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The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce began the Miss Weslaco Pageant in 1956 and has continued the tradition.  The pageant was organized by different production companies over the years, however is now back under the full coordination of the Weslaco Chamber. The pageant now called the Weslaco Royal Pageant is a long-standing initiative and community wide event to support the personal growth and leadership development of our youth.
The initiative is widely supported by chamber members and businesses alike. This competition represents not only beauty and grace, but intelligence, leadership and effective communication skills.
Participants selected to represent Weslaco Royal titles will be a part of the Weslaco Royal Court and represent the Weslaco Chamber and City of Weslaco at events and programs across the community and Rio Grande Valley!

Application Closes November 18, 2022!

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2022 Weslaco Royal Court

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Miss Weslaco 2022
Camryn Bravo
Junior Miss Weslaco 2022
Larissa Nicole Rodriguez
Little Miss Weslaco 2022
Bryssa Almaraz
Miss Texas Onion Fest 2022
Arely Zereth Estrada

About the Weslaco Pageant

Pageant Titles

The 2023 pageant titles are outlined below with eligibility criteria

Little Miss Weslaco
Must be in 1st grade
Reside in Weslaco for a minimum of 1 year
Attend school in Weslaco

Junior Miss Weslaco **New Category
Must be in 6th or 7th
Reside in Weslaco for a minimum of 1 year
Attend school in Weslaco

Miss Weslaco
Must be a sophomore or junior in high school
Reside in Weslaco for a minimum of 1 year
Attend school in Weslaco

Mr. Weslaco
Must be a sophomore or junior in high school
Reside in Weslaco for a minimum of 1 year
Attend school in Weslaco

Miss Texas Onion Fest
Please note that the first runner up in the Miss Weslaco category will assume the title and responsibilities of Miss Texas Onion fest

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Upcoming Deadlines & Important Dates

  • Pageant FEE: $200
  • Application Opens to community: October 3, 2022
  • Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 2, 2022
  • Mandatory Orientation: December 3, 2022 | 9AM-12PM
    • Orientation will be from 9AM-12PM at the BVEC Conference Room (275 S. Kansas, Weslaco)
    • Dress Code: Royal Blue Top, pearl earrings/necklace (Head shots will be taken on this day)
  • Enrichment Program 1: January 7, 2023 | 11AM-2PM | BVEC Conference Room
    • This enrichment day will be focused on Etiquette and leading with grace. Lunch will be provided for contestants.  Parents may purchase lunch tickets at the chamber.
    • Dress Code: Sundays Best
  • Enrichment Program 2: January 21, 2023 | 9:30AM-12PM | BVEC Conference Room
    • This enrichment day will be focused on pageant prep, leadership and coaching
    • Dress Code: Sundays Best
  • Deadline to purchase Ad: January 7, 2023
  • Interviews: February 4, 2023 | 9AM-2PM
    • Dress Code: Sundays Best/Business Professional
  • Opening Number Practice: TBA
    • Dress code: work out attire, comfortable shoes and if available dressy shoes to be used during opening number
  • Rehearsal Date: February 10, 2023
  • Fashion Wear Descriptions: Submit a 2-3 sentence description of how your fashion wear reflects your personality.
  • Contestant Bio
  • Pageant Date: February 11, 2023

**ALL DATES AND INFORMATION LISTED ABOVE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Planning for the Pageant!

Here are some helpful tips/details for your you as you prepare for the pageant.

  • Call the chamber (965-968-2102) to ensure your application has been received and is complete and that have been added to the competition roster!
  • Pageant Theme: This years program will be based on the movie Encanto!
  • Areas of Competition:
    • Personal Introductions
    • Fashion Wear Competition
    • Fishbowl Questions (All Contestants)
    • Formal Wear Competition
    • Finalist Questions (only Miss/Mr Weslaco)
  • Create a short bio for the contestant.  This bio should share positive highlights about the contestant including what school they attend, any programs they are a part of .  Make sure to include the contestant name and parents/guardians names in the bio as well!
  • Award Categories:
    • Miss Congeniality
    • Most Photogenic
    • People's Choice (votes will take place at the pageant)
    • Best Dress (all female categories)
    • Best Fashion Wear
    • Best Dressed (Mr.Weslaco)
  • After Pageant: Score cards will not be released, however Judges note sheets will be available upon request, and only available if notes were provided by judge.

 

Weslaco Royal Court Winners History

Pageant Contact

Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce

956.968.2102

chamber@weslaco.com

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