Welcome To Golden Carousel Productions…
“Where Dreams Really Do Come True”
Golden Carousel Grand National Finals 2010
The Spirit Of Aloha
August 13th -15th, 2010
At The Beautiful Hotel de Oro In Santa Nella, Ca
Located On Hwy 33 & I-5 A Few Miles North Of Los Baños, Ca
Baby Girls Young Girls Teen Girls & Moms Boys
0-18 Months 5-6 Years 13-15 Years 0-2 Years
19-35 Months 7-9 Years 16 & Up 3-5 Years
3-4 Years 10-12 Years Moms - Dazzling Ms. 6 & Up
(Divisions may be split or combined at the director’s discretion according to numbers of entrants)
How To Enter
Contestants are required to submit a $150.00 non-refundable deposit along with a head shot roster photo (may be color or black & white and no larger than 5x7) labeled with the contestant’s name and the words “ROSTER” on the back. Deposit & photo must be postmarked or e-mailed by July 10 2010. Check our website periodically for specials at www.GoldenCarouselPageants.com.
Refer A Friend
You will receive $25 off your entry fees for each new contestant that you refer.
The Hotel de Oro is the official host site of the 2010 Grand National Finals, centrally located in California. Only 110 miles to Sacramento, 73 miles to San Jose, 45 miles to Modesto and 270 miles to Los Angeles. Contestants and families are invited to stay at this unique Spanish style mission with comfortable and clean rooms at a discounted rate of only $59.00 per night. The hotel features a large out door pool and spa as well. There are also many fast food restaurants close by including McDonald‘s, Starbuck‘s & Quizno’s. Be sure to call now for your special discounted rate and don’t forget to mention that you are with Golden Carousel. For Reservations Call (209) 826-4444
On Saturday evening we will host our annual Party! Join us for games, crafts, cupcake decorating & Ice Cream Sundays for everyone! Don’t miss out on making new friends and great memories!
Mandatory for ALL contestants! This contest is to promote unity and good sportsmanship between our contestants. Posters may be poster board size and decorated with the TROPICAL theme or any way you would like. Posters should include a picture (please use a photo copy), the contestant’s name, a pen, and plenty of space for signatures. Posters will be hung in the ballroom. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters!
Formal Wear Basic modeling only. Our judging criteria is based upon appearance, personality, poise and head-to-toe attire. Attire must consist upon the following: Boys: suit or tuxedo.
Girls 0-6: Short pageant, flower girl style or fancy party dress. Pantyhose are not permitted for this age group.
Girls 7 & up: Short or long pageant, formal or fancy party dress. Absolutely NO make-up, absolutely NOTHING fake for ages 0-6 years! (clear lip gloss or clear mascara is ok) Age appropriate stage make-up will be permitted for ages 7 & up! Absolutely NOTHING fake! Contestants may have “pageant” hairstyles, but it must be their own hair! Our judges will NOT mark a contestant down for missing teeth, scrapes, bruises, blemishes or scars. One winner in each age division will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
One GRAND BEAUTY SUPREME winner will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Banner and Fabulous Gifts.
This is judged on facial beauty only during Formal wear Competition. One winner in each age division will be named receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And
One SWEETHEART SUPREME winner will be named receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
Tropical Wear Modeling
This competition will take place in any “Tropical” outfit of your choice. Bathing suits may be worn (no bare midriffs and must wear a sarong/wrap). This is not a pro-am category this is freestyle casual or runway type modeling only! We will provide music for this category, contestants will be given 90 seconds on-stage time. One winner in each age division will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel
Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
Talent/Pro-Am Model Competition
Routines must be under 3 minutes. Musical selections may be on a cassette tape or c.d. and labeled with
the performer’s name, age and song title and must be the ONLY selection on the tape or c.d. A back up
tape or c.d. must be brought with you to competition. Contestants may perform NO MORE than 2 routines TOTAL of any combination: (Example: 1 Talent & 1 Model or 2 Talents or 2 Models) Only the highest score will be used. Winners in each age division (for each Talent & Pro-Am Model) will be named receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
One GRAND TALENT SUPREME winner with the highest overall talent score will receive this coveted title, receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
Judged on photogenic quality. Only minimal digital editing (such as removing blemishes or stray hairs
etc.) will be acceptable for this category! One winner in each age division will be named receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
One PHOTOGENIC SUPREME winner will be named receiving: Beautiful Custom Carousel
Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
Jenny Foster Memorial Pro-Am Supreme
This title will be awarded to the contestant with the highest scores in Pro-Am. There will be one Supreme winner named. The JENNY FOSTER MEMORIAL SUPREME winner will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts!
This title will be awarded to the contestant with the highest scores in Beauty, Sweetheart, Photogenic & 1
Talent / Pro-Am and Tropical Wear. There will be one 0-6 and one 7 & up. MINI GRAND winners will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner & $250 CASH!
This title will be awarded to the contestant with the highest scores in Beauty, Sweetheart, Photogenic 1
Talent / Pro-Am, Tropical Wear. One ULTIMATE GRAND will receive: Beautiful Custom Carousel Crown, Embroidered Banner, $500 CASH!
Cover Model Competition
Centerfold - Must be a character photo, full body or ¾ length photo.
Back Cover - Must be a unique head shot.
