E.O.Y. F.I. Categories
NO PROP SET UP TIME ALLOWED ! The maximum time for this category is three (3) minutes. The contestant will be required to state their name, what contest they are representing and where they are from. This may be done any time during the three minutes. The remainder of the time can be used in any manner to present the contestant to the judges and audience. ***There is no set up or break down time for this category*** This category is worth 40 points and points received are carried over from the preliminary night and added to the final night score.
Talent may be any type of entertainment as long as it is legal and does not create any danger of injury to either the contestant or anyone else. Talent presentations are limited to seven (7) minutes in length. Prop set up and break down time is limited to five (5) minutes total. There is no restriction on the number of persons who may be involved in the talent presentation. Music for the talent category must be clearly marked with the contestant’s name and contestant number. This category is worth 100 points
ON STAGE INTERVIEW:
Each contestant will be asked a question on stage. The question will be composed from the personal biography each contestant submits. Approximately three (3) minutes is allowed for answers. This category is worth 10 points and is carried over from the preliminary night and added to the final night score.
CREATIVE EVENING WEAR:
NO PROP SET TIME ALLOWED!!! Evening Wear may be of any color or style, and should display creativity, imagination and individuality on the part of the contestant. In the Evening wear category we are looking for a total evening wear look from head to toe and the proper display of that look. This should not be a costume. No outfit commentary cards will be read during this portion of the contest, and it is free form modeling. This category is worth 50 points
The total number of points available from each judge is 200 points.
PRIZES AND AWARDS:
The Entry fee for EOY fi is $200.00, contestants must have qualified in a preliminary EOY pageant OR have been appointed by an EOY Ambassador to represent a title and compete.
Prizes will be awarded as follows:
Category winners: (based on the accumulative preliminary score)
On Stage Interview - Plaque
Presentation - Plaque
Creative Evening Wear – Plaque
Talent - Plaque
Top Three Finalist :
Second Alternate - $ 500.00
First Alternate - $1,000.00
2019 Entertainer of the Year $10,000.00 The 2020 Entertainer of the Year will receive $4000.00 upon winning the crown. On December 1, 2020 the 2020 Entertainer of the Year will receive $2000.00. The remaining $4000.00 will be awarded at the 2021 Entertainer of the Year contest when the title is passed on to Entertainer of the Year 2021. The winner will also be entitled to receive the $200.00 Entertainer of the Year booking fee for performing at the State and Regional preliminaries during their reign. All contestants winning cash prizes will be paid immediately following the finale of the 2021 Entertainer of the Year contest. Monies will be paid in the office.