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Pre-Teen/Little Miss Kentucky Application Information

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AGE DIVISIONS:  The age of the contestant will be based on her age as of June 27,  2015. Tiny Miss Division- Ages 3, 4 & 5. Mini Miss Division- Ages 6, 7 & 8 will compete for the title of Little Miss Kentucky.  Petite Miss Division- Ages 9 & 10 and Junior Miss Division- Ages 11 and 12 year olds (that will not be turning 13 on or before June 27, 2015) compete for Pre-Teen Miss Kentucky. 


ENTRY FEE:   Contestants may enter one of two ways. They may win a local preliminary held by a franchised Miss Kentucky Local Preliminary. They may also enter as a contestant at-large. Contestants will be announced by their Local Preliminary Title. Contestants entering at-large will be given an official announcement title. The fee for Little Miss Kentucky Local Preliminary Winners is $50.00, while the fee for a Little Miss Contestant At-Large is $100.00.  Pre-Teen entry fee is $75 for Pre-Teen Miss Kentucky Local Preliminary Winners and $150 for Pre-Teen Miss Contestant At-Large entries. 


Beauty: The beauty portion of the competition is included in the entry fee and includes dress, casual wear and on-stage question. This is a Natural-- No Glitz Pageant. In dress, contestants should choose age appropriate attire. The dress should not overpower the child. The length and material of the dress are the contestant's choice. Jeweled embellishments (such as sequins, rhinestones, pearls, beading, bugle beads, etc.) are not allowed on the dress. However, they are allowed on shoes, jewelry or in the hair. No midriffs should be shown by contestants. In casual wear, the outfit chosen should be age appropriate and show the personality of the contestant. Attire should be something the girl would wear to school, to the movies or out with friends. Jeweled embellishments are allowed in casual wear. The age appropriate onstage question will be asked during the casual wear competition.  Although some makeup is allowed, it should be kept to a minimum.  These contestants are children and thus should look like children. NO hairpieces are allowed. Beauty is judged on natural beauty, modeling, stage presence, speaking ability and attire. All contestants must compete in this category.


Photogenic: The fee to enter this category is $20.00. You may submit one 5x7 or 8x10 color or black and white photo. Contestants may enter additional photos at a cost of $5.00 per photo. NO DIGITALLY ALTERED (touched up) photos will be accepted. The photos should be age appropriate and contestants should look their age. Photos are judged on natural beauty, print, quality and personality. Photos are due by May 20th This is an optional category.


Talent: The Little Miss fee to enter this category is $25.00 (this fee is included in the Pre-Teen entry fee and is mandatory in that division). The talent must be no longer than 90 seconds. Attire for the talent should compliment your talent choice. Jeweled embellishments are allowed in talent. Song CD's are due by May 20th, cassette tapes will no longer be accepted. Talent is judged on costume, entertainment value, stage presence, degree of difficulty and overall performance. This is an optional category for Little Miss.


Private Interview (for Pre-Teen contestants only): This portion of the competition is included in the entry fee. The judges' panel  will meet with each contestant for a 3 minute age appropriate private interview and will judge her on first impression, naturalness, communication skills and personal appearance. The attire should be age appropriate and compliment the contestant. All pre-teen contestants must compete in this category.


AD SALES: Each contestant is REQUIRED to sell a minimum of 1 full page of ads. The contestant (from all Little Miss and Pre-Teen Miss contestants) selling the most pages of ads will be crowned Cover Miss. In addition to a crown and a trophy, she will have her photo placed on the inside cover of the Little Miss Kentucky/Pre-Teen Miss Kentucky Program Book. Full page ads will be $150.00, half page ads will be $75.00, quarter page ads will be $ 50.00 and one-eighth page ads will be $25.00. Individuals ads may be broken up into smaller sizes as listed or you may have individuals, groups or businesses purchase a listing for the amount you need to arrive at your $150 per page but contestants must combine all their ads into full pages. No partial pages will be accepted. Ad sales are due by May 20th. If the required ad is not received by the deadline, the program book committee will design a full page ad ( with a set-up fee of $10) and the total  $160 payment will be due prior to the pageant. Ads are tax-deductible. The program book will be printed in color, so photos and ads may be submitted in color.


OTHER INFO:  A head-shot photograph must be submitted for the contestant lineup in the program book  with the entry form. The photo may be color since the program book will be printed in color. Further information will be sent by email--be sure to enter an email address on the entry form.




**Be sure to download and complete the appropriate Entry Form AND Application for your division** 



2015 At-Large Little Miss Application

2015 At-Large Pre-Teen Miss Application


2015 Local Winner Little Miss Application

2015 Local Winner Pre-Teen Miss Application

Any questions?  Contact pageant director Virginia Murphy:
PO Box 1470
Grayson, KY  41143
(606) 474-9589

or contact pageant producer Dee Shufflebarger

(606) 923-0852



For more information about the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant please contact us at:

Miss Kentucky Scholarship Pageant
Attention: Dr.Ashley Anderson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 22923
Louisville, KY  40252

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