There are 2 ways to enter the 2020 National Pageant: win your title at a state event or advance to nationals with an appointed title. State Pageant Fees are determined by the State Director and can vary. Titleholders who win their title at a State Pageant will receive their National Registration fee paid for by their state organization. The National Registration Fee is $350 for Appointed Titleholders and must be paid to secure your title. Titles will not be held until the registration fee is paid in full. The National Registration Fee for Appointed Titleholders includes:
• Official American Pageants’ State or Regional Title
• A custom handmade crown by The Best Crowns
• A custom embroidered sash from The Sash Company
• Opportunity to compete for a National Title with a chance to win part of our amazing National Prize Package worth more than $60,000!
All Titleholders are responsible for the National Entry fee which is due on or before October 2, 2020. The National Entry Fee is $650 and includes:
• Entry into all required national competitions
• One(1) ad page in our glossy, full color National Program Book
• Ad page design courtesy of Pageant Design
• On-Stage Photo Package courtesy of My Heart’s Desire Photography
• American Pageants official gift at Nationals
• Sponsor gifts at Nationals
• Entry Fee includes 1 ad page for each titleholder (see above)
• Titleholders are not required to sell any additional ad pages
• Additional Advertising Pages are $200 each (page design not included)
• Titleholders may sell as many pages as they wish through fundraising support from family, friends, and local businesses
• Additional ad pages sold will demonstrate community support and will contribute to National Ambassador title entry
While American Pageants strives to provide an affordable event, there are additional costs to consider before committing to representing your area as a titleholder. Some of the additional costs may be optional.
• Travel, lodging, and meals
• Optional Events such as Talent, Fun Fashion, Photogenic, etc.
• Family and friends may attend many of our events – some events require tickets
• Wardrobe (Required Wardrobe found here)
• Titleholders who accept an appointed title are required to compete at the national pageant
• Withdrawing, failure to meet deadlines and/or no shows to nationals will result in a penalty fee