Sunburst holds local events throughout the year at venues around the world. The “local preliminary” event is the first step to getting involved in Sunburst. Competition includes babies, (both boys and girls three years and under) and females up to 27 years old. If you are a finalist at your local preliminary then your $250 beauty entry fee is paid to attend your State Competition. State Competitions are held during the months of April and May. There are fabulous awards at the state level including six foot trophies, savings bonds, gorgeous tiaras and much more.
Being a finalist in any category at your state competition qualifies you to advance on to the prestigious Sunburst International Finals held in Orlando, FL every year in July. At this final level of competition every winner receives $1,000 with our top score winners receiving $10,000. Sunburst Internationals also has top modeling agencies in attendance whom are scouting for faces and talent that they can represent in their industry as well. Help make your Child a Star!
Baby Model Search Pageant Information
This Competition includes boy and girl babies up to 3 years old. Boys and girls DO NOT compete together.
All contestants must enter the Model Search Pageant. Each age group will have a group lineup, and optional events will be judged. After the group lineup, each contestant will go to center stage, accompanied by an adult. At this time you should get your child to smile, be cute, and show personality. Each contestant will be judged on Good Looks, Overall Appearance, & Personality.
All Boys and Girls can enter ALL optional events.
Girls: Holiday dresses, long or short pageant gowns, flower girl dresses, or any other dressy clothes.
Boys: Nice outfit or Sunday Best.
Girls – Under One, One Years old, two and three years
Boys – 0-23 mos.; 2-4 years and 5-9 years
Pageant Fee: $50
3 and under - no make up
4-6 - We prefer very little
Female Model Search Pageant
This Competition includes females up to 27 years old.
All contestants must enter the Model Search Pageant. Each age group will have a group lineup, and optional events will be judged. After the group lineup, each contestant will go on stage one at a time and model at the center of the stage. Each contestant will be judged on Beauty, Overall Appearance, & Personality. There is no interview.
Short or long gown, holiday or flower girl dress, pageant, evening, prom, or any other special occasion gown.
Pee Wee: 4-6 years
Little Miss: 7-10 years
Pre-Teen: 11-13 years
Teen: 14-17 years
Miss/Mrs: 18-27 years
Pageant Fee: $50
Ages 4-6: Little to no makeup.
Ages 7-27: Age appropriate.
Optionals & Prize Information
Runners up receive a crown and award!
In each age division, winners will be crowned Kings and Queens. They will receive a crown and trophy, and their State Final beauty entry fee will be paid for. Runners-Up: In each age division, runners-up will receive a crown and award, and their State Final beauty entry fee will be paid for.
Attire, hair, eyes, smile, personality, and model face age groups are the same as beauty age groups. Optionals are judged during the group line up. Winners in each age group will receive medals, and their State Final entry fee will be paid for.
Bring your best photo to be judged for photogenic. Any size but no larger than 8.5 x 11. Your photos will be returned to you while you are at the pageant. Professional and personally taken photos will be accepted. Additional photo entries are accepted, and additional entries are $5 each. The winner in each age group will receive a crown and medal, and their beauty fee to the State Finals will be paid for.
OOC – Outfit of Choice: ($25)
Winner in each age group wins a crown and medal.