Pageant Rules and Terms of Service

Candidate must be female and have been a legal resident for a period of 6 months within the boundaries of the City of Fontana and/or unincorporated areas. All candidates must meet residency eligibility requirements and provide acceptable supporting documents if requested. All candidates must be high school graduates or currently attending high school.

Teen Candidates must be between the grade level from Freshmen-Juniors and Miss Candidates must be between the grade level from Senior-Age 25, single, never married, not pregnant or have had a child. Each candidate, under 18 years of age, must have parents or guardians signature affixed to the Application.

The Pageant Committee reserves the right to disqualify any contestant at any time, for a sufficient reason, as determined by majority vote.

The Pageant Committee reserves the right to limit the number of contestants.

Candidates must be good moral character, and will be judged on poise, charm, personality, appearance, and communication skills by a panel of judges. However, there will not be specialized talent presentation required. Miss and Teen Candidates will appear in a dress or black shorts and pageant shirt for posture competition. All garments worn are subject to approval by the Pageant Committee. Pageant attire will be long evening gowns and appropriate heels. All garments worn are subject to the approval of the Pageant Committee.

Candidates must appear at all rehearsals and other activities requested by the Committee. No family, parents, or friends are allowed at rehearsals. The Miss Fontana Pageant Committee will provide chaperons.

I hereby authorize The Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization , permission to use my likeness in a photograph in any and all of its publications, including but not limited to all Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization’s printed and digital publications. I understand and agree that any photograph using my likeness will become property of the Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization and will not be returned.

I acknowledge that since my participation with the Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization is voluntary, I will receive no financial compensation.

I hereby irrevocably authorize the Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute any photos for purposes of publicizing Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization programs if fir any other related, lawful purpose. In addition, I waive the rights to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties of other compensation arising or related to the use of the photograph.

I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge Miss Fontana Pageant and Miss Fontana Organization from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.

I am at least eighteen (18)  years of age and am competent to contract in my own name. If the person signing is under age eighteen (18) or not competent to contract, there must be consent by a parent or legal guardian, as follow: I hereby certify that I am the parent or legal guardian or and do hereby give my consent without reservation to the foregoing on. Behalf of this person.