Required Events for StarJewel Nationals
Contestants will have 45 seconds to introduce themselves on stage. Each contestant should include their name, hometown, and something interesting about themselves. The introduction competition is for ages 7 and up. Introductions will be performed in a business or church dress. Fashionable pant suits are also acceptable.
I am proud to call my hometown the gateway to Hocking Hills, where there are always friendly faces to greet you.
Whether I’m paddling a canoe on the Hocking River, exploring Old Man’s Cave, or hand feeding hummingbirds at Lake Hope; I’m amazed by my wonderful community.
Coming to you from Sugar Grove, I am Sarah Jane Smith.
Each contestant will be asked a simple question on stage. Ages 0 - 6 do not compete in on-stage question. There is never a wrong answer to a question. Answer naturally as if you were having a casual conversation with the judge. Questions will be answered in your business or church dress.
Question - What is your favorite subject in school?
Answer - I love to read! My favorite subject is definitely Literature. I love everything about it; the books, the assignments, and especially my teacher.
Question - Whom do you admire most?
Answer - The person I admire most would have to be my mom. She’s always there for me no matter what. She’s really an inspiration to me, I hope to be just like her one day.
Question - What do you want to be when you grow up?
Answer - I want to work for NASA and be a part of their space program. Who knows maybe one day you will hear my name as the first woman on Mars!
Question - If you could be any animal, what animal would you be?
Answer - I would be a cheetah, because I want to be the fastest animal on earth. That way I could get there fast whenever my family needs me.
Question - If you could be a super hero, who would you be?
Answer - There has only ever been one super hero in my life, my father. He was larger than life and he saved people every day. I would be a police officer like my Dad, because they are amazing people and will always be super heroes in my eyes.
Every girl deserves a moment in the spotlight, this is your time to shine. Model a gown of your choice that shows the world your personal style. Choose a dress that makes you feel confident.
Note: Divisions Little Miss and below should wear gowns with straps or cap sleeves, please no strapless dresses in these age divisions. Beginning with the Pre-Teen age division, modest strapless gowns are permitted. In all age divisions; no sexy cutouts, deep slits, or low-cut plunging necklines allowed. Conservative two piece gowns are allowed, as long as they are not overtly sexual or show too much skin. A modest slit is allowed in the Miss/Ms divisions. All formal wear should be age appropriate. Gowns should be no more than 1" off the ground, however, contestants 0-6 may wear "cupcake" style formals.
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Formal Wear Examples: