2021-22 Citrus Preliminary
Pageants & Model Searches

 

Welcome to the Citrus Pageant, celebrating 26 years of positive and fun pageantry!

 

Listed below are the Citrus Preliminary PageantsCitrus Photo Contests, and information/directions on how to enter the 2022 International Citrus Pageant At-Large. If you do not live near a Citrus Preliminary, please enter one of the Citrus Photo Contests or apply at-large and advance directly to the 2022 International Citrus Pageant.

 

The International Citrus Pageant will be on February 4-6, 2022
at the Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd. Kissimmee, FL 34747

 

Listed below are the Citrus Preliminary Pageants in Florida, to register for one of these events, click here


Apply today for a Citrus Preliminary near you!

Sunday, October 10, 2021: (ORLANDO)

Holiday Inn International Airport Hotel

5750 T.G. Lee Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32822

Hotel Telephone Number: (407) 851-6400

 

Sunday, October 24, 2021: (FORT LAUDERDALE)

Westfield Broward Mall

8000 West Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33388

Telephone Number: (407) 761-1145

(The event is inside the mall at The Queen of Everything Boutique. The store is close to Dillard’s Department Store)

 

Sunday, November 7, 2021: (TAMPA)

Ramada Westshore Tampa Airport

1200 North Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607

Hotel Telephone Number: (813) 302-7891

 

Sunday, November 14, 2021: (JACKSONVILLE)

Southbank Hotel at Jacksonville Riverwalk

1515 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Hotel Telephone Number: (904) 396-5100

 

Sunday, December 5, 2021: (CENTRAL FLORIDA)

Holiday Inn International Airport Hotel

5750 T.G. Lee Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32822

Hotel Telephone Number: (407) 851-6400

 

Sunday, December 12, 2021:
(SOUTH FLORIDA)

Westfield Broward Mall

8000 West Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33388

Telephone Number: (407) 761-1145

(The event is inside the mall at The Queen of Everything Boutique. The store is close to Dillard’s Department Store)

 

Sunday, December 19, 2021: (FORT MYERS)

Crown Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops

13051 Bell Tower Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33907

Hotel Telephone Number: (239) 482-2900

 

 

 

APPLY: click Here 

 

DIRECTOR: Michael Galanes
Phone: (407) 761-1145
E-Mail: director@littlemisscitrus.com

 

 

 

 

Special Citrus News: At the Citrus Preliminaries, we crown 2 winners per division!! Queen/Princess or King/Prince, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up and 3rd Runner-up.


Citrus Preliminary Pageant & Model Search Information:

Age Divisions:

Little Miss Citrus: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 2-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-9 years

Little Mister Citrus: 0-35 months, 3-6 years
Mister Citrus Preteen: 7-12 years

Miss Citrus Preteen: 10-12 years

Miss Citrus Junior Teen: 13-15 years

Mr. Citrus Teen: 13-19 years

Miss Citrus Teen: 16-19 years

Miss Citrus: 20-29 years

Mr. Citrus: 20 years and up

Ms. Citrus: 30-49 years

Ms. Citrus Classic: 50 years young and up


Note: Each Contestant competes in the age division as of his/her age on January 23, 2022 as that is the national cut-off date for the age requirements.

 

Schedule:

10:00am: Please arrive to check-in to receive contestant number. Dressing area will be provided for all contestants. Stage will be set up in ballroom if anyone wants to practice.


11:00am:
Formal Wear Competition and upon completion, we will announce the 2 Winners per age division, Runner-ups, and Optional Winners.  

 

Preliminary Pageant Entry Fee:

$125.00. Includes Pageant entry fee and the 3 Optional Categories too. Sibling/Family Member Discount: $75.00 for second family member and $50.00 for 3rd family member.
- Most Beautiful/Most Handsome Face (judged onstage)
- Prettiest Eyes (judged on stage)
- Prettiest Smile (judged on stage)

 

NOTE: These three optional titles will only be given to one person in the entire pageant, not in each age division. These awards are included in the $75.00 entry fee.

 

Preliminary Pageant Category:

Formal Attire only. All age divisions compete in Formal Attire, it is the only competition.

The formal attire for girls (ages 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 2-3 years) must be Sunday best or Holiday Dress. No Pageant dresses or Cupcake dresses are allowed. Rhinestones are not allowed on Sunday Best or Holiday Dress. Sequins are allowed.

Girls ages 4-6. 7-9 years, 10-12 years, 13-15 years, 16-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-49 years, and 50 years and up may wear a short or long dress. High/Low dresses are allowed, these are dresses that are short in the front and long in the back. The dresses may have embellishment, rhinestones, sequins, or illusion.

