Spirit of the South™
Heart of Tennessee™
Voice of Tennessee™ Pageants
EXPERIENCE THE EXPERIENCED
- HOW TO BECOME A CONTESTANT
CONTESTANT RULES v Teen Contestants must be ages 14-18. Miss Contestants must be ages 19-27.
(Must provide proof of age (Valid State ID or Birth Certificate), please bring day of pageant orientation)
v Contestant must be single, never married, nor given birth to a child, and must be born female
v Contestant must not have been convicted of a felony crime
v The Spirit of the South titles may be from any state. To qualify for the Heart of Tennessee and Voice of Tennessee titles, you must be in enrolled in a Tennessee school or be a resident of Tennessee .
v Must display good moral character in school and community
v If you win and receive the cash prize and additional prizes, you cannot get married or pregnant during your reign. If so, you agree to return all prizes and forfeit your title.
Contestant must never have, nor will she during her reign, pose for any photography, video, or film associated with any nudity or pornography. She will not post inappropriate photos on My Space, Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, or Message boards. Nor has she ever or is presently involved in any form of employment which involves partial or complete nudity. She may not marry or become pregnant during her reign. If these rules are broken the contestant will forfeit her title and prizes. All prizes will be returned. Cash prize must be used as scholarships (educational endeavors), or entry fee assistance to another pageant system.
Miss/Teen Spirit of the South, Heart, & Voice of Tennessee Winners
Our title holders are asked to make select appearances in all states. She will be the official spokeswoman of the Miss Spirit of the South Cash Prize Pageant Organization. She will have the opportunity to make appearances at community service events, galas, and fundraisers in all states. Some community service events are mandatory. We will always provide you with a schedule of upcoming events to prevent schedule conflicts. You may hold this title and compete in other pageant systems that do not pay your entry fee into other state pageant systems . If you are planning to enter a pageant system that allows you to carry a select title, you must use the title, "Miss Spirit of the South or Miss Teen Spirit of the South upon permission of National Director Mamie Jackson , as it is a registered trademark in the State of Tennessee." We will pay your entry fee to the pageant system of your choice. You may not use your cash prize to enter another pageant that pays entry fees to a pageant system. If you choose not to compete in a pageant system, you may use your cash prize as a scholarship or for educational endeavors. The college you attend or graduated from must be provided, and we will pay the educational instituation. If the winner cannot fulfill her duties, she must return all prizes and relinquish her title. As always, school comes first and we will work with your schedule.
Each contestant will compete in four phases of competition:
NO PRIVATE INTERVIEW OR TALENT REQUIRED
Fashion Wear 25%
Evening Gown 25%.
On-stage Question 25%
Scoring is based on the following criteria:
FASHION WEAR: Your fashion wear should be high fashion. It should reflect your personality, creativity, and individuality. You may choose your own outfit and props are allowed. This is something you would wear to look and feel your best in. Each contestant is evaluated on overall impression, flare, energy, charisma, personal creativity, and individuality.
SWIMSUIT: You may choose a swimsuit of your choice or color (1 or 2 piece). Please make sure your swimsuit is tasteful (NO THONGS). Each contest is evaluated on overall impression, physical fitness, and stage presence.
EVENING GOWN: You may choose an evening gown of your choice. Each contestant is evaluated on overall first impression, grace, poise, stage presence, and the confidence with which she carries herself.
ONSTAGE QUESTION: The TOP 10 Finalist will each have a final on-stage question. Each Finalist is evaluated on confidence with answer provided, the expression of answer provided, and the knowledge of question being asked. Can she think fast on her feet?
"Every Stone in our Crown Represent a Life Touched"
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