GENERAL SCOTT BOUDIN PAGEANT INFO

GENERAL SCOTT BOUDIN PAGEANT INFO

1) When is the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant?

The Pageant is held in August each year beginning in 2021. Specific dates will be announced each year.

2) Who do I contact with questions?

Please contact our Pageant Director, Lauren Noel Maurer at 337-315-9433 or scottboudinqueensdirector@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

3) What is the Scott Boudin Festival Association, Inc. (SBF)?

The Scott Boudin Festival Association, Inc. is a dedicated, hard-working group of volunteers from the Scott area who organize the Scott Boudin Festival each year. The Scott Boudin Festival placed in the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Times of Acadiana Best Festival Award. The SBF teams up with the City of Scott staff, Scott Police Department, Scott Volunteer Fire Department, sponsors, musicians, vendors and volunteers to produce the Scott Boudin Festival. The Family Friendly atmosphere provides a safe haven for families to hear the best music South Louisiana has to offer, taste the best Boudin and foods which made Louisiana famous and where the kiddies of all ages can enjoy amusement rides, fireworks and plenty of unique Arts & Crafts items, from many talented artists and craftspersons. In Scott our slogan is "Where the West Begins and the Hospitality Never Ends." The proceeds generated by the Scott Boudin Festival are invested into area non-profit organizations, capital improvements to public areas and City of Scott property, and put back into hosting one of the best festivals in Acadiana!

4) Why is there a Scott Boudin Festival Pageant and Queens?

The purpose of the Pageant and Scott Boudin Royalty is to represent the Scott Boudin Festival and the Scott Boudin Festival Association at various events throughout the region, state, and country. Our pageant strives to create an image of kindness, hospitality, integrity, honor, beauty, and respect. We demand our Queens to this same image.

5) What is the "Bou Crew"?

This group of esteemed women made up of past Miss and Ms. Scott Boudin Festival Queens that help our Pageant Director and Royalty organize and host our yearly pageant, visiting queen events, Boudin queen events, LAFF Convention trip, and DC Mardi Gras trip.

6) Will there be a photographer at the pageant?

We plan to have a photographer at our pageant each year, but it is not guaranteed.

7) Will there be refreshments at the pageant?

Yes, a Scott, LA favorite, Don's Specialty Meats hosts the concessions area at the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant.

8) Will there be vendors at the pageant?

Yes, there will be vendors present at the pageant from whom you can purchase gifts for your queens and contestants.

WHO CAN COMPETE?

WHO CAN COMPETE?

9) Who can compete in the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant?

Anyone with a passion for the Scott Boudin Festival can compete in the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant. However, to compete for MISS Scott Boudin Festival (18-23 years old), you must reside in one of the following parishes: Lafayette, Vermillion, Acadia, Evangeline, St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia, or St. Mary, unless express permission is given by Lauren Maurer. To discuss the residency exception, please call Mrs. Lauren at (337) 315-9433. Miss (18-23 years), Teen (15-17 years), and Ms. (24+ years) Scott Boudin each have a contract to which they are bound. Please review the contract if you are interested in competing for either the Miss, Teen, or Ms. title.

10) Do I have to be from Scott to compete?

No, contestants do not have to be from Scott to compete in the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant. However, to compete for MISS Scott Boudin Festival (18-23 years old), you must reside in one of the following parishes: Lafayette, Vermillion, Acadia, Evangeline, St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia, or St. Mary, unless express permission is given by Lauren Maurer. To discuss the residency exception, please call Mrs. Lauren at (337) 315-9433.

11) What are the different age divisions?

There are a total of 11 different divisions at the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant that span ages 0 months to over 24 years.


