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THE QUEEN MARY
THE QUEEN MARY
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CELEBRATING 22 YEARS!

Queen Mary location is a hit!
With so many on-board attractions to go to and all the attractions nearby it is truly a unique family destination or a romantic getaway!

Welcome to the Ms. America Pageant 2019. The pageant will be a 3-day pageant between August 22-24, 2019 on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.

As you may know, The Queen Mary hosted her first passengers back in 1936, but now this “Grand Lady” is permanently docked in the Long Beach Harbor and continues to extend her hospitality to thousands each year. You may stay in a guestroom once occupied by Hollywood stars, European Royalty, Queen Elizabeth or Winston Churchill himself. Either way, contestants do not just attend an event or stay in a hotel room – they become part of history and the excitement that surrounds her. Full of fun and educational tours, exhibits and events, the Queen Mary offers something for everyone making it the perfect destination for a family getaway!

AIRPORT OF ARRIVAL
Los Angeles Internatiional Airport - (LAX) - 22 miles
Long Beach Airport - (LGB) - 11 miles

Ms. America Pageant is for women 26 years of age and up Single, Divorced, Widowed or Married. No swimsuit. No Talent. The pageant brand is classy, conservative, elegant and business professional. We are looking for dynamic women who would love to use their "crown for a purpose" to make a difference in their community and mentor those around her in a positive and uplifting way. All contestants must have one platform that they would like to promote.

The 2019 pageant is accepting contestants for this year and FOUR women will be crowned on the final night.
*Ms. America 2019 - 26+ years - ALL contestants compete for this title!
*Ms. America International 2019 - 40+ years!
*Ms. America Elite 2019 - 50+ years!
*Ms. International 2019 - 26+ years - Optional title


The Entry Fee is $1499.
The entry fee includes ALL age divisions!
NO per division entry fee!

*Ms. America 2019 - ALL contestants will compete for this title!
*Ms. America International 2019 - is another chance for contestants 40 years of age and up to win a prestigious title at no extra cost to the contestant!
*Ms. America Elite 2019 - is even ANOTHER chance for contestants 50 years of age and up to win a prestigious title at no extra cost to the contestant!

Competition is based on:
Interview - 25%
Sportswear - 25%
Evening Gown - 25%
Finalist On-Stage Question - 25%

*Ms. International 2019 is a supreme ultimate Optional Title and goes to the contestant who does consistently well throughout all areas of the pageant.
(Judges Competition Scores, Ads sold in the program book and Internet Voting.) 

CLICK HERE - Go to Rules & Regulations for more details on competition
 
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$1499. Entry Fee

PRICE INCLUDES:
All these exciting things are included in your entry fee!


NO Mandatory Ads to sell or create!
NO
Mandatory Ticket sales!

INSTANT CELEBRITY STATUS!
* STATE or REGIONAL TITLE of your choosing
* OFFICAL CROWN - $200.00 Value
* OFFICIAL EMBROIDERED SASH - $100.00 Value
* FREE entry into all Special Awards
* FREE live-streaming - most pageants charge $20.00 to view.
* FREE contestant training - most pageants charge a fee.
* No Hotel Resort Fee - $67.80 Savings!
* Queens' Tea Luncheon - Inspired by British Afternoon Tea!
* Some food
* New Beginnings Skin Care set - $89.00 value.
* Beautiful Jewelry
* A discount OFF selected daytime attraction tickets on the Queen Mary.
* One (1) - Free Program Book
* GIFTS

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
* Airfare
* Hotel
* Parking
* Some Food
* Competition Wardrobe
* Personal Expenses
* Contestant Gift Exchange
(Bring 35 gifts total - 25 contestants, 3 queens & 7 pageant staff - Please keep items small for easy travel.)
 
* Opening Production Number:
Purchase a Red Cocktail Dress Style of your choosing.
  • Color: Red - Color of the Flag Red.
  • Shoes must be all Taupe Color.
Please look at the Opening Production Number in the Video Section to see the different dress styles the contestants wore. CLICK HERE - To go to video
 
Examples of Taupe or Beigh color shoes. The shoe can be any height you feel comfortable wearing.
Examples of Taupe or Beigh color shoes. The shoe can be any height you feel comfortable wearing.
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EXCITING ITINERARY!
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Pageant will take place in the historic Queens Salon
Pageant will take place in the historic Queens Salon
 
PAGEANT ITINERARY - TENTATIVE!

Times, locations and activities can change.

