INNER-BEAUTY & SELF-ESTEEM
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To successfully organise & host fun, self-esteem building, social skills enhancing and relationship developing environments and events for women in the Rockhampton community.
To teach & instill positive values, life skills, & etiquette while maintaining good relationships with R.A.C.E.R staff and other peers.
To teach girls/women the importance of giving back to the community.
WHAT IS THIS PAGEANT ALL ABOUT?
This is not your traditional beauty pageant. The goal is to recognising and celebrating women in Rockhampton who display and uphold uncompromising morals, and whose desire is to serve their community without intended personal gain. I consider this pageant more of a natural beauty party rather than a pageant because all girls are beautiful, and all are winners. We are very firm about the use of make up. Less is definately more on the make up front. This pageant prohibits the use/wear of any appearance altering artificial or fake enchantments. In our opinion, it's not about the glitz and glamor, it's about the confidence!
WHY DO WE THINK THIS IS A GREAT PROJECT?
Well, R.A.C.E.R's founder, Jessy, like many other Australian women, has experienced what it is like to feel 'ugly'. We know that being a girl is tough. Boys... Beauty... Brains... Body... Oh My!! We also know what it is like living in a world where girls are constantly judged by their physical beauty which ads un-needed stress to girls lives.
R.A.C.E.R's Inner-Beauty & Self-Esteem Pageant celebrate's girls for having enough courage and confidence to embrace their natural beauty, get on stage, strut with confidence and be proud of their naturally amazing selves! This pageant is designed to boost the happiness of women in Rockhampton and encourage them to become more involved in the community.
WHY SHOULD I ENTER AND/OR SUPPORT THE R.A.C.E.R INNER-BEAUTY & SELF-ESTEEM PAGEANT
In a brief overview, and without dragging the point on, the reasons to support and/or enter this pageant are as follows:
Women who make a positive impact on their community can be nominated by the public, giving them the opportunity to participate in the pageant without paying entry fees. (Fees become the responsibility of the nominater) A great gift for any female you believe has inner beauty and positive self-esteem traits and who may not usually nominate themselves.
It builds the confidence of all women in the community
It enhances the individuals' social skills and builds strong friendships.
Encourages women to become more involved in and teaches the importance of giving back to the community.
Every contestant receives, (at the very least) a crown & pageant participaction certificate. Score sheets will be personally emailed/posted via mail to contestants within 7 days of pageant conclusion.
It raises much needed funds for Australia's Cancer Council while having fun and winning awesome PRIZES!
HOW MUCH IS IT GOING TO COST TO MAKE THIS PAGEANT A SUCCESS?
R.A.C.E.R Inner-Beauty & Self-Esteem Pageant relys on fundraising and and donations to run. Any monies raised will be used to fund the following:
Staff, ie. Emcee, DJ Security, Judges ...... $300
Venue Hire ...... $500
Media/Marketing costs ...... $400
Equipment Hire ...... $250
Awards & Prizes ..... $1500
Refreshments ...... $250
Portable Bathroom/Toilets ...... $300
Total Price: $3500
DIVISIONS & CATEGORIES
There are 5 divisions in the R.A.C.E.R Inner-Beauty & Self-Esteem Pageant.
- 4 - 7 years ...... Petite Miss
- 8 - 11 years ...... Pre-Teen Miss
- 12 - 15 years ...... Teen Ambassador
- 16 - 45 years ...... Queen Ambassador
- 45 + years ...... Mrs. Ambitious
Contentants are to compete in one division throughout the pageant. Each division has 3 mandatory categories:
INTRODUCTION & AMBITION INTERVIEW (Value: 50% of Total Score)
We celebrate girls natural beauty and their bright futures. So we want to hear about what women plan to do, or already have done, to succeed in life.
Casual, respectable, age appropriate attire
In this category, Judges will be looking for confidence, eye contact, poise, grammar and voice projection.
Petite Division is required to recite their name & age only. However, they can elaborate more if they'd like.
RAMP JUDGING (Value: 25% of Total Score)
Themed 'Australian Made'
During this segment of the pageant, we'd love to see females comfortable in their own skin, and rocking out their most unique 'Australian Made' attire (Off the rack or custom made - origin of costumes is not regarded in scores)
Swim wear is NOT allowed.
Option of 2 song choices.
Judges will be looking for females who can strut their stuff and 'own' the stage. A fun, bouncy walk is great, however flips and tricks are not allowed due to safety reasons. Creativity and the power of capturing audience attention when you want it, is beneficial in this segment.
FORMAL WEAR (Value: 25% of Total Score)
Who doesn't like to dress up?! We know the ladies do! So for the last category in R.A.C.E.R Inner-Beauty & Self-Esteem Pageant, we want the spotlight to be on the contestant while they wear their favourite dressy dress.. An elegant, age appropriate gown is perfect. New, or old... It doesn't matter where it came from, it's all about how you wear it on stage.
We provide the music, you provide the confidence.
Judges will be looking for an elegant walk and your fashion. How you wear it and how it fits/suits you. They will not be evaluating the cost or the deigner. Instead they will be looking for confidence, poise and dignity projected in the contestants walks. They may also be seeking eye contact, stage presence, smiles & grace.
If you would like to contribute in any form to this project, it would be much appreciated. Thank you to all who donate