Showcase and Talent Sweepstakes
Welcome to Universal Miss and Master International!
Universal is a seventeen year old California based,
National pageant system with Preliminary, Regional,
State, and Mini-National level pageants held throughout
the United States. Universal Grand
Finals are held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and is
attended by contestants from all over the USA. West
Coast Mini National Pageant & Talent Expo is held
annually in California.
0-17m, 18-35m, 3-4y, 5-6y, 7-8y, 9-10, 11-12y,
13-15y, 16-19y., 20& up:.Ms//Mrs.
sufficient entries, baby divisions to be split: 0-11m, 1
y, and 2 y)
Boy divisions are determined by the number of boy
contestant may select either division that is within 30
days of birth date. Any contestant may choose to move up
an age division, but may not move down. Send or show
copy of birth certificate at registration, if not
already on file.
Attire of Choice: For any questions, contact
Director. Attire is not scored. See judge scoring
Wear Modeling Showcase category: Glitz allowed.
(rhinestones and other shiny decorations). Girls:
party, prom or pageant style dress. Suggestions: 0-8
years short length dress, 9-12 years short or long
length, 13 years and up: long length. Boys: suit or
tuxedo. Accessories such as hats, gloves, purses,
excessive jewelry, shawls or props are not recommended
for beauty party wear.
Back to School Modeling Showcase category: Any
nice school or casual outfit. Glitz is NOT allowed on
attire. Having glitz on attire will result in 1.0 point
deduction per judge. Modeling Stage Time Limit: No more
than 90 seconds each for party wear & back to
school/casual wear. M/C will cue contestants to exit
stage. 1.0 point deduction per judge for exceeding time
Talent Stage Time Limit: No more than 3.0 minutes
for each talent. Exceeding time limit results in talent
disqualification. Be sure to cue and cut or time music
tapes to assure you will not exceed the time
Babies – none to very minimal, eg clear lip gloss.
Children to adults: Age appropriate stage makeup. Well
groomed hair and nails. Hair accessories: bows, hair
jewelry are allowed. Contestant chaperone can perform
hair and make up for contestant or bring
someone to assist contestant. Hair and make up artists
may also be available for appointments. Check with
Director or visit the Universal California State web
site for H/M contact information. http://ummica.tripod.com/
Judges: A qualified panel of judges and
tabulators are provided. All judge decisions are final
and good sportsmanship is a must at all
times. Score sheets are distributed immediately
following the pageant. Photos: Please use plastic photo
protectors & label back of each photo with name and
age.1 photo required for divisional
photogenic awards and 2 photos for Supreme
Photogenic. Submit photos at the registration
table on the day of the event Please. do not mail
photos! Any size B/W or color photo. Typical sizes
include: 4X6, 5X7, 8X10, 8.5X11. Photos returned
Credits: We give $15 referral credits off your entry
fees for each new contestant you refer who enters
Model Search.Referrals must be new to Universal and not
on our mailing list. For 4 referrals, one entry is free.
You must list your referrals on your entry form and they
must list you as their referring source on their entry
form(s) in advance of the pageant. Discount does not
apply to registration fee, extra photos, guest passes or
Talent Expo entry fees.
Discounts: We give 50% discounts off sibling entry
fees. The first contestant pays 100% of registration and
fees. After that each sibling pays registration
and 50% of fees for a same priced or less expensive
entry selection(s). Sibling Discounts do not apply to
registration fee, extra photos, guest passes or Talent
Camera/Videotaping: Photos can be taken at Awards
Ceremony. Please refrain from using flash cameras during
competition. Parents may video tape their own child's
modeling or talent. An area will be set aside for video
taping. Please do not video tape another contestant
unless asked to videotape by another parent. May
videotape throughout awards ceremony.
entries: register at the pageant registration table
on the day of the pageant and pay by cash. Additional
photos, guest passes and extra categories may be added
at the pageant registration table on the day of the
pageant. Unless otherwise requested, the first entries
received for each age division will be placed last in
line up. After that, line up placement will be
determined in reverse order as the entries are received.
Contestants entering on the day of the pageant are
placed at the beginning of line up.
1. All contestants and their families
are expected to be role models while at the pageant.
