SELECTION PROCESS FOR CONTESTANTS
I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND MY OBLIGATIONS, THE RULES, AWARDS AND
COMMITMENT OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Apply as an Appointed Queen at Large.
I understand state contestants are chosen on a first apply, first basis.
Participants who paid the full entry fee, have the option of their first choice.
The National entry fee is $895
2nd Family member fee is $695
Submit a $150 deposit or full entry to initiate the application process on the link provided.
Payment plans are available through the National Office and must be made in advance.
CROWN AND SASH RELEASE:
Crown and sash will be released with full entry fee.
Miss American Nation Pageant may represent ANY State or Region that is available.
Contestants understand that the National competition fee must be paid in full before competing in the national competition and/or awarded the national title.
Paid fees are NOT refundable in full or in part under any circumstances.
There are substantial fees associated with producing a pageant.
Any payments made are used to finance the weekend for you and your fellow delegates.
Please understand that when you register and pay the entry fee, you have an obligation to fulfill and follow all guidelines,
deadlines or payment schedules.
There are never any chargebacks to a credit card or on PayPal once your payment is received as
you are making payment for "services" and not "goods"
RETURN CHECK AND PAYPAL FEE POLICY:
There is a $35 dollars fee assessed for any returned check.
Paypal deduct a 4% Paypal fee: if there’s a fee attached to your payment (fee will be added to the final bill).
TRAVEL AND OVERNIGHT HOTEL STAY:
Contestants and supporters are responsible to secure their own travel arrangements.
Contestants and supporters are responsible for their own air or ground transportation to and from the host
Contestants and supporters are responsible to book their own hotel arrangements.
THE NATIONAL PAGEANT IS INTENED TO BE HELD THE 1st or 2nd WEEK IN AUGUST ,
Contestants understand that the national Director may change the location of the National competition as deemed necessary.
It is understood and agreed that, even after such notice, Miss American Nation may reschedule the
national pageant to conform to its commitments relating to Miss . American Nation (and the pageant may
even be postponed)
I understand and agree that if I am selected as a contestant or national titleholder, all decisions concerning
production, promotions, photographs, advertising, program, social media, internet, website, appearance and all
other aspects of the Miss. American Nation pageants as well as throughout my year of service are solely at the
discretion of the national stakeholders.
I agree as a Miss American Nation Queen/king, I understand my state or regional title concludes at the conclusion of the finals.
If the contestant do not win the national title and wishes to continue representing their title throughout the
year they are free to do.
I/PARENT OR GUARDIAN UNDERSTAND THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES IS FINAL.
CONTESTANTS UNDER AGE 18
Parents/Legal Guardian of Contestants under age 18 must sign all paperwork.
Contestants under age 18 must not contact the pageant office as they are minors.
Parents/Legal guardian are required to sign a winner's contract on the winner's behalf.
Tattoos are accepted without any point deduction
RESPECT AND PUNCTUALITY:
Contestants will be respectful of everyone’s time and be punctual to all Pageant schedule events.
Contestants will be courteous, polite and act in a professional manner during the Miss & Ms. Pageants.
Contestant/Parent /legal guardian give permission to the Miss American Nation to forever use my photographs, speeches, testimonials, videos, etc. for publicity purposes and future material without compensation.
Good sportsmanship is always a must contestant and supporters displaying poor sportsmanship will be asked to
leave the pageant without the benefit of a refund of any kind, will not be invited back to the pageant and will forfeit
any titles, prizes or gifts awarded.
CASH DISBURSEMENT PER DIVISION :
This is a step-up cash prize list in each division. The more entries, the cash prize increases.
1-5 contestants in each division $250
6-10 contestants $450 USD
11-15 contestants $650 USD
16-20 contestants $950 USD
21-25 contestants $1,200 USD.
I/parent/legal guardian understand that should I win at the national level that I will receive the full cash award upon successfulI
completion of my reign at the Grand Finals.
Successful completion of my reign is defined as representing the Miss American Nation Brand with the highest moral character, promoting the pageant,attending events.
Winners/parent or guardian understand any payment over $600 they are responsible for any taxes.
Titleholders understand disbursement over $600, a 1099 will be given for tax purposes.
The winners agree to return to the final to crown the new national winner. Violation to this rule will result in forfeit of cash award.
Stunning crown full crown (comfort contoured fit)
Rhinestone-lined Embroidered sash
Custom award or trophy
Features in ANP promotional materials
Emcee opportunity (Teen & Above)
Judging opportunities (Teen & above)
Titleholders gift swap at Nationals
Opportunity to attend NYFW
Feature in program magazine
Photo Package for Portraits reflections
Household merchandise (Miss- up)
Age appropriate gifts for 14-18
Age appropriate gifts for ages 5-13
Appropriate gifts for USA boys/men
Cash award (completion of year of service. Must return to crown new titleholder
Director reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value if not available.