All photos should be no larger than 8x10 and no smaller than 5x7 and preferably in color, and the photo
must be recent - no more than 1 year old! Only minimal digital editing is acceptable such as removing blemishes, stray hairs, backgrounds, props, etc…
One Back Cover and One Centerfold winner will each receive: Beautiful Crown, Embroidered Banner
And Fabulous Gift! E-mail all cover entries to IdaFontana@aol.com Or mail them to 1700 Second Street, Atwater Ca. 95301, NO LATER THEN JULY 10TH. 2010
This competition is open to ladies of any age. Ladies may compete in an evening wear of their choice
(pants are ok). Winner will receive: Beautiful Crown, Embroidered Banner And Fabulous Gifts
Friday 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Registration
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 0-9 Formal Wear & Tropical Wear
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 0-9 Talent/Pro-Am
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 10-up Formal Wear & Tropical Wear
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 10-up Talent/Pro-Am Competition
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Carnival Party
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Award Ceremonies
« Judges decisions are final!
« Good Sportsmanship is a must at all times! Failure to display good sportsmanship may result in
immediate dismissal from the Grand Finals and any other future events.
« No coaching ages 5 and up. Coaching may result in point deductions. Contestants up to age 4 may be
escorted on stage by one chaperone. Contestants 0-2 must be escorted on stage by a chaperone.
« Our official photographer will be available with video & photo packages for sale.
« All score sheets will be given following the crowning of the Ultimate Grand Supreme.
« All contestants must bring 2 nice gifts ($10 max.) for the outgoing royalty in their age division and
1 nice gift ($10 max.) for the outgoing Grand Supreme. Also bring a special gift for a pageant pal in
your age group to exchange with at the carnival.
« Tardiness will not be tolerated and may result in a deduction of points.
« Any prize listed may be substituted for equal or greater value due to availability.
« No checks will be accepted! CASH ONLY AT REGISTRATION! Payments through Pay Pal will
only be accepted NO LATER THAN 10 days prior to the pageant. A 4% surcharge will be added.
« All newly crowned royalty will be required to stay for photos after the coronation ceremony.
« There will be no refunds unless the event is cancelled or postponed.
« Crowning attire will be conducted in our official T-shirt. T-shirts may be decorated.
OFFICIAL NATIONAL ENTRY FORM
Please submit this form with a min. deposit of $150.00
Along with roster & cover photos no later than July 10, 2010.
NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED!
Fees must be paid by cash, certified funds, or through www.paypal.com only!
E-mail/Paypal IdaFontana@aol.com Make Fees Payable To:
Ida Fontana * 1700 Second Street. Atwater, CA 95301 * (209) 626-9091
Contestants name:_________________________________________ Age:_______________
T-shirt size:____________ (child Extra Small, 2-4, 6-8, 10-12; adult S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
$375.00 Basic Beauty Package
(Includes One Chaperone Admission Beauty, Sweetheart, Tropical Wear,
Photogenic and eligible Supremes) (Talent & Pro-Am Not Included)
$425.00 Ultimate Package
(Includes One Chaperone Admission, Beauty,
Sweetheart, 1 Photogenic Entry & 1 Talent/Pro-Am & Tropical Wear and all
Supremes, Mini & Ultimate Grand titles.!
$ 25.00 Back Cover (Photos must be submitted by July 10, 2010)
$ 25.00 Centerfold (Photos must be submitted by July 10, 2010)
$ 25.00 Extra Photo Entries ($25.00 x #_______ = $_________)
$ 50.00 Add Extra Talent Or Modeling Routine ($50.00 x #______ = $_______)
FREE Dazzling Ms. (Mom’s Division)
$20.00 Guest Badge… (Guests 4 & under free)
$ 5.00 Carnival Pass For Guests
$10.00 Program Book
$10.00 $10.00 T-Shirt (Mandatory attire for crowning)
Add 4% Surcharge If Using Pay Pal
Subtract Deposit ($150.00 minimum)
Total Deductions (credits or discounts)
***Sibling Discount… First child pays full price with $100 off package price for each additional child.***
Age Division __________________________________ Contestants Age ___________________
Favorite Food_________________________________ Favorite Movie _____________________
Hobbies ______________________________ Ambition _________________________________
1st Talent /Pro Am________________________________________________________________
2nd Talent/Pro Am ________________________________________________________________
Contestants Name ______________________________________________________________
Birth Date _____/_____/_____ Telephone (_________) ________________________________
Parents (Responsible Party)_______________________________________________________
As a contestant of the Grand National Finals 2010 I agree to abide by all rules and regulations set forth by the pageant and anyone affiliated with the pageant, both verbal and written. I also agree to hold Golden Carousel Pageants and the Ramada Inn Mission de Oro harmless of any damages or liabilities due to theft, accident or injury during or resulting from participation of this event. I also affirm that all information is true, and I understand that providing any false or misleading information will be sufficient reason for dismissal from this pageant. I also agree that I will not be involved in any gossip, hearsay or un-sportsmanlike conduct regarding Golden Carousel, staff, contestants, royalty and/or guests. I also understand that participating in any gossip, hearsay or un-sportsmanlike conduct, by myself/contestant, chaperone and/or guest will result in immediate dismissal from the Grand National Finals as well as any other future events. I release any photos or videos of myself/contestant to be used for Golden Carousel publicity purposes only. I realize that any advertised prize may be substituted due to availability. I acknowledge that I understand all claims set forth by Golden Carousel.
National Director Ida Fontana
Sign (Chaperone if contestant is a minor) ____________________________________________
Sign (Contestant if over 18) ______________________________________________________