Thursday - August 22, 2019
*Hotel Check-in:  4-5 pm
*Sunset Welcome Reception: 5-7 pm
*Orientation: 7-8 pm
*Rehearsal: 8-10 pm

 Friday – August 23, 2019
*Rehearsal: 8-12 pm
*Queens' Tea Luncheon: 12:30-3 pm – Paid by the pageant
*Dinner on your own: 4-6 pm
*Rehearsal: 6-10 pm 

 Saturday – August 24, 2019
*Rehearsal: 8-11 am 
*Lunch on your own: 11-12 pm
*Contestants preparing for Interviews: 12–1:30 pm
*Judges Interviews: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
*Contestants get ready in their rooms for competition - Touch up in the dressing rooms only. No hair and makeup artists in dressing rooms.

PAGEANT LOCATION: QUEENS SALON
Promenade Deck - Level 4

*Red Carpet: 6:30 – 7 pm - No Contestants. Contestants are preparing for the pageant.
*Pageant doors open: 7 pm
*Pageant starts: 7:30 – 10:30 pm

*After Pageant Gathering - Not Mandatory: 11 pm - 2 am
           Location: Observation Bar & Art Deco Lounge - No host bar
           Live Music & Entertainment: 9:00 pm - 1 am, Closes at 2 am.
 
Sunday – August 25, 2019
*Hotel Check Out: 12 pm

*** The national pageant is organized in 3 1/2 days and its important that all contestants be on time and ready for rehearsals. If for ANY REASON a contestant cannot make all the rehearsals then she will not be able to compete in the pageant. No refunds are issued for any reason.
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QUEENS' TEA LUNCHEON
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The Tea Room offers dazzling harbor and skyline views in an elegantly casual setting.
The Tea Room offers dazzling harbor and skyline views in an elegantly casual setting.
The Queen Mary Tea Room offers a truly unique British afternoon tea experience.
The Queen Mary Tea Room offers a truly unique British afternoon tea experience.
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HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
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Example: Deluxe King Room with Authentic Art Deco
Example: Deluxe King Room with Authentic Art Deco
Example: Standard Room - full size bed
Example: Standard Room - full size bed
THE QUEEN MARY
91126 Queens Highway
Long Beach, CA 90802
Hotel Reservations: 877-342-0742

It is mandatory that each contestant stay at the Queen Mary Hotel for 3 nights - August 22-25, 2019. Contestant cannot share a room with another contestant but she can share her room with family and friends.

Check-in: August 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Check-out: August 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm

The pageant has reserved a block of rooms:
No two rooms are alike! Rooms may differ from photos on the Website. The Queen Mary is a real ocean liner from the 1930's resulting in a unique hotel experience.

 
HOTEL GROUP RATE
ROOM RATE SINGLE RATE DOUBLE RATE
Standard 1 Full-size bed - no window $149.00 plus tax $149.00 plus tax
Inside King - no window $129.00 plus tax $129.00 plus tax
Inside 2-Twins - no window $129.00 plus tax $129.00 plus tax
Deluxe King - Art Deco Room $159.00 plus tax $159.00 plus tax
Deluxe 2-Twins - Art Deco Room $159.00 plus tax $159.00 plus tax
Family 2 Queens or 1 King + 1 Twin - Art Deco $209.00 plus tax $209.00 plus tax
Full Suite - Art Deco Room $299.00 plus tax $299.00 plus tax
 
CONTESTANT RESERVED ROOMS TO PICK FROM
Contestant Rooms Thursday Friday Saturday Booked Rooms Left
Inside King 4 4 4    
Deluxe King 16 16 16    
Family 2 Queen 4 4 4    
Full Suite - Sold 1 1 1 1 0
Contestant Total 25 25 25    


Each Contestant must have her own room which includes:
  • FREE Resort Fee or Facility Fee - $67.80 savings!
    FREE Guest Room Internet Access - $48.00 savings!
    FREE Fitness Center
    50% off selected guided tours and attractions
    Reduced Parking Fee: $60.00 savings!
* Overnight Parking - $12.00 per night per car
* Day Parking or parking to attend pageant - $10.00 per car
  • All beds are plush pillow-top mattresses
  • Hair dryer, Iron/Ironing board, LCD flat screen TV
  • Room Service Available: 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
  • Complimentary Baggage Storage is available.
  • Mini-fridge (available upon request for a fee)

FAMILY & FRIENDS HOTEL ROOM RATES:
Family and friends can stay at the same hotel for these rates if they book their hotel room BEFORE June 1, 2019. Call the hotel to book your rooms at 877-342-0742 and tell them you are with the Ms. America Pageant.

The Difference In The Room Rates:
The $159.00 deluxe room rates and higher room rates are authentic art deco rooms that have space and luxury with a window. The $129.00 room rate are inside cabin rooms with no window and the walls are wall paper or paint instead of authenic art deco. There are a few $129.00 rooms with a window. The hotel will sell out and the sooner you book your room the better room choices you will have.
CLICK HERE to see the different hotel room styles.

