown (30%)

*All contestants are asked to donate a teddy bear stuffed animal for Operation Teddy Bear which supports the Ronald McDonald House. Operation Teddy Bear is the 2021 USA National Miss Virginia Princess, Willow Spradlin’s personal platform. A donation of one teddy bear will automatically include 10% for this portion of the scoring. More donations are welcome too!

Make-up Rules:

Ages 1-3: no make-up.

Ages 4-9: Only powder, blush, lip gloss, and mascara are allowed during stage competitions. No make-up is allowed during interview. No extensions or false lashes.

Ages 10-12: Only powder, blush, lip gloss, and mascara are allowed during stage competitions and interview. No extensions or false lashes.

Ages 13 and up: Free to groom themselves as they wish.

Please note if rules are not followed there will be deductions at the judge’s discretion.

 

Covid Waiver: Due to the worldwide pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the USA National Miss West Virginia Sweetheart Pageant, produced by Mulinex Productions, LLC, is following the guidelines and adhering to the mandates imposed by federal, state, and local governments. By participating in this event, you freely assume all risks, both known and unknown, related to you and your child.

Dressing Room: One wristband will be given to each contestant to be used by one female chaperone in the dressing room. There are absolutely no males allowed in the dressing room. No photos are allowed in the dressing room.

Event Tickets: There is a Winter Wonderland Gala on Saturday, December 11th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Hotel Madison. The contestant attends for free. Additional tickets are $10 each. This is a themed event, so the contestants are asked to wear red, green, gold, or silver. The USA National Miss Virginia State Pageant and Sweetheart Pageant Show tickets are $20 each on Sunday, December 12th. Tickets will be sold at the door

as a cash only option. Friends and family are welcome to attend both the Gala and UNM State Pageant Show.

If you need a hotel reservation for Hotel Madison find it here.

Please note the discounted room rate closes on 11/22/21. The hotel link can also be found on the state website at virginiapageantry.com (see Virginia State Pageant).

For additional information, please contact the USA National Miss State Director for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia, Stacey Mulinex at unmohmiwv@gmail.com or text 304-991-7929.

*Please note judge’s comments will be emailed within ten days following the pageant.