2018 Miss GSU Pageant

CONGRATULATIONS!
Miss Georgia Southern University 2017

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70th Annual
Miss Georgia Southern University Scholarship Pageant
Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Nessmith-Lane Performing Arts Center

Miss Georgia Southern University Scholarship Pageant is the longest standing preliminary pageant to Miss Georgia in the entire state! Once crowned, the winner could go on to become Miss America! Miss Georgia Southern University represents the student body, attends traditional and community events both on an off campus. Anyone that is interested in participating, must attend at least one information session (no exceptions) and submit an application.

ELIGIBILITY
Note: Eligibility requirements are set by the Miss America Organization and the Office of Student Activities and are not flexible.

  • Must be currently enrolled in at least 12 or more hours credit hours and physically attending classes at Georgia Southern University.
  • Must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Must have completed at least one semester as a full-time student at Georgia Southern University by date of pageant.
  • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing with the university.
  • Must attend Miss Georgia Forum Weekend, if crowned Miss Georgia Southern University.
  • Must not turn 25 years old during the year of service.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen (as required by the Miss America Organization).
  • Must be a female (gender).
  • Must not currently  be (or have ever been married or had a marriage annulled).
  • Must not be a parent or the adoptive parent of a child nor plan to become one during her year of service.
  • Must not be pregnant nor intend to become pregnant during her year of service.
  • Must not have been charged with multiple minor or petty offenses in the last twenty-four months.
  • Must not have ever been convicted of any criminal offenses and not have any pending criminal charges presently pending.
  • Must attend at least one information session.
  • Complete application, contract, etc. and submit to the Office of Student Activities on or before the published deadline.

Contestants must meet all requirements to be eligible.

Note: In the event of there being more than 18 applicants that meet the above criteria, there will be an additional cut interview by a panel of judges prior to any practices being held, to determine the final 18 contestants that will compete. Contestants should not make any binding commitments or purchases prior to officially being notified of pageant participation approval, by the Office of Student Activities.

If you have any questions regarding your participation, please contact the University Programming Board at UPB@georgiasouthern.edu or by phone at (912) 478-2603 prior to submitting the registration form and/or fees.



IMPORTANT DATES

Note: Please review all dates and check them against your schedule prior to submitting the registration form and/or fees. Exceptions will only be made for emergencies and/or academic conflicts.

Information Sessions (must attend one of the following sessions to participate):

  • Tuesday, September 19th at 6:00 pm in RU 2047
  • Wednesday, September 20th at 5:00 pm in RU 2047
  • Wednesday, September 27th at 5:00 pm in RU 2047
  • Thursday, September 28th at 6:00 pm in RU 2047

Cut Interviews (if applicable):
Note: In the event of there being more than 18 applicants that meet the above criteria, there will be an additional interview to determine 18 contestants.

  • Tuesday, October 3rd from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm in the Williams Center Conference Room.

Mandatory Meetings/Practices:

  • Thursday, October 19th at 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the Russell Union 2048
  • Wednesday, November 15th at 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Williams Center Multi-purpose Room
  • Wednesday, January 10th at 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Williams Center Multi-purpose Room
  • Thursday, January 18th at 6:00 9:00 pm in the Russell Union Ballroom
  • Thursday, January 25th at 6:00 – 9:00 pm in the Russell Union Ballroom
  • Wednesday, January 31st at 6:00 9:00 pm in the Williams Center Multi-purpose Room

Mandatory Dress Rehearsal:

  • Friday, February 2nd at 6:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center

Pageant:

  • Saturday, February 3rd at 6:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center

REGISTRATION FORMS
NOTE: ALL REGISTRATION FORMS AND FEES ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE  5:00pm on Friday, September 29th. 

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Miss Georgia Southern University
Registration Forms

(must have a valid MyGeorgiaSouthern login to view)

REGISTRATION OPENS: Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00 pm (following the first information session)

REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, September 29th at 5:00 pm

 

Last updated: 10/31/2017

OFFICE OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES • P.O. Box 7990 • Statesboro, Georgia • (912) 478-7270 • OSA@GeorgiaSouthern.edu