DIVISIONS


Children’s Pageant – Sunday Best


Queen’s Pageant – Formal Wear


Title


Age


Title


Age


Baby Miss


0 – 11 months


Deb Miss


9 – 11 years


Toddler Miss


12 – 23 months


Junior Miss


12 – 14 years


Tiny Miss


2 – 3 years


Teen Miss


15 – 17 years (contracted requirements)


Petite Miss


4 – 5 years


Miss


18 – 23 years (contracted requirements)


Little Miss


6 – 8 years


Little Mister


0 –2 years


Ms.


24+  years (contracted requirements)

PAGEANT REGISTRATION DETAILS

PAGEANT REGISTRATION DETAILS

12) How do I get an entry form?

Entry forms for the pageant are available to be filled out online at www.scottboudinfestival.com/pageant-form/

13) How do I register for the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant?

Fill out the online form at www.scottboudinfestival.com/pageant-form/ and click the "Submit" button.
Then pay online via Paypal at http://www.scottboudinfestival.com/registration-form-payments/

14) When can I begin registering to compete for the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant?

Registration for the Pageant will begin no later than May 1st each year at ww.scottboudinfestival.com/pageant-form/

15) When is the deadline to register for the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant and NOT pay a late fee?

To avoid paying a late fee, you MUST pre-register and pay online by 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the pageant.

16) Can I register for the pageant on pageant day?

Yes. Entries will be accepted at the Registration Table on pageant day. However, pageant day entries MUST pay the $25.00 late fee at the door and MUST pay all registration and late fees in cash.

17) What do I type in the "Contestant #" section on my Contestant Bio?

Please leave the "Contestant #" section of the Bio blank. Our Scott Boudin Pageant Staff will insert your Contestant # based on the order in which you register.

18) Does the SBF release the current number of contestants in each division before the pageant?

The Pageant Director may or may not release the number of contestants in each division before the pageant, but is not required to do so. Please "Like" the Scott Boudin Festival Association, Inc. Facebook page for updates and to see if these numbers are posted.

PAGEANT PAYMENT DETAILS

PAGEANT PAYMENT DETAILS

19) How much does it cost to compete in the Scott Boudin Festival pageant?

Contestants 0 months to 8 years old pay a registration fee of $25 (if paid before 5pm on Thursday before the pageant) Contestants 9-17 years old and older than 24 pay a registration fee of $50 (if paid before Thursday before pageant) Contestants ages 18 years to 23 years old pay an registration fee of $100 (if paid before Thursday before the pageant)
All contestants paying after 5pm on Thursday before the pageant must pay the registration fee listed above as well as the $25 late fee. All registration and late fee payments made on pageant day must be in cash only.

20) How do I pay for the my Scott Boudin Festival Pageant registration?

21) Can I pay with Paypal?

Yes. Paypal is the preferred method through http://www.scottboudinfestival.com/registration-form-payments/

22) Do I have to pay with Paypal?

Other forms of payment are accepted if necessary, but Paypal is our preferred payment method.

23) Can I pay with personal check?

No. At no time is a personal check accepted.

24) Can I pay with cash, money order, or cashiers check?

Yes, we accept cash at the door on pageant day. Money order and cashier's check are accepted by mail as a last resort.

25) Do you accept business sponsorship checks?

Yes. We accept business checks if the business is sponsoring a contestant's entrance into the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant. Please notify Mrs. Lauren that a business check is coming before placing the check in the mail.

26) Where should I mail a money order or cashiers check payment?

If absolutely necessary, money orders or cashier's checks should be mailed to P.O. Box 517, Scott, LA 70583, Attn: Roz

27) Can I pay at the door?

Yes, payments on pageant day at the Registration Table are allowed. However, in order to pay on pageant day, all contestants must pay the registration fee listed above for their age group and the $25 late fee in cash only.

28) When will I have to pay a LATE FEE?

All contestants paying after 5 pm on Thursday before the pageant must pay a $25 late fee.

29) Can I get a refund?

No, we do not offer refunds.

30) Can I view my score sheets?

Yes, you can receive a copy of score sheets by paying $5 dollars in cash sheet at the Registration Table on pageant day.

