National Pageant Information
2014
Panel for minutes (4) minutes. For interview, you may wear either a
pants suit, skirt suit or dress. Interviews are platform related. You will
be asked about information on your previously submitted judges sheet.


















Personal Expression 10%
This speech is done in front of the judges in a room and it is 3 minutes
or less. You can wear any attire for this portion or any attire that fits
your topic. The speech can be on any topic (ex. Your hobbies, platform,
family, career to name a few.) You can also use any props you feel
necessary to enhance your speech. It is your time to be creative. This is
where you show your creative side through your whatever angle your
are trying to present. Remember, you want to capture their attention.
You need to bring whatever props or items needed to make your
presentation. This a display or presentation of your skills, hobbies,
abilities. Provide information through the presentation even if its a
display of a talent. Let them know why it was displayed.


















Fashion Wear 20%
Fashion Wear which is anything off the rack such as pants and a top,
skirt and blouse, pant suit with a hat etc. Think trendy, runway, stylish.



















Evening Gown 20%
Evening Gown can be any type dress of your own choosing as long as it
is FLOOR LENGTH




















On Stage Question -  10%
The contestants will draw a questions from a container and they will   
read the question before handing it to the emcee to read aloud to the
audience.




















Remember there are no height or weight requirements.
We are more than just a beauty pageant
but a event that looks for the total package.

In each division there will be the following:
Best Gown
Casual Wear
Personal Expression
Program Book Photogenic


























Fashion Diva Award: This is a optional competition. It will be based on  
attire worn during the fashion wear competition. $25 to enter


























Photogenic Portfolio: This is a optional photogenic competition. Place 4
to 12 photo's of any size color or black & white in a book. Photo's can
be profession or amateur. Photos should include head and full body
shots The winner will receive a trophy,crown and prize. $25 to enter






















Cover Model Contest: This is an optional competition. There will be one
winner who will have her photo placed on the back cover of the
program book. This is a separate award from the program book
photogenic award. The winner will also receive a prize, crown, sash and
award.  First photo is $50 and each addition photo is $10.
They can be a head shot or full body. Photo’s will be returned the day
you arrive at the pageant if you mail them in. If you e-mail your
photos send to pageantinfo@msamericanelegancepageant.com
All photos and fees are due by October 3, 2014




















The Nedra Stewart Community Service Award:This will be based upon
what the contestants have done in their community. Please submit a
folder with your community involvement to the pageant office. Please
do not send in loose articles have them organized and be creative with
your book. Be sure to include copies of any articles, pictures or
anything else from activities you have been involved with. You can go
back as far as 7 years. Books are turned in at registration. The cost to
enter is $20

Rules And Regulations:

Entrant must be a resident of North America (including All US
territories, Canada and Mexico) Dual residency or residence at a
military installation is allowed. You may represent your state where
you were born, attended or attends school, have family or own
property, currently work or live. If you win the title, you must agree to
attend the 2014 Nationals to crown your successor.

Entrant must be in good health and must be of good moral character.

All delegates are required to stay at the host hotel on Friday and
Saturday. You are also required to make your reservations under the
pageant group block. There will be no exceptions to this rule please do
not ask. If contestant's do not stay at the host hotel major points will
be deducted from the final score.

All state title holders are requested but not required to make at least
one to two appearances before the national event.

A pageant participant holds harmless the pageant, MAVAE-5 Inc.
and/or it's director(s) and staff from any and all claims for damage to
any person or property by reason of participation in this pageant, or
subsequent events derived from participation in this pageant.

Delegate grants permission to the pageant director to use her
photograph or likeness for advertising purposes.

You will be responsible for transportation to the national event and
your hotel accommodations.

Entrant is allowed to have a modeling contract, commercial tie-up or
exclusive agency contract as long as it does not interfere with
representing this title. We do not authorize or permit the use of the
name “Ms American Elegance” or any other title with respect to the
pageant in any manner unless specifically approved by the director of
the Ms. American Elegance Pageant.

For Ms. Sophisticate division size is based on evening gown size 14 &
up.

For the Teen Division you must be single, without children.
All other divisions you can be married, single or divorced, with or
without children.

You can go up a age division if you will be that age as of the day of the
start of nationals.

All judges decisions are final. Refunds will not be given under any
circumstances.

If selected as the winner you will be required to sign a contract stating
you will arrange and make 18 appearances during your reign.  If you
are unwilling to sign the contract you forfeit your title. You will receive
some prizes that evening and the remainder when you come back to
crown your succesor.

As a American Elegance National titleholder, you agree not to compete
in any other pageant during your reign for a period of 8 months from
the date of crowning.
If you wish to compete in a pageant after that time permission must be
granted from the national office and the request must be made 30 days
prior. The request must be made in writing by mail. The above rule
only applies to National titleholders not State or Regional titleholder.

A pageant for any woman because all women are elegant and beautiful.
No experience necessary.

Questions e-mail the National Office
pageantinfo@msamericanelegancepageant.com