General Rules & Policies
★ We reserve the right to remove a contestant from any contest at our discretion without a refund.
★ We have a zero-tolerance policy regarding bashing of contestants, royalty, Photogenic Miss, and our family. Contestants, parents, family and friends need to upload the standards of our system. Contestants will be removed from contests without a refund and accounts will be locked.
★ If there is every a discrepancy in our results, we will always revert to judges’ scores and judges’ tiebreaker.
★ 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 of the year in which the contest results are posted..
★ 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.
★ Your photo(s) must fit the criteria for a contest or it may be removed or moved to a different contest. In some cases, judges are allowed to deduct up to 2 points fro the Quality/Clarity score for photos that do not meet the requirements.
★ Photo(s) must be of yourself or a family member and the name must be correct (first name + last initial is acceptable).
★ Photo(s) of pets, animals, objects, etc are not allowed.
★ Absolutely no nudity or illicit materials may appear in entries.
No refunds will be given for photos that do not meet these requirements. In some cases, a credit towards a future contest may be issued.
Popular Miss Voting
The optional Popular Miss voting is available on some contests. Share the link to this page with friends & family and on social media during the voting period and you could win this title which comes with a full Queen’s prize package.
★ If you enter multiple photos, only the photo with the highest number of votes will be included in the top 5. Your friends & family can vote for each of your photos each day, but votes do not tally.
★ 1 vote per photo per IP address per day will be allowed (the day resets at midnight central time).
★ Sharing in social media is allowed so long as posts are positive and do not reflect negatively on another contestant.
★ Photos shuffle on each page load to ensure a fair contest (no photo will stay at the top of bottom of the page).
★ If you enter multiple photos, votes are not combined. Your photo with the highest number of votes will count towards the Popular title. Our voting system allows 1 vote per photo per day (per IP address) so friends and family can vote for all of their friends and family (for example, siblings or mother/daughters entered in the same month). Friends & family can vote for each of your photos each day.
★ Votes are tracked and logged, any evidence of tampering with voting will result in disqualification.
★ If you have won a monthly title in the past 6 months, you may not enter this contest but are eligible to enter this month’s Winner’s Circle contest.
★ The photo that receives the highest number of votes will win the Popular Miss title and prize package.
★ 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.
Payment is due at the time of entry and is due in full by the contest deadline. Entry fees are non-refundable. In some circumstances, a credit towards a future contest may be issued in lieu of a refund. If a chargeback or PayPal claim is opened, you will not be allowed to compete in future contests and any outstanding entries will be disqualified immediately.
We do not require set appearances or duties. Titleholders must be of sound moral character when representing Photogenic Miss. No drugs or alcohol may be consumed while making an appearance as Photogenic Miss royalty.
We, Photogenic Miss & Coronation Productions LLC, reserve the right to remove entries and accounts at our discretion. We reserve the right to update, amend, and change our rules, policies, and requirements as needed.