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History[ edit ] Beauty pageants started in when the owner of an Atlantic City hotel struck upon the idea to help boost My opinion on toddlers and tiaras. Originally, it was for young people from 13 to 17 years old, but by there were over 35, participants, which prompted an age division.
Since then, the industry has grown to include aboutpageants. It is an increasingly lucrative business, bringing in about twenty billion dollars a year to the Americas with its popularity spreading worldwide. Critics began to question the ethics of parents who would present their child in a way that was perhaps not suitable for their age.
The Making of a Child Beauty Queenwhich garnered much attention. Types[ edit ] While most beauty pageants cater strictly to girls, there are a growing number that include boys as well.
Often, age divisions for boys run through age 6 with very few going beyond that due to lack of participation and public perception. Age divisions are generally broken as follows: For boys, sometimes two age divisions would be merged such as 0—3 years, 4—6 years, etc.
Depending on which type of pageant system is entered, contestants will spend about two hours or less in the actual competition.
Typically, pageants have a guideline of "no more than one and a half minutes on stage" per child for beauty or formalwear and other modeling-based events. Talent usually is limited to two minutes or less with the rare exception allowing two and a half to three minutes.
In glitz pageants, it is expected that girls will have different "routines" for every segment of competition. Routines are composed of different movements sometimes described as "sassy walk" and "pretty feet" and more. Facial expressions can include liberal amounts of "duckface".
This style of modelling is often referred to as "pro-am modeling".
Big hair including fake hairflawless makeup, spray tans, flippers fake teethand nail extensions are also expected of contestants.
Glitz pageants may best be described as "anything goes". In contrast, natural pageants have fairly strict guidelines regarding clothing, makeup, hair extensions, etc.
Programs such as National American Miss  forbid any makeup other than non-shiny lipgloss and mascara for girls on stage. This modeling style is often referred to as "Miss America-style". Some pageants have a prescribed set of movements while others allow a little more latitude in how girls will use the stage or runway.
All pageants have slightly different guidelines, rules, and criteria for what they judge on, and events. Events may include sportswear, swimwear, evening wear, talent, interview, writing skills, and modeling. There is a queen for every age division, and there are Ultimate Grand Supreme awards, and Mini Supreme queens for certain blocks of age divisions 0—5, 6—11, 12—16, 17 and up.
There are also side awards and overall side awards. A rising trend in pageantry is the online, specialty or mail-in pageant.
Social media sites like Facebook have many photo contest and pageant pages where contestant's photos are judged by how many "likes" they receive. There is a website devoted to this type of pageant program.
Judging criteria can include past pageant achievements, numeric scale ratings and essays. Winners may be awarded virtual prizes such downloadable certificates and being featured on a pageant's website or physical prizes and gifts such as tiaras, sashes, medallions, toys and more.Aug 17, · By Stephen Walsh, CNN (CNN)– They preach, they heal the sick, and they swagger from the pulpit.
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