The pageant will be held at the BSDA Friendship Hall
1024 Old Walkers Chapel Rd, Fultondale.
Large custom built stage - no carpet.

Doors open at 1 p.m.  You can arrive as early as you need to if you are getting ready
at the Hall, but please be there, dressed and ready to walk on stage at least 15
minutes prior to your pageant start time.
 

Schedule:
1 p.m. - Interviews begin (ages 13-up ONLY)

2:30 p.m. - Pageant begins for ages 0-6
(Formal wear only.  Crowning will take place as soon as the scores are added.  We
will get the little ones crowned as soon as possible after they compete.)

4 p.m. - Pageant begins for ages 7 and up
(Formal wear first, then casual wear *No casual wear for boys groups.*
Optional Talent Competition will take place after crowning.)
The 12th Annual
Miss & Mr. Gardendale Pageant
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Benefitting the Raymond G. Doss Playground of Miracles

No Residency Restrictions!  You do
not have to live in the area to compete!
We will be awarding ROUND CROWNS, SAVINGS BONDS, and LOTS MORE!!!
ALL contestants will receive a tiara and personalized participation gift!

Age Divisions: Girls 0-2 yrs, 3-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, 10-12 yrs
13-15 yrs, 16-19 yrs, 20 yrs-up
Boys 0-3 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 7-12 yrs, 13 yrs-up
(with more than 13 contestants entered in any division, we will split that division into two groups)
Elite Pageant Productions
P.O. Box 1884
Gardendale, Alabama  35071

Phone: (205) 529-2244
Email: Questions@ElitePageant.com
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Competition will include:
Photogenic – ALL contestants.  You will need to submit a 5x7” photo (no professional retouching allowed) to be judged
for photogenic competition.  Additional photos may be entered for $5 each.  Label each photo with the contestant’s name.  
You can mail in your photo or turn it in no later than 30 minutes before your pageant begins.  Photogenic winners in each
age division will receive an award and
two points toward her total score.  *No photogenic competition for boys groups*
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.
Casual Wear – Girls ages 7-up ONLY.  This can be anything - be creative and let your style and personality shine! Outfit
should be age-appropriate and in good taste. Be prepared to show your personality as you walk the stage to upbeat music
(we will provide all music).
Interview – Girls ages 13-up ONLY.  Contestants will each have a 3-minute private interview with our panel of judges.  
Judges will ask questions based on the answers you submit on your entry form.  They may also ask questions related to
community, school, and other teen/young adult issues.  Your interview will conclude with a 30-second opportunity for you to
tell the judges more about yourself. PLEASE have your 30-second speech prepared.  You should dress as you would for a
job interview.  The week of the pageant, you will receive your assigned interview time.  You should arrive at the hall,
dressed & ready by that time.  
Side Events (optional) – All contestants are eligible to compete.  Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Smile, Best
Dressed, and Most Beautiful.  These events will be judged during the line-up after Formal Wear competition.  Side event
winners in each age division will receive an award and
one point toward her total score.  *Boys are eligible to compete in
side events.  Awards will include Best Eyes, Best Hair, Best Smile, Best Dressed, and Most Handsome.*
Talent Competition (optional) - Contestants ages 7-up are eligible to compete.  This is a completely optional event,
and does NOT count toward your other scores, and has no bearing on who places or wins in the pageant.  Talents will be
performed after all other judging and crowning is completed.  Contestants will each have 3 minutes to demonstrate her
talent.  A microphone and sound system is available, but if you need music, you will need to bring a CD with you.  Anything
else you need, you must bring with you.  No piano is available. Again, this is completely optional, but is a fantastic way to
gain experience performing on stage, and you will receive valuable feedback from the judges.  A talent winner will be
crowned in each age division.  

Entry Fees:
Entry Fee is $65 for Ages 0-6 (includes Photogenic and Formal Wear)
Entry Fee is $75 for Ages 7-12 (includes Photogenic, Formal Wear, and Casual Wear)
Entry Fee is $85 for Ages 13-up (includes Photogenic, Formal Wear, Casual Wear, and Interview)
Optional Side Events are $5 each (any age)
Optional Talent Competition is $20 (only open to ages 7 & up)
Entry Fee for Boys is $55 (includes Formal Wear only)

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16th.  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 ages 0-6, please remember to
remove all your personal items from the dressing rooms after your crowning ceremony to allow space for the older
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 p.m.
on pageant day.  Everyone except contestants and ONE parent must pay admission.  Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for
children age 3-10.  Children 2 & under that will not require 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.**

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.  

Titles Awarded:
Ms. Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 20-up)
Miss Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 13-19)
Miss Gardendale Division Winner from ages 13-15, and court
Miss Gardendale Division Winner from ages 16-19, and court
Little Miss Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 7-12)
Little Miss Gardendale Division Winner from ages 7-9 and court
Little Miss Gardendale Division Winner from ages 10-12 and court
Tiny Miss Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 5-6) and court
Petite Miss Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 3-4) and court
Baby Miss Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from ages 0-2) and court
Tiny Mr. Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from boys ages 0-6)
Tiny Mr. Gardendale Division Winner from ages 0-3 and court
Tiny Mr. Gardendale Division Winner from ages 4-6 and court
Little Mr. Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from boys ages 7-12)
Mr. Gardendale 2015 (overall winner from boys ages 13-up)
Photogenic Winners (one from each age division)
Optional Side Event Winners (winners from each age division)
Optional Talent Competition Winners (winners from each age division)
ALL contestants will receive a participation tiara and a personalized participation gift!

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.
Make sure to stop by our vendor booths!  Here are just a few of our confirmed vendors:
Buttercream Mafia will be selling gourmet filled cupcakes.  Yum!  And will have a raffle for a custom princess cake.
Visit her website
HERE or find her on Facebook.
Ginger McClellan will be selling Younique products, and will also be doing hair/makeup for the pageant.  Contact her on
Facebook to book an appointment.  

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 will be handed out during 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 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.
Click HERE for an online entry form.

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.



If you'd like to pay your entry fees now, please click the PayPal button above.
*Make sure to put the contestant's name and pageant name in the description*