MORE TO BE ADDED!
Miss American Nation is not responsible for any prizes or awards awarded or not awarded by sponsors. A titleholder will receive her forthcoming prizes when she has met or exceed here contractula obligations .
NATIONAL CONTESTANT/TITLEHOLDER UNDERSTANDING.
Applicant /parent/legal guardian agrees that if selected as a state or regional titleholder and is unable to compete in the
national pageant FOR ANY REASON that she will forfeit her state or regional title and that there are NO REFUNDS
under any circumstances, NOR any funds TRANSFERABLE.
I will be an honorable representative of the Miss American Nation Pageants. My conduct, attire and overall
appearance will be reflective of the pageant overall standards.
I will not wear clothing or engage in anything that would be deemed inappropriate.
My social media page will display posts consistent with the ANP Brand, such as service, charity, opportunities, etc
I understand the pageant does not opay for the expenses of anyone who might want to accompany the titleholder on her travel
(spouse, friend, parents etc) unless that person has been designated in advance to serve as a staff member. No one should expect
reimbursement for any expenses.
A national queen may not promote any other pageant system while holding a Miss American Nation title. Her ANP photos
videos, verbiage, or official wardrobe may not be used by other systems/pageants during her reign. Directors of other pageants using current ANP National titleholders, including but not limited to pictures or videos of our contestants competing at one of our pageants to promote their pageant without approval of the ANP national Office are subject to a lawsuit and will incur all said legal fees associated with the lawsuit.
A Facebook private group will consist of Conference call meetings, pageant deadlines, welcoming
contestants, list of activities, and more!
There may be changes to our format, rules, regulations, schedule, activities, policies, etc. By entering the pageant, you agree to abide by any and all changes made.
I understand and agree that any problem, concern or complaint should be communicated ONLY to Mrs. Debbie-
CEO of ANP pageants.
To handle the problem on site you need to communite with the Director so the issue can be handled before leaving the pageant. Once contestants leave the pageant, The pageant will not get involved in the after the fact complaints.
The pageant will not tolerate any bullying of any kind.
Contestants/titleholders will refrain from posting inappropriate photos, vague or negative posts, offensive language or slang images with
alcohol, drugs or tobacco on social media sites, blogs, websites, or verbally.
I understand that in representing ANP, I am an extension of the organization and that with this responsibility
comes many amazing opportunities during my present reign and in the future.
I understand I must make at least (2) appearances per month during the year of service. (failure to make required appearances will result in forfeit of cash award). (NO exception) this is a job.
Proof of events attended must be posted on the FB page or emailed to the pageant. (failure to submit photos will result in forefeit of cash award.
I agree to protect the Miss American Nation by refraining from posting negative comments, speaking negatively,
or engaging in any form of negative communication about the pageant producers, directors, staff, titleholders,
volunteers, sponsors, or any other event, person or product associated with the Miss/Ms. American Nation Pageants.
These actions and similar actions can cause harm to the pageant, and the consequence of such actions may result
in legal action.
ON STAGE, DRESSING ROOM, BALLROOM RULES:
Contestants will advise her family, friends or supporters that no one is allowed on stage immediately after the
crowning to allow time for the pageant Photographer to take the official pictures of the winners and the court.
Contestants will advise family, friends and supporters that NO photography of any kind allowed in the ballroom
failure to comply will result in removal from the ballroom without any refund.
I understand that photos must not be taken in the dressing room during pageant competitions. Taking photos in
the dressing room by contestants may result in immediate disqualification.
NATIONAL TITLE HOLDER OBLIGATIONS:
National titleholders agree…
She /parent/guardianwill sign the national Agreement right after the pageant. That she is the Official Spokeswoman for the
Miss American Nation Pageants during her year of service. “YEAR” MISS AMERICAN She must get approval of any events outside the ANP pageants.
“YEAR” AND MS. AMERICAN NATION “YEAR” titles is the overall winner’s main pageant or competition- and that she
agrees to give her time and energy to this pageant title, and this title only during her national year of service.
This is to prevent confusion from any other pageant systems. “This is job”
To promote the Miss AMERICAN NATION Pageants to any and all potential sponsors and contestants.
To return to the national pageant after the year of service in order to receive the Overall Queen of the Year (if eligible and the Cash award) NO exception if those rules are not fulfilled.
To make herself available for appearances, attend events, give back to the community.
National titleholders must make a minimum of (2) or more appearances per month.
To provide the Miss AMERICAN NATION Pageants photos of each appearance on social media or email.
To wear sash and crown or Sash to all appearances otherwise it does not count as an appearance.