This entails exhibiting good sportsmanship and ordinary
polite behavior at the pageant. Poor sportsmanship,
rudeness to anyone including hotel staff,
language, disciplining children in an abusive manner,
and use of alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs in the
competition area or dressing rooms are grounds for
dismissal without refund from the pageant. We also
reserve the right
to refuse entry to
anyone at our discretion.
2. All guests are asked to applaud for
each and every contestant on stage. Please help make all
contestants feel welcome and appreciated.
3. Baby contestants to age 35 months
must be escorted on stage by their contestant chaperone.
Children ages 3 to 5 years may be escorted on stage by
chaperone, as needed, without point deduction. Parents
may coach children up to age 5 years with Hand
signals. Excessive coaching is discouraged, as it
distracts contestants from projecting to judges while on
4. Contestants and families may not
approach or speak to the judges before or during the
competition. Judges will wear badges.
5. Adult Chaperones and Guests are
asked to wear their badges at all times.
6. Photos and score sheets are
distributed immediately after awards.
SEARCH COMPETITION AWARDS
Each contestant qualifies for a paid beauty entry
fee to 2004 Universal International Grand Finals, held
in Las Vegas, NV! There is no double crowning in Supreme
and Queen titles. Each winner receives the one highest
award earned by their scores. Model Showcase winners may
also compete in Talent Expo and win any talent award
earned by their scores. Talent Expo awards are
jackpot cash and trophies, not crowned titles.
ULTIMATE SUPREME BEAUTY: Winner
receives a fabulous 9 inch custom rhinestone crown,
beautiful sash, gift, plus $100 cash on stage & $100
credit towards entering 2004 West Coast Mini Nationals,
held in CA. Highest combined beauty and glamour scores
from both beauty modeling categories: Party Wear and
Back to School/Casual Wear.
SUPREME BEAUTY: Up to 6 Winners! Each winner
receives a gorgeous custom designed Supreme crown, sash,
gift, plus $50 cash on stage and $50 credit towards
entering 2004 West Coast Mini Nationals. Highest
combined beauty modeling & glamour scores from any
(1) category: Party Wear or Back to School/Casual Wear.
SUPREME BEAUTY WINNERS: If we bave between 0 and 24
contestants: 1 Supreme Beauty winner for Party Wear and
1 Supreme Beauty Winner for Back to School/Casual Wear
categories. 25 – 49 contestants: 2 Supreme
Beauty winners (0-8y and 9 and up) for Party Wear and 2
Supreme Winners (0-8 y and 9 y and up) for Back to
School/Casual Wear. If a 0-2 y Baby Supreme is
awarded, may adjust
Beauty Supreme split for rest of competition according
to volume of entries in each other age division.
BABY SUPREME (0 -2y) : One Baby Supreme will be
awarded to the one highest beauty modeling and
glamour scores from either modeling category, if there
are a minimum of 10 babies entered into Supreme. Winner
would receive same awards as
rest of Beauty Supreme winners. If less than 10
entries, babies compete for same supreme as rest of
BOY SUPREME: A Boy Supreme will be awarded to the
one highest beauty modeling & glamour scores
from either beauty modeling category, if a minimum
of 10 Boys entered in Supreme .Winner would receive same
awards as rest of Beauty Supreme winners. If less
than 10 entries, boys compete for same supreme as rest
following Supreme titles each win a gorgeous custom
designed Supreme crown, sash, and nice gift. Plus $25
cash on stage and $25 credit towards entering 2004 West
Coast Mini National Pageant & Talent Expo.
PHOTOGENIC: Highest combined (2) photogenic scores
SUPREME FACE OF THE UNIVERSE: Highest glamour
scores in pageant, from Party Wear or Back to School.
SUPREME: Highest combined beauty modeling/glamour
scores in pageant. First time Supreme title.
MOST BEAUTIFUL: Highest beauty modeling scores in
pageant from either Party Wear or Back to School. QUEENS
and KINGS: Each Queen/King receives a beautiful crown,
sash, nice gift & 2004 West Coast Mini Nationals:
and PRINCE: Each finalist receives a beautiful
crown, sash and gift.
