Miss Central Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant


Entering the 2018 Miss Central Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant

THE PAGEANT DATE IS SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
THE ENTRY DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017

 

THE INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE IS FOR "TEEN" CONTESTANTS ONLY. MISS CONTESTANTS SHOULD VISIT THE PAGE FOR ENTERING THE 2018 MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT.

PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE PAGE!

SPECIAL NOTES FOR 2018:

THE TIME LIMIT FOR TEEN TALENT IS 1 MINUTE 30 SECONDS (90 SECONDS)

ALL TEENS MUST REGISTER ON MAOTEEN4KIDS.ORG
(See Below for Registration Information)

THE MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT ORIENTATION WILL TAKE PLACE IN PITTSBURGH ON A SATURDAY IN APRIL OR MAY 2018. ALL WINNERS MUST BE PREPARED TO ATTEND THE MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN ORIENTATION UNLESS THEY HAVE A SCHOOL EVENT WHICH CONFLICTS WITH THE ORIENTATION. THE DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS PAGE AS SOON AS AVAILABLE.

THE MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT WILL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE IN PITTSBURGH. ALL TITLEHOLDERS MUST BE AVAILABLE TO ATTEND THE MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT IF THEY ARE SELECTED AS ONE OF OUR WINNERS.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

AGE:

1. Contestant must be between the ages of twelve (12) and seventeen (17) years AND cannot yet be a high school senior to compete in the current pageant season.

2. Contestant must be Age 13 by the first day of the Miss Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Competition (See Above)

3. Contestant may NOT have graduated from high school prior to the start of Miss America's Outstanding Teen Competition in July 2018 (Date Subject to Change) EXCEPT for 16 year olds (or younger) graduating early.

4. Contestant may not reach the age of 18 prior to July 31, 2018. This is also subject to change since changes are being made in the National Teen Program.

SCHOOL:

1. Contestant must reside in, be enrolled in and attending classes on a full time basis at an accredited public, private or home schooling program.

2. Contestant cannot yet be a high school senior to compete in the current pageant season.

3. Contestant cannot graduate from High School before the start of the National Finals in August 2018. (Unless graduating early at Age 16 or Younger).
 

RESIDENCY/WORK/SCHOOL:

Contestant must satisfy at least ONE (1) of the following requirements:

1. Contestant must prove she is a Pennsylvania resident for the six (6) month period prior to the local pageant date.

OR

2. Contestant must be a full time student in a high school, junior high school or middle school (or the equivalent) located within the state of Pennsylvania who has already completed one semester of schooling in Pennsylvania during the last semester (Fall 2017)
 

CMN REGISTRATION:

Contestant must register on the MAOTEEN4KIDS Website (See Below)
 

ENTRY FEE:

Entry fee of $100 (or $150 if also entering the Miss MidState's Outstanding Teen Pageant) must be paid
.

FOR ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, CONTACT JOHN METZGER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


JUDGING CONSISTS OF:

(Information Subject to Change)

Talent - 35%

Interview - 25%

Evening Wear & On-Stage Question - 25%

Lifestyle & Fitness in Active Wear - 15%

 

CMN REGISTRATION INFORMATION
(Information is Subject to Change - Follow the Directions on the Website)

Although the suggested goal is $100 you are welcome to raise as much or as little as you want.

The pageant year for Teen Contestants is 2018.
 

 Go to www.maoteen4kids.org and click on the “New Contestants” link to register as a new user.

Then follow the step-by-step instructions to create your personal contestant web page and send e-mails to relatives, friends and neighbors.

 

 

  

Step One: Create Profile

• Complete personal profile.

*Pageant Cycle FAQ -a pageant cycle is from the first local to the state to the national pageant within a period that a contestant can compete towards the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen of a specific year.   This cycle may be over 18 months in length or less than a year.

*Fundraising Goal FAQ- we recommend $100 local, $250 state, $500 national

• Upload picture.

• Hit “Next Step” button. 

• Once your profile is created you will receive an email like the below example:

"Dear Kristin,
        Congratulations for registering for the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Fund Raising site.  Your user name is kblack and you have set a goal of $500.00.  The money that you raise will go to the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Scholarship fund and to help children in your local area.  The most important aspect of on line fund raising is to send emails to your friends and family.
        Good Luck in your fund raising efforts.
"

 

Step Two: Register for Pageant 

 • Select Title Competing For

Title Competing For FAQ- if pageant is not listed please contact Cynthia Nay CNay@CMNHospitals.org .  Also please remember to add pageants if you continue to compete in other local and state pageants.

• Press “Add” Button

• On this screen you can also update your Cycle and Goal 





Step 3:  Send E-mails  

 • Select the pageant you are raising money for from the 2018 pageants

• Enter an email address and hit the “Add” button

(We recommend at least 10 or more e-mail addresses of family and friends you would like to contact.)

• If you would like to preview your e-mail click on “Preview” button.

