Importance Of Pageantry

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Register to read the introduction… Most girls naturally advertise the talents that have been given to them, because they have that unique ability. Pageantry gives you a window of opportunity into the world of entertainment. So whether it is modeling, acting, singing, dancing, or maybe even contortionism, contestants will be able to express their knack for performing. (Opportunities Miss Teen Arizona, 7Reasons pg.4) Pageants allow girls to discuss the issues that they are passionate about; through the interview, discussing their biographies, or when talking to other contestants. (Opportunities Miss Teen Arizona, 7 Reasons pg.4) Many pageants have modeling or acting contracts attached to the win (Opportunities Miss Teen Arizona, 7 Reasons …show more content…
(The Crown, 7 Reasons pg.6) When judging a pageant, judges look for confidence; they do not want a contestant that is cowardly, but one who is easy to talk to, and just has that glow to them. (Judging, Secrets of a Judge: Miss USA Preliminaries pg.1) During the interview, the contestant will talk to the judges about their platform, who she is, who she wants to become, and why she would like to become the titleholder. The most common advice for any girls competing is to do it for the right reasons; Sam Levenson gives the best advice “ For attractive lips, speak the words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. People, more than things, have to be restored, renewed, reclaimed and redeemed. Remember if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of each of your arms. As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.” (Beautiful Quotes pg.1) That is exactly right, that is the type of girl the judges are looking for; they are not only looking at physical appearances, but most importantly the contestants inward beauty. If the contestant is chosen to be that lucky girl, Miss Teen Arizona says the best advice to give a titleholder is that “you define the crown, the crown does not define you.” (Building Self-confidence, 7 Reasons pg.1) This means the winner has total control to do what she feels needs to be done, and to do what her heart desires, and most importantly to make a difference. They will hold that title for the rest of their life, but their reign will only last a year, so make the most of it. (The Crown Miss Teen Arizona, 7 Reasons pg.6) By experiencing

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