DEADLINES & PAGEANT DAY SCHEDULE

DEADLINES & PAGEANT DAY SCHEDULE

31) What is the deadline to register for the pageant?

You can register for the pageant up until the Check-In period on pageant day.

32) What time do contestants have to arrive?

Contestants ages 15 years and up must arrive at the Scott Event Center by 9:30 a.m. to check-in.
Contestants ages 15 years and up must report to Scott City Hall by 9:45 a.m. for interviews.
Contestants ages 0 months to 8 years old must arrive at the Scott Event Center and check-in by 10:00 a.m.
Contestants ages 9 years to 14 years old must arrive at the Scott Event Center and check-in by 2:00 p.m.

33) Do I have to check-in on pageant day?

Yes. Check-in is REQUIRED. Each contestant must check in at the Registration Table to notify us that you are present and to receive your contestant number. The earlier you check-in, the better. Failure to check-in will result in your registration being removed from judging.

34) What time does the pageant begin?

The interview competition (ONLY contestants ages 15 years and up) begins at 10:00 a.m.
The modeling competition for contestants 0-8 years old begins at 10:00 a.m.
The modeling competition for contestants 9 years old and up begins at 2:00 p.m.

35) Will there be a dressing area at the pageant?

Yes. A portion of the Scott Event Center is reserved as a dressing area where you can change, and do hair and makeup.

36) Will I have time to dress for interviews at the pageant?

Yes. The dressing area will open at 7:00 a.m. on pageant day. At that time, Contestants will be able to dress and prepare for interviews at the Scott Event Center.

37) Will I be able to do my hair and makeup at the pageant?

Yes. You may use the dressing area at the Event Center to dress and do hair and makeup.

38) How do I find out who will doing hair and makeup at the SBF pageant?

A number of hair and makeup stylists attend the Scott Boudin Festival Pageant. Please join this year's Facebook event for the pageant and request info on the discussion board.

PAGEANT INTERVIEW INFO

PAGEANT INTERVIEW INFO

39) Which divisions compete in an interview competition?

Only the Miss (18-23 years old), Teen (15-17 years old), and Ms. (24 + years old) divisions compete in interview.

40) Where are interviews held?

Interviews are held at Scott City Hall, 125 Lions Club Rd., Scott, LA 70583.

41) What do I need to wear for the interview?

Interview contestants should wear an interview suit that is flattering, properly fit, and a conservative length. Contestants should wear nude colored stockings and nude colored high heels that are a reasonable heel height.

42) What do the judges score during the interview competition?

The interview competition is judged on conversation and speaking skills, knowledge of the Scott Boudin Festival, knowledge of title contract responsibilities, confidence, personality, and contestants' overall appearance.

43) How should I do my hair or makeup for the interview?

Hair and makeup should be well professional, groomed, presentable, age appropriate, and flattering.

PAGEANT MODELING COMPETITION INFO

PAGEANT MODELING COMPETITION INFO

44) Which divisions compete in a modeling competition?

All eleven (11) Scott Boudin Festival Royalty divisions compete in a modeling competition.

45) Where is the pageant held?

The pageant is held at the Scott Event Center, 110 Lions Club Rd., Scott, LA 70583.

46) What do I need to wear for the modeling competition?

Female contestants 8 years old and younger should wear Sunday Best. Typically, this means a tea-length silk or cotton smocked dress, white tights or socks, and white dress shoes. Male contestants (0-2 years old) should wear Sunday Best. Typically, this means slacks, a button down, and matching shoes and accessories. Contestants 9 years old and older should wear Formal Attire. This means a properly fitting and flattering formal gown with a hem that skims the floor, and clear or nude heels that they can walk in comfortably. All contestants should be well-groomed, clean, with outfits free from marks and wrinkles.

47) What do the judges score during the modeling competition?

