Miss Contestant Information

On behalf of the Miss Atlanta Board of Directors we are pleased to announce information regarding our upcoming pageant. The winners will represent our great city and compete for the title of Miss Georgia at the Miss Georgia Pageant in June of 2016. The winner of the Miss Georgia Pageant will represent our state at the Miss America pageant.ELIGIBILITY FOR COMPETITION:One must be:

  • a female between the ages of 17-24
  • a high school graduate before June 1, 2016
  • no older than 24 years of age before December 31, 2016
  • a permanent resident for a least 6 months prior to the date of the pageant,
    and either live or work-full time, or be a full-time student in: Baldwin, Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Bibb, Butts, Carroll, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Crawford, Dawson, Dekalb, Douglas, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Gilmer, Gordon, Green, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Haralson, Harris, Heard, Henry, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Lumpkin, Meriwether, Morgan, Muscogee, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Peach, Pickens, Pike, Poke, Putnam, Rabun, Rockdale, Spalding, Stephens, Troup, Walton, White, and Upson

PAGEANT DATE 

Saturday, AUGUST 29, 2014
7:00 P.M. at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center - 950 Forest Street – Roswell, GA 30075

ORIENTATION 
There will be no formal orientation meeting with contestants.

MANDATORY REHEARSAL 
The Contestants’ Mandatory Dress Rehearsal for Miss Atlanta will be held on Friday evening, August 28, 2013, from 5:00 P.M. until completion at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, Roswell, GA. 

Please plan accordingly as traffic can be congested during this time.  The contestant dinner begins at 5:00 with rehearsal beginning promplty at 6:00 P.M. 

REQUIRED FORMS 
You must use the required forms listed below. If the contestant is under the age of 18 the forms will need a parents signature.   Links to these forms and examples of a completed resume and essay are located at the bottom of this page. 

REQUIRED:
1.CONTRACT (The contestant contract will need to be notarized)

2. COLOR HEADSHOT

3.RESUME (1 Page only!)

4.PLATFORM ESSAY (1 Page only!)

5.CONTESTANT APPLICATION (this reserves your talent selection)

6. FOR MISS CONTESTANTS CMN CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK FOR TEEN CONTESTANTS $125 ENTRY FEE (all dontations/fees will be verified by the ED.  Failure to meet this requirement, will bar you from competition)

TALENT REQUEST

Talent song selection is reserved when a contestants Application is received.  In the event that two contestants select the same song/music, the first contestant to have submitted her completed Contestant Application will be allowed to use the selection.  
JUDGING CRITERIA
The scoring is as follows:
Private Interview 25%, Talent 35%, Swimsuit 15%, OnStage Question 5%, Eveningwear 20%

INTERVIEW
Each Contestant will have a private 10 minute interview (for Miss ) and an 8 minute interview (for Teens) with the judge’s.  Contestants will be asked a series of questions from the judging panel.  The questions could range from personal interest, information from your resume, your platform, what’s going on in the world today, to anything in between. At the end of the interview, you will be given an opportunity for a 30 second closing. 

TALENT

TIME LENGTH CANNOT EXCEED 90 SECONDS, NO EXCEPTIONS.   Talent will be timed on Friday night at rehearsal.

ON STAGE QUESTION
Contestants will be judged on their response to one question related to her platform.

SWIMSUIT
Swimsuit must be in good taste and can be a one or two piece.

Swimsuits will be approved at the Friday night rehearsal.

EVENING GOWN
Evening Gown must be in good taste and is of contestants own choosing. 

 
Downloadable Competition Guidelines and Forms (PDF Format):
1. 2014 Local Contestant Contract-Fillable Format
2. Resume-Instructions.pdf
3. Platform-Instructions.pdf
4. Platform Essay Example
5. Resume Example
6. CMN Children’s Miracle Network Information
www.missamerica4kids.org7. Pageant Registration Form v1