Contestants are NOT REQUIRED to compete in the optional contests. These contests will be judged by a separate panel of judges from the overall panel of judges and have no bearing on who is chosen as the queen.
Speech entries must be 100 words or less and memorized based on one of the topics below. Parents and teachers may help you write your speech.
All Speech contestants will perform and be scored at the Speech Competition. From these performances, the judges will select the top finalists. The winners of this competition will receive a trophy or plaque.
Speech performances have a strict 100-word limit, counting all words except the title. Your name, age division, and number of words must be in the upper right-hand corner of your speech. You may wear your Interview outfit or similar conservative outfit. You may enter the speech competition more than once. An entry fee of $50 must be paid for each speech entry.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AN AMERICAN COED?
A Coed is a female attending a co-educational college or university. A young woman referred to as a Coed calls to mind a dedicated student, preparing herself to become the very best person she can be, while having a blast at the same time!
IF I WIN MY MAC STATE PAGEANT, WHAT WILL BE REQUIRED OF ME?
Each MAC STATE PAGEANT WINNER is required to attend the National MAC Pageant to compete for the Queen's title for her age group. If the state pageant winner does not sign the MAC State Winner’s contract & attend the National MAC Pageant during the week of Thanksgiving in Lake Buena Vista, FL, she will forfeit her state title, all prizes, & cash awards.
DO I HAVE TO DO A TALENT TO COMPETE IN A MAC PAGEANT?
Our talent competition is optional. It is scored by a separate panel of judges than the panel that selects the overall queen in each age division. Optional contests have absolutely no bearing on who wins the pageant.