Miss Tri-State Heritage Scholarship Pageant 12/3 & 12/4

Miss Tri-State Pageant Entry Fee is $100.00 

Required Ad Sales $200.00

Entry fee includes Division Beauty, Photogenic, Fun Fashion, Best Hair, Best Dress, and Interview for ages 6 and Up

-Pageant is Open to Girls ages 0m-21 years who are unmarried with no children and in good academic standing with a “C” or better GPA

-There will be 8 divisions:

0-23m Baby Miss Tri-State Heritage 

2-3 years Toddler Miss Tri-State Heritage 

4-5 years Tiny Miss Tri-State Heritage 

6-8 years Future Miss Tri-State Heritage 

9-11 years Young Miss Tri-State Heritage 

12-14  years Junior Miss Tri-State Heritage 

15-17 years Teen Miss Tri-State Heritage 

18-21 years Collegiate Miss Tri-State Heritage 

There will be 3 additional titles awarded:

  1. Miss Heritage Spirit: This is a Director’s Award, given to a Contestant displaying honorable character and outstanding community service in 2021. 
  2. Cover Miss Heritage: The Contestant who sells the most ads for the keepsake program ad book from all combined age divisions.
  3. People’s Choice: The Contestant receiving the most $1 votes from their fans from all combined age divisions.

Each contestant will represent their hometown and must agree to make appearances within the Tri-State area should they win a Miss Tri-State Heritage Title. A contract will be signed at the conclusion of Pageant #2 on 12/4 with a code of conduct, expectations for the 2022 year, and a list of 10 mandatory appearance dates. Tri-State Queens will have a very active year and will get to represent their title at many amazing events throughout their reign.

Contestants ages 0-5 years will compete in ONLY the Beauty (50%) and Fun Fashion (50%) categories. Photogenic for 0-5 years Is aside award. Short or long dresses are allowed.

The contestants ages 6 and up must wear a long dress and are judged on 5 primary categories:

1) A five-minute private interview with the judges (30%)

2) Personal Hometown Introductions (10%)

3) Beauty/ Evening Gown (30%)

4) Fun Fashion in an outfit of their own choice (30%)

5) In the case of a tie, an on-stage question will be used to help the judges decide the outcome.

Winners for Ages 0m-8 years will receive a cash scholarship of $50. (Baby, Toddler, Tiny, Future Miss)

Winners for ages in both the Young & Jr Miss Division (9-14 years) will receive a $100 cash scholarship awarded in increments as the terms of their contracts are fulfilled. ($50 Awarded at crowning)

Winners in both the Teen Miss & Collegiate Miss Division (15-21 years) will receive a $500 cash scholarship awarded in increments as the terms of their contracts are fulfilled. ($100 Awarded at crowning)

All contestants ages 5 & up are eligible for the Presidential Awards based on tracked and verifiable community service, deadline to submit letters on letterhead with calculated volunteer hours is 10/15.


Optional Overall Titles are $25. They are NOT included with your entry fee. 

Overall Titles will be awarded separately and in this format below:

*Pageant 1 

Baby, Toddler, Tiny (Ages 0-5 years)

One award from all combined age divisions will be awarded.

Overall Most Photogenic

Overall Fun Fashion

Overall Most Beautiful


*Pageant 2 

Future & Young Miss (Ages 6-11 years)

One award from all combined age divisions will be awarded.

Overall Interview

Overall Most Photogenic

Overall Fun Fashion

Overall Most Beautiful 


Jr Miss, Teen, & Collegiate  (Ages 12-21 years)

One award from all combined age divisions will be awarded.

Overall Essay

Overall Interview

Overall Most Photogenic

Overall Fun Fashion

Overall Evening Wear

Overall Scholastic Achievement Award- receives a $100 scholarship award for the highest GPA from each division of the Teen & Collegiate contestants. Current transcripts from the 2021 school year will be due to the Tri-State email (tristateheritage@gmail.com) no later than 11/15/21. 


Beauty Rules

-Glitz routines are not allowed.

-Max stage time is 90 seconds.

-Children 3 and under will not be counted off if escorted on stage.

-Children 4 and older will be deducted if a parent has to escort them on stage.

-No custom music for Beauty.

-Max stage time is 90 seconds.


Appearance Rules

-Hair Extensions, Falls, and wiglets  are allowed.

-Makeup is allowed. But must be age appropriate.

-Light tanning is allowed.

-Lashes are allowed

-Nails are allowed

-No flippers.

Fun Fashion Rules

-Routines are allowed but not required. 

-Max stage time is 60 seconds.

-Children 3 and under will not be counted off if escorted on stage.

-Children 4 and older will be deducted if a parent has to escort them on stage.

-Custom Music is allowed, but must be received 2 weeks prior to the pageant, email to tristateheritage@gmail.com. (We do not accept CDs or allow the use of cell phones)

-Props are Not allowed.


Photogenic Rules

-There will be a photogenic winner from each age division. It is $25 to enter the Optional Overall Titles.