Contestants 14 years old and younger will be judged on hair, makeup, wardrobe, personality, confidence, poise, grace, and beauty. Contestants 15 years old and older will be judged on their introduction, answer to their on-stage question, hair, makeup, wardrobe, personality, confidence, poise, grace, and beauty.

48) How should I do my hair or makeup for the pageant?

Hair and makeup should be well groomed, presentable, age appropriate, and flattering.

49) Is the contestant bio/application judged?

No. Contestants are not scored on the content of their Contestant Bio or entry form.

CONTESTANT INTRODUCTIONS & ON-STAGE QUESTIONS

CONTESTANT INTRODUCTIONS & ON-STAGE QUESTIONS

50) Which divisions give an introduction on stage?

Only Miss (18-23 years old), Teen (15-17 years old), and Ms. (24 + years old) divisions give an introduction on stage.

51) Which divisions answer an on-stage question?

Only the Miss (18-23 years old), Teen (15-17 years old), and Ms. (24 + years old) divisions answer an on-stage question.

52) When do contestants say intros and answer on-stage questions?

Before beginning their modeling competition, each Miss, Teen, and Ms. contestant will give an on stage introduction. After all contestants in their division competes in the modeling competition, each Miss, Teen, and Ms. contestant will come back on stage, one at a time, to answer an on-stage question.

53) What do the judges score during the intro and on-stage question portion of the competition?

The introduction is judged on delivery and the contestants ability to present a memorized statement to an audience. The on-stage question is judged on delivery and the contestants ability to answer an unknown question on stage while maintaining their poise and composure.

PAGEANT DOCUMENTS & QUEEN DUTIES

PAGEANT DOCUMENTS & QUEEN DUTIES

54) Which of the Scott Boudin Festival titles are contracted?

Only the Miss (18-23 years old), Teen (15-17 years old), and Ms. (24 + years old) divisions enter into a contract with the Scott Boudin Festival Association

55) Where can I access and review the Miss, Teen, and Ms title contracts?

The Miss, Teen, and Ms. contracts are all available for download at www.scottboudinfestival.com/pageant-form/

56) What would my duties be as Queen?

The Miss, Teen, and Ms. contracts describe in detail the duties of the Miss, Teen, and Ms. queens.

All other titleholders have the following responsibilities:
a) Attend Scott Boudin Festival, give an on-stage introduction at least once per day, represent their title, and have fun.
b) Attend the Opening Ceremonies of the Scott Boudin Festival on Friday.
c) Attend the following Scott Boudin Festival Pageant to crown their successor.
d) Represent the Scott Boudin Festival with dignity and grace.

57) Can I view my score sheets?

Score sheets are available for purchase on pageant day at the Registration Table for $5.00 per score sheet. Payment must be made in cash only.

PAGEANT GUESTS, FAMILY, & SPECTATOR INFO

PAGEANT GUESTS, FAMILY, & SPECTATOR INFO

58) Is the pageant open to the public?

Yes. Anyone can attend the Scott Boudin Festival pageant.

59) Is there a cost to attend the pageant?

Yes. Event admission is $5.00 cash for each guest. EVERYONE except the contestant must pay the $5.00 per person.

60) Who can enter the pageant for free?

ONLY a contestant or visiting queen can enter the pageant for free and without paying the $5.00 door admission.

61) Are there any rules for spectators at the pageant?

Bad sportsmanship will not be tolerated by any contestant, representative, sponsor, or parent. Bad sportsmanship will result in disqualification of the represented contestant and the individual will be asked to leave the premises without benefit of a refund. This includes disrespectful comments and hurtful words about contestants.

Parents and spectators may stand behind the judges, however, you are prohibited from leaning over the ropes around the judges or entering the judging area. Child contestants are not to be placed on top of the judging table. The judges will have a clear view of all contestants from their table. The judges will likely speak or wave to younger contestants.

62) Who should visiting queens contact to attend this year's pageant?

Visiting queens should contact the current Miss Queen and the current Facebook Event for information.

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