No Resort / Facility Fee:
This fee (normally $16.95) has been waived (COMPLIMENTARY!) for our contestants and guests who book their rooms with the Ms. America Pageant. Resort fee includes Internet access, fitness center, self-guided audio tour of the ship and a discount on select daytime guided tours and attractions

Staterooms:
Single/Double rooms consist of One King or Two Twin Beds, accommodating one or two guests. Family staterooms, consisting of Two Doubles or a King and Twin Combination, will accommodate 3-4 guests. The charge for additional adults in a room is $15. per night. Children under the age of 17 may stay in their parents stateroom free of charge when no additional bedding is required.

Reduced Parking Fee:
Overnight Parking - $12.00 per night per car - (normally $22. per night.)
Day Parking or parking to attend pageant - $10.00 per car - (normally $18.)

AIRPORT OF ARRIVAL
Los Angeles Internatiional Airport - (LAX) - 22 miles
Long Beach Airport - (LGB) - 11 miles

NEARBY ATTACTIONS
CLICK HERE to read about the nearby attractions.


Driving Directions, Parking and Shuttle Information:
CLICK HERE - http://www.queenmary.com/directions/

GUIDE MAP - Queen Mary can be confusing. Download the Guide Map and bring it with you!
CLICK HERE: https://queenmary.com/site/assets/files/1949/map.pdf

 
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PROGRAM BOOK
 
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Ms. America Pageant Program Book
Ms. America Pageant Program Book
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PROGRAM BOOK

NO mandatory ad pages to sell or create.
Optional Ad Pages count towards the "Judges & People's Choice" Award for the title of Ms. International 2019. Ads in the program book could be an advertising write-off for a business.

ALL ADS ARE DUE: July 1, 2019
 
ADDITIONAL AD PRICES
300 dpi - jpeg format
PAGE SIZE DIMENSIONS RATES
Full Page Color Width = 7.5 / Height = 10.5 $600.
Full Page - Inside Front Cover Width = 7.5 / Height = 10.5 $1000.
Full Page - Inside Back Cover Width = 7.5 / Height = 10.5 $1000.
Full Page - Back Cover SOLD Width = 7.5 / Height = 10.5 $1500.

Ad pages must be - 300 dpi - jpeg format
Deadline to submit your ad for the program book is July 1, 2019.

PROGRAM BOOK DESIGNER AND PRINTER
Apolo Printing
Phone:
714-527-3122
Name: Rajen Shaken (Rah-Jen)
Open: Monday - Friday ~ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm - Office is on the West Coast-PST
Email: Graphics2@apgAnaheim.com

GRAPHIC ARTIST TO CREATE YOUR AD(S) IN THE PROGRAM BOOK
AD CREATION PRICES
Contact Rajen Shaken at Apolo Printing to create your ad if you like.

$75.00 per full color ad
You get 2 Proofs or you can make changes to your ad 2 times for free.
After that the price is $15. per proof.

IF YOU ARE CREATING YOUR AD YOURSELF
Email your finished AD in 300 dpi - JPEG Format (8.5x11) to the pageant at
MsAmericaPageant@aol.com
and also to
Graphics2@apgAnaheim.com

 
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HEADSHOT FOR PROGRAM BOOK & WEBSITE
 
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Example of a portrait head shot format - Portrait Format creates a picture that is taller than it is wider.
Example of a portrait head shot format - Portrait Format creates a picture that is taller than it is wider.

CONTESTANT COLOR PHOTO FOR PROGRAM BOOK & WEBSITE 
 
  • Contestants Color Photos are featured on the website and also in the Program Book.
  • Head Shot in Color with NO crown or sash.
  • Email a 4x6 or a 5x7 Portrait Format Color headshot. (Not Landscape format). Portrait Format creates a picture that is taller than it is wide. Landscape Format creates a picture that wider than it is tall.
  • Minimum 300 dpi - JPEG (.jpg) Format
  • Include in the email your Name & Title.
  • Type in the Subject Line your Name and Title.
  • Deadline to email this to the Ms. America Pageant is July 1, 2019.
  • Email to: MsAmericaPageant@aol.com
  • Contestant must have a official photo or an temporary photo that will go on the website. Contestant must turn in the official photo by July 1, 2019.
Head Shot Examples
Head Shot Examples
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CHOOSE YOUR PLATFORM
 
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PLATFORM:
Submit with Headshot 1 (one) platform of your choice.
Email to: msamericapageant@aol.com
Put into Subject Line: Title, name, platform & headshot

Examples:
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
Autism
Breast Cancer (Susan G Komen)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
American Cancer Society
Go Red For Woman
Brain Injury Awareness
This list goes on.

