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NAM National Guidebook 2023

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Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

Hello! 


The NAM National Guidebook, Version 6, was updated on September 7th, and posted September 7th at 12:15PM Eastern.


NOTABLE UPDATES


V8 

-Clarified judging procedures to match info posted on website and presented during Crown Convos


V6

-Corrected competition sash deadline to read October 27th (erroneously noted as November 27th in previous version).


V5

-Red Carpet Correspondent has been updated to be a self-tape this year. This means you will submit your audition to us via www.powerhouseinternationals.com prior to Nationals. Review all the details here!


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-Rules on makeup, specifically for the Junior Divisions, have been clarified for all areas of competition, including Preliminaries, Finale, and Optionals.


-The scripts for the Media Correspondent optional have been updated and are now final. Please ensure you're memorizing these versions as they reflect our new party themes.


-Party theme has been announced for Ashley Rene's. It is The Doll Ball!


-Fun Fitness rules have been clarified to emphasize no tumbling or other deviations from the provided walking routine.

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Congratulations on qualifying for NAM Nationals!visit us at: NAMnationals.com832.810.6930 (Call) 832.652.6484 (Text) 832.979.3902 (Tech Support Line - Text Only)PUBLISHERSteve Mayes EDITOR-IN-CHIEFKathleen MayesLaKishia EdwardsMT DuvallGRAPHIC DESIGNERLoni SprolesPHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTORSLaKishia EdwardsMT DuvallTiffany ReillyPHOTOGRAPHERSMeagan Gilbert PhotographyNicole Renard PhotographyTexas Digital StudiosHAIR & MAKEUPMakeup By MaskaraEmerie Jones ArtistrySammie Paige ArtistryCopyright © 2003-2023 by National American Miss, Inc. All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced in any manner, entirely or partially, without expressed written permission from the publisher. Universal Studios® are registered trademarks of UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS LLC. All rights reserved. All Universal Studios® Characters are exclusive property of UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS LLC and may not be reproduced without permission. All attractions and entertainment, prices, types and features of tickets, special offers and events, and age ranges may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.Here’s everything you need to get started!CONGRATULATIONS!As part of a select group of top nishers at your state pageant, you are invited to take part in the National Pageant activities in Orlando, Florida!In addition to being a fabulous family vacation, the National Pageant will be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life. The National American Miss National Pageant features the most abundant prize packages in all of youth pageantry. The offering is jam-packed with Queen-size cash awards, colossal trophies, prestigious national crowns, national banners, and an array of prizes unmatched anywhere.Your National Pageant week will be lled with memories you will cherish for the rest of your life. Our goals at all National American Miss events are for you to spend quality time with your family, make new friends, and gain valuable self-condence.The National Pageant is the pinnacle of family fun. Our beautiful pageant host hotel, the Hyatt Regency Orlando, boasts 315,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, an invigorating tness center and sparkling pool, and all the amenities to make your vacation complete. You’ll feel like a star on the fantastic national stage, take part in the fun Activity Day, and enjoy the feast at the elegant semi-formal Thanksgiving Banquet!Start preparing now! Sit down with your family and look through this magazine. We want to make sure all of your questions are answered. Our team is here to help you every step of the way. Don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are all here to help you! Today is the day to start preparing for Nationals!Best Wishes,Steve & Kathleen Mayes National Directors

