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2016–2017 Citrus Preliminary Pageant Schedule

Citrus Cutest Baby Competition & National Citrus Pageant/Model Search Preliminary Pageants

Each year, the National Citrus Pageant and Model Search hosts Preliminary Pageants and Modeling Competitions throughtout Florida and the United States that all lead to the 2017 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search. Listed below is the Schedule for the Florida Preliminary Pageants and Model Searches! we hope to see you at one of these events!

The pageant is celebrating 21 years of making dreams come true in 2016!
Our contestants have gone on to appear in
major motion pictures, TV commercials, print modeling, runway shows, Broadway, and the list goes on!

Contestant competes in the age division he/she
is on the day of the Preliminary Pageant.

Little Miss Citrus (0-11 months), (12-23 months), (2-3 years), (4-6 years), (7-9 years)
Miss Citrus Pre-Teen (10-12 years) • Miss Citrus Junior Teen (13-15 years)
Miss Citrus Teen (16–19 years) • Miss Citrus (20-29 years: single, married, divorced or with children)
• Ms. Citrus (30–49 years: single, married, divorced, or with children)
Ms. Classic Citrus (50 years young and up: single, married, divorced, or with children)
Boys: Little Mister Citrus (0-35 months), Boys: Little Mister Citrus (3-6 years)
and Mister Citrus: Boys/Young Men (7 years and up)

NOTE: Each contestant competes in the age division as of his/her age on January 23, 2017 as that is the national cut-off date for age requirements. Any contestant may always bump up to an older division.

CHECK-IN FOR ALL OF THE PAGEANTS BELOW
IS BETWEEN 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

unless otherwise indicated

Open to contestants throughout the country. You do not have to reside in the area or state of the preliminary pageant you compete in! Winning in one of these preliminary pageants, you will receive a fully paid entry fee to the National Pageant.

The National Pageant will be held on
February 2 - February 5, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017:
Optional Forever in Blue Jeans Competition
Friday, February 3, 2017:
Optional Talent Competition
Saturday, February 4, 2017:
National Citrus Pageant & Citrus Perfect Model Search
Sunday, February 5, 2017:
Crowning and all awards


at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center:
1500 Sand Lake Road,
Orlando, FL 32809
www.thefloridahotelorlando.com

2016–2017 Citrus Pageant Preliminary
DATES AND LOCATIONS:

TAMPA:
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore
2225 North Lois Avenue,
Tampa, FL 33607,
Hotel Number: 813-877-6688

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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DEERFIELD BEACH:
Sunday, November 6, 2016

Double Tree by Hilton Deerfield Beach—Boca Raton
100 Fairview Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Hotel Number: 954-427-7700

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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ORLANDO:
Sunday, November 13, 2016

Florida Hotel and Conference Center
1500 Sand Lake Road
Orlando, FL 32509
Hotel Number: 407-859-1500

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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JACKSONVILLE:
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Jacksonville Marriott
4670 Salisbury Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Hotel Number: 904-296-2222

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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DEERFIELD BEACH:
Sunday, December 4, 2016

Double Tree by Hilton Deerfield Beach—Boca Raton
100 Fairview Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Hotel Number: 954-427-7700

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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ORLANDO:
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Florida Hotel and Conference Center
1500 Sand Lake Road
Orlando, FL 32509
Hotel Number: 407-859-1500

Pageant Director: Michael Galanes
• 407-761-1145 •
director@littlemisscitrus.com

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Sign-up for a Citrus Preliminary Pageant online!

Simply call or email the preliminary director of the specific pageant you wish to compete in. All preliminary pageant director contact information is listed above. To register in advance, simply call the Preliminary director in the city you wish to compete. early registration is always appreciated.

If you are unable to attend one of the 6 OPEN FLORIDA CITRUS PRELIMINARY PAGEANTS (all states welcome) or you live out of state and it is too far to attent one of the Florida Citrus Preliminary Pageants, you may advance directly to the National Citrus Baby Competition & National Citrus Pageant & Model Search — Citrus Productions will offer an AT-LARGE Entry Fee of only $200.00 which will include 2 admission tickets, a Citrus Interview T-Shirt, your picture in the Citrus Program Book, a copy of the Citrus Program Book and Citrus Tote Bag. If you will be registering for an at-large title and would like a Citrus Crown and ribbon banner with your title, the additional cost is $75.00 and that includes the crown, banner and shipping. Please apply today to receive this AT-LARGE SPECIAL by emailing a picture of the contestant to director@littlemisscitrus.com. Please include the name, age and date of birth. You may make the full or partial payment by calling 407-761-1145 with credit card or PayPal (payment link below) to director@littlemisscitrus.com. Space is limited, apply today.

