Tips for Completing your Pageant Paperwork

As a pageant director I am often surprised at the paperwork I receive back from my pageant contestants. The amount of time and effort you put into your paperwork says a lot about you and the time and effort you will put into your year as a titleholder. When I am coaching girls I compare the “Judges Information Sheet” to a resume. After all, you are applying for the job to hold that particular title… Read more »

Farewell from Miss San Diego Cities Teen USA 2015

This year has truly been one of the best years in my life, because I have grown towards being the woman I’ve always wanted to be. And what started me off on my path was winning this pageant and becoming Miss San Diego Cities Teen. When I competed last year, I had no idea that I would be crowned and get to serve with my past sister queen, Dani Walker. It was a great surprise… Read more »

Farewell from Miss San Diego Cities USA 2015

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and the assurance about what we do not see”, Hebrews 11:1. This verse was a source of inspiration during preparation for Miss San Diego Cities USA 2015. Since my start, within the USA system in 2011, I found defeat time after time, and it was difficult to apply to new pageants, with equal enthusiasm and belief in myself. Yet, my sponsors, Alyssa Whitfield, Jacqueline Pina, Shelia… Read more »

The Winning Crown

With the Miss California USA Pageant this weekend, I wanted to share this poem that Pam Wilson once read to me. I feel that it has always reminded me of what is important and kept me grounded throughout competition. Enjoy! It’s not the title, nor the crown that counts. It’s not the weight that’s lost that really amounts. It’s not the makeup design, or the gown that you wear, Or the shape of your build… Read more »

Miss USA 2015 Predictions

Since our Miss San Diego Cities pageant is a prelim to Miss California USA, we thought it might be helpful and fun to analyze the performances from Wednesday night’s preliminary competition. Here is our Top 10 in no particular order: Alabama – We loved her walk, she looked great in swimsuit and loved her gown. Although it was a little short in the front, we feel the color and shape fit her well. She’s an… Read more »