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64 Feature Pages vs. Spotlight ContestSM 65 Spirit of Pageantry Award 66 Feature Pages67 Spotlight ContestSM69 Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes70 Spotlight ContestSM Layout Sheet71 Sample Spotlight ContestSM Sheet72 Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet74 National Spotlight ContestSM Titles77 Awards Info 78 Road to Nationals: Trip 41179 Contributor ReceiptsINSIDE SCOOP 2 It’s a Family Vacation to Orlando, FL!2 National Schedule4 What is National American Miss?5 Who’s Going to Nationals?Ofcial National Pageant Guidebook32 Nationals Deadlines 33 Souvenir Photo35 Thanksgiving Banquet Info 36 Free Activity Day Ideas37 Rehearsal and Party Themes40 iam Power Hour41 The iam ConventionSM Optional Contests43 Actress46 Casual Wear ModelingSM 47 Music Artist of the YearSM 48 Photogenic49 SpokesmodelSM50 Talent51 Top Model SearchSM 52 Runway Model SearchSM53 Face of Ashley Rene’s54 Red Carpet Correspondent55 Fun Fitness56 Fresh Face57 Dream Model & Young Author58 America’s Junior Miss59 iam Brand Ambassador & Spotlight Cash Drawing60 Other Optional Contests62 Golden Achievement in Service63 iam International Camille Schrier STEM Award 6 Win Your Share of $500,000! Your Participation Guide 8 Becoming a National Finalist10 Official National Prize Sponsors16 National American Miss and All-American Miss Queen’s Titles 20 Crowns and Banners 21 What To Do 3 Checklist22 Travel Info23 Hotel Info24 Required Competitions and Scoring Breakdown26 Fashion 411: What to Wear!28 Opening Number Dress Info31 Helpful Info for Pageant Week1STEPSTEPBASICSthe2STEPSTEPPLANNINGandEXTRAS!3STEPSTEPNationalsSUCCESS TOOLS1STEPSTEPBASICSthe2STEPSTEPPLANNINGandEXTRAS!3STEPSTEPNationalsSUCCESS TOOLS1STEPSTEPBASICSthe2STEPSTEPPLANNINGandEXTRAS!3STEPSTEPNationalsSUCCESS TOOLS©Universal StudiosVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Come join us in beautiful Florida for the national pageant! Nationals is held Thanksgiving week in Orlando, Florida!In addition to the prestigious national pageant activities, you’ll enjoy the dream family vacation of a lifetime! Get ready for an exciting adventure with your family and new friends from across the country. Feast on the delicious Thanksgiving Banquet and relax at one of the two pools at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. You’ll ll your scrapbook with fun family memories!You can also take advantage of the discounted hotel rates only offered through National American Miss!We look forward to seeingYOU at Nationals!National Schedule of ActivitiesNational American Miss QueenSM, All-American QueenSM & The iam ConventionSM Optional Contest CompetitionsThis is the tentative schedule of activities; times and events are subject to change. A detailed schedule of activities for your age division will be mailed to you at the beginning of November.See your deadline date for the National Yearbook. This is the date when all materials that are to go in the National Yearbook are due. That includes photos, sponsor lists, and Spotlight ContestSM pages.For registration options, go to NAMnationals.com.PrincessJr. Pre-Teen ns Afternoon - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction u National Spotlight Photo Shoot ns Red Carpet Awards ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals ns Rehearsals ns Thanksgiving Banquet n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American Miss ns Evening - Pageant EARLY Check-In ns Morning - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction ns Rehearsals u National Spotlight Photo Shoot ns Red Carpet Awards n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals ns Thanksgiving Banquet ns Final Rehearsals n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American Miss princessjr. pre-teen©SeaWorldFridaySaturdaySundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday(Thanksgiving Day)FridaySaturdaySundayKey to Your Activities at the National Pageant – Which Activities Will You Attend? n - National American Miss Competitors s - National All-American Miss Competitors u - National Spotlight Title HoldersVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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National Schedule of ActivitiesNational American Miss QueenSM, All-American QueenSM & The iam ConventionSM Optional Contest CompetitionsThis is the tentative schedule of activities; times and events are subject to change. A detailed schedule of activities for your age division will be mailed to you at the beginning of November.See your deadline date for the National Yearbook. This is the date when all materials that are to go in the National Yearbook are due. That includes photos, sponsor lists, and Spotlight ContestSM pages.For registration options, go to NAMnationals.com.Pre-TeenJr. TeenTeenpre-teenjr. teen teenMissns Evening - Pageant EARLY Check-In ns Morning - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction ns Rehearsals u National Spotlight Photo Shoot ns Red Carpet Awards n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals ns Thanksgiving Banquet ns Rehearsals ns Final Rehearsals n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American Miss ns Evening - Pageant EARLY Check-In ns Morning - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends ns Rehearsals n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear ns Red Carpet Awards u National Spotlight Photo Shoot ns Thanksgiving Banquet n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals ns Final Rehearsals n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American Miss ns Evening - Pageant EARLY Check-In ns Morning - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends ns Rehearsals n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear ns Thanksgiving Banquet n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals u National Spotlight Photo Shoot n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction ns Red Carpet Awards ns Final Rehearsals n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American Miss ns Evening - Pageant EARLY Check-In ns Morning - Pageant Check-In ns Kick-Off Pep Rally ns Fashion Faire Welcome Party ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Optional Contests ns Rehearsals ns Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren ns Free Activity Day with Family & Friends ns Rehearsals n National American Miss Formal Wear s National All-American Miss Formal Wear ns Thanksgiving Banquet n National American Miss Interviews s National All-American Miss Interviews ns Rehearsals u National Spotlight Photo Shoot ns Red Carpet Awards n National American Miss Personal Introduction s National All-American Miss Personal Introduction ns Final Rehearsals n Final Pageant for National American Miss s Final Pageant for National All-American MissmissVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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4The National American Miss competition is a program designed for today’s girl. We recognize and are excited about the unique individuality found in the girls of America. Our program is centered around helping young ladies grow and expand their ideas about who they are and what they would like to achieve. We want every girl to remember that she is a unique creation with a special plan for her life. Come and see for yourself! Join us in beautiful Orlando, Florida for our National Competition. Our friendly staff will guide you through this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You’ll gain poise, self-confidence, and valuable communication skills. You’ll feel good about yourself and gain the competitive edge to succeed later in whatever field you may choose, from modeling to business, and throughout your life! All of our staff members at the National American Miss program have an extensive history in not only pageantry, but youth activities of all kinds. Each team member is committed to providing doors of opportunity that are not available anywhere else. Girls and parents alike can be proud to be part of National American Miss.National American Miss is a program based on a lifetime of experience, the foundational principles of encouraging positive self-image and natural beauty within. For this reason, we have a guiding standard of no noticeable makeup for the Pre-Teen, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Princess age divisions.Join us this Thanksgiving in Florida for a family vacation and experience a week filled with magic made just for you. Maybe you will be the girl who takes home the title of National American Miss or National All-American Miss. Or perhaps you’ll pursue the prestigious optional contest titles and your share of more than $500,000 in prizes that will be awarded. There is so much waiting for you at National American Miss. We look forward to seeing you in the spotlight! “Our program is centered around helping young ladies grow and expand their ideas about who they are and what they would like to achieve.”Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Congratulations, State Queen! You’ve won your state title and now you are on your way to sunny Orlando, Florida to compete for the title ofNational American Miss!Way to go! What a fabulous representative of your state and community you will be at the national pageant! You are eligible to compete for the title of National All-American Miss!Awesome!!! Your state did not have a pageant for your age division, but you were selected through a comprehensive essay and interview process as a representative to compete in the National All-American Miss Pageant!All your hard work at the State Pageant has paid off. You’re invited to compete in the National All-American Miss Pageant!Let your talent shine! If you were the winner or runner-up in any of your State Talent, Photogenic, Runway Model SearchSM, SpokesmodelSM, Casual Wear ModelingSM, Top Model SearchSM, Actress, Academic Achievement, Fun Fitness, Screen Test, Dream Model, Best Resume, or Heart of ServiceSM Contests, you are eligible to compete for the title of National All-American Miss and represent your city as City Queen!We are so excited you nished in the Top 5 Queen’s Court at your State Pageant! You’ll get to represent your city as a City Queen as you compete for the prestigious title of National All-American Miss!Rock on! Your state did not have a pageant for your age division, but you were selected through a comprehensive essay and interview process to represent your state at the national pageant. Now you’re on your way to Orlando, Florida to compete for the title of National American Miss!All-American CompetitionQueen’s CompetitionA reigning or past NAM State Queen who cannot compete ata NAM State Pageant this year for either of the followingreasons can compete for the prestigious title of National All-American Miss in the age group for which she qualies:• Reigning State Queen that cannot compete at a state pageant this year because she is crowning her successor.• Past NAM State Queen that cannot compete at a state pageant this year because she has not aged up to the next age division.5Congratulations! You’ve earned this prestigious award. You’re invited to compete in the National All-American Miss Pageant!Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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National PageantsNational American Miss –National Queen’s Titleyes National All-American Miss – National Queen’s Title yes National TitlesNational Cover Miss TitleSMyes National Cover Model TitleSMyes National Cover Girl TitleSMyes National AmbassadorSMyes yesyesno*yesyes yes yesyesSpecial National Activities Thanksgiving Banquet yes Theme PartiesyesPlus entry in Photogenicand Casual Wear ModelingSMContests$0 (if you are not an appointed state queen) 2pages forAppointed State Queens$950 2 pagesn/a n/a n/a n/a$175 per entry 1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entryFreen/aFreen/a5 Creditsn/a 4 Photogenic Entries n/an/an/a1 page = 2 ticketsFree n/a Plus entry in Casual Wear ModelingSM,Talent, and Spokesmodel Contests $175 per entry1 page per entry see pg. 35 International TitlesInternational ActressInternational Casual Wear ModelingSMInternational Music Artist of the YearSMInternational PhotogenicInternational Runway Model SearchSMInternational SpokesmodelInternational TalentInternational Top Model SearchSMInternational Fresh Face ModelingSMInternational Fun FitnessInternational Red Carpet CorrespondentYoung Author AwardInternational Dream ModelSMAmerica’s Junior MissSMInternational AwardsFace of Ashley Rene’siam International Camille Schrier STEM AwardInternational Academic Achievement Award & ScholarshipInternational Best Resume AwardInternational Heart of Service AwardInternational Miss Personality Award International Portfolio Award International Spirit Award sponsored by Pageantry Magazine International Spirit of Pageantry AwardyesFreeFreeFreeyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes$125 per entry$175 per entry$125 per entry$100 per entry$125 per entry$250 per entryn/a1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entryn/aAmerican MissPlus entry in Spokesmodel, Photogenic, and Heart of Service Optional Contestsyes$100 per entryn/aFree$100n/an/a15 or more pages for state and/or national book10 or more pages for state and/or national book7 or more pages for state and/or national book4 or more pages for the national book6 H H++ H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H HHeld for each age division?NAM State Queen WinnerAll-American City QueenQueen’s Court Top 5StateCoverGirlStateAmbassadorNationalAmbassadorAppointed NAM State Queen WinnerWHO CAN PARTICIPATE?WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?*Open to Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss divisions. ++Appointed National American Miss Queens will be required to pay the $950 entry fee to the National Pageant. You may use 2 completed Spotlight ContestSM pages to cover the cost of the National Pageant entry fee.StateSpirit of AmericaVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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National PageantsNational American Miss –National Queen’s Titleyes National All-American Miss – National Queen’s Title yes National TitlesNational Cover Miss TitleSMyes National Cover Model TitleSMyes National Cover Girl TitleSMyes National AmbassadorSMyes yesyesno*yesyes yes yesyesSpecial National Activities Thanksgiving Banquet yes Theme PartiesyesPlus entry in Photogenicand Casual Wear ModelingSMContests$0 (if you are not an appointed state queen) 2pages forAppointed State Queens$950 2 pagesn/a n/a n/a n/a$175 per entry 1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entry$175 per entry1 page per entryFreen/aFreen/a5 Creditsn/a 4 Photogenic Entries n/an/an/a1 page = 2 ticketsFree n/a Plus entry in Casual Wear ModelingSM,Talent, and Spokesmodel Contests $175 per entry1 page per entry see pg. 35 International TitlesInternational ActressInternational Casual Wear ModelingSMInternational Music Artist of the YearSMInternational PhotogenicInternational Runway Model SearchSMInternational SpokesmodelInternational TalentInternational Top Model SearchSMInternational Fresh Face ModelingSMInternational Fun FitnessInternational Red Carpet CorrespondentYoung Author AwardInternational Dream ModelSMAmerica’s Junior MissSMInternational AwardsFace of Ashley Rene’siam International Camille Schrier STEM AwardInternational Academic Achievement Award & ScholarshipInternational Best Resume AwardInternational Heart of Service AwardInternational Miss Personality Award International Portfolio Award International Spirit Award sponsored by Pageantry Magazine International Spirit of Pageantry AwardyesFreeFreeFreeyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes$125 per entry$175 per entry$125 per entry$100 per entry$125 per entry$250 per entryn/a1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entry1 page per entryn/aAmerican MissPlus entry in Spokesmodel, Photogenic, and Heart of Service Optional Contestsyes$100 per entryn/aFree$100n/an/a15 or more pages for state and/or national book10 or more pages for state and/or national book7 or more pages for state and/or national book4 or more pages for the national book7 H H++ H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H HAppointed All-American City Queen WinnerWHO CAN PARTICIPATE?WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?EntryFeesCan I pay the entry fee by completing Spotlight ContestSM pages for the National Yearbook?PremiumOptional ContestWinnersPremium Optional ContestRunners-UpVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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8There is so much to be a part of!Attending the national pageant will be the experience of a lifetime... So don’t miss out!Whether you are competing for our National American Miss (‘Red Banner’ title, open to State Queens only) or our National All-American Miss (‘Blue Banner’ title, open to all other National Qualiers) title, you will be considered a National Finalist for the country’s most popular and top-rate pageant for girls and young women.The pages of this booklet outline for you all the different ways you can participate and win your share of more than $500,000 in cash, awards, scholarships, and prizes.From Check-In to Finale, every moment of the national pageant experience will be lled with fun and new lifelong friendships with girls from across the country. Just look at all the fun activities planned for the national pageant! • Represent your state in the National American Miss queen’s competition. • Represent your city in the National All-American Miss queen’s competition. • Participate in as many or as few of the wide variety of Optional Contests available. • Have a blast at the themed rehearsals and parties where we award numerous NAM Spirit Sticks! • Feast on your holiday favorites at the scrumptious Thanksgiving Banquet! • Enjoy donning your new ofcial satin banner for an All-American city title, Optional Contest success at the state pageant, Spotlight ContestSM title, or more! • Seize the opportunity to be a part of the National Spotlight ContestSM photo shoot and be featured in our National Spotlight ContestSM campaigns! • Enjoy an exciting week with your family in sunny Florida! This is your opportunity to strengthen your condence and real-world skills while gaining lifelong friends, having a great family vacation, and making memories that will last a lifetime! Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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10ASHLEYlauren is a leader in the formalwear and fashion industry. Her gowns have graced the stage of every pageant system in the world and is again this year's official featured designer of the national opening dance number's dress for all National American and National All-American Miss National Finalists. ASHLEYlauren dresses are created with today's woman in mind - special attention is paid to every detail to accentuate the natural curve and shape of the female body for every size. She has also created an incredible children's collection that combines elegance, grace, and sweetness into every piece. ASHLEYlauren dresses have been worn on international and national stages, by best dress recipients and competition winners. Many choose ASHLEYlauren because of the superior fit and construction, giving contestants the perfect silhouette on stage. ASHLEYlauren creates custom, one-of-a-kind wardrobe pieces for all age divisions.ASHLEYlauren is proud to partner with Ashley Rene's to co-sponsor the Opening Number Dresses, National Queen Prize Package, and host a VIP Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren for this year's contestants! Be sure to stop by to meet this dynamic duo during Nationals at the Ashley Rene's Trunk Show, ONLY at The iam Powerhouse! Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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1111Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant is located in Granger, Indiana. Carrying all the top designers, Ashley Rene’s offers one of the most expansive formalwear shopping experiences in the country. Recently, The Pageant Planet named Ashley Rene’s as the #1 Pageant Store in the Country for 2023.With over 8,000 square feet, 2 brick and mortar locations, and 30 years of pageant experience; Ashley Rene’s is truly a one-stop-shop for pageant girls of all ages. Ashley and her team pride themselves in providing top notch customer service and personal wardrobe styling appointments for all finalists. You can also book virtual wardrobe appointments or shop online at www.ashleyrenespromandpageant.com. Ashley Rene herself was a National American Miss National Queen. She prides herself in giving back to The iam POWERHOUSESM organization she loves and is honored to be The Official Wardrobe Sponsor. Ashley Rene’s will be selecting 2 overall Face of Ashley Rene’s winners at Internationals. Ashley Rene’s is proud to partner with ASHLEYlauren to co-sponsor the Opening Number dresses and host the Doll Ball, a VIP Doll Ball Hosted by Ashley Rene’s x ASHLEYlauren for this year’s contestants! Be sure to stop by and meet the Ashley Rene’s team during Internationals week at the exclusive Ashley Rene’s x Ashley Lauren Trunk Show, ONLY at The iam POWERHOUSESM!Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant7135 Heritage Square Dr.Granger, IN 46530 Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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A guaranteed $5,000 cash scholarship The Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Rhinestone Crown and Rhinestone-Studded BannerThe Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Rhinestone-Studded BannerThe Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Crystal National AwardElegant presentation of oral bouquet at her coronationThe ofcial National American Miss custom-designed crown box courtesy of Crown Couture CollectionUp to a $350 airfare allowance to travel to next year’s Ofcial National American Miss three-day National Photo ShootOfcial National Queen Welcome Party at the Photo ShootComplimentary royalty and family meals while at the three-day National Photo ShootPhoto Shoot wardrobe provided by Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant and ASHLEYlaurenCongratulations Treat Box at the Photo Shoot compliments of Queen’s CollectiveHigh-resolution digital photos from the three-day National Photo ShootGift Certicate to Shop Lisa Dean: totaling $500 for Junior Divisions; $1000 for Senior Divisions$250 Wardrobe Certicate compliments of Muzzie’s Couture for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensA complimentary pair of Jim Ball earrings for our Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen Queens sponsored by Muzzie’sAdditional discounts from Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant on purchases made throughout reignASHLEYlauren and Sherri Hill T-Shirts and Swag courtesy of Ashley Rene’sStefanie Somers Earrings courtesy of Ashley Rene’sAshley Rene’s Prom & Pageant $500 Gift Certicate and $1000 Credit toward select couture gownsRoyalty International Cruise Travel Opportunity with Pageant Powerhouse winners, staff, and contestantsTravel opportunity to attend New York City’s Fashion Week with complimentary tickets to attend Sherri Hill’s exclusive NYFW Show as special guests of Ashley Rene’s for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensModel in the ASHLEYlauren and Ashley Rene’s fashion show during Nationals 2023$100 Activity Day Award Voucher to be used for the activity of their choice$100 Universal Gift Card$100 Apple Gift CardOne ticket to Universal Orlando®One ticket to SeaWorld Orlando®, including a marine rescue presentationOne ticket to Aquatica Orlando® water parkOfcial National American Miss custom autograph card and thank you notes designed by APJ VisionsTwo personalized custom-designed magnetic car decalsAn additional commemorative National American Miss custom-designed rhinestone-studded bannerComplimentary embroidery of the Queen’s name on her bannerOfcial National American Miss inuencer account for her year of serviceHighlight feature in The iam Dream MagazineCopy of ‘The Crowning Planner’ to coordinate and organize her yearLong Garment Hanger courtesy of COVE(3) Professional Sash Cleanings courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningA paid appearance fee to travel to various NAM Pageants across the country throughout her year of service30% off all NAM State and International Boutiques throughout her reignTravel opportunities to travel throughout the year, representing girls from across the country at events and pageantsDiscounted hair and makeup services from our certied HMUA throughout her reignComplimentary nal show tickets to the NAM state pageantsChenille Letter Title Sweatshirt, Cosmetic Bag, and Pageant Blanket courtesy of Queen’s CollectiveNAM state souvenir shirtEach Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen and Pre-Teen receive an ofcial American Girl DollEach Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss will receive a designer wallet from Kate SpadeGroup Webinars on Social Media Management courtesy of Crowning ImpactQuarterly Content Calendar + Planning Tool courtesy of Crowning ImpactIn-studio Crown and banner photo session by Meagan Gilbert PhotographyDevelopment courses and workshops by Lisa Dean Inc. including a Royalty Retreat Weekend in DallasA custom rhinestone and embroidered title jacket with her name and title courtesy of We Bling ItA custom rhinestone tote bag courtesy of We Bling It16Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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2022 Prize Package is shown. Final prize package for 2023 will be posted soon. National American Miss is continuously adding to the amazing prize package throughout the year. You can see our ever-expanding National Prize Package and updates at NAMnationals.com. National American Miss is not responsible for prizes forfeited by our sponsors, or trips canceled due to government restrictions, health concerns, or any event beyond our control. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash value.The 1st through 4th runners-up in every age division of the National American Miss Queen’s competition will receive an ofcial award and a guaranteed cash scholarship!17Sun care and tanning products during reign courtesy of The Fairy Tan MotherBanner bling wardrobe fastener, customized titleholder cup, and 15% off during reign courtesy of The Blingy BobbinSash Sleeve sash protector courtesy of The Blingy BobbinCustomized Titleholder Tag courtesy of Rep Your ReignCustom Evening Gown Cleaning courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningInterview Wear Cleaning courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningBrittany Link Photography In-studio Photo Shoot for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensMarc Defang Titleholder Backpack for our Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen QueensMarc Defang Titleholder Clutch for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensA pair of custom rhinestone Marc Defang title shoesTooth Whitening Pen courtesy of Enlightened Expressions GwinnettCustom Titleholder Ears courtesy of EllieCakes Custom EarsComplimentary digital edit illustration from Ellie L. IllustrationsGift Certicate toward a custom illustration from Ellie L. IllustrationsCustom Mini (Princess + Jr. Pre-Teen) or Small (Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) Dream DuffelCustom Dream Duffel Omnia Garment Bag with NAM Logo and embroideryEach National Queen will receive a pair of Diverse Style Shoes to grace the stage during her reignThe ofcial National American Miss custom-designed suitcase from Crown Couture CollectionA custom embroidered title robe, personalized with her name and title, sponsored by Caitlin KentUp to a $350 airfare allowance to travel to next year’s National Pageant in Orlando to crown her successorComplimentary hair and makeup services by our certied HMUA during Nationals 2023Hotel stay comped at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Orlando during Nationals 2023Feature in the National Yearbook with a full two-page spread highlighting her year of serviceComplimentary participation in The iam International Acting and ModelingConvention with the opportunity to be scouted by more than twenty US and International agents, including call-backs for acting and modeling jobsThree complimentary tickets to the Thanksgiving Banquet at next year’s pageant(4) complimentary All-Access Passes for Nationals 2023(4) Additional complimentary tickets for the Queen’s Finale at Internationals 2023 NAM Nationals souvenir shirtDiscounted steaming services on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningInterview outt complimentary steaming on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningAccess to emergency alteration services on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningComplimentary on-location tanning services at Nationals 2023 courtesy of The Fairy Tan MotherComplimentary Teeth Whitening Session on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Enlightened Expressions GwinnettASHLEYlauren National Opening Dance Number Dress with upgrade opportunities at next year’s pageantElegant presentation of oral bouquet at her farewellA complimentary farewell video produced by Pageants 2 GoOversized Foam Board of their Class of 2023 titleholders group photoSouvenir Group PhotoUniversal Group Photo…and the opportunity of a lifetime!Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023A guaranteed $2,000 cash scholarship The Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Rhinestone Crown and Rhinestone-Studded BannerThe Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Rhinestone-Studded BannerThe Ofcial NAM Custom-Designed Crystal National AwardElegant presentation of oral bouquet at her coronationThe ofcial National American Miss custom-designed crown box courtesy of Crown Couture CollectionUp to a $350 airfare allowance to travel to next year’s Ofcial National American Miss three-day National Photo ShootOfcial National Queen Welcome Party at the Photo ShootComplimentary royalty and family meals while at the three-day National Photo ShootPhoto Shoot wardrobe provided by Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant and ASHLEYlaurenCongratulations Treat Box at the Photo Shoot compliments of Queen’s CollectiveHigh-resolution digital photos from the three-day National Photo ShootGift Certicate to Shop Lisa Dean: totaling $250 for Junior Divisions; $500 for Senior Divisions$250 Wardrobe Certicate compliments of Muzzie’s Couture for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensA complimentary pair of Jim Ball earrings for our Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen Queens sponsored by Muzzie’sAdditional discounts from Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant on purchases made throughout reignASHLEYlauren and Sherri Hill T-Shirts and Swag courtesy of Ashley Rene’sStefanie Somers Earrings courtesy of Ashley Rene’sAshley Rene’s Prom & Pageant $500 Gift Certicate and $1000 Credit toward select couture gownsRoyalty International Cruise Travel Opportunity with Pageant Powerhouse winners, staff, and contestantsTravel opportunity to attend New York City’s Fashion Week with complimentary tickets to attend Sherri Hill’s exclusive NYFW Show as special guests of Ashley Rene’s for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensModel in the ASHLEYlauren and Ashley Rene’s fashion show during Nationals 2023$100 Activity Day Award Voucher to be used for the activity of their choice$100 Universal Gift Card$100 Apple Gift CardOne ticket to Universal Orlando®One ticket to SeaWorld Orlando®, including a marine rescue presentationOne ticket to Aquatica Orlando® water parkOfcial National American Miss custom autograph card and thank you notes designed by APJ VisionsTwo personalized custom-designed magnetic car decalsAn additional commemorative National American Miss custom-designed rhinestone-studded bannerComplimentary embroidery of the Queen’s name on her bannerOfcial National American Miss inuencer account for her year of serviceHighlight feature in The iam Dream MagazineCopy of ‘The Crowning Planner’ to coordinate and organize her yearLong Garment Hanger courtesy of COVE(3) Professional Sash Cleanings courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningA paid appearance fee to travel to various NAM Pageants across the country throughout her year of service30% off all NAM State and International Boutiques throughout her reignTravel opportunities to travel throughout the year, representing girls from across the country at events and pageantsDiscounted hair and makeup services from our certied HMUA throughout her reignComplimentary nal show tickets to the NAM state pageantsChenille Letter Title Sweatshirt, Cosmetic Bag, and Pageant Blanket courtesy of Queen’s CollectiveNAM state souvenir shirtEach Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen and Pre-Teen receive an ofcial American Girl DollEach Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss will receive a designer wallet from Kate SpadeGroup Webinars on Social Media Management courtesy of Crowning ImpactQuarterly Content Calendar + Planning Tool courtesy of Crowning ImpactIn-studio Crown and banner photo session by Meagan Gilbert Photography18Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 20232022 Prize Package is shown. Final prize package for 2023 will be posted soon. National American Miss is continuously adding to the amazing prize package throughout the year. You can see our ever-expanding National Prize Package and updates at NAMnationals.com. National American Miss is not responsible for prizes forfeited by our sponsors, or trips canceled due to government restrictions, health concerns, or any event beyond our control. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash value.The 1st through 4th runners-up in every age division of the National All-American Miss Queen’s competition will receive an ofcial award Development courses and workshops by Lisa Dean Inc. including a Royalty Retreat Weekend in DallasA custom rhinestone and embroidered title jacket with her name and title courtesy of We Bling ItA custom rhinestone tote bag courtesy of We Bling ItSun care and tanning products during reign courtesy of The Fairy Tan MotherBanner bling wardrobe fastener, customized titleholder cup, and 15% off during reign courtesy of The Blingy BobbinSash Sleeve sash protector courtesy of The Blingy BobbinCustomized Titleholder Tag courtesy of Rep Your ReignCustom Evening Gown Cleaning courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningInterview Wear Cleaning courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningBrittany Link Photography In-studio Photo Shoot for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensMarc Defang Titleholder Backpack for our Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen QueensMarc Defang Titleholder Clutch for our Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss QueensA pair of custom rhinestone Marc Defang title shoesTooth Whitening Pen courtesy of Enlightened Expressions GwinnettCustom Titleholder Ears courtesy of EllieCakes Custom EarsComplimentary digital edit illustration from Ellie L. IllustrationsGift Certicate toward a custom illustration from Ellie L. IllustrationsCustom Mini (Princess + Jr. Pre-Teen) or Small (Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) Dream DuffelCustom Dream Duffel Omnia Garment Bag with NAM Logo and embroideryEach National Queen will receive a pair of Diverse Style Shoes to grace the stage during her reignThe ofcial National American Miss custom-designed suitcase from Crown Couture CollectionA custom embroidered title robe, personalized with her name and title, sponsored by Caitlin KentUp to a $350 airfare allowance to travel to next year’s National Pageant in Orlando to crown her successorComplimentary hair and makeup services by our certied HMUA during Nationals 2023Hotel stay comped at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Orlando during Nationals 2023Feature in the National Yearbook with a full two-page spread highlighting her year of serviceComplimentary participation in The iam International Acting and ModelingConvention with the opportunity to be scouted by more than twenty US and International agents, including call-backs for acting and modeling jobsThree complimentary tickets to the Thanksgiving Banquet at next year’s pageant(4) complimentary All-Access Passes for Nationals 2023(4) Additional complimentary tickets for the Queen’s Finale at Internationals 2023NAM Nationals souvenir shirtDiscounted steaming services on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningInterview outt complimentary steaming on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningAccess to emergency alteration services on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Elite Custom CleaningComplimentary on-location tanning services at Nationals 2023 courtesy of The Fairy Tan MotherComplimentary Teeth Whitening Session on-site at 2023 Nationals courtesy of Enlightened Expressions GwinnettASHLEYlauren National Opening Dance Number Dress with upgrade opportunities at next year’s pageantElegant presentation of oral bouquet at her farewellA 50% discount on a farewell video produced by Pageants 2 GoOversized Foam Board of their Class of 2023 titleholders group photoSouvenir Group PhotoUniversal Group Photo…and the opportunity of a lifetime!19Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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• Custom representative crown: $65.00 • Custom representative banner: $160.00Bonus: You may have your rst name embroidered on the back of your banner in the ofcial matching font, size, and color for $45.You can now receive your crown and banner prior to the National Pageant! You must complete each of the items listed below by the given deadline to receive your crown and banner.To receive your crown and banner prior to the pageant, you must complete the following by your date provided on the Ofcial Banner Deadline Chart: o Complete the online crown and banner form at namiss.com/banner. o Submit full payment for crown and banner. o Submit full payment for All-American Miss National Sponsorship Fee (if you are ordering a City Queen Banner). To receive your crown and banner at your National Pageant Check-In, you must complete the following by your date provided on the Ofcial Banner Deadline Chart: o Complete the online crown and banner form at namiss.com/banner. o Submit full payment for crown and banner.Did you qualify for NAM Nationals this year? Were you in the State Queen’s Court? Were you selected as a State Cover GirlSM, State AmbassadorSM, Premium Optional Contest Winner, or a runner-up for a qualifying Optional Contest? Do you want to represent National American Miss and your community as a City Queen? Then order your crown and banner now!Go to namiss.com/banner for the detailed Ofcial Banner Deadline Chart deadlines and additional information. All prices and deadlines will be strictly enforced. No exceptions! All crown and banner orders must be submitted online at NAMnationals.com/banner by the provided deadlines if you would like your crown and banner shipped directly to you prior to the National Pageant. NOTE: If you are a State Queen or State Cover Girl, then you have already received your crown and banner and are not required to purchase them. However, if you would like your name embroidered on the back of your existing banner or if you would like to purchase an additional crown or banner, please complete the online form at namiss.com/banner. Don’t forget that you must mail your banner to the national ofce if you are purchasing embroidery only. 20Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Check ‘emoff as youoff as youcomplete ‘em!21Let’s kickoff the national pageant by getting ready for your gigantic Pageant Week in Orlando, Florida. You can make the most out of your national pageant experience if you start getting organized early. As you prepare, you will develop the self-condence and focus that you will need to reach for the stars and achieve your goals. Here’s a handy checklist to help you bring your dreams one step closer to reality! Fill out your application and submit it onlineSubmit the national application online at NAMnationals.com. Make your travel plansSee page 22 for information on making your travel plans. Make your hotel reservations• Check your National Schedule on pages 2 and 3 for the dates of your competition.• Call the Orlando Hyatt reservations department at 407-284-1234 and ask for the special “National American Miss” rate.• See page 23 for information on making your hotel reservations. Start planning your national pageant outts and attireSee the “Basics” section and the “Fashion 411” section of this magazine to nalize all of your clothing needs for the week of pageant competition.Fill out your Yearbook Form and Sponsorship Fee Forms (if applicable)Submit your payments to the National Ofce. These forms can be submitted online at NAMnationals.com. Choose your Optional ContestsAdd and pay for your selected Optional Contests at NAMnationals.com. Set your Spotlight ContestSM goalsMake a plan to visit the businesses in your community and across your state. See the Spotlight ContestSM section on pages 64-75 to check out all the cool prizes and awards available to you! Finalize your plans for Nationals and the Thanksgiving Day BanquetDon’t forget to submit your orders by scanning the QR Code on this page or at NAMnationals.com and click on “Make a Payment” before your National Deadline date. Complete your Pageant Check-In Forms OnlineGo to namiss.com/forms to complete your Check-In Forms. Checkout theCommunityService Projecton page 25Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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A girls aending NationalsRemember that you should book your ight as soon as possible since the week of Thanksgiving is the busiest travel week of the year. The longer you wait and the closer it gets to Thanksgiving, the more expensive the airline ticket will be. If ights are completely booked, the only way you would be able to y to Florida would be to book your ights to arrive two to three days before and/or leave two or three days after the Thanksgiving rush.221 Check the National ScheduleBe sure to arrive on time for your age division’s check-in and plan your travel according to the dates of your pageants. 2 Airport Near the Hotel 3 Book Your Flight Early Flights ll up quickly for Thanksgiving. Try to make your reservations early to take advantage of discounted fares. 4 Travel ArrangementsYou are responsible for booking and purchasing your own travel. Most families use one of the major internet travel services (such as Expedia.com, Kayak.com, or Travelocity.com). Whatever way you go, shop as early as you can. Girls who earned the National Trip through the Spotlight ContestSM will receive their travel fees (up to $350) from their State Director. Girls who earned the National Trip through the National Spotlight ContestSM will receive their travel fees (up to $350) from the National Ofce. 5 Hotel ReservationsThe ofcial pageant Host Hotel is the beautiful Hyatt Regency Orlando. To make a reservation: • Call 407-284-1234 and ask for the “National American Miss group rate,” or • Go online to NAMnationals.com Special rates* are available beginning no later than June 20th at the Hyatt for all National American Miss families and guests.6 Extend your VacationCome early, stay late! You can even take advantage of the low Hyatt Regency Orlando room rates to have a special extended family vacation and see even more area attractions, including Universal Studios, Sea World, Discovery Cove, Disney, nearby beaches, and world famous golf courses. Orlando is truly one of America’s top family vacation destinations!* Subject to availability.ORLANDOMCOOrlando InternationalAirport20 minutes, 12 miles to Hyatt Regency Orlando* All travel times and mileage are approximate. Check with the airport for shuttle times. Important Travel Tips!l Make sure you tag all of your luggage with the correct name and address information. l Remember to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before the scheduled time of your departure. Airport security will be at maximum levels for this popular travel week.l Many airports now have a 60- minute baggage cutoff time prior to ight. Allow plenty of time so that you will not be rushed and/or miss your ight.l Please pay attention to the items you are packing for Nationals. Refrain from packing any sharp objects or questionable items that may be conscated by security. Check with your airline to get a list of items not approved by airport security.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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You’ll be just minutes from Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Disney® plus many other great Florida attractions! What kind of rooms and amenities do they have?The Hyatt Regency Orlando offers 1,641 guestrooms. You can choose between a variety of suites, king or double beds. In-room amenities include: movies, video messages, voice mail, and express check out.The Hyatt Regency Orlando boasts fabulous outdoor pools, whirlpool, tness center, as well as, B-Line Diner, Poolside Grill, and Starbucks/Marketplace.What are the dates of the event? What nights should I stay?For the dates of your event, see the schedule of activities on pages 2-3 in this guidebook. Plan your arrival so that you can attend the check-in for your age division, and plan to stay through the nal show. While the times of individual contests and rehearsals may vary from this tentative schedule, the Check-Ins and Final Shows will not change. You will receive a denitive detailed schedule by November 10th. Make a vacation out of it – How often do you get out as a family and have the opportunity for such a fabulous vacation at discounted rates? Come a day or two early, stay a day or two late – you’ll be glad you did! Is my room paid for?Your room is paid for only if you earned the National Trip through the Spotlight ContestSM at the State or National level, and chose the National Trip as your prize. The National Trip, earned through Spotlight ContestSM contributions, includes airfare (up to $350) for the contestant, and six nights stay in the beautiful national pageant host hotel, the Hyatt Regency Orlando. If you earned the trip, you still need to reserve your own room. The National Ofce will pay for a standard room, at the group rate, plus tax, for six nights at the Hyatt Regency Orlando only.How can I reserve a room?Hotel blocks will open no later than June 20th. Then, you can call 800-233-1234 for the Hyatt Regency Orlando national reservation center or call the hotel directly at 407-284-1234. Be sure to mention the dates you want to stay, and tell them you want the ‘National American Miss’ discounted rate.Also, you can see room types, oorplans, and details, as well as reserve online quickly and easily at NAMnationals.com. ®23Don’t Forget!Check out the fabulous hotel rates on NAMnationals.com.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Age Divisions Our experienced panel of judges scores contestants in the following categoriesfor the title of National American Miss & National All-American Miss for each age division:• Resume 15% • Poise and Presentation in Formal Wear 25% • Personality During an Interview 25% • On-Stage Personal Introduction 25% • Community Service Project 10%At National American Miss, we passionately believe that excellent judging is the backbone of an outstanding pageant. For 21 years now, in keeping with that passion, we have brought in the very best selection of judges to be found anywhere in pageantry - bar none. We spend upwards of $100,000 annually on judges’ ights and accommodations throughout POWERHOUSE Week. Our judges are selected, vetted, and trained by our International Judges Operation Coordinator. They come from across the globe, are highly qualied, and are thrilled to be a part of one of pageantry’s most iconic competitions. To help protect against any bias, we do not allow judges who have judged at a NAM State Pageant to judge for NAM/AA Nationals within the same season. Our AA/NAM Nationals Selection Panels will be comprised of 9 judges who will follow contestants through all phases of the competition: Formal Wear, Personal Introduction, Interview, and Finale. Each division will also have a separate panel of judges who will see them during Optional Contests. These judges have no bearing on the overall pageant results. Similarly, the overall judges will not have any involvement or awareness of a contestants’ performance in the Optional Contests.Miss (19-24) Teen (16-18) Jr. Teen (13-15) Pre-Teen (10-12) Jr. Pre-Teen (7-9) Princess (4-6)Now about the competitions...Resume - 15% Resume counts for 15% of your required competition score. As you undoubtedly know by now, National American Miss believes that each activity we provide should not only be fun, but also provide experiences that help equip you for life. We are taking the next step in providing those real-life skill experiences.Prior to the pageant, the national pageant ofce will be providing you with a link by which you will download the resume template for your age division. Resumes used at the national pageant must be prepared from this template and must follow the guidelines shown on the template. Ideally, preparing a resume is not a one-time thing. It is a process. A resume is something that you will want to have on le, on your computer at home, and continue to build and develop over the years. If you already have been cultivating a resume, good for you! If you do not yet have one, then it is never too early to start, no matter what your age.Similar to the Community Service portion of the Required Competition, the scoring of your resume is one in which you will receive the full 15% score credit for following some simple guidelines in preparing your resume. Notably, this score is completely separate from the “Best Resume” contest. We fully expect that every competitor will achieve the full 15% of this score. Whether your goal is to one day apply for college admission, apply for a student leadership position at your school, or apply for employment, you will be one crucial step closer to success by having built a resume along the way.Formal Wear - 25% Formal Wear counts for 25% of your Required Competition score. Every contestant will be individually introduced on stage, with all the lights, sounds and excitement of a grand presentation! Contestants are scored on their poise and presentation on stage in formal wear. The judges are looking for a representative that is proud and comfortable with who she is and how she presents herself on stage. Scores are based on the judges’ overall impressions and the contestant’s ability to command both the judges’ and the audience’s attention in a poised, graceful, and professional manner.Choose a dress that reects your unique personality. The color and style are your choice (see page 26 for more details). The dress should help you feel condent and excited about the special person that you are! Keep in mind that one of the hallmarks of National American Miss is “age-appropriate.” While that perception may vary with every participant and every person’s individual point of view, please keep in mind that if there is a question in your mind prior to the event as to whether a given dress on you is stepping over the line, be aware that one or more judges may well have that same concern, and you may lose valuable score points from one or more judges.As you are introduced on stage, you will be escorted. All national contestants must provide their own escorts. Your father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, cousin, or any friend may escort you on stage. This is such a great way to involve your family members in the national pageant experience. Escorts at the national pageant must be dressed in appropriate formal attire. Formal military uniforms are also super!24Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Personal Introduction - 25% Personal Introduction counts for 25% of your Required Competition score. Public speaking is a skill admired by all, and during this competition, you will learn how to speak effectively using a microphone and how to condently and professionally present yourself on stage. Through this competition, you will take home the valuable experience of introducing yourself and communicating to a live audience. Contestants will introduce themselves on stage, saying their: • name • hometown • state • future aspirations and/or something interesting about themselvesContestants are scored on their ability to clearly, condently, and effectively deliver a message on stage to the audience. The judges are looking for a representative who naturally conveys her own unique personality through her effective and engaging public speaking skills and naturally assured stage presence.60-second time limit. Good news! No longer do you have to worry about whether you should prepare and memorize a super-long Personal Introduction. Over the years, many girls have done so, often with disappointing results. So, there will be a 60-second time limit for Personal Introduction at Nationals. For your comfort and condence, we recommend that you design your Personal Introduction to not be near in length to 60 seconds. Why have the additional burden of worrying about keeping it just under 60 seconds? Give yourself some cushion.Tip: The average great Personal Introduction is often between 25 and 45 seconds. Please be aware that the longer a Personal Introduction is, the greater the probability for making mistakes. Plus, a very long introduction has the potential to seem insincere and may lose the interest of the audience and/or judges. Interview - 25% Interview counts for 25% of your Required Competition score. You will take home essential interviewing skills, such as making good eye contact, communicating condently, and sitting properly as you will talk one-on-one with each of the interview judges. This is when you can really let your personality shine through. It is our goal to use this experience to equip each participant with valuable job interview skills.In a very real way, you are interviewing for the “job” of representing not only your state, but your country. Just like you, the judges would like for the new national representatives to be girls who are friendly, naturally enthusiastic, and effective communicators.Each judge wants you to do well. Their goal is to learn more about you, your ambitions, and your personality. They are looking for a representative who can engage in fun, intelligent conversation with an adult. They will not trick you or ask you questions having a right or wrong answer (for example, they will not ask you to “name the governor of your state”). Community Service Project - 10% The Community Service Project counts for 10% of your Required Competition score. A full 10% of your pageant score will be automatically awarded to you when you show record of having completed at least 4 hours of community service at a local, area, or statewide service organization. There are a lot of great charities and service organizations to which you can give your time. For example, you could play board games with the elderly at a local nursing home, volunteer to help organizations such as “Race For The Cure,” visit children in a community hospital, or clean up a local park. Volunteering your time is fun, and you’ll be glad you did! As part of our green initiative, and to make the process easier, we have done away with the paper forms for this project! By November 15, all contestants will need to upload the documentation of their 4 or more hours of community service to NAMnationals.com/CommunityService. As part of your submission, you will need to upload a scanned letter of conrmation that you obtain from the organization’s manager–We want to hear about all the fun you had helping others! Remember to take pictures of yourself as you perform your community service and wear your banner. Crowns are now optional, even somewhat discouraged, when making public appearances for community service. We want the emphasis to be on serving, and sometimes crowns can get in the way of projecting that image of service. All entries will be considered for inclusion on the NAM websites, so please keep that in mind as you select your photos and materials to upload.DON’T FORGET! All Community Service Project participants are automatically entered in the Golden Achievement in Service Award contest for FREE. 25Be creative in your Introduction. Be proud of who you are! Always be sincere in your Introduction and don’t forget to look at the judges and audience. Eye contact is very important!Miss (19-24) Teen (16-18) Jr. Teen (13-15) Pre-Teen (10-12) Jr. Pre-Teen (7-9) Princess (4-6)Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Royal Blue, Fuchsia, Yellow, Red = Energetic, Exciting, Animated, & ExtrovertedWhite & Pastel Dresses =Approachable, Gentle, & FeminineOfcial Rules for the Formal Wear CompetitionJr. Teen, Teen & Miss: • A prom or formal dress that is appropriate for your age and personality. • The dress may be any length and any style. • Shoes should complement the dress. Make sure you can walk condently, smoothly, and safely in your shoes.Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen & Pre-Teen: • A formal dress that is appropriate for your age and personality. • The dress may be any length and any style. • No bare midriffs. • Shoes should be small heels or ats that complement the dress. Make sure you can walk condently, smoothly, and safely in your shoes.Formal Dress26Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023Hair & Makeup atNational American MissAt National American Miss, emphasis is placed on a delegate’s ability to communicate comfortably and condently, verbally and non-verbally. While we allow age-appropriate makeup for our Senior Divisions (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss), we do not believe it should be worn by our Junior Division contestants (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen delegates). We do instruct our judges that, if they notice makeup on our Junior Division contestants, they may take that into account during their scoring. This year, there will also be a standardized one point deduction from a girl’s cumulative score for each and every event during which this rule is violated.Helpful Hints to Dress Your Best: • It’s important that you look and feel your very best at the pageant. Remember you will do your best when you are in a dress that makes you feel like a winner. Wear a dress you are comfortable moving around in and one that makes you feel condent on stage. • Be true to yourself. Don’t try to be something that you are not. Whether you are outdoorsy or poetic, athletic or fancy, choose a dress that will reect your personality and sense of style. • When deciding on a color for your dress, ask yourself, “What does this color say about me and my personality?” There is not a perfect pageant dress color, so pick your personal favorite and one that complements your eyes, hair, and skin tone. Most importantly, choose the color that makes you feel condent and special.

