Archive for October 27, 2013
Have you been thinking about breaking into the pageant world? If you are not one of the kids who participated in pageants when you were young, then you might need a little help navigating pageant rules and figuring out the best way to win. Here are a few facts you need to know about the history of pageants and why you should think about hiring pageant coaches to help you get ready.
The first modern American pageant was staged by Phineas Taylor Barnum in 1854, but his beauty contest was closed down by public protest. He previously held dog, baby, and bird beauty contests. He substituted daguerreotypes for judging, a practice quickly adopted by newspapers. Newspapers held photo beauty contests for many decades. In fact, i