Check out what 2018 Contestants chose.

CLICK HERE!
 
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JUDGES INTERVIEWS
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SATURDAY JUDGES INTERVIEW TIMES

Interviews are 3.5 minutes long*
Contestants need to be 20 minutes early to their call time for Interview.
Photographer will be taking photos of each contestant after their interview.
 
1:30 – 2:00 PM
  1. Ms. Contestant
  2. Ms. Contestant
  3. Ms. Contestant
  4. Ms. Contestant
  5. Ms. Contestant
2:00-2:30 PM
  1. Ms. Contestant
  2. Ms. Contestant
  3. Ms. Contestant
  4. Ms. Contestant
  5. Ms. Contestant
 
2:30 – 2:45 PM – JUDGES 15 MINUTE BREAK

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
  1. Ms. Contestant
  2. Ms. Contestant
  3. Ms. Contestant
  4. Ms. Contestant
  5. Ms. Contestant
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
  1. Ms. Contestant
  2. Ms. Contestant
  3. Ms. Contestant
  4. Ms. Contestant
  5. Ms. Contestant
 
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
  1. Ms. Contestant
  2. Ms. Contestant
  3. Ms. Contestant
  4. Ms. Contestant
  5. Ms. Contestant 
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DEADLINES
  1. SPORTSWEAR Narration: - July 1, 2019
  2. HEADSHOT for Website and Program Book: Due - July 1, 2019
  3. PLATFORM for Website: Due - July 1, 2019
  4. FRIENDS & FAMILY HOTEL RATE:
    Queen Mary Hotel Rates go up June 1, 2019 - Family & Friends can get the special rate. After June 1, 2019 the rate goes way up! Call Queen Mary at 877-342-0742. Ask for the Ms. America Pageant rate.
  5. EXTRA AD(s) for Program Book:
    Due and Finished by July 1, 2019
  6. Internet Voting ending..... Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 5 pm. PST
  7. Judges Sheets - Due at National Pageant:
    Bring seven (7) copies with you in sheet protectors.
  8. Essays For Special Awards - Due at National Pageant:
    Bring two (2) copies with you in sheet protectors.
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PAGEANT POLICYS
 
ANYTIME you email the Ms. America® Pageant make sure you include your name and telephone number so we can respond to you promptly.
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The entry fee is used to pay for the cost to produce the pageant:
Theater, stage, lights, sound, music, stage hands, props, crowns, sashes, trophies, website, food, gifts, prizes, staff, Emcee, entertainment, airfare, photographer, Livestreaming, Tours, video, photo shoots, judges, meals, program book, graphic artist, etc...

NOTICE:
Contestants who live on the East Coast are advised to plan to arrive at your hotel at least one day in advance. Should your plane be delayed then you are still able to be on time for rehearsals. Its important that you have time to get organized, relax and adapt to the time change.

The national pageant is organized in 3 1/2 days and its important that all contestants be on time and ready for rehearsals. If for ANY REASON a contestant cannot make ALL the rehearsals then she will not be able to compete in the pageant.

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REFUND POLICY:
Any and all fees paid to the Ms. America® Pageant Inc. are non-refundable and non-transferable in full or part under any circumstances. This includes any and all fees paid by the Contestant or by anyone on behalf of the Contestant. This also includes any Internet Voting for the title of Ms. International 2019.
NO EXCEPTIONS!

 
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QUICK REFERENCE LINKS FOR QUEEN MARY WEBSITE

*Queen Mary (QM)

www.QueenMary.com

*Hotel Rooms - No two rooms are alike! QM is a real ocean liner from the 1930's resulting in a unique hotel experience! Click below to see the difference hotel styles before booking your room. Scroll to the bottom.

https://queenmary.com/hotel/rooms/

*Queen Mary can get confusing. Download the Guide Map and bring it with you! 
https://queenmary.com/site/assets/files/1949/map.pdf

*Getting to the QM / Driving Directions / Public Transportation /
 
http://www.queenmary.com/directions/

*Tours and Attractions on the Queen Mary:
http://www.queenmary.com/tours-exhibits/tours-exhibits-attractions/

*Photo Gallery of ship: 
http://www.queenmary.com/multimedia/queen-mary-photo-galleries/


* Nearby Attractions!
   Aquarium of the Pacific
   Disneyland
   Legendary Laugh Factory Comedy Club
   Catalina Island
   Whale Watching
   USS Iowa
   Hollywood

CLICK HERE view.

 
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AFTER YOU HAVE READ 2019 PAGEANT INFO:

GO TO AND READ:
RULES & REGULATIONS
AREAS OF COMPETITION
PRIZE PACKAGE

THEN APPLY AND FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM
 
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