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Interview and Personal Introduction Outt Rules & RegulationsA Note About Body Piercings and Tattoos:Keep in mind that you are presenting yourself for the “job” of national queen. Body piercings and tattoos, while becoming more socially acceptable, may be viewed differently by each of the pageant judges. You should approach the competition as someone who is preparing for a professional position and let that be the guide for your actions, attire, and attitude. Scores may reect a judge’s attitude or opinion of noticeable tattoos and body piercings. Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen & Pre-Teen: • Select an outt you would wear to a professional job interview. • No hats, gloves or purses. • Shoes should complement the outt. Make sure that you can walk condently, smoothly, and safely in them. Jr. Teen, Teen & Miss: • Select an outt you would wear to a professional job interview. • No hats, gloves, or purses. • Shoes should complement the outt. Make sure that you can walk condently, smoothly, and safely in them.27Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023Opening Dance Number Outt #1National American Miss is excited to partner with ASHLEYlauren and Ashley Rene’s for this year’s custom opening dance number dresses. Ashley Rene’s is the Official National Wardrobe Sponsor of National American Miss and the ASHLEYlauren opening dance number dress. Ashley works hard each year to create a custom dress with top designers exclusively for our National American Miss and National All-American Miss finalists. ASHLEYlauren, leader in formal attire and fashion, is this year’s featured designer of the opening dance number dress for all National American Miss and National All-American Miss Finalists. Each National American Miss and National All-American Miss National Finalist will need the ASHLEYlauren dress, specifically designed for each age division, in order to participate in the opening number dance at the pageant finale. You must preorder your ASHLEYlauren dress. The price for the ASHLEYlauren Dress for all ages is $275, which is a great discount off of the retail price. You will receive a free custom garment bag with your order. This year, to keep things simple, we have created a universal deadline of August 11th which was extended through August 16th. Prices have now gone up to $325. Please order by September 6th to avoid additional fees and ensure you can obtain the size you need. You will need to bring your own coordinating shoes to wear with the ASHLEYlauren Dress. They can be nude, black, pink, silver, or rhinestone. You can wear any style shoe with the exception of flip-flops.All dresses will be picked up during your pageant check-in at Nationals.Go to AshleyRenes.com for discounts, deadlines, and additional information.All dresses will be picked up during your pageant check-in at Nationals.*Exclusive* Opening Dance Number Shoes - OptionalNational American Miss has collaborated with shoe designer, Sydni Dion of Diverse Style, to offer select shoes that will complement the ASHLEYlauren Dress at deeply discounted rates. Go to NAMnationals.com to see the shoes that were specially chosen to coordinate with the ASHLEYlauren Dress. You are not required to purchase any Diverse Style Shoes, but they are a fabulous option at a reduced price. Feel free to bring any coordinating shoes to wear with your dress. 28Featured Designer & National Prize SponsorFeatured Designer & National Prize Sponsor#1Orders will be placed directly through Ashley Rene’s, our Ofcial National Wardrobe Sponsor*Exclusive* Opening Dance Number Earrings - OptionalNational American Miss has collaborated with feature jewelry designer, Stefanie Somers, to offer select earrings that will complement the ASHLEYlauren Dress at deeply discounted rates. Go to NAMnationals.com to see the earrings that were specially chosen to coordinate with the ASHLEYlauren Dress. Featured Designer & National Prize SponsorVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023National American Miss is excited to once again be partnering with ASHLEYlauren and Ashley Rene’s to produce a custom ASHLEYlauren cocktail dress for each of our National American Miss National Finalists to wear as the Ocial Opening Number Dress. This year’s look is an A-line style dress that features a zip-up back and t and are skirt. The dress includes a beaded choker with cape for extra are. All National American Miss and National All-American Miss contes-tants who wish to participate in the opening dance number during their Pageant Finale will need to purchase this cocktail from Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant.These dresses, shown here, are available for a discounted price for all NAM National Finalists. The priority pricing for the ASHLEYlauren Cocktail Dress for all ages starts at $275, which is a great discount o of the retail price. Priority pricing was made available June 9th through August 16th. At this point, pricing has increased to $325. The only exception is for delegates qualifying for Nationals from our two nal state shows of the season: Maryland/Virginia and Indiana/Illinois. These qualiers will receive information on how they can still take advantage of the priority pricing. We can only guarantee sizes for orders placed through September 6th. After that day, additional rush fees will apply and sizing will be subject to availability. All prices and deadlines will be strictly enforced, no exceptions!Visit AshleyRenes.com to learn more and order today!29Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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30Opening Dance Number Outt #2 Required for all State Queens ONLYIf you are the state queen and you are competing for the National American Miss Queen title, you will need to bring an outfit from home to wear for your Opening Dance Number Outfit #2. This is used for the second dance number during the pageant. Princess & Jr. Pre-Teen State Queens will need to bring a red, pink, and/or white dress, skirt outfit, romper, or jumpsuit. The outfit may be one or more of these colors or any combination of these colors. Please limit your outfit to these three colors only. Choose your own accessories to coordinate with your outfit along with matching shoes.Pre-Teen State Queens will need to bring a red, pink, and/or white dress, romper, or jumpsuit. Please limit your outfit to these colors only. The outfit may be one or more of these colors or any combination of these colors. Choose your own accessories to coordinate with your outfit along with matching shoes.Jr. Teen, Teen & Miss State queens will need to bring a red, pink, and/or white semi-formal dress, romper, or jumpsuit. This dress/outfit will need to be cocktail or “after 5” in style. It may be one or more of these colors or any combination of these colors. A short style dress is preferred over a long gown. Please limit your semi-formal dress/outfit to these colors only. Accessorize your dress/outfit appropriately, including an evening style shoe to complement. State Production Number OuttAll National contestants competing for the Optional National Actress Contest will need to bring their state production number t-shirt to the national pageant. If you have lost or damaged your shirt, you will be able to replace it by purchasing one at the national pageant. Please bring your blue jean shorts and white tennis shoes to complete this outfit. #2Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023IMPORTANT DEADLINES: Go to www.namiss.com/banner to see complete deadline chart to order your custom satin banner. Go to NAMnationals.com to see complete deadline chart to order your Custom Opening Number Dress from Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant. Submit your Yearbook Photos online at NAMnationals.com. • Last Day to Make Any Online Payments • Last Day to Order Discounted Universal Studios Tickets• Online scheduling opens for Check-In• Deadline to submit your video entry for Red Carpet Correspondent• Online scheduling opens for Music Artist and Top Model Search• Deadline to Submit 5/10 Year Pin Request• Discounted Pre-Purchased Pageant Finale Ticket Deadline• Last day to be guaranteed a spot in the premium optional contests• Last day to submit your Military Tribute info at NAMnationals.com• Last date to submit Community Service Entries (REQUIRED for NAM/AA)• Turn in Required Emcee Card• Turn in Required Resume (NAM/AA Only)• Turn in Optional Heart of ServiceSM and Academic Achievement Entries• Turn in any Emcee Cards for optional contests• Turn in Optional Photogenic Contest Photo(s)• Pick-Up Pre-Purchased Tickets: - Spotlight Drawing, Finale Admission Tickets, Thanksgiving Banquet Tickets • Pick-Up NAM Welcome Bag and National Yearbook• Pick-Up your custom ASHLEYlauren Opening Number Dress • Final Registration Check-Out- Review and enter optional category contests that still have space available (except Talent)- Purchase any additional Finale Admission Tickets- Pay any outstanding balances - CASH & CREDIT CARDS ONLY AT CHECK-OUTNOVEMBER 17-19, 2023: PAGEANT CHECK-IN• Yearbook Photos and Sponsor Lists Due - VERY IMPORTANT!• Spotlight Optional Contest Deadline for National Titles (Ad Layout and Payment Due)• Talent Music Upload Due• Thanksgiving Awards Banquet Ticket Order Deadline• Young Author and Alumni Essay Contest submissions due• All iam STEM submissions dueNOVEMBER 7, 2023OCTOBER 15, 2023• People’s Choice Voting Opens (voting closes Nov. 21 at 11:59pm PST)• Brand Ambassador submission deadlineNOVEMBER 6, 2023• People’s Choice Voting Closes at 11:59pm PSTNOVEMBER 21, 2023• Golden Achievement in Service Submissions due• Deadline to submit your entry to The Face of Ashley Rene’s Optional ContestNOVEMBER 15, 2023• Last Day to Register for the 2023 All-American Miss National Competition• Deadline to Order Extra Black + White Competition Sashes• Deadline for AA contestants to have full National Sponsorship fee paid to be included in People’s Choice VotingOCTOBER 27, 202332

