Dear Prospective Candidate:
We are pleased that you are considering entering the 2022 Miss Butler County Scholarship Competition which will be held at 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at the Vagabond Event Center, 138 Whitestown Road, Lyndora PA.
The titles of Miss Butler County’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Moraine State’s Outstanding Teen are open to all contestants eligible for Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen. In order to award these 2 titles we will need at least 6 entrants (we are required to have at least three contestants per title). Both titles lead directly to Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen competition which will be held in June in York, Pa. Candidates must be between the ages of 13 and 18 by December 31, 2022. All candidates must reside or attend school full time in Pennsylvania. Scoring in the competition is as follows:
30% Private Interview
20% Evening Wear / On Stage Question
10% Lifestyle & Fitness
Please check the Miss Butler County website for additional contestant requirements and scoring information. If you are not sure of your eligibility, please contact us for assistance at either: Kathy Bray (724) 735-2284 or Judy Hughes (724) 458-5145 prior to submitting your application.
Mail or email your 2022 MSPF Application, MSPF Social Impact Essay, MSPF Resume for the judges, MSPF Talent Registration Form and the Program Book Information Form with a copy of your birth certificate, proof of residency (state ID card, school ID or another document which confirms your eligibility), and, if possible, a headshot for our Program Book and Newspaper Publicity. (If the headshot is not sent with your application materials, it will be needed by Saturday, March 12, 2022). Our mailing address is Kathy Bray, PO Box 432, Harrisville, PA 16038. The email address is: email@example.com and please cc firstname.lastname@example.org.
You should submit your paperwork as soon as possible. First person with paperwork in, is last in program order.
Once we receive your entry materials you will receive a confirmation email. If we have eligibility questions, we will also make sure they are cleared up at that time. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check back with us because it probably means that for some reason, we have not received your paperwork.
Paperwork bearing the logos of other local pageants may be submitted to the Miss Butler County Pennsylvania Competition provided it is identical in format to our paperwork, to avoid repeating the same paperwork for every competition. You may also be required to sign a Miss America local contract at some point leading up to the local competition.
All winners will advance to Miss Pennsylvania completion. In addition, all will receive a Miss America local crown, sash, and scholarship.
The private interview will take place on the date of the competition (March 13), during the morning or afternoon prior to the start of on-stage competition. The judges are seated, and the candidate is at a podium in front of the judges. The judges’ chairperson will introduce you and the questions begin immediately. Do not go to the judges table to shake hands with the judges. You will immediately go to the podium and begin to answer questions. For Teen Candidates the interview length is 8 minutes. The first 7 and ½ minutes are spent on questions and answers. At the 7 and ½ minutes mark, one of the judges will tell you that the formal part of your interview has been completed and ask if you wish to add anything at that time. If you choose to do so you have ½ minute to speak. It is your decision whether to end the interview at that point or to add something. Your decision does not influence your scoring but, if you chose to add something it does play a part in your scoring. Please remember that no visual aids, paperwork, or props may be brought into the interview.
Teen Candidate Requirement Guide
Judges preview your Resume, Social Impact Initiative Statement and Photo.
Paperwork & Forms are provided by an email request to the local Director.
No Hand Written Paperwork.
Fill out the forms and send via email to the local Director.
□ Application – COMPLETE ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION (For Local Competition use only, Not for Judges to see)
□ Birth Certificate Copy
□ Photo ID – Drivers License copy or permit, School ID
□ Resume – Typed per MAOT Instructions (DO NOT CHANGE FORMAT of the FORM)
□ Social Impact Statement – Typed per MAOT Instructions
□ Talent Registration Form – Typed
□ Photo Headshot – (jpeg format)
□ Teen must register with MOT http://spot.fund/maoteen2021
□ Talent music per local competition – Bring two copies of your music CD (compact disk) to the competition
Teen Wardrobe for the Following:
□ Interview Outfit
□ Active Wear – Per the local organization
□ Talent Costume
□ Red Carpet & Evening Gown
Please be courteous and turn in paperwork ASAP to the local organizations per the deadline.
ALL paperwork can be updated for each local with the titles you are competing for, any community service, volunteer work, and hours you have donated, along with the money you have raised for MAOT and your social initiative from one local to another. This is required for Miss America reports only.