USA State contestants may represent the state in which they reside, work, attend school, or own property or the
National Contestants may represent the country in which they reside, work, attend school, have dual citizenship, or own property or the parents/guardians of minor contestants own property.
All winners are required to compete at the next level of competition. Winners who cannot compete at the next level may pay a withdraw fee and return all prizes awarded or forthcoming, including crown and sash. Withdraw fees are as follows:
State $500; National $750.
Reigning queens may not compete at the same pageant in which they are crowning their successor. Queens not aging out of their age division may return to compete for the next level of competition and receive a new title.
Contestants must be a born female, still a female, and remain a female until she has crowned her successor. Each contestant must dress and represent herself as a female throughout her reign.
Teen and younger age division contestants may not be married, divorced, been pregnant, or have children, including foster or adopted children.
Miss, Ms., or Classy Ms. contestants who are pregnant while competing must sign a non-responsibility form to release PURE, its staff, and affiliates of any and all liabilities.
All titleholders are required to pay a $200 deposit on their next level Contestant Finalist Package within 7 days of winning their title and the remaining balance of said package within 90 days of winning their title or by the deadline date, whichever comes first. All monies received on an account go towards the Contestant Finalist package before being applied to any other purchases. Failure to pay the deposit on time as well as paying the Contestant Finalist package full price by the deadline given will result in the winner forfeiting her title to the next eligible contestant. If a contestant is not eligible to take the title, the Director may recruit an at-large contestant and appoint said title to her. In this situation, the original crowned winner will be required to pay the withdraw fee and return all prizes awarded and forthcoming. Contents for the Contestant Finalist Package can be found within the information of the pageant in which you are participating.
Contestants with current or pending law convictions may not compete. Contestants who have posed for nude or nearly nude photos may not compete.
All applications serve as a legal binding contract for a contestant that she or her parents/guardians agree to all PURE terms and conditions, especially that she will compete at the next level of competition.
All winners are required to sign a winner's contract.
Bad sportsmanship and false representation will result in loss of points or titles at a Director's discretion.
Contestants are responsible for providing their own language interpreters and all expenses associated with the interpreter.
Contestants who have special needs are responsible for making all arrangements to meet those needs. A handicap ramp is provided for the stage at the international pageant.
PURE and it's affiliates are not responsible for any and all accidents at any PURE event.
NO refunds of any kind for contestants or guests are given at any level of competition for any reason. Payments are non-transferable.
Failure to pay for required purchases or submissions by deadline dates will result in point deductions of 5 points per judge for each infraction.
No makeup, flippers, wiglets, body/face glitter, or spray tans are permitted for the Princess, Tot, and Little Miss divisions. All other age divisions should consider wearing hair/makeup that is age appropriate.
Wardrobe worn at anytime to represent PURE should not have plunging necklines, side cut outs, see through, or be super short or revealing.
All hair and make up artists being paid to do hair and makeup services at a PURE pageant must be certified through our Pure Hair & Makeup Artist Certification program.
Pageant coaches are encouraged, but not required, to participate in our Pure Certified Coaching program.
PURE is not responsible for prizes awarded or not awarded by sponsors. A queen will receive her forthcoming prizes when she has met or exceeded her contractual requirements.
A reigning state, national, or international titleholder may not direct pageants for another pageant, be on another pageant's staff, with the exception of one annual charity pageant, or start her own pageant system while holding a PURE title or within one year of resigning her title, having a title removed, or within six months of crowning her successor.
Contestants may complete their contractual obligations they have with other systems prior to competing in PURE as long as that title allows them to fulfil their PURE obligations.
Contestants with no more than one national/international title with another system may compete in a PURE pageant as long as that title allows them to fulfil their PURE obligations.
A queen may not promote other pageant systems while holding a PURE title. Her PURE pictures, videos, verbiage, or imagery may not be used by other systems/pageants during her reign. Directors of other pageants using current PURE National or International titleholders to promote their pageant without approval of the PURE International Office are subject to a lawsuit and will incur all said legal fees associated with the lawsuit and be fined a fee of $5,000 or more.
Prior to the beginning of the competition, contestants or their parents/guardians are required to submit and sign a Media Release/Non-Responsibility Release/Good Sportsmanship form.
State titleholders may compete in other pageants that allow PURE titleholders to fulfill their PURE obligations after the national pageant is complete. State titleholders must fulfill their state reigning obligations.
National titleholders may not compete in other pageants except for no more than two charity pageants during their reign and must complete their national reigning obligations.
International titleholders may not compete in other pageants except for no more than one charity pageant during their reign and must complete their international reigning obligations.
Reigning queens who do not complete their reign are subject to a fine of $1,000 for State Queens, $1,500 for National Queens, and $2,000 for International Queens. Completing their reign means competing at the next level when required, completing their appearances and Be The Impact Projects, and/or returning to the following year's pageant to assist and crown their successor.
ALL REIGNING ROYALTY REGULATIONS, CONTESTANT ELIGIBILITY, AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH OUR SYSTEM MAY BE CHANGED AT ANY TIME AT OUR DISCRETION. UPON COMPLETING AN APPLICATION, IT BECOMES A WRITTEN AND LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT A CONTESTANT OR PARENT REPRESENTING A MINOR CONTESTANT AGREES TO AND WILL ABIDE BY ALL ELIGIBILITY & REGULATIONS, CURRENT AND FORTHCOMING.
ELIGIBILITY & REGULATIONS