• Click the Send button.

•Once the email is sent you will remain on the send email screen but at the top it will say how many emails you just sent.
 

 •The email that is sent will look like the example below:

        "I'm getting ready to compete in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant.  As a contestant, I need your help to raise money for Children's Miracle Network and the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Fund.  Please help me reach my goal of $500.00 by clicking on the link below.  Your donation will be considered a charitable donation for tax purposes and a receipt will be provided via email if donation is by credit card or e-check. If donation is by a paper check and over $250 then a receipt will be mailed at year end." 

https://www.maoteen4kids.org/m.aspx?i=2485666B2C2CF61E3&e=2A748D8AD9 

Once you have completed a secure on-line donation, your donation will be included in my fund raising total on my personal page.  To help even further you can forward this message on to other friends and family to help me in my fund raising efforts. 

This year the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization has teamed up with Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for 170 children's hospitals.  This new partnership gives each contestant the opportunity to raise awareness and funds for two great organizations: Miss America's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Fund and Children's Miracle Network."

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR CONTESTANTS IN THE 2018 MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT

 THE PAGEANT DATE IS SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018

Applications, Resumes, Talent Request Forms and General Information for the 2017 Miss Central Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant are now available in the packet on our website. If you are unable to download the packet from the site, it is also available by email or by regular mail. If you wish to have the packet sent by email or regular mail, please contact us. Please keep in mind that we can accept no more than 26 contestants and that this includes both our "Teen" and "Miss" Contestants. In order to be considered a contestant in the Teen Pageant, the Application, Resume, Critical Issue (Platform) Essay and Check for $100 (or $150 if also entering the Miss MidState's Outstanding Teen Pageant) must have been received. If 9 or more applications are received three (3) titles, Miss Central Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen, Miss Greater Juniata Valley's Outstanding Teen and Miss Freedom Forge's Outstanding Teen will be awarded at the Miss Central Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant. Please note that refunds will be given only if the pageant is cancelled or if the contestant wins an earlier preliminary leading to the 2018 Miss Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant.

 

ENTRY APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE - AUGUST 2018 - Please Note that Contestant Order will be determined in inverse order of when entry materials are received meaning that the highest contestant numbers will be given to those who send in their application materials earliest.

 

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY MATERIALS - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017
 

PROGRAM BOOK INFORMATION FORM - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017

 

CONTESTANT TALENT FORM - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017


PROGRAM BOOK INFORMATION -  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017

 

HEADSHOT PHOTO FOR PROGRAM BOOK -  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018


PROGRAM BOOK ADS (PATRON'S AND COMMERCIAL) - WEDNESDAY JANUARY 3, 2018

 

PERFORMANCE CD'S DUE - PLEASE BRING 2 COPIES OF YOUR CD TO REHEARSAL ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018

 

REHEARSAL - SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018

 

INTERVIEWS - SATURDAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018

PAGEANT -  SATURDAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2018  AT 4:00 PM AT THE MIFFLIN COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT ORIENTATION (REQUIRED FOR OUR PAGEANT WINNERS UNLESS EXCUSED FOR A SCHOOL EVENT) - DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED
 

MISS PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDNG TEEN PAGEANT - (DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED IN PITTSBURGH, PA)

 

 

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS

The packet of Teen forms and information below is available as a Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat file. To download the Microsoft Word file to you computer, left click on the name of the file and select either "Save" or "Open." You may also right click on the name of the file and select "Save As." A dialog box will appear. Save the file to your computer. Remember the folder to which you save the file so you can open it later. If you open the Microsoft Word file you can save it when you have finished working on it or looking at it. You can also break the file into parts so you can work, for example, on the Talent Request Form without working on the rest of the folder.  If you click on one of the Adobe Acrobat files, it will open in either Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader provided you have one of them installed on your computer. If you do not have either installed, Adobe Reader is a free download by clicking the link below the file. Please note the Fact Sheet Instructions before starting the Resume. After the forms have been completed they can be returned to the pageant by email or regular mail. Entry checks must, of course be mailed. If entering both Miss MidState's Outstanding Teen Pageant and Miss Central Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant the forms may be sent to either pageant. In that case, please also attach a note stating that the materials are for both pageants.

DOWNLOAD THE 2018 MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT ENTRY PACKET FOR TEEN CONTESTANTS (ADOBE ACROBAT)

DOWNLOAD THE 2018 MISS CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA'S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT ENTRY PACKET FOR TEEN CONTESTANTS (MICROSOFT WORD)

(PLEASE NOTIFY US IF YOU FIND ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE PACKET!)



FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:

JOHN R. OR ROSALYN METZGER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

460 DRY VALLEY ROAD

 

LEWISTOWN, PA 17044

 

PHONE: (717) 248-5576 

 

EMAIL - PAGEANT@MISSCENTRALPA.ORG
OR
PAGEANT2@VERIZON.NET

 



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