Little Miss Cotton State Pageant
Sunday, October 16, 2016
BSDA Hall, 1024 Old Walkers Chapel Rd, Fultondale
Raising money to sponsor a Princess for the Just Keep Smiling Foundation

All ages welcome!  No residency restrictions!  
You do
not have to live in the area to compete!
ALL contestants will receive a tiara and personalized participation gift!



Divisions:
Baby Miss Cotton State  0-1 year                Tiny Miss Cotton State  2-3 years
Petite Miss Cotton State  4-6 years               Little Miss Cotton State  7-9 years
Junior Miss Cotton State  10-12 years               Teen Miss Cotton State  13-15 years
Miss Cotton State  16 years-up

Boys 0-3 years  Tiny Mr. Cotton State        Boys 4-7  Little Mr. Cotton State      Boys 8-up Mr. Cotton State
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GRAND PRIZE DRAWING WILL BE FOR A $500 SAVINGS BOND!*
All contestants will be in the drawing!  *Grand prize drawing held with 50 or more contestants entered in the pageant.

Schedule:
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. -
You can arrive early if you are getting ready at the venue, but we do not require you to arrive early.  Just please make sure
you are dressed, ready to walk on stage 15 minutes prior to your pageant start time. Crowning of each division will take place immediately after the next
age division competes.
2:30 p.m. - Pageant begins for ages 0-6
3:30 p.m. - Pageant begins for ages 7-12
4 p.m. - Pageant begins for ages 13-up

Competition will include:
Formal Wear – All contestants.  
Dress should be age-appropriate and in good taste.  Pageant dress is expected, but Sunday Best is acceptable.  No
super heavy makeup or fake teeth for ages 0-6.  Sunday Best or Tuxedo for boys.
Photogenic (optional) Photogenic competition is $5 to enter.  This is for one photo.  Additional photos may be entered for $5 each.  If you choose to
compete in photogenic competition, you will need to turn in your photo(s) as soon as you arrive at the pageant.  NO photos will be accepted after your
pageant's start time.  Write the contestant's name on the back of each photo.  Photo should be 8x10 or smaller and no professional retouching is
allowed.  All photos must be picked up before you leave the pageant.  
Side Events (optional)  Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile, Best Dressed, and Most Beautiful.  Side events are $5 each to enter.  Side
events will be voted on by the judges during the lineup after formal wear competition.  

Entry Fee for the pageant is $65 (Formal Wear only).  Optional events are $5 each to enter.  Or, enter EVERYTHING for $90.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS OCTOBER 10th.  NO DOOR ENTRIES.  Late entries may be accepted if space permits, but you MUST contact the director
if it's after the deadline.  Make checks payable to Elite Pageant Productions. Checks and money orders can be mailed in (PO Box 1884, Gardendale,
AL 35071). Credit cards can be called in to 205-529-2244. PayPal is also accepted - PayPal address is Payments@ElitePageant.com. All fees are non-
refundable unless the pageant is cancelled. $30 fee for all returned checks.  No checks accepted after the deadline—credit cards or cash only
accepted for late entries.

Dressing Rooms – There is a dressing room available, but please limit family members to 1 per contestant in the dressing room at a time.  No cameras
and no men allowed backstage at any time.  Contestants, please remember to remove all your personal items from the dressing rooms after your
crowning ceremony to allow space for the next group of contestants to come in. *Boy contestants will need to arrive dressed, or change in the men's
restroom.*

Admission Tickets – Be sure to tell your family and friends to come cheer you on!  Doors will open to the public at 1:30 p.m. on pageant day.  
Everyone except contestants and ONE parent must pay admission.  Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children age 3-10.  Children 2 & under that will
not occupy a seat are free.  Cash only is accepted at the door.  
NO checks or credit cards accepted at the door.  **Tickets are good for all portions of
the pageant, all day.**

Stage Layout - The stage is a large rectangle.  There will be an X in the back center, and three X's across the front of the stage.  These are just
guidelines, though.  Please feel free to walk however you feel most comfortable.  Due to time constraints, we will not have a rehearsal, and the main
stage will not be available to practice on, but there is a small stage in the dressing room that you are welcome to use for practice.  

VENDORS – We do have very limited booth space available for vendors who would like to set up.  Booths are $50 for the entire day.  Contact the
director at 205-529-2244 or email Director@ElitePageant.com if you are interested in setting up a vendor booth.  Space is reserved on a first-come,
first-paid basis.  

IMPORTANT – Bad sportsmanship will not be tolerated by contestants, parents, or audience members at any time and may result in either immediate
disqualification without refund or removal from the auditorium without refund.  NO ONE may approach a judge before or during the pageant.  Score
sheets are available after each crowning.  All judges’ decisions are final.

Before being allowed to compete, each contestant must have a parent or guardian read and sign a hold harmless agreement which
reads:  
We, the undersigned, as a prospective contestant and as the parent or legal guardian of said prospective contestant attest that the information
given is correct and we give our consent for participation.  We also agree to hold harmless the Miss Alabama Jubilee Pageant Program, Elite Pageant
Productions, the Pageant Director, pageant staff, the facility, and any other representatives of these groups of any and all responsibility of personal
injury, theft, and/or damage of personal property during the designated time of appearances, competitions, and during travel to and from these events.  
All photos and video taken of contestants may be used by Elite Pageant Productions for future promotional purposes.
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Make sure to pay your entry fees by the deadline.  You can mail in your fees to
Elite Pageants, P.O. Box 1884, Gardendale, AL 35071, or we can take credit cards
via phone (205) 529-2244 or through PayPal.



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Elite Pageant Productions
P.O. Box 1884
Gardendale, Alabama  35071

Phone: (205) 529-2244
Email: Questions@ElitePageant.com