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Miss Teen Contestant Info

General Info

The 2018 Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair Pageant will be held October 12 and 13 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Louisville. The pageant will begin on Saturday night at 7 . There are links elsewhere on this site to reserve hotel rooms and purchase tickets for the pageant.

Remember that your pageant application and a birth certificate must be filed with KAFHS prior to deadline in order for you to compete. Other rules and regulations can also be found on this site.


What To Wear

Registration: Casual Clothes.

Interview: Contestant will wear a short sleeve chocolate T-shirt provided at registration and a pair of skinny blue jeans, and white tennis shoes with white laces. T-shirts may not be altered. Contestants may wear no show socks.

Rehearsals: Casual dress.Be sure to wear your contestant number. Wear casual shoes, but bring your pageant shoes to practice walking on the runway.

Pageant: Report dressed for the opening number/introduction in a semi-formal dress. The opening walk & number will be done in a cocktail (no 2-piece) dress of your choice. This does not include blue jeans and denim.It is important that each contestant understand that this will be the judges’ first impression of their individual expression, fashion and on stage presence. Bring your gown to change into for the eveningwear competition. No 2-piece gowns.



Contestant Registration

Friday, 1-2:30

Contestant registration is located on the first floor across the hall from where the pageant is held. Your contestant information, assigned number for the pageant, identification badge, t-shirt and time schedule with the location for the interviews will be given to you at that time. An adult chaperone must accompany you to this.


Friday, 3-9, (Site and Exact Time Assigned at Registration)

Contestants report to the interview room at the times assigned during registration. After a two-minute interview with five judges at once, each contestant will move to a room where snacks and drinks will be available. As small groups finish eating and visiting they will go over some of the opening routine. Contestants will be released and free to go with their parents once their group completes practice. All the above is closed and no parents or friends are allowed in these areas.

Important Notes!

For security reasons, on Friday night at the end of interviews and on Saturday at the conclusion of the pageant, contestants will only be released to an adult with the contestant badge number which will be in the contestant registration packet.

No cell phones are allowed in the dressing room at any time. No signs or video cameras are allowed in the pageant hall at any time. The pageant will be video taped and photographed with copies available for a fee.



Saturday, 9 am, Ballroom

Rehearsal is in the ballroom across from where you registered on Friday. Contestants are urged to dress casual and wear their contestant numbers. Bring the pageant shoes you plan to wear that night so you can practice walking the runway in them. No one is permitted in the room except pageant contestants and the committee. Contestants are encouraged to bring bottled water to rehearsal. Rehearsal should be over by noon if everyone listens, and follows the instructions given. No cell phones allowed.

Report To Dressing Room

Saturday, 6 pm

Contestants begin reporting to the dressing room, dressed and ready for the opening number. Contestants must be in the dressing room by 6:30 pm. A female friend may help you transport items to the dressing room, but they must leave immediately. You are encouraged to bring a full length mirror to the dressing room if desired.


Saturday, 7 pm, Ballroom

While the pageant is in progress, contestants are required to remain in the dressing room. No one will be allowed in the dressing room except the committee. Contestants must remain in their evening wear until the winners are announced. No men will be allowed in the dressing room at any time! Please observe this request.


Interviews = 35%

Opening outfit = 30%

Evening wear = 35%

Prize Money

Miss Teen $500

1st Runner Up $350

2nd Runner Up $250

3rd Runner Up $200

4th Runner Up $150

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