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pageant prep

The Ultimate Pageant Packing List

You’ve made your list and checked it twice, yet keep remembering more items you need to bring! Check out The PageantFile’s Ultimate Pageant Packing List, with everything you need and other things you hope you won’t need, plus the things you don’t need but will want!

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Branding

Titleholder Branding- Strengthening Social Media

Sally Smith and Samantha Doe are two current (hypothetical) local titleholders competing for a state title. Both of these titleholders are active in their use of social media, but neither have very strong titleholder branding. Although¬†fancy “branding” with personal fonts and a custom color scheme and logo are not necessary, it is important for titleholders […]

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pageant prep Stage Ready

Top Pop Songs for Talent-Dance

Choosing a song for talent is difficult. You want it to be upbeat and catchy. The judges should recognize it, and possibly have an emotional tie to it. The lyrics should be meaningful. It can’t hurt for audience participation either. It is generally a good idea to choose a song put out within the past […]

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pageant prep Stage Ready

New York: Untraditionally Talented

For the talent portion of the 2015 Miss America competition, Miss New York performed her own variation of a cup song. She sang “Happy” by Pharell, while making her own percussion by tapping along with a red cup. See the video, here. She received a lot of backlash for not only the simplicity of her […]

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pageant prep

Miss New York; a not-so-hidden gem

Last night, America was shocked when Kira Kazantsev was crowned Miss New York, making history as the 3rd consecutive Miss America from New York. But for those of us who call New York home, and those of us who follow New York in pageantry, perhaps this isn’t much of a surprise. A State of “Firsts” […]