Las Vegas — The stars will shine bright at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino on Sunday, February 26, when the Nevada Princess Pageant and the Mrs. Nevada-America Pageant will be held at the Suncoast Showroom.
The Nevada Princess Pageant, starting at 2 p.m., includes divisions of Little Miss, ages 4 to 6; Young Miss, ages 7 to 9; Pre-Teen, ages 10 to 12; and Teen, ages 13 to 16. In each division, entrants will compete in the categories of evening gown, on-stage introduction and interview with the judges.
The winning Princesses will receive a prize package including a sterling silver princess tiara necklace, a photo shoot with Michelle Faithful and a rhinestone princess sash pin.
Later in the evening, 10 of Nevada’s most accomplished and lovely married women will vie for the 2012 Mrs. Nevada-America crown, starting at 7 p.m. Contestants will be judged in the categories of evening gown, swimsuit, overall beauty and a four-minute interview with the judges. All of the contestants, from homemakers to business owners, represent the brightest and best of Nevada’s married women. The newly crowned Mrs. Nevada-America 2012 will receive a prize package valued at more than $30,000 and the official crown of the Mrs. Nevada-America Pageant, presented by the reigning Mrs. Nevada-America 2011, Amanda Kouretas.
The winning lady will go on to compete in this year’s Mrs. America Pageant, the only nationally televised pageant for married women in America.
Project Teddy, a local nonprofit dedicated to bringing Build-A-Bear workshops to pediatric cancer patients to hospitals and chemotherapy centers throughout the Las Vegas Valley, will benefit from the Nevada Princess Pageant and the Mrs. Nevada-America Pageant.
Additionally, the Mrs. Nevada-America contestants’ favorite charities will be supported through “People’s Choice Voting.” Fans can vote for their favorite charities both online (through February 24) and at the door the day of the pageant. Visit www.mrsnevadaamerica.com to vote.
For additional information on either pageant, call 702.932.1021.
Tickets for the Nevada Princess Pageant start at $19.95, plus tax and convenience fees, while tickets for the Mrs. Nevada-America Pageant start at $29.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Coast Casinos box office, by calling 702.636.7075 or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.
Press release via Las Vegas Press Releases: http://www.lvol.com/press/