-The Division Photogenic winner is included in the entry fee.

-The Overall Photogenic winner is not included in the entry fee. It is covered in the $25 optional overall title package.

-Photos Must be a 5X7. Photos must be current. Photos need to be a natural style photo. Glitz photos will NOT be allowed.

-Professional Natural edited photos are allowed.

-Photos will be turned in the day of the pageant at registration.


General Information 

-Every contestant will receive a participation crown.

-The pageant is Open to Florida, Georgia, and Alabama residents ONLY..

-We are taking a maximum of 10 per age division.

-No door entries allowed.

-Advanced reserved seating is being sold for $15 a seat  for the first four rows being used starting at the third row behind the judges.

-On Pageant Day, Door admission is $10.00 per person, ALL ages except babies who will sit in a parents seat with them. First come first serve.

**Any participant or adult showing bad sportsmanship will be asked to leave the premises.

**ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE/TRANSFERABLE UNLESS THE EVENT IS CANCELLED COMPLETELY. IF EVENT IS MOVED DUE TO HAVING TO COMPLY WITH COVID REGULATIONS OR OTHER UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU MAY TRANSFER YOUR PAID FEES  TO THE RESCHEDULED EVENT. 

-To register, Please fill out the form online at https://tristateheritagepageants.com/register-now/

This information will be used for contestant’s walk sheet so please fill out accordingly.

-Contestants will compete the age they are on pageant day, no matter what title they hold prior to the National Pageant.

The optional Heritage Spirit Essay for ages 10 & up does not count into the overall score and must be
turned in by 11/15/21.

Division Queen’s will be crowned for the following age groups:
Baby 0-23 months- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $50.
Toddler 2-3 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $50.
Tiny 4-5 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $50.
Future Miss 6-8 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $50.
Young Miss 9-11 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $50.
Jr Miss 12-14 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $100.
Teen Miss 15-17 years- Trophy, sash, crown, cash prize $500.
Collegiate Miss 18-21 years- Trophy, sash, crown, Scholarship Award $500.


Sash and Crown Title Winners will sign a contract to represent the Tri-State area at various Events
throughout the year. Scholarship recipients are required to participate in the full 2022 year of events to
earn their award.


The following honors and titles will also be awarded:
• Miss Heritage Spirit- voted on by all Heritage Directors and awarded to the contestant displaying
honorable character & outstanding community service in 2021, receives a $100 scholarship award, sash, and crown.
• Miss Heritage Cover Girl- receives a trophy, sash, and crown. Her picture will be featured on the cover
of the Pageant Keepsake Ad Book! The contestant from all age divisions who sells the most ads will win
this title.

*People’s Choice- the Contestant with the most $1 votes from their fans.
• The Judges Interview Award Winner- receives a $100 scholarship award for the highest interview score from each division of the Teen, Miss, & Collegiate contestants.
• Scholastic Achievement Award- receives a $100 scholarship award for the highest GPA from each
division of the Teen, Miss, & Collegiate contestants. Current transcripts from the 2021 school year will
be due to the Tri-State email (tristateheritage@gmail.com) no later than 11/15/21


Miss Tri-State Heritage Scholarship Pageant 12/3-12/4 Itinerary
Accommodations available at Hampton Inn of Bainbridge, call (229) 246-1341 for reservations


12/3/21
4:00-6:00 pm Opening Number Rehearsal Ages 6 & up at Persnickety Studios (mandatory)


7:00 pm Crazy Pajama Christmas Party, girls will enjoy food, fun, games, prizes, and fellowship. Bring one wrapped ornament from your hometown for the ornament swap.


12/4/21 Pageant location: Southern Regional Technical College, 2500 E Shotwell St. Bainbridge, GA

10:00 am- Interview Ages 6 & up
The pageant interviews will start at 10am on Saturday morning. Individual times will be sent
directly to the contestant or mom.
1:30 pm- Beauty Competition Ages 0-5 years
2:30 pm Fun Fashion Ages 0-5 years
3:30 Farewell of Current Baby, Toddler, & Tiny Miss Queens
3:45 pm- Baby, Toddler, & Tiny Miss Crowning (winners need to say for second crowning)


5:00 pm- Opening Number & Personal Introductions Ages 6 & up
5:30 pm- Beauty Ages 6 & up
6:30 pm- Fun Fashion Ages 6 & up
7:30 pm Farewell of Current Little, Pre-Teen, Jr Miss, Teen, Miss, and Collegiate Queens
7:45 pm- Awards Ceremony and Crowning of 2022 Miss Tri-State Heritage Queens
8:15 pm Photoshoot

8:30 pm Dinner and Contract Signing at Hampton Inn


Schedule is subject to change as it becomes necessary. The website will be updated if any changes
occur. Let us have a safe and FUN pageant weekend. The hotel and college are allowing us to have our
event in their facilities, remember to be kind and respectful to everyone. Contestants who are minors
should always be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.