Registration is now open for all Cinderella girls to enter the first annual local preliminary pageant. The pageant is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Ray High School Auditorium in Kearny, Ariz. A free orientation and workshop will be held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at the Hayden Senior Center in Hayden, Ariz. at 1 p.m. Registration will be held at the same time.
The Cinderella Scholarship Program is a non-profit organization focused on developing self-esteem, confidence and pride in the young ladies who come and “Dare to Dream.” Cinderella competition is divided into give five age divisions: tot (3-6), Mini-Miss (7-9), Miss (10-12), Teen (13-17) and Woman (18-26). Participants are judged on poise and personality during a backstage interview and while modeling casual and formal wear. The four older divisions are also judged on talent presentations. Cinderella Tots (ages 3-6) have an on-stage interview called “Tot Personality” in lieu of talent. All contestants participate in a photogenic competition conducted from pictures provided by the family. There is also an optional Cover Girl (photogenic) competition.
Overall Cinderella winners, Cinderella Girls (Beauty), Talent/Tot Personality and Photogenic winners receive their $75 entry fee paid by the local pageant to attend the Arizona State Finals in Tucson, Ariz. in June. All Tot contestants (ages 3-6) receive a trophy and tiara. Winners at the state and international level win college scholarships.
The Cinderella Program Co-Directors are Dolores Baez and Gloria Beltran. For more information about the upcoming Cinderella Scholarship Program and the free workshop and registration, contact Dolores Baez at 480-204-7140 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Gloria Beltran at 520-363-5264 home, 480-271-9783 cell or 520-356-7801 Ext. 105 work or e-mail email@example.com.