Blue Ridge Pride Center, Inc and Michael-David Entertainment is proud to present our 9th Annual Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant! Miss Blue Ridge Pride 2016 – Ginger Von Snap has put together an amazing opening performance. This pageant will feature Miss Blue Ridge Pride alumini* as judges and entertainment for the show.
The Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant has grown into a larger venue this year, the Asheville Masonic Temple Theater. This theater offers 2 levels of seating for fantastic views of the show.
*Formers are to be announced as soon as all details are confirmed.
DATE: Thursday, September 28, 2017
– 5:00pm – DOORS OPEN
– 5:30pm – MEET & GREET
– 6:00pm – COCKTAIL PARTY
– 7:00pm – OPENING OF PAGEANT
– 10:00pm – CLOSING OF PAGEANT
LOCATION: Asheville Masonic Temple, 80 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Tickets are on sale online now at: www.MissBlueRidgePride.com
Includes admission to the Miss Blue Ridge Pride Cocktail Party and the Miss Blue Ridge Pride Pageant.
– FLOOR SEATING – $12
– BALCONY SEATING – $8
MEET & GREET*
These tickets are in addition to General Admission Tickets and allow admission to the Pre-Pageant Meet & Greet and photo op with the available Miss Blue Ridge Pride alumini, including the current reigning, Ginger Von Snap.
– MEET & GREET PHOTO OP – $5
*General Admission Tickets MUST be purchased in order to purchase the Meet & Greet Tickets.
Tickets on the day of the event are priced as below:
– FLOOR – $15
– BALCONY – $10
– MEET & GREET – $10
FREE public parking is offered across Woodfin Street in the HomeTrust Bank parking lot.
Contestants will be judged in the following categories:
– CREATIVE EVENING GOWN
Contestant Handbook available online now at: www.MissBlueRidgePride.com
PRIZE PACKAGE – VALUED AT OVER $13,225*
The winner of Miss Blue Ridge Pride will enjoy a fantastic prize package that includes:
– The Miss Blue Ridge Pride full-round Crown (Valued at $175)
– $500 at Crowning
– $100 at Give Up
– $100 at Pride Festival
– A professional photoshoot with Roxy Taylor Photography (a $300 value)
– 250 Business Cards (A $50 value)
– A year of professional representation by Michael-David Entertainment (a $12,000 value)
*The Prize Package is ever growing and prizes are added when available.
Around 10 volunteers will be needed to produce this pageant. Those volunteer positions are:
1 – STAGE MANAGER – Keeps the show going and makes sure everyone is where they are supposed to be at all times. Previous Stage Management prefered.
1 – STAGE ASSISTANT – Assists the Stage Manager with any needs.
2 – TICKETING – Checks names on a prepaid list and sells tickets at the door.
3 – DOOR GUARD – With stand post outside dressing room doors to only offer admittance to entertainers, contestants and dressers.
2 – BARTENDER – Serve alcoholic beverages. MUST HAVE A CERTIFICATION.
1 – USHER – Usher patrons to proper seating.
If you are interested in volunteering, please email Michael-David Carpenter at md@itsMichaelDavid.com.