TYPE OF EVENT THE NSW PINUP PAGEANT IS A PROJECT BORN TO LINK OUR ROCKABILLY & VINTAGE COMMUNITY AUSTRALIA WIDE, EACH STATE IS REPRESENTED TO COME TOGETHER IN AN ANNUAL FINAL. THIS IS HOW THE NSW COMPONENT IS RUN.
AN INCLUSIVE PAGEANT THAT LINKS PARTICIPANTS, AUDIENCE, SPONSORS AND PARTNERS TOGETHER SHOWCASING THE VINTAGE LIFESTYLE.
A SNEAK PEEK INTO THE LIFE OF ROCKABILLY/ PINUP/ VINTAGE LIFESTYLE
A CELEBRATION OF SELF WORTH AND COMMUNITY NETWORKING.
AN OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE THE IMPORTANCE OF HISTORY AND SUSTAINABILITY.
A HYBRID EVENT, PARTNERED WITH PARKES ELVIS FESTIVAL 2021, THAT OFFERS A LIVE PAGEANT AND AN ONLINE BEST DRESSED. CREATING AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL.
HEATS HELD OVER ENTIRE WEEKEND, PROMOTING TOURISM AS WELL AS ENCOURAGING ATTENDEES TO ENJOY ALL ASPECTS OF ENTIRE FESTIVAL.
The NSW Pageant Rd1 will be contested in the following categories with five places being allocated per category.
A minimum of 3 competitors are required to run a category & if a semi-finalist withdraws from a category the position is not filled.
The NSW Pinup Pageant as a part of Parkes Elvis Festival 2022 will run over 4 days and the segments will look like this.
Heats held over entire weekend - from Thursday til Sunday , it will be promoting tourism as well as encouraging attendees to enjoy all aspects of entire festival.
Thursday 21st April – Friday 22nd April – Saturday 23rd April – Sunday 24th April 2022 ---------------------------------------------------------------- SCHEDULE THE NSW PINUP PAGEANT AS A PART OF PARKES ELVIS FESTIVAL WILL RUN OVER 4 DAYS AND THE SEGMENTS WILL LOOK LIKE THIS.
Thursday 21st April 2022 – The Priscilla Dinner Speedway Themed Fashion Parade – A mini parade taking place at the Priscilla Dinner – Point based adding to the “NPP Cup of Tea” crown.
Friday 22nd April 2022 – Heat 1 – 5:30 – 7:30pm - Theatre Show/ Advert Skits The “Stars” show is a mix of musical based burlesque/ showgirl artists with our pageant participants creating vintage advert comedy skits (think Saturday Night Live but in the 50's)
Saturday 23rd April 2022 – Heat 2 – 10am Street Parade – 2pm NPP Fashion Parade 10am - Street Parade – Speedway Themed – Pageant participants will be part of the main street parade.
2pm – NPP Fashion Parade – Pageant participants showcasing Australian vintage/ rockabilly fashion designers as they catwalk the designers clothing. It will be a high-end fashion parade with judging being placed on the contestant’s flair and energy on the catwalk with an auction option on the clothes worn. The contestant that has the highest bid wins a category crown and points are allocated to add towards the overall title winner.
Sunday 24TH October 2021- 12:45pm - Crowning The crowning of all category winners
CONTESTANTS SHOWCASING AUSTRALIAN VINTAGE/ ROCKABILLY FASHION DESIGNERS AS THEY MODEL THE DESIGNERS CLOTHING. IT WILL BE A HIGH END FASHION PARADE WITH JUDGING BEING PLACED ON THE CONTESTANTS FLAIR AND ENERGY ON THE CATWALK. IT WILL ALSO BE AN AUCTION OPTION ON THE CLOTHES WORN. THE CONTESTANT THAT HAS THE HIGHEST BID WINS A CATEGORY CROWN.
INDIVIDUAL GROUPS CREATING AN ADVERT SKIT TO DISPLAY AGAIN THE DESIGNERS’ ITEMS OR THIS IS WHERE CONTESTANTS CAN WEAR THEIR OWN CLOTHES (AS THE SKIT IS DESIGNER BASED) – THIS IS ALSO SCORED ON CREATIVITY, HUMOUR & ENTERTAINMENT VALUE.
CATEGORIES ARE ROCKABILLY, GLAMOUR-BILLY, PSYCHO-BILLY, GEEK-A-BILLY
For Your Information
ALL ENTRANTS ARE TO BE AGED 18 YEARS OR OVER.
ALL ENTRANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY SEND A RECENT (WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS), TASTEFUL PINUP THEMED PHOTOGRAPH, NOT NECESSARILY PROFESSIONAL. FOR THE PURPOSE OF MARKETING AND PROMOTION OF CHROMEFEST 2021
ALL ENTRANTS WILL SUBMIT A VIDEO, ANSWERING THESE 3 QUESTIONS (THEY WILL SHARE WHO THEY ARE? SHORT INTRODUCTION OF YOURSELF, THEY WILL SHARE WHY THEY ARE ENTERING THIS CATEGORY, THEY WILL SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE IN THE PINUP WORLD). THIS IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MARKETING AND PROMOTION OF CHROMEFEST 2021.
THERE WILL BE 2 HEATS PER CATEGORY OF THE COMPETITION.
CONTESTANTS WILL CONDUCT THEMSELVES IN A RESPECTFUL MANNER, ALWAYS REMAIN FULLY ATTIRED AND FAMILY APPROPRIATE.
THEY WILL HAVE UP TO 3 MINUTES ON STAGE (SKIT & FASHION PARADE) TO SHOW US THEIR BEST ABILITIES IN THEIR SELECTED CATEGORY.
THEY WILL BE ENTERTAINING & HAVE FUN!
THEY WILL PROVIDE (3) WELL HELD POSES (AT LEAST 5 SECONDS) NOT ONLY FOR SCORING BUT ALSO FOR THE PHOTOGRAPHER TO BE ABLE TO GET GOOD PHOTOGRAPHS
HAIR & MAKEUP WILL BE PINUP APPROPRIATE.
CONTESTANTS WILL BE JUDGED ON THEIR CLOTHING, DEPORTMENT, CROWD INTERACTION & ORIGINALITY. (HAIR AND MAKE-UP INC)
PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO THE WINNERS ON SUNDAY AT THE COMPETITION CROWING