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Don’t miss out on getting your very own custom National Souvenir Class of 2023 Photo AND group photo in front of the iconic Universal Studios Florida Globe!These wonderful keepsake photos are a great souvenir and a way for you to always remember each of your new friends you made from the NAM Class of 2023!The photos are set in an ofcial NAM presentation folder and are just $25 each and can be purchased during your Pageant Check-In at Nationals or in advance at NAMnationals.com and click on “Make a Payment” or scan the QR Code on this page. Each year, we nd that virtually every National participant wants to get their copy of the full-color 8 by 10 inch custom National Souvenir Photos. However, sometimes they fail to order one and miss out...So, don’t miss out! The photos are developed according to the number ordered, so be sure to lock in your order at Pageant Check-In or at NAMnationals.com and click on “Make a Payment” or scan the QR Code on this page.33Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Congratulations on taking the first steps toward the best experience in pageantry and entertainment. If you are a pageant veteran, an experienced actress/model or a brand-new pageant contestant, we have something for you! It is time to take a few simple steps to make your dreams a reality. At The iam POWERHOUSESM, we specialize in custom competitions that appeal to each girl. You will find several opportunities to take part in award-winning events that are designed just for you! Check out more details at pageantpowerhouse.com!Our International event, held in Orlando, Florida the week of Thanksgiving each year, is the LARGEST event in pageantry. We offer top level competitions with amazing opportunities for all levels of experience, shapes, sizes, and walks of life. This is an experience like no other! Two national pageants, an international pageant, and an international scouting convention held in one fun-filled week, mixed in with an acting, modeling and talent scouting event! We are the best of the best! Steve & Kathleen Mayes and their incredible team led by LaKishia Edwards have worked diligently over the last few years, to create The iam POWERHOUSESM. They are now able to take over 40 years of pageant experience and host National American Miss, National All-American Miss, International Junior Miss, America’s Junior Miss, and The iam ConventionSM this Thanksgiving in Orlando, FL.You will be a part of pageant history while you experience the best of the best! The Mayes are known for their award-winning pageant systems. They have received several pageant awards over the years including Director of the Year and Pageant of the Year. They recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Beauty Awards.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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ACTRESS$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary ofcial “Actress” pin. Awards: After the preliminary actress competition, the Top 15 overall highest scorers per age group will be posted, and the top 5 overall highest scorers will re-perform at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony. At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall placement after run-offs. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Actress Crown, Banner, Custom Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship. Wow! Have you ever wanted to be in commercials or in movies? Here’s your opportunity to learn how celebrities audition and give it a try yourself! At the pageant, you’ll get rst-hand experience as you perform a brief commercial monologue. Receive your cue of “Action” in this fun and easy contest! Format: We’ll help you shine for this exciting and fun contest! First, you will “Slate,” or say your name. You will receive your cue of “Action” and “Cut” from the emcee as you perform your commercial lines. You will have two “Takes,” or opportunities to say your lines. The judges will score the best of the two “Takes.” Attire: Your Ofcial NAM State Pageant Production T-Shirt or IJM Souvenir T-Shirt and your own blue jean shorts. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: You must choose one of the commercials from the list provided by the International Ofce. No noticeable deviation from the script is allowed. Also, props ARE NOT allowed. Tips: Be natural! Don’t over-rehearse. You want to respond as naturally as possible.43Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Choose one entry that you like the best in your age division’s actress lines section!Princess • Jr. Pre-Teen • Pre-TeenI absolutely LOVE chicken nuggets! And at Chick-l-a, kids like me can eat yummy chicken nuggets and get a free ice cream. My parents like that. So, try out Chick-l-a, and eat more chicken!Extra marshmallows please! With four times more of those uffy, puffy, ooey, gooey goodness... it’s a sweet treat that can’t be beat. Swiss Miss Marshmallow Lovers Hot Cocoa Mix...keeping you cozy all year long!Where are my Corn Pops? We’re out of my Kellogg’s Corn Pops! I can’t believe you ate them all, how could you? Stay calm. All of that crunch, all of that sweet popcorn…I want them and I can’t have them! Ugh! I’ve just gotta have my Pops!It isn’t a Friday without family game night. And at TARGET, there’s something for everyone: whether it’s a classic like Monopoly or a TARGET-exclusive like the Mantis Game. Just keep an eye on Dad…his winning streak is a little bit suspicious…Take a trip to outer space…Design outts t for a fashionista…Or cook a meal that will have everyone asking for seconds…I’ve been an Astronaut, designer, and chef–and it’s not even dinner time! What will I think up next? There’s no limit to what I can imagine… or what I can be! With Barbie, we can do it all and be it all!Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023Jr. Teen • Teen • MissHere’s the deal: You hate blowing money, but you want a ton of food. Taco Bell’s Five Buck Box includes a Cheesy Double Decker Taco, Burrito Supreme, Taco Supreme, Cinnamon Twists, and a medium drink. All for just ve bucks. I mean…c’mon. Now that’s a deal!One enchanted evening. Are you kidding? Getting ready for the prom is like mission impossible. Finding the right stuff at the right price can be overwhelming. Sort it out with Teen Magazine’s Prom Guide. Then you can relax, have fun, and make it an epic night to remember!Domino’s is giving you 20% off all menu prices when you order online for a limited time. So, hurry and take advantage of these low prices, I mean high prices, which mean low prices. You get the deal, 20% off menu prices on everything for now at Domino’s.I’ve always been a bit of a techie. And with my 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface Pro, I’m at my best even when on the go. From navigating the latest trends on social media to designing presentations that my teachers can’t help but give an A+ – when you’re creative, you must have the right tools. With a seamless transition from touch screen tablet to laptop, the Surface Pro really is innitely exible.Hot coffee. Iced tea. And everything in between. With Panera’s ‘Unlimited Sip Club’ membership, I can stay hydrated, refreshed, and ready to take on my day, all day. So, whether you’re in the mood for Passion Papaya Iced Green Tea, a Hazelnut Coffee, or some Charged Lemonade… your cup is always full at Panera.Available to All Age DivisionsThere’s only one place I can y with Harry, turn my annoying brother into a frog, and live the magic! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter…only at Universal Studios.Sparkle Booties from Diverse Style by Sydni Dion. Amazing earrings from Stefani Somers. And that scene stealing romper from ASHLEYlauren. When it comes to the hottest trends in pageantry, there’s a one stop shop that will keep you dressed for success. Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant...we dress the best.Step into your potential and put your best foot forward with a pair of shoes from Diverse Style by Sydni Dion. Created with you in mind, you can strut your stuff in a pair of sparkler booties or touch the sky in a pair of platform chunky heels – and with a variety of shades, you’re sure to nd your perfect match. Diverse Style...because nude is more than one color.911! Wardrobe emergency! From sweat stains to makeup malfunctions... when my closet needs a cleaning, there’s only one place I trust: Elite Custom Cleaning Company. Specializing in cleaning all things pageant, Elite understands how important each pleat, bead, and rhinestone is. With convenient cleaning options from evening gown to interview attire, it’s never been easier to go from drab to fab. After all... “Elite Girls Shine Brighter!”You know the saying... ‘You’re never fully dressed without a smile.’ But after all those Pumpkin Spice Lattes my teeth were needing a little... well a ‘latte’...TLC. Thank goodness for Enlightened Expressions Gwinnett. Just one session of lighted teeth whitening, and you’d never know I maxed my card at Starbucks. And with their tooth whitening pen, I’m not afraid to grin and bear it... so make your appointment and leave with results sure to make you smile.Who doesn’t love a little retail therapy? From the season’s hottest trends to those classic wardrobe staples – my go-to for online “shop til I drop” is ShopLisaDean.com. From feathers to denim... casual to crowd-stopping... this fashionista is ready for all the things thanks to my new favorite boutique. Delivered right to your doorstep, there’s never been a better time to Shop Lisa Dean.Stop the seles… it’s time to elevate. Feel like a model with scene-stealing snaps from Meagan Gilbert Photography. From the moment you step in front of her camera, it’s click… click… click PERFECTION!