To upkeep the social media postings – Facebook, twitter or Instagram
To be available once per month for the conference call with the contestant Coordinator Ms. Maurene
To be available if called upon for judging or assisting at other approved pageants.
WHO MAY NOT COMPETE IN ANP PAGEANTS.
Family members of the directors are not eligible to compete in any of the ANP pageant events.
Those residing with director/s are not eligible to particiapte in any of the ANP events.
TITLEHOLDER'S RE -COMPETE
Reigning titleholders cannot compete for another title during that event. Titeholders may compete again in the same
division the following year if they haven't aged out.
The titleholder may accept another appointed title
ANP and it's affiliates are not responsible for any and all accidents at any of the events
NO REFUNDS OR CARRYOVERS:
Please note that in the event you default on any or all of your obligations, fail to attend the Final pageant for any reason, and/or win another title requiring you to give up your Miss American Nation regional, state or national title, there will be no refunds or transfers of any deposits, advertising fee, paypal fee, venmo fee, zelle fee, sponsorship money, tickets or meal purchases in part or in full. Fees are not carried over to the following year.
Contestants/parents understand registering, paying the entrance fee, and being "accepted", this is a basic contract where you do agree to follow
our guidelines, adhere to deadlines and always be a good role model and a good sport. You make choices to
do appearances and be involved. Unlike other pageants, you have the choice to be an upbeat titleholder and make
appearances or community service efforts when you are able. The pageant does not pay any fees associated with transportation.
We realize you have other activities in your life but you are required to make a minimum of 2 appearances per month throughout your reign.
Fees paid to Miss American Nation Pageant is NOT REFUNDABLE full or in part under any circumstances.
This includes, but is not limited to entry fees, advertising fees, pageant admission tickets, guest meal fees and any other fees paid to Miss Amerian Nation Pageant, by anyone including, but not limited to, contestants, sponsors and advertisers.
The decision of the Judges is deemed final; please accept the scores as final from the panel of judges. Please urge
your friends and family to respect the decision of the judges. The Director of the pageant has no say in who wins;
it is left entirely to the judges.
BAD SPORTSMANSHIP IF NOT CALLED AS THE WINNER:
How a delegate reacts if she does not win her desired title tell us if the correct decisions were made. Those who cannot believe they did not win and cause drama will not be welcomed back to any of the pageants.
FAMILY MEMBERS OR SUPPORTERS
Everyone in your party is always a good sport. We reserve the right to refuse entry to any event or to rescind any
title for poor sportsmanship or negative behavior or actions on the part of any contestant/national
titleholder or anyone in their party. We feel it is not necessary to expand on poor sportsmanship. ALWAYS be
positive and upbeat and respectful of everyone around you at any function, appearance, pageant, etc. and
hopefully in your own personal lives. We are confident that no matter what the outcome, YOU WILL HAVE A
POSITIVE EXPERIENCE. Congratulate ALL new queens, just as you will want to be congratulated by
them if YOU win!!! Should you win please be advised that we are only interested in queens who want to be loyal to
the Miss American Nation Pageant system and are willing to devote a full year to your title. If you do not
win, consider returning. It’s a GREAT way to stay involved with ANP Pageants!
PAGEANT LIABILITY, WAIVER & AGREEMENT:
By participating in the Miss American Nation Pageants, I understand and assume all risks of
injury which may occur while competing in the above-named pageant, and all its activities. You hereby grant full
permission to use your name, picture, or likeness on any media (including the Pageant website), facebook,
Instagram, twitter and any form, brochure, and any other record of participation in above named pageant for any
publicity and/or promotional purpose(s) without obligation to you or your successors, assigns, or liability by the
publisher or promoter. You also hereby release the Miss American Nation Pageants volunteers, actions of other
people including, but not limited to, participants, spectators, event officials, and participating sponsors and any of
their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies, and
(collectively, be released from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related
to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Pageant
(including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death,
damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether
intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other
Minor Contestants/parent/legal guardian/contestants/s attest that they are in good physical condition and capable of participating in the above-named pageant.
Pageant is not responsible for prizes awarded or not awarded by sponsors. A queen/kings will receive her forthcoming prizes when she has met or exceeded her contractual requirements. If trips are awarded, flights or travel money is not provided, unless it has been specified that it will be awarded.
This pageant official website takes precedence over any written forms of documentation, delegate, royalty or Director handbooks, scoring requirements, guidelines, fees, payouts, prizes, regulations, retreat, announcements on social media, or others at all times.
CHANGES TO PAPERWORK OR OTHER INFORMATION:
Some situations may change once things have been published. Always check the website or FB group for any changes and it is our quickest form of communication to those interested or participating in our system/s.
I understand the above rule, regulations and Understanding double with the official Contract.
That must be signed before competing or after crowning.