Formal Attire for the boys should be a suit, tuxedo, or pants/dress shirt, any color/style is allowed.

Each contestant may spend up to 60 seconds on the stage. There will be 4 X’s on the stage and each contestant will hit each X.

 

Prizes:

  • The WINNER in each age division receives FULL ENTRY FEE PAID ($395.00 value) to the 2022 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search, crown, banner, trophy, and a special gift from Citrus Productions.
     
  • We will award 2 Winners, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Runner-up in each division. Each Runner-up will receive FREE ENTRY ($395.00 value) to the 2022 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search, trophy, and special gift from Citrus Productions.
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  • We will announce the 3 Optional Category Winners in each age division as they receive FREE ENTRY ($395.00 value) to the 2022 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search and an Olympic-style medal and special gift from Citrus Productions. 
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    Note: In receiving a FREE ENTRY ($395.00 value), each contestant is responsible for a $250.00 registration fee that covers 2 admission tickets, picture in the Citrus Program Book, copy of the Citrus Program Book, Interview shirt, Citrus Tote bag, and gift from Citrus Productions.

     

Hair and Make-up Rules and Regulations:

There is no hair extensions or make-up allowed on 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 2-3 years, 4-6 years, or 7-9 years. Light and pretty make-up and hair extensions are allowed are 10 years old and up.

Enter a Citrus Photo Contest:

Simply email a picture (full body or headshot) to director@littlemisscitrus.com

We will announce 2 winners in each of the 16 age divisions. Judges will be a modeling agency looking for a beautiful face and photogenic appeal.

 

The fee is $25.00 and you may submit 2 pictures.

 

Winners will receive a FREE ENTRY to the Citrus International Pageant ($395.00 value) and will appear on a SPOTLIGHT PAGE in the 2022 Citrus Program Book. There will be 2 Citrus Photo Contests, Orange Blossom Photo Contest deadline will be on December 1, 2021 and Key Lime Photo Contest deadline will be on January 1, 2022. Winners will be announced a week after the deadline.


Admission Tickets:

$10.00 per person, child and adults.

 

National Pageant Information:

If the Citrus Tour is not traveling to a city near you or you cannot attend, you may register for the 2022 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search and receive an at-large title.

- Attend the International Citrus Pageant At-Large:

If you are unable to attend one of the Open Citrus Preliminary Pageants or you simply do not live in close proximity to one of the Citrus Preliminary Pageants, you may advance directly to the National Citrus Pageant. We will offer you a FULL ENTRY FEE (a $395.00 value) PAID. The only mandatory fee is a $250.00 registration fee that will cover 2 admission tickets, an interview shirt, your picture in the Citrus Program Souvenir Book, a copy of the Citrus Program, and Citrus Tote Bag. To register to be an at-large contestant, CLICK HERE. Once the office receives your application, you will receive an informative email with all of your details.


To Register for a Citrus Preliminary Pageant and Model Search:

CLICK HERE. Fill out the online application, be certain to check the city that you will be participating in, and click SUBMIT. We look forward to seeing you!


Entry Fee: $125.00 (includes 3 Optional Competitions)

 

You may pay the $125.00 in full or make a $62.50 deposit and pay the remaining balance of $62.50 one week before your scheduled. There are no refunds.
Payment options are listed below:

- You may also call in a credit card payment to (407) 761-1145

- CashApp: $citruspageant

- Zelle Payments accepted to (407) 761-1145.

- PayPal: director@littlemisscitrus.com 


2022 National Citrus Pageant and Model Search Dates:

February 4–6, 2022

 

TO APPLY FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL CITRUS PAGEANT:

Please apply today by completing the application (click here). I am completely waiving the $395.00 entry fee for you. All that you owe is the $250.00 registration fee that includes the following: Citrus Interview Shirt, 2 Citrus Admission Tickets, your picture in the National Citrus Program Book, copy of the Citrus Program Book, and Citrus Tote Bag.

 

New National Pageant Hotel:

Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration

2900 Parkway Boulevard 

Kissimmee, FL 34747

Hotel Telephone Number: (407) 396-7000

 

To book a sleeping room for the 2022 Citrus International Pageant (room rate is $89.00), please click HERE

 

Citrus Productions, National Director: Michael Galanes,

8000 West Broward Blvd., Suite 1210

Plantation, FL 33388
National Pageant Telephone Number: (407) 761-1145

Email: director@littlemisscitrus.com

Facebook: Citrus Pageant and Model Search

IG: @michaelgalanes


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