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023CASUAL WEAR MODELINGSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary ofcial “Casual Wear ModelingSM” pin. Awards: After the preliminary Casual Wear ModelingSM competition, the Top 15 overall highest scorers per age group will be posted, and the top 5 overall highest scorers will re-perform at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony. At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall placement after run-offs. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Casual Wear ModelingSM Crown, Banner, Custom Award, $250 Gift Certicate to Shop Lisa Dean, and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.Wow! The Casual Wear Modeling ContestSM has the excitement and energy of a live fashion show. It’s YOUR turn to walk the runway, as you model your outt and wow the audience with your own personal style! Should you choose to participate in casual wear, this will allow you to hit the stage and get any kinks out before the main competition.Attire: In this event, you will model age-appropriate attire that has an upbeat, fashionable look. Shorts, pants, rompers, skirts, trendy jeans, and dresses are some examples of clothing you may wear for this event. Your outt can have a theme: back-to-school, sports-related, or other themed outts. This is a Casual Wear contest, not a Formal Wear competition. Sequins, rhinestones, and beads are ne if used in a way you would normally see them on trendy, off-the-rack apparel, just don’t make them the centerpiece of your outt. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: This is a lively and fun event! The attire you choose should show your creativity and reect your personality and age. This is a free-style modeling event with upbeat music, as you would see at a fashion show. The feel is positive, not pouty or demure. It’s great to show your unique personality.No tumbling, gymnastics, acrobatics, re, or live animals can be included in your Casual Wear routine. While props are allowed, they need to be modeled as accessories to the overall outt theme. Custom-designed, glitzy modeling outts can be over the top and are not appropriate for this contest. Swimsuits are not allowed. Keep in mind that the “setting” for this contest is an upscale department store fashion show. The pageant emcee will narrate as you perform your routine. You will have approximately 30 seconds to model your fashionable ensemble. Music: The pageant will provide upbeat music with a fun, steady beat for your freestyle walk on the runway. You will not be permitted to provide your own music. The Pageant DJ will operate the sound levels, and the narration will be provided by the pageant emcee. Time Limit: You will have approximately 30 seconds to model your fashionable ensemble. Just as you would at a fashion show, follow the lead of the emcee as she introduces you, features your outt, and then closes the presentation. Format: Use freestyle modeling with turns and walks to reect your own personal style. At the end of your routine, you will exit the side of the stage. You will be shown where to enter and exit the stage before your contest begins. You Bring: You will bring the outt of your choice. Also, bring the Casual Wear ModelingSM Card that you will receive prior to Pageant Check-In. The card will be used by the emcee for narration. It will have spaces on it for you to list your interests and activities, as well as a place to briey describe the outt you are wearing. Please be aware the pageant emcee will not read verbatim from the card. Pageant Furnishes: Stage, emcee, and music.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 202347Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023MUSIC ARTIST OF THE YEARSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Awards: One winner will be selected from among all of the Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen competitors, and one winner will be selected from among all of the Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss competitors. Both winners will receive the ofcial signature Music Artist of the YearSM Award and the Grand Prize Package. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th runners-up will be presented with specially designed awards and an ofcial “Music ArtistSM” pin. In this singing competition, imagine performing in an audition with a Grammy award-winning music producer and sound engineer! During the American Idol style tryout, you’ll get to experience a real-world audition, including on-the-spot feedback.The Grand Prize package includes airfare for two to meet with our Grammy® award-winning music producer and sound engineer, hotel stay for two nights, dinner for two, and a one-day recording session at Studio 1 Zero’s premier recording studio! Winner Announcements: The Top 5 in both Junior and Senior divisions will be brought on stage during the Thanksgiving Banquet. 1st-4th runners-up will be announced and then the winners will perform their award-winning song LIVE on stage!Attire: Outt of your choice. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Scheduled Time of Contest: Your Music Artist performance time will be performed LIVE at your scheduled time. Music Artist scheduling will open online on November 7th.Rules: Arrive to your scheduled performance time 10 minutes before it starts. The Music Artist of the YearSM competitor should be the only person performing in the audition. The prepared presentation cannot exceed 2 minutes. The performer can choose any song that suits the artist’s vocal range and capabilities. Singing acapella and performing with an instrument is also acceptable. Pageant Furnishes: Standard musical performance equipment and technician to assist the performer in her vocal performance. The performer may use any of the provided components on a complimentary basis, including hand-held microphone, microphone on a stand, and audio connections (one standard aux jack, one ¼” acoustic input, two ¼” keyboard inputs, and two RCA inputs) for her instrument or music player. Callbacks: After all preliminary auditions, the music producer will select a Top 5 among Junior Divisions and a Top 5 among Senior Divisions. All 10 competitors will perform again for the music producer.You Bring: Your music and/or instrument to accompany your vocal audition.

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023 PHOTOGENIC$175 fee per entry. Limit 4 entries. Available to all age divisions. Eachparticipant will receive a complimentary ofcial “Photogenic” pin.Awards: At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce for each age group the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall PhotogenicSM score. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International PhotogenicSM Crown, Banner, Custom Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship. Each International Winner will also receive a free in-studio shoot with Meagan Gilbert Photography!Wow! Do you have a face that the camera loves? Do you love having your picture taken? Then the Photogenic Contest is your chance to show the world what you’ve got! Rules: Miss Photogenic will be selected from photo(s) brought to Pageant Check-In. You may enter one, two, three, or four photos, with each photo providing another opportunity to win! Each photo is a separate entry. The photo(s) may be either color or black and white; both do equally well. You may not submit photos larger than 8½ x 11 inches. Head shots generally work best. Makeup is allowed but must be age-appropriate. The photos will be handed back to you following your Interview Competition. Photos must be submitted at your Pageant Check-In. Do not mail them. You may submit up to four photos total. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup is allowed in all age divisions for this optional contest. Keep in mind that Junior Division submissions in which the contestant has heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup will not score as well as more natural, age-appropriate photos.You Bring: Photographs to Pageant Check-In with your rst and last name and age division neatly printed on the back of each picture. Helpful Hints: 1 Try to select photo(s) that show a happy smile and reect a positive personality. Pictures that show a too-mature or demure look generally do not do well. 2 The appearance of makeup in the photo should be appropriate for your age. 3 If you are having trouble selecting one photo from several, show them to a few people who do not know you; ask each person to rank the photos from their most favorite on down. This will help you select the photo(s) to enter. 4 You may enter any size photo as long as it is not larger than 8.5”x11”, but the picture should not be so small that your face is difcult to see. 5 Bottom Line: You want to achieve “Personality in a Picture.” Pictures that convey excitement or emotion often do well.Presenting the...PORTFOLIO AWARD Here is a great way to earn an additional guaranteed trophy during pageant week! The most popular Optional Contest at the pageant is the Photogenic Contest. When you enter four pictures in the Photogenic Contest, you will automatically earn the beautiful International Portfolio Award!48Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 202349SPOKESMODELSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary ofcial “SpokesmodelSM” pin. Awards: After the preliminary SpokesmodelSM competition, the Top 15 overall highest scorers per age group will be posted, and the top 5 overall highest scorers will re-perform at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony. At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall placement after run-offs. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International SpokesmodelSM Crown, Banner, Custom Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.Wow! Have you ever dreamed of being a model? Or perhaps being a news anchor or a leader in your school? A naturally condent walk, smile, and spoken delivery will combine to bring you success in this exciting contest, which was designed for us by a panel of journalists, queens, and successful models! The new titleholders will soon be Spokesmodels for The iam POWERHOUSESM.Attire: Follow the “Interview Outt” rules provided for the Required Interview Competition. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: The maximum time limit for your speech is 1 ½ minutes, which is ample time to deliver a speech of approximately 100 to 200 words. Since the limit is one of time, not words, your entry can be shorter or longer than 100 to 200 words, as long as you do not exceed 1 ½ minutes. Your time will begin when you arrive at the podium and begin speaking. Your time will end when you have nished speaking or at the end of 1 ½ minutes, whichever occurs rst. Your pre-printed speech will be at the podium for you to reference as needed. In composing your speech, you may recruit any and all help that you wish but be sure to use your own words! Here's The Scoop1 You will enter the stage from the back as instructed. The emcee will introduce you to the audience, highlighting your interests, activities, and then introduce your topic. Upbeat music (provided by the pageant) will play as you are walking. Your choreographer will instruct you on this step. 2 Advance to the front of the stage and make a circle turn. 3 Proceed to the podium. When you arrive, our staff will have already placed your speech (which you will have turned in at Pageant Check-In) on the podium. You may refer to your printed speech as needed. 4 When nished, smile and make eye contact with the judges and audience as you exit the stage using the stairs behind the podium.Choose from these topics!• You may speak about your “platform” or a topic that you’re passionate about. • “My Most Admired Woman” or “My Favorite American” (other than a family member) • “Why I Say NO to Drugs” • “I AM…” • “How We Can Make this World a Better Place” • “My Favorite Character Quality” (such as Honesty, Kindness, Integrity or others) • “I am a girl with dreams” • “What Does It Mean To Be A Pageant Girl” • “Why I Love This Country” • “What Friendship Means to Me” • “I’m Proud to Be an American”Bring one neatly printed or typed copy of your speech along with your SpokesmodelSM Card to Pageant Check-In.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023TALENT$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary ofcial “Talent” pin.Awards: After the preliminary Talent competition, the Top 15 overall highest scores will be posted, and the top 5 overall highest scores will re-perform at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony. At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall placement after run-offs. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Talent Crown, Banner, Custom Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.Attire: Choose your own outt. The outt should be appropriate for the type of talent performance and your age. Be sure it is not too mature or revealing. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: Only live solo talent presentations will be permitted. The Talent Competitor is the only person performing and will be the only person on stage. Each performance has a strict time limit of 2 minutes. Timing will begin when the music starts or when the performance begins, whichever is rst. A bell will ring at two minutes; at that point the scoring will end, and your performance will be brought to a close. Stage makeup is allowed when appropriate for the talent being performed. The delegate may not engage in any Talent that may increase the hotel liability or pose any safety or health hazard to any other person in the vicinity, such as re or archery. Also, no suspended or elevated gymnastic apparatus is allowed. Music Submission: Talent performances may not be longer than 2 minutes, and if music is to be used, it must be turned in digitally with a denite ending. Talent Music must be completed online on or before October 15, 2023. The talent digital le must be labeled with the AgeDivision_LastName_FirstName_Description. Example: Princess_Smith_Jane_TalentMusic. The talent le is part of the overall talent score. A back-up copy of the talent music must be present on a USB drive at rehearsals and in hand during line-up at the competition. Pageant Furnishes: Music Player and operator to play all music submitted prior to October 15th, hand-held microphone, microphone on a stand, emcee, and stage. You Bring: Your outt of choice. No music will be accepted pageant weekend.Helpful Hints: Know your routine well. When you are thoroughly acquainted with your routine, you are able to enjoy it and project poise. Also, you may want to pass up that incredibly difcult piece that you “just learned last month” – select a routine that you can perform well and with condence.50Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 202351Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023TOP MODELSEARCHSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary special “Top Model SearchSM” pin. Awards: At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall Top Model SearchSM score. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Top Model SearchSM Crown, Banner, Custom Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.Time of Contest: Your photo shoot time will be scheduled online or at your Pageant Check-In. This contest is closed to the public. Attire: Same outt rules as the Casual Wear ModelingSM Contest apply. This is a separate contest, but the outt rules are the same. You may only wear one outt for each entry. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: Arrive to your scheduled photo shoot 10 minutes before it starts. Only one outt per entry is allowed. Format: You need to arrive for your scheduled shoot 10 minutes early. You will walk into the Photo Studio and be greeted by the Ofcial Photographer. The judges will be in the studio observing and scoring how well you work with the photographer as well as evaluating the resulting photos. Use freestyle modeling with turns, hesitations and poses that reect your personal style. You Bring: the outt of your choice. Also, bring the Top Model SearchSM Card to your Top Model Search Photo Shoot. Pageant Furnishes: Pink backdrop and photographer.More Good News: Your photos will be uploaded to a website for you to download. You will have the digital rights to the photos. You can use them for building your modeling portfolio, printing photographs, or social media.

