Stage Shot Contest!
★ We know photo shoots are postponed, so share your favorite moment in the spotlight! ★
1 Overall Spotlight Queen ★ 4 Runners-Up
1 Queen receives our prelim prize package which includes a high quality crown, sparkle accented sash, 1 free entry to the contest of her choice & more!
4 Runners-Up will also receive awards in the mail + 1/2 off any future contest.
★ Entry Fee ★ Only $10 per photo (no limit on number of photos entered)
★ Eligibility ★ All ages; open to everyone including current & former royalty
✩ E N T R I E S M U S T B E A S T A G E S H O T ! ✩
★ Entry Deadline ★ July 31, 2020 (must be paid by midnight CT)
★ Popular Miss Voting ★ No voting; this contest is judged
★ Winners Announced ★ August 10, 2020 at 10am CT (on this page) ✩ If you have won a Spotlight contest in the past 6 months, please sit this one out. ✩ Enter a recent stage shot that has not previously won one of our contests or even take one on our entry form if your device supports it! ✩
A winner & court of four runners-up in each of our age divisions will be selected by a panel of judges. Your scores for each photo entered will be visible privately in your account when results are posted. You will receive a score from each judge in the following categories: Quality/Clarity, Photogenic Appeal, Personality.
To enter, click “Enter” tab to the right. Your entry fee must be paid via PayPal at the time of entry. You may enter multiple photos, each is $10. Once your submission & payment are completed, your entry will appear below. Photos will be hidden until judging goes live at 12am CT on the day judging opens
Photo Eligibility & Basic Entry Guidelines
★ Your photo(s) must be stage shots or points will be deducted from your Quality Score.
★ Your photo(s) must have been taken within the past 18 months.
★ Your photo(s) must not have previously won a paid Photogenic Miss contest in any year (runner-up photos can be re-entered).
★ Entry fees are non-refundable.
★ Your age division is determined automatically by your age as of January 1st, 2020.
★ You must provide your correct name, email, US mailing address (prizes cannot be shipped internationally), and birthdate. You are responsible for keeping your address up-to-date in your account.
★ If you have won a Spotlight title in the past 6 months, you may not enter this contest but are eligible to enter this month's Winner's Circle contest or other contests.
★ You may only hold 2 monthly age division titles (and 1 Jackpot title) per year, but can continue competing in Winner's Circle as long as you are eligible.
Popular Miss Voting
There is no voting on this contest.
★ A panel of judges (number of judges varies month to month) will score each photo on a scale of 1-10 in 3 categories: Photogenic Appeal, Photo Quality & Clarity, Personality.
★ Each judge's scores will be totaled and each photo will receive a score between 3 & 30. Each judge's total score for each photo will be averaged.
★ The photo that receives the highest total average score will win the Division's title and prize package.
★ In the event of a tie, the judges will be asked to vote for their pick as a tie-breaker. If there is still a tie, an additional judge will be brought in for a tie-breaking vote.
★ Your scores will be available privately in your account the instant results are posted.
Official 2020 Spotlight Prize Package
1 Overall Queen Will Win:
★ National Monthly Title
★ Official Custom Crown
★ Official Custom Satin Sash
4 Runners-Up in Each Division Will Win:
At our discretion, we may award a Director's Award ribbon.
Awards will be shipped to the address in your account within 2 weeks of results posting.
* Maximum discount per contestant is $35 ($25 for a winning photo + $10 for 1st-4th Runner-Up photo) for each Miss American Coronet season.
** Half off 1 photo, additional photos will be regular price.