5 Reasons You Can’t Achieve Your Pageant Goals

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: September 26, 2017. Category: Inspiration, Pageant Competition

You pick out a pageant, send in your entry fee, and start searching for the perfect evening gown. Then, you surf the web for hair and makeup ideas and research last year’s Top 5 contestants. You do everything you can think of to do well at the pageant, but don’t end up winning or even getting a placement. You pack up the car, totally depressed, feeling like you just can’t achieve your pageant goals.

So you pick yourself up, brush yourself off, and make a plan to improve for your next pageant. You create a pageant prep checklist, take walking lessons, and read a list of possible interview questions. And you still don’t place or win. You’re ready to pull your

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Your Judges Are Not Your Mother

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: August 21, 2017. Category: Inspiration, Pageant Competition, Pageant Interview

Recently I saw a social media post from a pageant contestant. In the post, the contestant bitterly complained that the judges ‘just didn’t understand why she would be a great titleholder’. It was clearly all their fault. Based on her negative, blaming post, I can easily guess why the judges didn’t vote for her. Don’t […]

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Go Getters Guide to Pageant Prep

Posted by ValerieHayes. Date: June 6, 2017. Category: Inspiration, Pageant Competition

Let’s be honest: sometimes competing in a pageant is both thrilling and frustrating.  Before the pageant, you’re excited about winning, and then after the pageant you often disappointed with your placement and scores.  If your scores aren’t reflecting your potential, you may be skipping one these important steps when preparing for your pageant: 1. Start […]

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