The 2017 Miss Teen Dream USA Midsummer's Queen Pageant Talent Talent will be a Mandatory Requirement. All Delegates participating in the Little Miss, Pre-Teen Miss, Junior Miss, Miss and Ms Divisions will be required to perform a talent which should not exceed 1 minutes and 20 seconds in duration. The Talent can be in the form of singing, dancing, monologue reading, dramatic performance or interpretation, comedy, sports related, magic act or any performance related activity. The scores for Talent will go towards the overall score for each Delegate. Attire for talent can be an outfit of your choice but MUST be age-appropriate and non-revealing. Please ensure that your outfit is comfortable and fully functional for the activities you wish to demonstrate (i.e dancing, gymnastics, singing, playing an instrument, etc)
Personal Interview Only Delegates from the Junior Miss, Miss and Ms. Divisions will participate in Personal Interviews in a private setting with a panel of judges.
On-Stage Interview All Delegates, with the exception of Teenie Tiny Little Miss and Tiny Little Miss, will be expected to participate in the On-Stage interview which takes place during the Evening Wear Competitions.
Make-Up: Miss Teen Dream is a natural Pageant and all Contestants should reflect our ethos in the choice of their make-up. Finalists are permitted to wear age appropriate make-up. Contestants aged 1-7 will only be permitted to wear light shadow and lightly tinted make-up, if any. Girls over the age of 16 years will be permitted to wear light foundation, soft/natural-looking eyelashes, tasteful/age appropriate eye make-up and fine, discreet eye liner and are allowed to wear a softer spray tan to complement their skin. However, under NO CIRCUMSTANCES will heavy eye make-up or foundation, flippers, excessive fake tans, or excessive, non-age appropriate hair extensions be allowed. We would ask that it is in moderation as “MISS TEEN DREAM USA PAGEANT" system are to exemplify natural, pure and wholesome beauty. The Judges Panel have been instructed to deduct a minimum so 1 point (and above if they deem it necessary) from scores should they see any of the above being displayed on Contestants. However, Contestants taking part in the Ms. Dream USA Pageant will be permitted to wear hair pieces, wigs and appropriate make-up as long as it is tasteful and appealing and not gaudy or garish.
Garments and Attire All Delegates will be required to purchase the Opening Number garments (Dress and accessories) from the Miss Teen Dream store. Delegates garments will need to be approved by the Pageant Director prior to the event. Garment selections can not be changed or altered after approval has been given. Gowns must be floor length with coordinating accessories. Delegates in the Teeny Tiny and Tiny Little Miss (1-6 yrs) will be able to wear pretty Easter/Sunday or Cupcake dresses. Delegates participating in the Jr. Miss and Miss Divisions will undergo a Personal Interview with the Judges Panel on the Sunday morning of the day of the Pageant. Attire for all Delegates should be a business/interview suit, taupe, black or natural court shoes (no peep toe), fresh natural make-up and contrasting hair style. Jewelry should be kept to a minimum and should be classic and elegant.
Additional Optional Competitions (AOC) Additional Optional Competitions are independent competitions which incur a separate fee. AOC do not make up a part of your overall judges scores. Runway: Delegates will take to the Miss Teen Dream Catwalk to exhibit their skills in deportment, posing, stance and modeling skills. Their can be an outfit of your choice but MUST be age-appropriate and non-revealing. Around The World: Delegates will be given the opportunity to represent the country of this choice with reciting knowledgeable and interest facts as well as representing the country by being attired in the Country's national costume. Commercial TV Break:Delegates will be required to read two 30 x minute commercials on-stage in front of the audience and a panel of judges. Delegates' attire will consist of their official 2017 Miss Teen Dream USA T-Shirt, black leggings, black flat shoes and natural make-up. Photogenic: Delegates in all age ranges will be permitted to enter the Photogenic Competition. Photographs will be submitted using the link below by the date stated and must be paid for in advance of the deadline date. Photo submissions will be sent directly to MMG NY to be judged by their team of talent scouts who will send scores and results back to MTDUSA. Photographs should be natural, devoid of heavy, contoured or dramatic make-up and have a limited level of photo retouching. All heavily retouched photos will be rejected immediately.
Other Mandatory Requirements
Ticket Sales: All Delegates will be required to sell a minimum of just $30 worth of tickets to the Grand Finals event. This is a MANDATORY REQUIREMENT and there will be no exceptions to the rule.
2017 Miss Teen Dream USA T-Shirts: All Delegates will be required to purchase at least one (1) Miss Teen Dream USA T-Shirt - $20 in advance / $30 at the Pageant
General Etiquette and Appearance We cannot stress the importance of reasserting that "MISS TEEN DREAM USA PAGEANT SYSTEMS" is a "NATURAL PAGEANT". Therefore all attire, make-up application, hair dressing and all matters pertaining to your general outward appearance and grooming as a Miss Teen Dream USA State Delegate should reflect excellent choices on all levels. No matter what activity you are participating, your choice of outfits, ensembles and accessories should be of an excellent standard of class and sophistication, be non-revealing, tasteful and age-appropriate.
Tattoos and Piercings: Contestants are only permitted to wear one (1) pair of earrings in each ear lobe. Visible tattoos on any part of the body will NOT be tolerated. These will need to be professionally covered for our Pageant. Excessive piercings will need to be removed for the pageant.
Behavior: Finalists MUST abide by the Rules and Regulations herein and should, at all times, display first-rate manners, etiquette and team spirit and exercise sportsman-like behavior to all other Finalists, members of staff and all associated.
Sportsmanship: “MISS TEEN DREAM USA” has a zero tolerance and is a family-orientated event and, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES will any profanities, racially motivated comments, harassment, obscene or abusive language or gestures be permitted. This policy also extends to the family and supporters of Finalists. Any Contestant, family member or guest found to be displaying such conduct shall be automatically disqualified from the pageant without refund of Registration Pageant Fees.
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Agreement By submitting the Registration to the MISS TEEN DREAM USA PAGEANT, you are agreeing to the following below:
The MISS TEEN DREAM USA Competition is based on Natural Beauty, overall stage presence and personality. Miss Teen Dream USA, its directors, associates, or any other personnel associated with the Pageant will not be held responsible for the loss of personal items, injury, theft, or illness. We will have permission to use the photographs taken at the Pageant for publicity, promotional and for use on our website, publicity and any other media and promotional material. Judges decisions are final. Any Contestant, relative or guest displaying sportsman-like, crude or unsavory behavior will be disqualified and monies will not be refunded. All use of photography or video filming is prohibited by any person in attendance. All video and photography will be reproduced in a reputable and discerning and refined manner. All returned checks will incur a $35 fee. On completing this online Registration, you are agreeing to the regulations and agreement of MISS TEEN DREAM USA and will do what is necessary to observe our statues. In the event that this is not adhered to, then, unfortunately, the Finalist will be disqualified and any prizes awarded will be returned forthwith to THE MISS TEEN DREAM USA PAGEANT immediately. You also understand that all Registration and Additional Optional Category Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE should you wish to no longer take part in the Pageant. Your personal information supplied herein will not be sold, transferred or shared with any outside organization.