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RUNWAY MODELSEARCHSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. Each participant will receive a complimentary special “Runway Model SearchSM” pin. Awards: After the preliminary Runway Model SearchSM competition, the Top 15 overall highest scorers per age group will be posted, and the top 5 overall highest scorers will re-perform at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony. At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall placement after run-offs. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Runway Model SearchSM Crown, Banner, Custom-Blinged Diverse Style Heel Award and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.Format: This competition is formatted exactly like a professional runway fashion show, utilizing a T-shaped runway and modeling music with a solid beat. Your contestant number will be announced; then, you will take the runway and perform a choreographed routine given to you prior to the competition. Attire: One of the most exciting parts about the Runway Model SearchSM is that you get to model the outt of your choice! This is your chance to pick the outt that you have dreamed of wearing, as you take to the runway. This should be a fun, fashionable outt that you want to sell to the judges and audience. Your outt can be a cocktail dress, a stylish high-low, or even a fashionable romper. Make sure that your outt is trendy but also age-appropriate. Try to stay away from a themed outt. Something to keep in mind is that the scouts are evaluating each candidate for real-world modeling opportunities. They want to be able to see what you can do, in an authentic setting, to model clothing; this is not about the clothing modeling you. Accessories such as jackets, hats, headbands, and scarves are permitted, but avoid sporty-themed looks. Your look should be trendy, fun and fashion-forward. Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Rules: No swimsuits are allowed. Full-length evening dresses or gowns are allowed. No props are permitted on stage at any time. No matter which age division you are in, be sure that you wear shoes you can safely and condently walk in. Practice walking in your shoes at home. Tips: Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen: Your look of choice can be a party dress, cocktail dress, or even a one-piece romper. Again, you want to keep this age-appropriate. A Sunday dress or a fun petti skirt would be great for this contest. No bare midriffs are allowed. Stay away from platform shoes that are hard to walk in. Tips: Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss: Your runway outt can be a cocktail dress, a fabulous after-5 look, or anything age-appropriate that you want to show off. Bare midriffs are allowed but should also be age-appropriate and tasteful. Make sure you are comfortable in your shoes.52Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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53$100 fee per entry. Limit 1 entry. Available to all age divisions. Awards: One Face of Ashley Rene’s will be selected from among all of the Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen competitors, and one Face of Ashley Rene’s will be selected from among all of the Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss competitors. Winners will be announced at the Thanksgiving Banquet. Both winners will receive the Ofcial Face of Ashley Rene’s Prize Package.Pre-Pageant Submissions: The Face of Ashley Rene’s must be well rounded, so she will need to not only model but be able to represent the brand on and off camera. To qualify for the Face of Ashley Rene’s you will submit two videos and a headshot. The rst video will be a sample of you walking. You may submit video from a previous runway or pageant experience that showcases your abilities as a runway model OR create a video on your own. Professionalism of the taping is not being judged; just make sure we can clearly get a sense of your walk. This video should be no longer than 45 seconds. The second video is meant to showcase your style and personality. Speak to the camera, show your spunk, and let us know why we should choose you as the Face of Ashley Rene’s. This video should also be no longer than 45 seconds.Online applications must be completed prior to November 15th, no exceptions. You are not required to compete for any other optional competitions to be considered for this opportunity. Two lucky young ladies, among all age divisions, will be hand-selected as the Face of Ashley Rene’s to receive this prestigious opportunity worth over $3,000.Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Face of Ashley Rene’s Prize Package worth over $3,000:H Opportunity to attend an Ashley Rene’s trunk show as a featured guest & social media modelH Hotel & meals provided for ofcial Trunk Show weekend H Ofcial Face of Ashley Rene’s Photo Shoot with Meagan Gilbert Photography H Travel accommodations to the ofcial photo shoot (value up to $500)H Professional hair and makeup for ofcial photo shoot H Complimentary cocktail dress from Ashley Rene’s (value up to $500)H Opportunity to attend a NYFW ShowH Featured model for Ashley Rene’s social media, website and marketing throughout 2023 H Opportunity to be featured on ASHLEYlauren’s social media H Promotion on NAM, IJM, and IAM social media outlets as the Face of Ashley Rene’sH Opportunity to model new IAM opening number dresses H Custom award and Swag Bag full of Ashley Rene’s promotional materialH Senior Division ONLY: Featured model at Atlanta MarketOnsite Callback: Top delegates in each division will be called back to walk for THE Ashley Rene on-site at Internationals so that she may make her nal selection for the Face of Ashley Rene’s. Please come hair and makeup ready in a pair of tted jeans, plain black or white top, and heels. You will be notied of your callback prior to pageant check-in.53Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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RED CARPET CORRESPONDENT$125 fee per entry. Limit 1 entry. Available to all age divisions. Awards: One overall winner from each age division will be awarded. Each winner will receive the Ofcial International Red Carpet Correspondent Custom Award and a $100 Shopping Spree to the IAM Boutique! Plus, you’ll win the opportunity to report LIVE during the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony! This is your opportunity to gain experience as a correspondent and an Emcee for The iam POWERHOUSESM!This year’s Red Carpet Correspondent is all about on camera experience! You will record your video submission at home and upload your video to the pageant portal on pageant-powerhouse.com. Your video entry should consist of the following: You will start by saying your name and age division. Then you will deliver the script for your age division. Tips: Make sure you video is well lit. Pick a background that is simple and clean. Speak loudly and clearly. Make sure you do not have any background noise. All videos must be uploaded to pageant-powerhouse.com by November 7th at 11:59PM CST.What to wear (Video Audition): Outt of Choice What to wear if you win (Red Carpet Pre-Show): Cute and Fun Cocktail Dress or Nice RomperMakeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age- appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Results: The winner and the Top 5 will be announced on the Ofcial NAM, IJM and The iam POWERHOUSESM Social Media Channels prior to the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony! The winner will perform the script LIVE during the Red Carpet NAMMIES Awards Ceremony! Below are the scripts for each age division. Princess Script: Welcome to tonight’s show! We are so excited to be in sunny Orlando, Florida for The iam Convention! My name is <_______> and I’m thrilled to be your International Princess Correspondent. Let me tell you, you are in for one of the most exciting shows of the entire year! Tonight, is all about glam and talent here at the Red Carpet Awards. So, hang on to your seats and get ready to have the time of your life. It’s time to meet the top 5 in the world for our optional contests! Ladies and Gentlemen, it’s showtime! Take it away, girls!Jr. Pre-Teen Script: Welcome to The iam Powerhouse Red Carpet Awards Ceremony hosted by The iam Convention! My name is <______> and I am honored to be your Jr. Pre-Teen International Correspondent! Our week has been incredible here in Orlando, Florida. We made so many new friends from across the globe, had a blast at our themed rehearsals and felt like superstars as we walked the iconic POWERHOUSE stage! It’s now time to meet the top 5 in our optional contests! So, get settled in and silence those cells... because ladies and gentlemen, it’s showtime!Pre-Teen Script: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony hosted by The iam Convention! My name is <______> and I am your Pre-Teen International Correspondent! I am beyond excited to start off tonight’s show! We are having the time of our life here at POWERHOUSE Week. From meeting all the International delegates, to dancing the night away at themed parties and rehearsals, to walking the runway in style... every moment has been lled with fun and excitement. We have made so many memories that will truly last a lifetime. Tonight, you are in for a real treat because you get to see some of the top competitors from across the world! So, settle in and get ready an evening lled with entertainment! Let’s go, girls!Jr. Teen Script: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! My name is <______> and I am your Jr. Teen International Correspondent! We are so excited to kick off the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony hosted by The iam Convention! Tonight is all about high fashion, talent, and a touch of Hollywood Glam! POWERHOUSE Week has been unforgettable! We have made new friends from around the world and danced the night away at The Fashion Faire, sponsored by Lisa Dean. Tonight, we are coming to you LIVE from Orlando, Florida and in... just a few moments, you will meet the Top 5 competitors in the world as they take to the stage to re-compete in our optional contests. So settle in and get ready for some sensational entertainment because it’s showtime!Teen Script: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony hosted by The iam Convention! My name is <______> and I am your Teen International Correspondent! I am so honored to start off tonight’s show! Thank you so much for joining us this evening and to all of you tuning in from home, welcome! We are coming to you live from sunny Orlando, Florida and are so excited to share the evening with you! Let me start off by saying we have had a blast here during POWERHOUSE Week! We had the chance to meet the International delegates from across the world, and it’s been a fun-lled week that we will truly never forget! Tonight’s show will be lled with Hollywood-style entertainment and so much more! You are going to see the top 5 competitors in the world re-compete in some of our optional contests. So, settle in and get ready to be blown away as the stage lls with the best of the best! Ladies and gentlemen, it’s showtime. Miss Script: Good evening! Welcome to the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony hosted by The iam Convention! My name is <______> and I am your Miss International Correspondent! We are LIVE in Orlando, Florida with The iam Powerhouse! Thank you so much for joining us this evening, and to all of you tuning in from home, welcome! This week has been truly amazing! We are so grateful to be here and celebrate incredible women from across the world while participating in fun-lled events, like the inaugural Doll Ball hosted by Ashley Rene’s Prom & Pageant during which hundreds of dolls were collected and donated to Toys For Tots. I know what I’ll remember the most about this week is the sisterhood and incredible opportunities. Tonight, you will be wowed and entertained as our top 5 re-compete in our optional contests! The winners will be taking home custom awards, and some will even walk away with an $800 cash scholarship. Let’s get the show started... back to you, Tiffany!54Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023FUN FITNESSSM$175 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. This exciting event is a high-paced runway competition that shows off not only your modeling skills but also helps promote health and tness. You will walk the runway and model an age-appropriate athletic outt. This is another chance for you to walk the runway and to be scouted by top industry professionals. Awards: At the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony, The iam POWERHOUSESM will announce the 4 runners-up and winner among the NAM State Queens, the 4 runners-up and winner among the AA City Queens, and the 4 runners-up and winner among the IJM Delegates. Then, they will announce the one young lady with the highest overall Fun FitnessSM score. This young lady could be a NAM, AA or IJM delegate. She will receive the grand prize, including the Ofcial International Fun FitnessSM Crown, Banner, Custom Award, and a guaranteed $800 Cash Scholarship.What to Wear: You will need to wear an age-appropriate athletic outt of your choice. While sports bras are acceptable, regular bras and bikini tops are not. Do not add any embellishments or rhinestones to your outt, though we know some athletic brands may feature some stoning, and that’s okay. Simple is better. You may coordinate any pair of sneakers with this outt. No props are permitted during this competition.Makeup: Age-appropriate makeup may be worn by our Senior Division (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) delegates. All Junior Divisions (Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen, and Pre-Teen) are allowed to wear makeup during this optional competition if they would like to. This makeup should be natural and age-appropriate, meant to only pop the contestant’s features under the bright stage lighting. Heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup are not appropriate for our Junior Divisions during any event. Contestants are also not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions during any event.Format: Contestants will perform a choreographed routine given prior to the competition. Contestants will not be allowed to deviate from the routine (please, no embellishments or tumbling). They will be scored on tness, personality, stage presence, condence, and overall presentation.Results: The Top 5 will not re-compete. The winner and runners-up will be announced at The iam ConventionSM Red Carpet Awards Ceremony!55Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023FRESH FACE$125 fee per entry. Limit 2 entries. Available to all age divisions. This exciting event, sponsored by Diverse Style by Sydni Dion, is a high-paced runway competition that is looking for a fresh face. You will walk the runway and model your black or white shirt and denim blue jeans. This is your chance to walk the catwalk and to be scouted by top industry professionals. This international level optional contest was requested by the international scouts and agents themselves. They wanted a way to see who really has the raw talent to possibly make it in the modeling industry. They don’t want all the added glitz and glamor. They just want to see YOU! Wear a basic black or white top with simple denim blue jeans and strut your stuff on the runway for the industry professionals. You could win a private callback to plan your modeling future! Awards: One overall winner from each age division will be awarded. Each winner will receive the Ofcial Fresh Face Custom Award, a prize package from Diverse Style by Sydni Dion, PLUS a private callback with Ofcial Agents and Scouts during The iam ConventionSM at The iam POWERHOUSESM! The top 5 will receive an Ofcial Fresh Face Custom Award. Each winner will also receive the following: • A pair of shoes from Diverse Style by Sydni Dion • Invitation to one of the quarterly Diverse Style by Sydni Dion photo shoots • Feature opportunities on the Diverse Style by Sydni Dion website • Opportunity to be featured on ofcial Diverse Style by Sydni Dion social media channelsWhat to Wear: You will need to wear either a solid black or white shirt with simple denim blue jeans. Do not add any embellishments, rhinestones or glitter to your outt; this will be an off-the-rack look. You may coordinate any shoes with this outt. Makeup: While age-appropriate makeup is allowed in all age divisions for this optional contest, we are looking for a fresh face. Instances where contestants have heavy contouring and excessive eye makeup will take away from the natural look intended for this event. As with other events during POWERHOUSE Week, contestants are not permitted to wear fake lashes in the Junior Divisions.Format: Utilizing a T-shaped runway and modeling music, you will take to the runway. You will receive the choreographed routine prior to the contest. Results: The Top 5 will not re-compete. The winner and runners-up will be announced at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony! 56Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023DREAM MODELSMDid you enter Photogenic and Casual Wear Modeling?$125 fee per entry. Available to all age divisions. The IAM Dream ModelSM is an optional competition that serves as a great way to build your modeling portfolio. There will be one winner selected from each age division. Winners will be featured in an upcoming digital issue of the IAM Dream MagazineSM with a two-page spread inside! Dream ModelSM Winners also receive a Crown, Banner, and a Custom Award. You may enter in advance or at check-in. The 4 runners-up will receive a custom award. To qualify for Dream ModelSM, you must enter Casual Wear ModelingSM and Photogenic. Winners will be selected from the highest combined Casual Wear ModelingSM and Photogenic score. YOUNG AUTHOR AWARD $100 Per Entry. Available to all age divisions. Limit 2 entries per contestant. One winner from each age division will be published in the The iam DREAM MAGAZINE! It’s more than a pageant! We are so excited to announce the IAM’s Young Author Award! The iam Powerhouse is all about teaching life skills, and if you dream of being a published author, journalist, or you just want your story to be heard, this is the contest for you. Now is your chance to be an ofcial published author and write for The iam Dream Magazine! How it works: • Submit an Essay on “How NAM or IJM Has Impacted My Life” or “My Pageant Story” or “It’s More Than A Pageant”• Your essay should be no more that 250 words. • There will be a winner and 4 runners-up in each age division. All will be recognized with an award at the Red Carpet Awards.• Each age division winner will be published in an issue of The iam Dream Magazine!Your entries must be submitted to NAMnationals.com no later than October 15th.Be featured inThe IAM Dream Magazine!57Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023AMERICA’SJUNIOR MISSSM$250 fee per entry. Available to all age divisions. America’s Junior Miss is one of our most prestigious Optional Titles at the The iam ConventionSM. AJM provides the opportunity for The iam POWERHOUSESM to celebrate America’s youth and future.To qualify for the AJM Title, delegates must enter Casual Wear ModelingSM, Spokesmodel, and Talent optionals along with entering America’s Junior MissSM to be considered for the AJM Title. The delegate from each age division with the highest combined score in the above listed categories will receive:H The AJM Title along with a satin crown and bannerH $500 cash and custom awardH Invitation to attend an exclusive AJM Shoot at one of our NAM State Events, including complimentary hair and makeup and up to 3 retouched images. This shoot will take place in Summer 2024 with the nal shoot date provided to winners by January 15th.H Complimentary Teeth Whitening Session courtesy of Enlightened Expressions GwinnettH $100 Gift Certicate from Muzzie’sH INTERNATIONAL CRUISE! A minimum of 5 entries per division is required to award the full cash award and paid cruise. Winners will have to pay their airfare to the port city. Additionally, the four runners-up will also receive an award. Added Bonus: The newly crowned AJM Titleholders will ofcially be a part of The iam POWERHOUSESM’s International Royalty for the year. They will be able to make appearances in their community and attend state pageants with their new sister queens as International Royalty.It’s one of The iam ConventionSM’s most prestigious Optional Contest Titles!58Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023THE iam BRANDAMBASSADOR AWARD $100 Cash Award! Winners will also be recognized in an upcoming issue of The iam Dream Magazine! No Entry Fee (Available to all age divisions.)At Kick-Off, The iam Powerhouse will announce the overall winner among each age division for IJM and among each age division for NAM/AA. Make appearances and represent your title to qualify for The iam Brand Ambassador Award sponsored by Crowning Impact. Download and complete the appearance award entry form/rules on NAMnationals.com. The amount of time in which a delegate holds her title will be considered in determining the appearance award winner. Brand Ambassador Award entries are due November 6th, 2023.SPOTLIGHT CASH DRAWING $1,000 Cash Award! Live Drawing at Kick-Off for each age division.Six lucky young ladies will walk off the international stage with $1,000 CASH! It only takes ONE ticket to win! That’s right! You can win BIG before competitions even start! Must be a spotlight ticket holder to qualify. Cannot combine Spotlight ticket entries. In addition, all Spotlight Advertising Trophies will be awarded on stage during Kick-Off.• NAM Delegates that earn the following will receive between one and ve Spotlight tickets TOTAL to place in the $1000 cash drawing held during Kick-Off: - One, Two or Three pages of spotlight ads - 1 Ticket total for drawing - National Ambassador - 2 Tickets total for drawing - National Cover Girl - 3 Tickets total for drawing - National Cover Model - 4 Tickets total for drawing - National Cover Miss - 5 Tickets total for drawing •IJM Delegates: - 1 ticket for every spotlight entry - Unlimited spotlight tickets - $100 per Spotlight entry 59Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023AMERICAN MISS $250 Cash Award! Available exclusively to NAM Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss National FinalistsEntry Fee: $100Must also enter Spokesmodel, Photogenic, and Heart of Service Optional Contests (winner determinedby highest combined overall score). Winner will announced at the Thanksgiving Banquet. Prize Package includes $250 Cash Award, Post-Crowning Photo Shoot, the opportunity to travel as Visiting Royalty at all 2024 iam state events, 2 page spread in The iam DREAM Magazine, ofcial crown, banner, and award.NAM ALUMNI ESSAY CONTESTSponsored by the NAM Alumni FoundationNo Entry Fee (Available to all age divisions.) The winner in each age group will receive $325 in cash and a custom award. The 4 runners-up in each age group will receive custom awards.Do you have something to say?! Then this is the contest for you!! Participation in this special optional contest is easy, fun, and free of charge. The NAM Essay Contest is sponsored by the NAM Alumni Association, an organization of former NAM National Queens and National Cover Misses dedicated to supporting the ideas and goals of National American Miss.Here are the topics for this year. Choose one that you feel passionate about:To participate, just write an essay on one of the above topics that is no longer than 400 words and upload it to NAMnationals.com by October 15th. MISS PERSONALITY No Entry Fee (Available to all age divisions.) Contestants vote for the girl who is the friendliest, most helpful, and most fun to be around during pageant week. The winner and 1st runner-up receive custom awards. MISS SPIRITNo Entry Fee (Available to all age divisions.) The pageant staff choreographers select the girl who shows the most uplifting spirit throughout pageant week. The winner and 1st runner-up receive custom awards.My NAM story I am a girl with dreams...My Role Model This is me Natural beauty vs true beautyIf I could use my inuence to change one thing ... How has social media impacted my generation What is NAMily Community Service Why enter a pageant What NAM means to meMy passion, my platform, my plan60Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT No Entry Fee (Available to Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss.) One overall winner in each age division will receive a custom Award and a $500 tuition scholarship to the college of her choice. The 1st through 4th runners-up will also receive custom awards. An Academic Achievement Form will be available online at least three weeks prior to the event, and you will turn it in at Pageant Check-In along with a transcript from your school or district. Any girl who would like to be considered for this award should follow instructions on the form. This contest focuses on your academic achievements and grade performance. Begin working on your grades now if you wish to do well in this contest. You will truly grow as an individual as you strive for scholastic excellence … Set your goals and reach for them! Helpful Hints: For this contest, it may be helpful to use letters of recommendation, noteworthy certicates, or other items that give the judges added insight into your academic achievements. We recommend that you not attach originals, but use photocopies instead, as your entry form and attached documents will not be returned to you. Be sure to request letters and transcripts early enough so there is time to have them sent to you – sometimes school ofces are completely closed during holidays. HEART OF SERVICESM No Entry Fee. Available to all age divisions. The overall top 5 in each age division will receive custom awards.A Heart of ServiceSM Form will be available online at least three weeks prior to the event. You will turn it in at Pageant Check-In. Any young lady who would like to be considered for this award should follow the instructions on the form. Begin doing volunteer work now if you wish to compete in this contest. You will truly grow as an individual as you volunteer to help others. Helpful Hints: For this contest, it may be helpful to use letters of recommendation, noteworthy certicates, or other items that will give the judges added insight into your service. We recommend that you do not attach originals, but rather use photocopies instead, as your entry form and attached documents will not be returned to you.BEST RESUME No Entry Fee. The overall top 5 in each age division will receive custom awards.Every National American Miss and All-American Miss contestant is required to prepare and turn in a resume at pageant check-in. The winner through 4th runner-up will receive awards in each age division for the best resume. The Ofcial Resume templates and guidelines will be available online at least three weeks prior to the event. For each age division, a special award will be given for the resume selected as “best.” Neatness, following the guidelines, and organization are a plus! Also, for all age divisions, the activities and achievements shown on the resume will be included as criteria for selection.Do your best! Each age division’s Ofcial Resume templates are designed to be appropriate and relevant to young ladies in that age range.61Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023 GOLDEN ACHIEVEMENT IN SERVICEAs you know, participation in the Community Service portion of the pageant is required for all contestants who are competing for the National American Miss or National All-American Miss titles. All entries that are successfully submitted and that follow the rules will automatically receive the full 10% toward their overall pageant score.By November 15, all contestants in the National American Miss and the National All-American Miss pageants are required to report their 4 or more hours of service by uploading documentation to our secure site: www.pageant-powerhouse.com. After creating an account, submit your documentation by clicking on ‘NAM Nationals Resources & Links’ to reveal a drop down. Community Involvement/Golden Achievement is second to last on that drop down. You will then be prompted to select your contestant and then 2023 Nationals. This will generate your custom submission form. Your submission should describe ONE Community Service Project. While you may have been involved in various projects and/or organizations, we want you to select the ONE project or organization that you would like to feature. Recycling, Susan G. Komen Run, Ronald McDonald House, Book Drives, sending care packs to US servicepersons, volunteering at your favorite charity; these are just some of the examples of ways you can get involved in service.As a bonus, each submission uploaded by November 15 will be considered for the Golden Achievement in Service Award! This prestigious award is based on one featured service project you have per-formed (without compensation) to help others or to improve your community.We want to know more about what has inspired you to help others! We will be featuring the winning entry from each age group, plus other selected entries, in The iam Dream Magazine so that we can share the great news of what National American Miss contestants are doing! Even if you are not participating in one of the overall queen’s title pageants at Nationals, you can still par-ticipate equally and have the opportunity to win the beautiful Golden Achievement in Service Award!EVERY Nationals contestant who uploads documentation of her community ser-vice project to our secure site is automatically entered in the GOLDEN ACHIEVE-MENT IN SERVICE AWARD Contest. There is no entry fee.The minimum requirements are that you upload the following: • Brief Project Description. This should be just a sentence or two. • Full Project Description. This is a detailed description. It is not to exceed 300 words for the Pre-Teen, Junior Teen, Teen, and Miss divisions and 150 words for the Princess and Jr. Pre-Teen divisions. • A letter of validation. The letter should be from the project manager, verifying your service. Scan the letter and upload it as instructed on our webpage.To more fully honor your project, you may upload: • One or more actual photo(s) of your project and/or you serving in your project. If you have a National American Miss banner, you can wear that while doing your service. Crowns are optional; however, we discourage wearing them when participating in community service, as they can sometimes interfere with the message of service. Note: Wearing a crown and/or banner in photos, or video, will not affect your scoring for this award. Follow the instructions shown on our upload site for naming the photos prior to upload. • A link to video(s) about your project and/or you serving in your project. You may choose to upload your video to a site, such as YouTube. When you do, copy and paste the link into the place indicated on our page. • Additional letters of commendation and/or other uploadable items you feel will help in the contest. For assistance, you may contact the National Pageant Ofce at 832.810.6930 or Text 832.652.6484. Submit your form by November 15 at www.pageant-powerhouse.com62Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023THE iam INTERNATIONAL CAMILLE SCHRIERSTEM AWARDNo Entry Fee. Available to all age divisions. Winners will be recognized in an upcoming issue of The iam Dream Magazine! The winner in each age division and 4 runners-up will receive a custom award presented during the Red Carpet Awards. Our participants not only excel on the big stage but also in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It’s time to award and highlight the young ladies who exemplify outstanding STEM talents. As a Doctor of Pharmacy student and the rst woman to win Miss America using a science demonstration as her talent, NAM Alum Camille Schrier is committed to showing the world that science is all around us. In 2021, she launched her own science educational brand, Her Royal Scientist, to continue to spread her message by exciting young minds about STEM, with emphasis on reaching underserved communities and normalizing femininity in the STEM world. Each participant will submit an online STEM application, answer a series of questions regarding her STEM project, and upload a video up to three minutes in length showcasing her STEM project.Deadline to submit your entry is October 15.63Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023This is your chance to make your national pageant yearbook extra special! The National Yearbook consists of three main sections:(1) the Contestant Pages that show each contestant in each age division(2) Feature Pages (3) Spotlight ContestSM PagesThe Feature Pages and Spotlight ContestSM Pages are optional and have no bearing on the overall scores. They are just a fun way to acknowledge you and your accomplishments! Any national nalist can participate in the Spotlight ContestSM and/or Feature Pages.Feature Pages - $300 per full pageYou, your family, friends, and businesses all have a chance to buy a full color feature page to showcase you, a local business, and even write you a personal message. • Feature pages are submitted as print-ready (pages already designed and ready to print) • Feature pages do not earn awards or prizes. • Total State Feature Page dollar amount sold will be credited to your National Advertising account for the chance to win a National Advertising Title. • Feature pages are sold in whole page increments and cannot be divided Specs: Full Page with Bleed: 9 inches x 11.5 inches Live Area: 7.75 inches x 10.5 inches Cut Size 8.5 inches x 11 inches Please Note: All artwork and lettering should t in the live area spec above: your bleed should just consist of color or background image.Spotlight ContestSM Pages - $750 per full page or $75 per one 3.5" x2" space This is an opportunity for you to win cash awards and prizes. It makes your yearbook a lifetime memento of your pageant experience. Give your family, friends, and local businesses a chance to wish you good luck and congratulations. With any amount of Spotlight Contest spaces, you are guaranteed to receive a fabulous Spotlight Award. • Our designers can layout your space for you • You can have one photo on each $75 space • You can win a Spotlight Award • For each full page, you can win fabulous Spotlight ContestSM prizes! 64Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023SPIRIT OF PAGEANTRYAwardHere is some great news about an exciting achievement award and trophy that every contestant can earn at the International pageant!The International Spirit of Pageantry Award is given to recognize each of those contestants who really put themselves out there by becoming involved in a variety of activities and earning at least ve or more credits at the International pageant. It’s great to try new things! The more iam Convention Optional Contests you enter, the closer you will be to earning the Spirit of Pageantry Award!Here's how it works:You will receive the International Spirit of Pageantry Award by earning ve or more credits.* These credits are earned by participating in your choice of any or all of the following Optional Contests:Talent – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Photogenic – One credit per entry. Limit four entries. Available to all age divisions.Top Model SearchSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Runway Model SearchSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Red Carpet Media Correspondent – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to all age divisions.SpokesmodelSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Casual Wear ModelingSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Actress – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Music Artist of the YearSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.Fresh Face – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to all age divisions.Young Author Award – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.America’s Junior MissSM – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to all age divisions.American MissSM – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss age divisions.International American MissSM – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss age divisions.Dream ModelSM – One credit per entry. Limit one entry. Available to all age divisions.Fun FitnessSM – One credit per entry. Limit two entries. Available to all age divisions.National Spotlight ContestSM – Available to all age divisions. For each 1/2 International Spotlight ContestSM page that you complete, you will receive one credit. There is no additional fee to participate in this program (other than the fees of the individual contests that you choose). By participating and earning enough credits, you will automatically receive this beautiful trophy during pageant week! Remember, every contestant has the chance to earn this award and trophy. *Credit(s) are earned for each item listed above, as well as participation in the Optional National Spotlight ContestSM.65Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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66Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023ABOUTEach contestant receives a complimentary copy of the national yearbook at Pageant Check-In. This is your chance to make your national pageant yearbook extra special! The National Yearbook consists of three main sections; (1) the Contestant Pages that show each contestant in each age division, (2) the fun and custom Feature Pages, (3) Spotlight Contest Pages. You, your family, friends, and businesses all have a chance to buy a full color Feature Page to showcase you, a local business, and even write you a personal message. The Feature Pages are optional and have no bearing on the overall scores.the facts• $300 per page• Entry Limit: No Entry LimitBenefitsThe total dollar amount from International Feature Pages sold will go toward the qualications to win the National Ambassador, National Cover Girl, National Cover Model and National Cover Miss titles detailed on pages 74-76 of this National Guidebook. Plus National Finalists can earn tickets to place in the $1000 cash drawing held during Kick-Off. See page 59 for details!Format• All Feature Pages must be submitted prior to the deadline provided.• Feature pages are 8.5" x 11"• Feature pages are printed in color• Feature pages are sold in whole page increments and cannot be dividedScoring• There are no scores for this event.rules• Pictures submitted on Feature Pages must be age appropriate • Age-appropriate makeup is allowed for all age divisions• Businesses who buy a Feature Page must be appropriate for the event DON’T FORGET!Feature Page SpecicationsFull Page with Bleed: 9" x 11.5"Live Area: Full page 7.75" x 10.5" Cut Size: 8.5" x 11"Please Note: Feature Pages must be print-ready and 300 dpi. The le must already meet all the necessary specications to result in a high-resolution printed outcome without the need for any additional intervention or alteration. All artwork and lettering should t in the live area spec above: your bleed should just consist of color or background image.66Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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67Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 202367The Spotlight ContestSM is a fun way for girls in all age divisions to earn exciting prizes, cash scholarships, and even your sponsorship fee into the National American Miss (Appointed Queens only) or the National All-American Miss Competitions! Check out the awesome prizes to choose from on page 69! It’s fun and easy!1 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Page One premium prize. It’s your choice!2 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Pages 2 Premium Prizes or your sponsorship fees paid to the National All-American Miss Pageant or National American Miss (Appointed Queens only).4 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Pages 4 Premium Prizes plus 1 bonus premium prize for a total of 5 Premium Prizes! Earn the National Ambassador title plus your official crown, banner, and trophy (National level only). 7 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Pages 8 Premium Prizes, or $1000 cash scholarship, or the National Trip. Earn the National Cover Girl title, plus your official crown, banner, and trophy.10 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Pages 11 Premium Prizes, or $1300 cash scholarship, or the National Trip plus 3 Premium Prizes. Earn the National Cover Model title plus the official crown, banner, and trophy.More than 10 Full National Spotlight ContestSM Pages For each full National Spotlight ContestSM you complete, beyond 10 pages, you’ll receive your choice of one additional premium prize!Remember: If you’ve completed State Spotlight ContestSM pages on the state pageant level, they will count toward the titles of National Cover GirlSM, National Cover ModelSM, and the National Cover MissSM. However, Premium Prizes that were awarded to you on the state pageant level will not be re-awarded on the National level.For example, if you’ve completed 3 pages on the state level and you complete 4 pages on the national level, you will qualify for the title of National Cover GirlSM. However, you will only receive Premium Prizes associated with the 4 pages completed at the national level. All other prizes were previously awarded at your state pageants.$75$150$225$375$450$600$750Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023National Spotlight ContestSM Copy: Contestants completing spaces are asked to obtain a business card, logo, letterhead, newspaper ad or camera-ready copy from contributors to enable the printer to produce each space neatly and clearly.National Spotlight ContestSM Layout: You may lay out how you would like your spaces arranged. Most people just send a rough sketch, which is perfectly ne. However, please try to print names and messages legibly. If you do not send camera-ready copy, the printer will use his or her best discretion regarding spellings and layout of your Spotlight ContestSM space. Indicate on each check, business card, or Spotlight ContestSM Layout Sheet the size and amount of money contributed. See page 71 for a sample layout. Please note that we will try our best to match fonts and graphics, but the printer has nal say on all layouts and will use his or her discretion on each layout. Specic fonts and graphics are not guaranteed.National Spotlight ContestSM Photos: One contestant photo may be included free of charge for each 1/10 Spotlight ContestSM page. The photo must be sent with your Spotlight ContestSM ad. You might want to send photos of yourself in different settings and poses so your pages will be interesting and fun. To ensure that your pictures are placed properly, your name and state must be written on the back of each photo. National Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet:On page 72 in this book, you will nd an Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet. List and total your contributions. You may photocopy the page if you need extras. If a Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet is not received with your checks, responsibility for mistakes or deletions will not be accepted by the printer or national pageant ofce. Do not hold checks more than 30 days.National Spotlight ContestSM Deadlines: All Spotlight ContestSM spaces, money, and Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheets must reach the Pageant Ofce on or before your deadline. Your contributors may use a check, money order, American Express, Discover, Visa, or Mastercard for payment. Please do not send cash through the mail. You can also go to www.NAMnationals.com and click on “Make a Payment” or scan the QR Code on this page. If you want to email your ad copy to us, a yer with those details will be mailed out before your deadline.For Your National Yearbook Pages in your National Yearbook will be 8 1/2" x 11". The Spotlight ContestSM area is 7" x 10".68Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 202369The National American Miss Spotlight ContestSM is better than ever! It has never been so easy to win, and the prizes have been raised to new heights! Once you have completed at least one full Spotlight ContestSM page, you can select your choice from among these fabulous prizes in addition to your National Outstanding Program Participation Trophy.1.5.$100 Cash Scholarship!One Free Hotel Night at the pageant host hotel with only 2 Spotlight ContestSM pages!$150 iam BoutiqueShopping Spree4.2 Tickets to theThanksgiving Banquet!2.By completing 7 Spotlight ContestSM pages at the NATIONAL level, you earn your choice of 8 Premium Prizes OR the National Trip, which includes:• Airfare for one to the national pageant (up to $350) • 6 hotel nights at the ofcial host hotel ONLY Contestants have the option of using two premium prize credits to pay the Sponsorship Fee to the National All-American Miss pageant (if they have qualied). If you complete three pages, for example, you can use two of those earned credits to pay your Sponsorship Fee and still choose one additional premium prize!One FREE Optional Contest Entry!3.National All-American Miss Sponsorship Fee with just 2 Spotlight ContestSM pages!6.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Layout Sheet1/10 PageBusiness Card Size3.5" x 2"$751/10 PageBusiness Card Size3.5" x 2"$751/10 PageBusiness Card Size3.5" x 2"$751/10 PageBusiness Card Size3.5" x 2"$75Circle your age division: Princess Jr. Pre-Teen Pre-Teen Jr. Teen Teen MissContestant Name: __________________________________ City: ___________________________State: __________You may photocopy or cut out this page and use it to lay out spaces. Afx spaces to layout sheet the way you would like them to appear.#70