 

THE TWO CATEGORIES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Forever in Blue Jeans: One piece of the outfit must be denim.
You may wear ANYTHING as long as it is denim! Your favorite blue jeans, skirt, shorts, dress, coat, etc. Have fun and show your personality!
2. Formal Wear: Girls—short cocktail dress, long dress, pageant dress, or Sunday best.
Boys—suit, tuxedo or dress pants and shirt.

Please contact the listed Preliminary Director of the Preliminary Pageant you plan to attend to confirm date and competition times.

Hair/make-up suggestions: no make-up please on any of the baby divisions. As the children compete in the older divisions, light and pretty hair/make-up only. In Citrus Productions quest to combine the world of modeling and pageants, we are looking for children who look like children.


Preliminary Pageant Entry Fee:
$100.00: includes the complete pageant, all 6 optional categories.
Admission tickets are $10.00 each for friends and family members.
Sibling Discount: the 2nd child is $75 and the 3rd child is $50— includes all optional competitions.

Optional Categories:
Photogenic (Bring a photo any size, black & white or color with you to check-in/registration, they can be natural, glitz, headshots, full body, professional or candid shots! We are looking for a pretty face and photogenic appeal!
Most Beautiful/Handsome Face
Best Attire (judged during Formal Wear)
Prettiest/Handsome EyesPrettiest/Handsome Smile
Prettiest/Handsome Hairstyle

Fashionista or Fashion Icon (best Blue Jean attire)

 

Schedule for all of the listed
Neon Citrus Preliminary Pageants and Model Searches:
11:00 - 11:45am CHECK-IN/REHEARSAL TIME: Each contestant will pick up his/her contestant number, submit photographs for the Optional Photogenic Contest, and practice on the Citrus Stage.
12:00 Noon FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS: One piece of this outfit must be denim. You may wear ANYTHING as long as it is denim! Your favorite blue jeans, skirt, shorts, dress, coat, etc. Have fun and show your personality!
1:00pm FORMAL ATTIRE: Each Citrus Contestant will compete in his/her formal attire. For the guys, it can be a tuxedo, suit, or dress pants and top. For the girls, it can be long, short, glitz, natural.
2:00pm CROWNING AWARDS: Each Citrus Model will receive his/her Citrus Awards and 2017 International Citrus Pageant and Model Search paperwork. Please wear formal attire.


PRI ZES:
The Winner In Each Age Division Receives: A FULL ENTRY fee paid to the 2017 National Citrus Pageant, a winners trophy, crown & sash, Certificate of Participation and a special gift from Citrus Productions.

We will also award 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Runners-Up in each Age Division. Each Runner-Up will receive: a Citrus trophy, free entry to the 2017 National Citrus Pageant and a special gift from Citrus Productions. In addition, we will award the 7 Optional Categories in each of the age divisions. Each Optional Winner will receive a Citrus Olympic Style Medal, free entry to the 2017 National Citrus Pageant and a special gift from Citrus Productions.

EVERY CONTESTANT Receives: $200 off the 2017 National Citrus Pageant entry fee, Certificate of Participation and a special gift from Citrus Productions.

 

TO REGISTER: Fill out the Preliminary Pageant application and click SUBMIT. Make sure to click on the Citrus Preliminary Pageant you will be attending.

To pay the $100.00 entry fee with Paypal, click the Paypal Button below.

Or call the pageant office with your credit card payment: (407) 761-1145

If you wish to mail your payment in, please mail to:

National Citrus Pageant/Model Search
8000 West Broward Blvd, Suite 1210
Plantation, FL 33388

Phone: (407) 761-1145
E-mail address: director@littlemisscitrus.com

Download 2016–2017 Preliminary Pageant Information PDF


There are no refunds.

AGE DIVISIONS: At the annual National Citrus Pageant (held annually in February), each contestant must compete in the age division as of the contestant’s age as of January 23 of the competition year. Please note: At any Citrus Preliminary Pageant, each contestant shall compete in the age division as of the contestant’s age the day of the actual Citrus Preliminary Pageant.

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