Miss Gay Illinois America
(a closed state pageant)

The residency requirements for potential contestants who wish to enter a city preliminary pageant of the Miss Gay Illinois America pageant is defined as: any qualified person whose primary residence (for a minimum of 90 days) is located in the State of Illinois or within a 25 miles radius of any contiguous State to the State of Illinois further defined as Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri or Wisconsin. Potential contestants from the State of Missouri may not enter any city preliminary pageant, to the Miss Gay Illinois America pageant, until the day after the last scheduled city preliminary to the Miss Gay Missouri America pageant.

Date: August 22-23, 2014
Promoters: Curt Godier and Chad Johnson
Promoter Phone: 314.484.5580
Promoter Email: chadj0971@gmail.com
curt.godier@sbcglobal.net
 
Promoter Web site: to be announced nnounced
Location:

Casino Queen

200 South Front Street

East St. Louis, IL 62201

 

Location Phone:

 

 
Location Website:  
Host Hotel:

to be announced

 

   
Entry Fee: n/a as this is a closed state pageant
Application: submitted on or before the time of registration
   
   
Registration Deadline: August 18, 2014 @ Midnight
   
Prize Package:

Winner - ($2,925.00 in cash and prizes)

·        Miss Gay Illinois America crown ($250 Value)

·        Head Shot Photo Session (provided by Jaymz Sapphire Photography $ 250 value)

·        Miss Gay Illinois Jewelry Set (provided by Las Vegas Costume, $750 value)

·        $500 Cash Prize ($200 at crowning, $200 at MGA registration, $100 at Miss Gay Illinois America 2015)

·        Floral Bouquet ($75 Value)

·        Miss Gay Illinois 2014 Plaque ($100 value)

·        Paid Entry to Miss Gay America 2015 ($150 Value)

·        One Hotel Room at the MGA Host Hotel ($700 value)

·        Half Page Ad in the MGA Souvenir Program ($150 Value)

·        Luggage Set ($200 value)

1st Alternate - ($1,775.00 in cash and prizes)

·        $300 Cash Prize (to be awarded at MGA 2015)

·        Head Shot Photo Session (provided by Jaymz Sapphire Photography $ 250 value)

·        Paid Entry to Miss Gay America 2015 ($150 Value)

·        Earring / Ring Jewelry Set provided by Las Vegas Costuming (estimated $100 value)

·        Miss Gay Illinois First Alternate Plaque ($75 value)

·        One Hotel Room at the MGA Host Hotel ($700 value)

·        Coverage in the MGA Souvenir Program ($150 Value)

·        Floral Bouquet ($50 Value)

2nd Alternate - ($235.00 in cash and prizes)

·        $100 Cash Prize

·        Earring / Ring Jewelry Set provided by Las Vegas Costuming (estimated $100 value)

·        Miss Gay Illinois 2nd Alternate certificate

·        Floral Bouquet ($35 value)

3rd and 4th Alternate- ($125.00 in cash and prizes)

·        Earring / Ring Jewelry Set provided by Las Vegas Costuming (estimated $100 value)

·        Miss Gay Illinois Finalist certificate

·        Floral Bouquet ($25 value)

Category Awards

·        Miss Gay Illinois America Category certificate to each category winner

Additional certificate’s

·        Miss Congeniality (voted by contestants) & Debut award (highest placing newcomer)

 

   
Pageant Theme: “Puttin' On The Glitz”
   
Opening Number: Contestants: All performers in Tuxedos with Tails.  Contestants may wear black and white with crystal stoning only. No top hats.  Formers in Sliver and White with crystal & black stoning only. Formers may wear a silver/white top hat if they would like, but not required.  Diva and Jessica will be in Gold with AB stoning and Top Hats!   

 

Contestants are required to wear their competition Evening Gown. No city prelim crowns permitted with hair suitable for crowning.

Formers: A gown of your choice for crowning.

 


   
Categories: • Male Interview
• Solo Talent
• Evening Gown
• On Stage Interview
• Talent
 

 

Stage Dimensions:

24” wide x 12” deep, 8.0” stage floor to ceiling. All props

must be able to fit through a standard 7” door (the stage will feature electricity, audio / visual connectivity.)

 

 
   
Pageant Schedule:

Friday, August 23, 2013

 

10:30 a.m.   Registration - Hotel Ballroom

11:00 a.m.    Contestant Orientation - Hotel Ballroom

11:30 a.m.    Judges Orientation - Hotel Ballroom

1:00 p.m.    Group 2 Roll Call - Hotel Ballroom

1:30 p.m.     Group 2 Male Interview - Hotel Board Room

1:30 p.m.     Each contestant will have 10 minutes on stage for rehearsal

6:00 p.m.    Contestant & Entertainers Roll Call – Dressing Room

6:30 p.m.     Judges Check In - Hotel Ballroom

7:00 p.m.     Pageant Starts (Solo Talent ONLY!!) 

9:00 p.m.     Revue Show

 

 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

 

10:00 a.m.  Mandatory Contestant Meeting

11:00 a.m.  Sound Check / Opening Number Rehearsal - Hotel Ballroom

12:00p.m.    Each contestant will have 10 minutes on stage for rehearsal

1:30 p.m.     Judges Check in - Hotel Ballroom

2:00 p.m.    Group 1 Roll Call - Hotel Ballroom

2:30 p.m.     Group 1 Male Interview - Hotel Board Room

2:30 p.m.     6:00 p.m.    Contestant Roll Call – Dressing Room

6:30 p.m.     Judges Check in - Hotel Ballroom

7:00 p.m.     Pageant Starts

7:30 p.m.     Evening Gown / On Stage Question

9:00 p.m.     Entertainment

9:30 p.m.     Main Talent

11:30 p.m.  Entertainment

12:00 a.m.  CROWNING

1:00 a.m.    

 

 

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Miss Gay Illinois America History


Year

Winner

Alternate

2014
Akasha Royale Kirsten Dubo
2013
Diva Coppafeel Nadia Louis
2012
Dayonna Hilton Diva DeParis
2011
Adria Andrews  Kirsten Dubo
2010
Tabitha Sexton Dymond Champagne Calloway
2009
Mariah Candy  Dymond Champagne Calloway
2002
Anita Mann Sin-o-men St. James
1995
Luscious Knight  Tina Kinea
1994
Monique Montane  Fonda Cox
1993
Anita Mann  Clarissa Cavalier
1992
Anastacia Tresdonne  Anita Mann
1991
*Krystal Knight  Krystal Knight
1990
Charity Case  (MGA 2001) Christi Cole
1986
Georgia Brown 
1983
Georgia Brown  Candi Stratton
1981  Vanessa Vincent  Christi Cole
1977
Donna Drag  
1976
Candy James  
1975
Miss Peaches 
Gyspy Lee
1974
Lana Kuntz  Miss Terry
1973
Lady Baronessa (MGA 1974)

* Jodi Santanna was originally crowned as Miss Gay Illinois America 1991 however the title was removed and Krystal Knight served the remaining reign as Miss Gay Illinois America 1991

 

 

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