TALENT EXPO AWARDS! $$$$$
DIVISIONAL SUPREME TALENT AND OVERALL SUPREME TALENT
WINNERS: WIN CASH ON STAGE!
The more talent routines performed --- the greater the
cash awards! Each talent routine adds $20 cash to the
AGE DIVISIONS: Up to 10 age divisions. Each
division to be determined based on ages and number of
contestants entered in Talent Expo. Divisions TBA at
Talent Expo. Each age divisions will be no smaller than
(3) and no larger than (10) contestants per age group.
Divisions start with 3 year olds and end with adult
AWARDS: Each contestant receives the one highest
award won by their scores. Contestants may enter up to
(2) talents and the (1) highest scoring talent will be
used in determining winners.
JACKPOT CASH AWARDS: Cash awards are determined
by the volume of talent entries! The more talent
routines entered, the greater the cash in the jackpot.
For each talent routine performed in the Expo, $20 is
added to the award jackpot. The
formula for distributing cash awards from the jackpot
is: 60% to Divisional Supremes and 40% to the Overall
Supreme(s) Maximum possible jackpot cash award total for
50 talent routines is $1000.Example of jackpot cash
awards distribution: For an example of a total of
50 talent routines: Jackpot amount = 50 talent routines
X $20 =$1000 (total jackpot). This would award
$600 to be split by the number of Divisional
Supreme Winners. Plus $200 to the Junior Supreme Talent
Winner & $200 to the Senior Supreme Talent winners.
OVERALL SUPREME TALENT WINNER(S): Large custom
trophy and " Jackpot Cash Award". Plus $50
credit toward entering 2004 Universal - West Coast Mini
National Pageant & Talent Expo. Up to 20 talent
routines performed in Expo:(1) Overall Supreme Talent
Winner 26- 50 routines: (2) Winners! (1) Junior Supreme
and (1) Senior: Supreme (Age splits TBA based on
DIVISIONAL SUPREME TALENT WINNERS: One winner in
each age division receives a beautiful custom trophy and
a "Jackpot Cash Award"! Plus a $25
credit towards entering 2004 Universal -West Coast Mini
National Pageant & Talent Expo.
TALENT FINALISTS: Each talent finalist receives a
custom participant trophy.
Crowne Plaza - Holiday Inn North San Jose
777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas CA 95035
Hotel Reservations: (408) 279-6600
MODEL SHOWCASE AND TALENT EXPO
Actual Schedule to be Posted at Registration
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2003
in: All ages check in to submit photo and pick
up contestant # & chaperone/guest badges.
Late/door entries register at this time. If
entered in both Showcase and Talent Expo, turn in
Wear Baby Divisions ready in line up Followed
year olds line up. Followed by each Miss division
until Party Wear is completed.
to School/Casual Wear starting with Baby Divisions followed
year olds line up. Followed by each Miss division
until Back to School is completed. Followed by
tabulating during lunch break.
for Talent Expo. All contestants turn in music and
receive Talent contestant number.
Talent only chaperones receive chaperone badges.
(Chaperones form earlier pageant use same badges and
are already registered for talent)
Ceremony – Beginning with Universal Royalty
Introductions. On stage contestant photos will be
taken directly after awards ceremony.
EXPO! First talents starting with
youngest age division. 2nd talents to follow as
ready in line up.
Expo Awards Ceremony and photos.
and photos are distributed immediately following the
Note: there is no score for attire. Points are not
deducted for crooked or missing teeth. There is no
contestants for beauty, glamour or photogenic scoring.
Each contestant is judged individually.
9.5 – 10.0 Beauty
9.5 – 10.0 Poise
9.5 – 10.0 Personality
9.5 – 10.0 Overall package
9.5 – 10.0 Judged while on stage during beauty
9.5 – 10.0 Overall Impression.
The (1) highest scoring photo score is used for age
division photogenic awards. The (2) highest scoring
used to determine the Supreme Photogenic winner. A
maximum of (3) photos may be submitted.
Talent Expo Scoring
9.5 – 10.0 Ability/Technique
9.5 – 10.0 Showmanship/Stage Presence
9.5 – 10.0 Overall Package
A maximum of (2) talents may be entered & the
highest (1) talent score determines winners.
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