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#You may photocopy or cut out this page and use it to lay out spaces. Afx spaces to layout sheet the way you would like them to appear.Circle your age division: Princess Jr. Pre-Teen Pre-Teen Jr. Teen Teen Miss Name: ___________________________________________ City: ___________________________State: __________We love you, Alyssa!Love Always,Daddy, Missy, Brandon, Deanna, Courtney & MemaSing your heart out!Buddy’s Package StoreSour Lake, TX (409) 287-3390Baston MillBaston, TX (936) 262-8000Example of Business Card Size SpacesVarious ContestantsBEFOREHere’s an example of what you might send in to us for “business card spaces”.AFTERHere’s what your space looks like after our professional artists design it!Example of Business Card Size SpacesVarious Contestants71Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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If you have completed $750 or more of space, please select your Premium Prize(s) from the following*•Use this Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet to keep an accurate record of your contributions.• All Spotlight ContestSM copy, Spotlight ContestSM money, Spotlight ContestSM photos, and this Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet must reach our ofce on or before the Spotlight ContestSM Deadline Date!•You may photocopy this page if you wish to send in more than one package of Spotlight ContestSM spaces.•All Spotlight ContestSM photos must have your name, address, and age division on the back.•Do not hold contributors’ checks more than 30 days. Send them in with Spotlight ContestSM copy and any photos.•You may include a photo of your choice for each Spotlight ContestSM space completed.Please do not send cash in the mail to payfor Spotlight ContestSM pages!Make checks payable to “National American Miss” and mail to the Pageant Ofce. However, if checks are made payable to you, then you will need to endorse them to “National American Miss.” 1. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 9. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 10. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Total Sales Enclosed: $_____ ___________ Name of Spotlight ContestSM contributor Size CostTo list more contributors, either photocopy this page or list on a separate page and attach.SPOTLIGHT CONTESTSM Record SheetComplete & Mail to your National Director’s Address by the National Spotlight ContestSM Deadline.NATIONAL YearbookContestant’s Name: State: (Please print neatly) Address: City State ZipPhone: Amount Enclosed $Circle your age division: Princess Jr. Pre-Teen Pre-Teen Jr. Teen Teen Miss*If you have earned more than one Premium Prize, please indicate how many of each prize you would like. **Thanksgiving Banquet Tickets must be obtained in sets of 2 and cannot be split.______ $100 Cash Scholarship______ $150 NAM Boutique Shopping Spree______One National Optional Contest Entry valued at $175 (Please also ll out the form on NAMnationals.com if you choose this prize) Circle one: Talent Photogenic SpokesmodelSM Actress Music ArtistSM Top Model SearchSM Casual Wear ModelingSM Runway Model SearchSM Red Carpet Correspondent Fresh Face Young Author Fun Fitness______2 tickets to the Thanksgiving Banquet** ____ # of adult tickets ____ # of children tickets ONE PAGE_______National Trip (Applies to contestants who have completed 7 full pages at the state or national level and chose the National Trip as their prize.) _______ National All-American Miss Entry Fee (You must complete 2 National Spotlight ContestSM pages to cover your sponsorship fee.)_______ National American Miss Entry Fee Appointed State Queens Only. (You must complete 2 National Spotlight ContestSM pages to cover your sponsorship fee.)_______ Free Hotel Night at the pageant host hotel TWO PAGESSEVEN PAGESYou may photocopy or cut out this page and use it to list your spaces. Afx spaces to layout sheet (found on page 70) the way you want it to appear.##72

