Southeast Festival Pageant

Southeast Festival Pageant

Southeast Festivals is an official State Pageant for AmeriFest National Pageants, a faith and community service based system that strives to connect and promote state festival, fair, and community service driven pageants from all over the country. We celebrate all forms of beauty and offer age divisions for every age, size, and ability.

June 15th & 16th, 2024

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville
800 Monroe St SW,
Huntsville, AL 35801

Required Competitions

All Boys and Girls age 0-8 and STAR will compete in Evening Wear only

All contestants 9 and up will compete in Evening Wear, and Interview

Pageant Schedule

This is a Sample Schedule and is likely to be changed.

Saturday June 15th

8:00 AM-10:00 AM - Drop-in registration for all contestants

10:30 AM - Interviews

12:00 PM - Pageant Orientation & Rehearsal

1:30 PM - Mandatory Talent Sound Check & Optional Rehearsal

1:30 PM - Break For Lunch & Open Stage

3:00 PM - Runway Competition

4:00 PM - Talent competition

5:00 PM - Break For Dinner

6:30 PM - Award Ceremony for Optional Competitions

7:00 PM - Roaring 20s Gatsby Gala & Ice Cream Bar - Tickets Required

Sunday June 16th

8:00 AM - Optional Worship Service

10:00 AM - 0-8 Contestants, Boys, & STAR Evening Wear with Crowning to Immediately Follow

1:00 PM - 9 and up Evening Wear with Crowning to Immediately Follow

Supreme Brackets & Age Divisions

One queen and her court will be named in each age division

The Southeast Grand Supreme title will be awarded to the highest scorer in each supreme bracket, including multiple age divisions. Basic pageant entry includes entry for overall Grand Supreme. All other Supreme titles are additional to the basic entry and will be awarded as follows:

  • Mini Supreme (2nd highest score in supreme bracket)
  • Novice Supreme (3rd Highest score in supreme bracket)
  • Beauty Supreme (4th highest score in supreme bracket)
  • Personality Supreme (5th highest score in supreme bracket)

Mr Southeast (Boys age 0-12)

  • Mr. Southeast age divisions: 0-2 years, 3-6 years, 7-12 years

Wee Miss Southeast (Girls 0-3 years old)

  • Wee Miss age divisions: 0-11 months, 12-23 months, 2-3 years

Little Miss Southeast (Girls 4-8 years old)

  • Little Miss age divisions: 4-5 years, 6-8 years

Miss Pre-Teen Southeast (Girls 9-12 years old)

  • Pre-Teen age divisions: 9-10 years, 11-12 years

Miss Teen Southeast (girls 13-16 years)

  • Teen age divisions: 13-14 years, 15-16 years

Miss Southeast (girls 17-22)

  • Miss age divisions: 17-19 years, 20-22 years

Ms. Southeast (unmarried women 23-39 with or without children)

Mrs. Southeast (Married women 18-39)

Southeast Woman (age 40 and up – married or unmarried)

Modern Miss Southeast (18 years and older, dress size 14 and up)

Southeast STAR Special needs of all kinds are welcome!

  • Boys and Girls of all ages! (Age divisions determined based on entries)

Supreme Titles

Southeast Grand Supreme is included in your entry, but eligibility for all other supreme row titles is optional ($25 each). All supreme titles winners qualify for nationals

  • Mini Supreme- 2nd highest scorer in Supreme Bracket
  • Novice Supreme- 3rd highest scorer in Supreme Bracket
  • Beauty Supreme- 4th highest scorer in Supreme Bracket
  • Personality Supreme- 5th highest scorer in Supreme Bracket

Optional Competitions

$25 for each optional competition. We will award optional competition winners in each supreme bracket.

Little's Interview - For Age 4-8 Only We are opening up the interview competition for all girls and boys aged 2-8 as a non-require competition allowing contestants to gain experience and become more comfortable with the interview process. This will have no bearing on their overall score.

Photogenic - Contestants will bring photo submissions to pageant check-in without a frame. Additional photo entries are available for $15 each (up to three photos)

Runway - Contestants will model a fun fashion outfit that shows off their personality on stage in this upbeat fashion competition – Show your personality!

