Registration opens for N.C. Miss Amazing pageant

Jan. 13, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

The NC Miss Amazing Pageant provides girls and young women with disabilities an opportunity to build confidence and self-esteem in a caring and supportive environment, said pageant officials.

All applicants, which includes ages 5 to 36 and beyond, are eligible to participate.

Divisions include Rising Star for ages 5-9; Preteen for ages 10-12;  Junior Teen for ages 13-15; Teen for ages 16-19; Junior Miss for ages 20-23; Miss for ages 24-27; Senior Miss for ages 28-35; and Shooting Star for ages 36 and older.

Each of the divisions will compete in introduction, interview and evening wear categories.

While optional, each contestant may offer a 90 second presentation of talent.

A representative from each age division will be selected to represent North Carolina. Each division winner will reprsent the state in the National Miss Amazing Pageant in Nebraska in August, appear at events throughout the year and return as the reigning queen for the 2015 pageant.

Rising Star and Shooting Star contestants are not required to participate in the full day program.

Participation is free. Complete an application and bring five cans of food on the day of the pageant for a food drive.

The deadline is March 1. Applications may be submitted at www.missamazingpageant.com/applications.

The final show will be on Saturday, April 5, at Murphy Middle School, 65 Middle School Drive in Murphy.

All participants will receive a crown and trophy. A queen and first runner up will be crowned in all divisions. Other participants will be crowned princesses, except the Rising Star and Shooting Star divisions where all will be awarded with crown and trophy.

For more information, contact Kristie Oliver at 828-557-1074 or kristieoliver@missamazingpageant.com.