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 2023National Cover ModelSM• Any State or National Contestant who completed at least 10 full pages of Spotlight ContestSM spaces for the state pageant, for the national pageant, or for the state and national pageants combined.• You must attend the national pageant to receive this title, crown, and banner. • Please adhere to your National Yearbook Deadline Date for submitting National Spotlight ContestSM contributions. National Cover ModelSM Prize Package!• Ofcial Crown, Deluxe Satin Banner, and Award.• Photo Shoot at the national pageant, where your photo will be used in next year’s Spotlight ContestSM campaign.• Your choice of the earned Premium Prizes for your completed National Spotlight ContestSM pages. NOTE: You have already received your Premium Prizes for the State Spotlight ContestSM. Thus, you will receive Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes earned with spaces for the National Spotlight ContestSM only. National Cover MissSM• The one national participant per age division who completes the most Spotlight ContestSM spaces of 15 pages minimum or more. • The combined sum of your state and national Spotlight ContestSM contributions equals your total toward this prestigious top title!• You must attend the national pageant to receive this title, crown, and banner.• Please adhere to your National Yearbook Deadline Date for submitting National Spotlight ContestSM contributions.National Cover MissSM Prize Package!• Ofcial Crown, Deluxe Satin Banner, and Award.• Photo Shoot at the 2023 National Pageant, where your photo will be used in next year’s Spotlight ContestSM campaign• $100 Gift Certicate to Muzzie’s• Ofcial National Cover MissSM Bracelet• Your choice of the earned Premium Prizes for your completed National Spotlight ContestSM pages• Personalized National Cover MissSM Crown Case• A custom rhinestone and embroidered title jacket with her name, title and crown, courtesy of We Bling It• Banner Bling Wardrobe Fastener courtesy of The Blingy Bobbin• Ofcial National American Miss Sweatshirt• The opportunity to travel throughout your reign and represent National American Miss as the National Cover MissSM Note: You have already received your Premium Prizes for the State Spotlight ContestSM. Thus, you will receive Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes earned with spaces for the National Spotlight ContestSM only.However, your State Spotlight ContestSM pages will count, along with your National Spotlight ContestSM pages, toward the National Spotlight ContestSM titles of National Cover GirlSM, Cover ModelSM and Cover MissSM! See page 78 for National Trip info.74You may pay your All-American entry fee to the national pageant with just 2 complete Spotlight ContestSM pages for the National Yearbook!For example: Your State Spaces: 2 pagesYour National Spaces: 14 pages Total Spaces: 16 pages NOTE: You have already received your Premium Prizes for the State Spotlight ContestSM. Thus, you will receive Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes earned with spaces for the National Spotlight ContestSM only.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 6 Updated Sept. 7, 2023National Cover GirlSM• Any State or National Contestant who completed at least 7 full Spotlight ContestSM pages at the state pageant, at the national pageant, or at the state and national pageants combined.• You must attend the national pageant to receive this title, crown, and banner.• Please adhere to your National Yearbook Deadline Date for submitting National Spotlight ContestSM contributions.National Cover GirlSM Prize Package!• National Crown, Deluxe Satin Banner, and Award.• Photo Shoot at the national pageant, where you will be featured in next year’s Spotlight ContestSM campaign.• Your choice of the earned Premium Prizes for your completed National Spotlight ContestSM pages. For 7 pages at Nationals, you’ll receive your choice of 8 Premium Prizes, $1,000 Cash, or the National Trip (see page 78 for details on the National Trip). National AmbassadorSM Title• Any National Contestant who completes 4 SpotlightSM Contest pages for the National Yearbook will earn the National AmbassadorSM Title.• You must attend the national pageant to receive this title, crown, and banner.• Please adhere to your National Yearbook Deadline Date for submitting National Spotlight ContestSM contributions.National AmbassadorSM Prize Package!• National Crown, Deluxe Satin Banner, and Award.• Photo Shoot at the national pageant, where your photo will be used in next year’s Spotlight ContestSM campaign.• For 4 pages completed at Nationals, you’ll receive your choice of 5 Premium Prizes!Don’t Forget! You can use 2 completed Spotlight ContestSM pages to pay your entry to the National All-American Miss Pageant.If you completed any number of Spotlight ContestSM spaces for your State Yearbook and you attend the national pageant, your State Spotlight ContestSM spaces count toward the three national titles of National Cover GirlSM, C over ModelSM and Cover MissSM! National Yearbook Premium Prizes!For EACH completed Spotlight ContestSM page in the National Yearbook you will receive your choice of: NOTE: You have already received your Premium Prizes for the State Spotlight ContestSM. Thus, you will receive Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes earned with spaces for the National Spotlight ContestSM only. NOTE: You have already received your Premium Prizes for the State Spotlight ContestSM. Thus, you will receive Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prizes earned with spaces for the National Spotlight ContestSM only.IMPORTANT: Some states do not offer Spotlight Advertising Pages at the State Level. They offer Feature Pages only or a combination of Feature Pages and Spotlight Pages. (Remember for Spotlight Pages, NAM creates the advertising pages for you. Prizes are offered as awards. Feature Pages arrive already created ready to print. No prizes are offered for Feature Pages.) Thus, if you are working hard to earn a National Advertising Title, the total dollar amount of any Feature Pages sold at state will be credited to your total dollar amount sold (Spotlight Advertising Page and/or Feature Page) for the National Pageant. National Titles are determined by total dollar amounts sold at the StatePageant, National Pageant, or a combination of State and National Pageants. • One National Optional Contest Entry (Talent, Music Artist of the YearSM, Photogenic, Casual Wear ModelingSM, Actress, SpokesmodelSM, Top Model SearchSM, Runway Model SearchSM, Red Carpet Correspondent, Fun Fitness, Fresh Face) • $100 Cash Award• Free Hotel Night at the Host Hotel (with 2 completed pages)• 2 Tickets for the Thanksgiving Banquet• $150 NAM Boutique Shopping Spree 75Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Version 2 Updated Aug. 14, 202376By completing 7 full SPOTLIGHT pages at the state level or 7 SPOTLIGHT pages at the national level, you will earn your choice of 8 premium prizes, $1000 cash or the National Trip. The National Trip includes the following: • $350 toward airfare for one to the national pageant • 6 hotel nights at the ofcial host hotel ONLYGreat News! With just 4 completed National Spotlight ContestSM pages (State Spotlight ContestSM pages are NOT included) for the National Yearbook, you’ve just won National Ambassador titleSM, Ofcial Crown, Satin Banner, and Trophy, PLUS 5 Premium Prizes! The National Cover GirlSM title can be yours with just 7 full Spotlight ContestSM pages at the STATE or NATIONAL level. Did you know that you can combine your State Spotlight ContestSM pages with your National Spotlight ContestSM pages to earn this title. Remember, combining Spotlight ContestSM totals from State and Nationals is only for the titles of National Cover GirlSM, National Cover ModelSM, and National Cover MissSM!7 National Spotlight ContestSM or 7 pages of State Spotlight ContestSM Pages will award you: National Cover GirlSM Title, Ofcial Crown, Deluxe Satin Banner, and Trophy, and either 8 Premium Prizes or $1000 cash or the National Trip! Remember, Premium Prizes are only awarded for completed National Spotlight ContestSM pages only! You have already received Premium Prizes for your state Spotlight ContestSM Pages!The National Trip and a National Spotlight ContestSM title are waiting for you when you complete 7 full Spotlight ContestSM pages!Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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PAGEANT CHECK-IN • Portfolio Award • Spirit of Pageantry AwardKICKOFF PEP RALLY • Brand Ambassador Award • NAM Spotlight Awards • $1,000 Spotlight Cash Drawing • 5/10 Year Pins INTERVIEW COMPETITION • Souvenir Medallion (NAM, AA, and IJM contestants competing in an overall pageant)RED CARPET AWARDS CEREMONY • All remaining Optional Contests Awards not listedDOLL BALL • Face of Ashley Rene’s Awards THANKSGIVING AWARDS CEREMONY • American Miss Title • International American Miss Title • Music Artist of the YearFINALE - NAM • Top 12 Overall Finalists Award • Miss Spirit Award • Best Resume • Miss Personality Award • People’s Choice Award • Top 5 Overall Finalist AwardFINALE - IJM • Top 12 Overall Finalists Award • All Mini Awards (Best Gown, Best Personality, Best Interview, Best Fun Fashion) • People’s Choice Award • Top 5 Overall Finalists Award77Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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78Paid transportation expenses (in the form of a check for $350) to Florida is an award earned only by the contestants listed below:• Contestants who earned and chose the National Trip as their Spotlight ContestSM prize through either the state or national Spotlight ContestSM.Please read the information below.DON’T FORGET! All contestants attending the National Pageant (except those listed at right) are responsible for all their transportation expenses to the National Pageant. Contestants who have earned their transportation expenses paid to the National Pageant should observe the procedures listed below.State Qualiers for the National TripH Make your travel reservations now. National American Miss is not responsible for making travel reservations or purchasing tickets of any kind.H Call the host hotel to make your hotel reservations now. National American Miss is not responsible for making hotel reservations. See page 23 for hotel details.H If you earned the National Trip at your state pageant, you should have received your travel expense check for $350 at your state pageant compliments of your state director. Please contact your state director if you have not already received your travel expense check and you chose the National Trip as your prize for completing seven full Spotlight ContestSM pages at your state pageant.National Qualiers for the National TripH If you have earned the National Trip through the National Spotlight ContestSM, and you are choosing it as your prize, then you will receive your travel expense check for $350 from the National Ofce. The check will be sent a few weeks after receiving your completed pages with full payment. IMPORTANT NOTICE: H IMPORTANT! Please make sure to mark the Ad Record Sheet, p. 76, indicating you are choosing the National Trip as your prize for your Spotlight Advertising Sales. Please turn in the completed Spotlight Contest Record Sheet, Spotlight ad sizes and layout, along with any Spotlight advertising payments due by the Spotlight Advertising Deadline. DeadlineWe must know of your intentions to choose the National Trip as your prize for the seven Spotlight ContestSM pages completed at the national level no later than October 1st. If you have not completed all of the pages at that point but intend to have them completed by the nal deadline, please call the National Ofce to notify them of your intentions.National Qualifiers: Follow these steps to receive your National Trip Prize!1 Complete seven Spotlight ContestSM pages at the National Pageant Level.2 Select the National Trip as your Spotlight ContestSM Premium Prize on your Spotlight ContestSM Record Sheet and make sure the National Ofce is aware of your choice.3 Remember to book your own rooms in the National Pageant Host Hotel for the nights of your choice. The national ofce will cover a six-night hotel stay in the host hotel during the National Pageant for your age division. The national ofce will cover the free hotel room nights, at the group rate, plus tax, for six nights at the Hyatt Regency Orlando (only).4 You are responsible for booking and reserving your own travel to and from the National Pageant. The National Ofce will automatically send you a check in the amount of $350 for your travel expenses. The travel expense check will be sent once we have received the completed National Spotlight Contest pages (paid in full), and you have chosen the National Trip as your prize for the completed pages.Version 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023

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Keep the stubs (on left) for your records. Detach and give the receipts to contributors that request them. You may photocopy this page if you need more receipts. Generally when contributors pay with a check, they will not need a receipt. Their canceled check can serve as their receipt.Keep this stub for your recordsContributor ReceiptDate AmountContributor City StateContributor’s Name ___________________________________________________________________Amount Contributed $ __________________________ Date of Contribution ________________National Finalist ______________________________________________________________________Thank you for helping to make my dreams come true!Check One Cash Check Money Order Credit CardKeep this stub for your recordsContributor ReceiptDate AmountContributor City StateContributor’s Name ___________________________________________________________________Amount Contributed $ __________________________ Date of Contribution ________________National Finalist ______________________________________________________________________Thank you for helping to make my dreams come true!Check One Cash Check Money Order Credit CardKeep this stub for your recordsContributor ReceiptDate AmountContributor City StateContributor’s Name ___________________________________________________________________Amount Contributed $ __________________________ Date of Contribution ________________National Finalist ______________________________________________________________________Thank you for helping to make my dreams come true!Check One Cash Check Money Order Credit CardKeep this stub for your recordsContributor ReceiptDate AmountContributor City StateContributor’s Name ___________________________________________________________________Amount Contributed $ __________________________ Date of Contribution ________________National Finalist ______________________________________________________________________Thank you for helping to make my dreams come true!Check One Cash Check Money Order Credit CardKeep this stub for your recordsContributor ReceiptDate AmountContributor City StateContributor’s Name ___________________________________________________________________Amount Contributed $ __________________________ Date of Contribution ________________National Finalist ______________________________________________________________________Thank you for helping to make my dreams come true!Check One Cash Check Money Order Credit CardContributor Receipts

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This year thousands of young ladies throughout the U.S. participated in our programs. Their participation is made possible through the generosity of contributors who believe in encouraging and supporting their youth. Families trust our program because it is not just another pageant, but a great opportunity to learn, grow, meet new friends, have great fun, and to prepare for the future. Thank you for your support.visit us at:namiss.comNational American MissThis year thousands of young ladies throughout the U.S. participated in our programs. Their participation is made possible through the generosity of contributors who believe in encouraging and supporting their youth. Families trust our program because it is not just another pageant, but a great opportunity to learn, grow, meet new friends, have great fun, and to prepare for the future. Thank you for your support.visit us at:namiss.comNational American MissThis year thousands of young ladies throughout the U.S. participated in our programs. Their participation is made possible through the generosity of contributors who believe in encouraging and supporting their youth. Families trust our program because it is not just another pageant, but a great opportunity to learn, grow, meet new friends, have great fun, and to prepare for the future. Thank you for your support.visit us at:namiss.comNational American MissThis year thousands of young ladies throughout the U.S. participated in our programs. Their participation is made possible through the generosity of contributors who believe in encouraging and supporting their youth. Families trust our program because it is not just another pageant, but a great opportunity to learn, grow, meet new friends, have great fun, and to prepare for the future. Thank you for your support.visit us at:namiss.comNational American MissThis year thousands of young ladies throughout the U.S. participated in our programs. Their participation is made possible through the generosity of contributors who believe in encouraging and supporting their youth. Families trust our program because it is not just another pageant, but a great opportunity to learn, grow, meet new friends, have great fun, and to prepare for the future. Thank you for your support.visit us at:namiss.comNational American Missnamiss.comnamiss.comnamiss.comnamiss.comnamiss.com

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Calling all Queens, Queen’s Court, Cover GirlsSM, AmbassadorsSM, Spirit of Pageantry Winners plus all Talent, SpokesmodelSM, Fun Fitness, Runway Model SearchSM, Casual Wear ModelingSM, Actress, Top Model SearchSM & Photogenic Top 5 Finalists along with the Academic Achievement, Best Resume, Young Author, Screen Test, Media Correspondent, Dream Model & Heart of ServiceSM Winners & Runners-Up...you are invited to participate in the National Competitions in beautiful Orlando, Florida!IT’S SIMPLY THE LARGEST NATIONAL PRIZE PACKAGE IN ALL OF PAGEANTRY! Don’t miss your chance...With so many prestigious National Titles, Cash Awards, Trophies, and exciting Prizes, there are so many ways to WIN! Join us as we celebrate 21 years of Growing Condence. You’ll make memories to last a lifetime at this fun-lled family event. Enjoy the spectacular national competition in sunny Florida where you’ll make your dreams come true! Don’t miss out on all the fun–We’re waiting for you! To sign up online, visit our website at NAMnationals.comVersion 8 Updated Nov. 13, 2023