Talent - Contestants will perform a talent of their choice on stage. All talent performances will be limited to 2 minutes or less. Contestants are required to bring 2 copies of their music to the pageant check-in on a USB Drive or CD.

Spokesmodel (ALICE Award) - Contestants will provide a resume outlining their community service efforts and prepare a speech that is no longer than 3 minutes, which should tell the judges what The AmeriFest motto, “It’s More Than Just” means to them. ALICE Award speeches will be given in the interview room to a closed panel of judges following the interview competition.

Featured Photo Contests

$30 Entry for Cover Model and $20 Entry for all other categories - Contestants can submit up to three photos per category.  The official Southeast Festivals State Program Book will highlight all winning photos. All photos should be submitted online or emailed to the state director by April 28th, and will be scored by a separate panel of judges.

Cover model- Must be a headshot photo (shoulders up).

Centerfold- Must be a full-length photo (head to toe).

Top Model- Black & White Photo of Contestant.

Theme Photo- Any 1920s or Gatsby themed photo that includes the contestant.

Wardrobe Guide

0-3 Girls and all Boys Divisions

  • Evening Wear for evening wear competition
  • Optional runway/fun fashion.
  • State T-shirt not required

4-8 and STAR Divisions

  • State T-Shirt for Orientation & Rehearsal
  • Silver Cocktail, Party Dress, Romper, Jumpsuit or other semi-formal attire for the opening parade of contestants
  • Floor-length evening gown of your choice for evening wear competition
  • Optional runway/Fun Fashion

9 and up Divisions

  • State T-Shirt for Orientation & Rehearsal
  • Silver Cocktail, Party Dress, Romper, Jumpsuit or other semi-formal attire for the opening parade of contestants
  • Floor-length gown for Evening Wear competition
  • Professional or pageant interview attire for interview competition and optional Spokesmodel ALICE competition
  • Optional Runway/Fun Fashion outfit of choice

Community Service Project

A staple of all AmeriFest pageants is the importance of community service, and each pageant takes on a community service project in which all contestants are encouraged to participate.

Community Service Items

All contestants are encouraged to bring items to support our community service project.  Items list TBD.

The contestants who bring the most new packaged items collected will be awarded a queen's title, crown & sash and qualify for AmeriFest Nationals.

Earn Your Way to a Crown with Ad Sales!

You can go to the Southeast Festival Pageant for Free!

This is an excellent way for local businesses, friends, and family members to sponsor you, send a word of encouragement, or just receive great visibility in our official Alabama & Southeast Festivals Premium Program Book! We've made it simple for you!

  • 2 ad pages sold and receive your Basic Pageant Entry completely FREE
  • 3 ad pages sold and receive your Basic Pageant Entry and all Supreme Row Entries completely FREE!
  • 4 ad pages sold and receive your Basic Pageant Entry, all Supreme Row Entries, and up to 4 optional competitions FREE!
  • 5 ad pages sold and receive your Basic Pageant Entry, all Supreme Row Entries, and ALL optional competitions FREE! As a Bonus, we will give you a FREE Premium Program Book.
  • 6 ad pages sold and receive your Basic Pageant Entry, all Supreme Row Entries, and ALL optional competitions, and a Premium Program Book for FREE. Additionally you will receive a weekend pass for two door entries to all pageants and crowning ceremonies, and receive your very own on stage crowning as Southeast Festival Pageant Ambassador, and qualify for Nationals.
  • 7 ad pages or more and receive all of the above, and compete for our Southeast Ambassador Supreme Title. The contestant who sells the most ad pages above the 7 page minimum will be honored as The Southeast Ambassador Supreme and receive a large crown, embroidered sash, and queen prize package & awards.

We want to make a way for all contestants to participate in the Southeast Festival Pageant and see what it's like to be More Than Just...

We are excited to announce that we are now officially state directors for Alabama, Virginia, West Virginia, and Southeast Festival Pageants.

For more information please contact Holly Sylvester at