Be a Great Pageant Judge – Part 1

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: April 25, 2017. Category: Pageant Competition

Qualified judges are the backbone of any successful pageant.  Here’s the first post in a two-part series with tips so you can be the perfect pageant judge! 1. Research the pageant philosophy.  Every pageant has a specific philosophy.  Is the pageant “established” with a fully developed message and staff to manage appearances? Or is it […]

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Secrets of a Winning Pageant Headshot

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: April 18, 2017. Category: Pageant Competition, Pageant Wardrobe

Every pageant contestant knows that a great headshot is the fastest way to impress the judges. As a pageant coach, contestants often ask me how they can get the very best possible headshot. So here are my 4 Secrets for a Winning Pageant Headshot. 1. Research the Visual Image of the Pageant.  Every pageant has […]

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Pageant Videos Hold the Key – Part 2

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: April 11, 2017. Category: Inspiration, Pageant Interview

Jessica Beal-Bahmuller, Mrs. South Dakota International 2016, is just as impressive as she is beautiful. What’s her secret? Constantly improving her skills by watching pageant videos. Welcome to part two of how to analyze and improve yourself as a contestant using pageant videos.  If you didn’t catch my last post, just click here to catch […]

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