On February 11, 2017 2 young women from our community will be chosen to represent the cities of Placentia & Yorba Linda. These ladies will act as a goodwill ambassadors and make public promotional appearances.  They will also represent our community at the 2017 Miss California Pageant, the state final for the Miss America Pageant.  Miss Placentia, Miss Yorba Linda and our Outstanding Teens must be poised, congenial, relaxed with the public, and eager to represent the communities of Placentia & Yorba Linda.  Former winners refer to their experience as a time that improved their public speaking skills and developed their confidence to achieve their goals.  Although the responsibilities of Miss Placentia, Miss Yorba Linda and our Outstanding Teens are numerous, the memories will last a lifetime.

Competition Eligibility Rules

The Miss Placentia and Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Competition is open to qualified young ladies who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must live, attend school, or work (Full Time) in Placentia,Yorba Linda, or Fullerton or attend school in the Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District OR attend California State University Fullerton
  • Must be between the ages of 17-24 and be at least a Senior in High School, no older than 24 by December 31, 2017 
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must never have been married 
  • Must never have been pregnant
  • Never have been convicted of any crime.
  • The candidate must be of high moral character and is expected to conduct themselves as a lady at all times. 
  • Candidate will reflect favorably on themselves, the Miss Placentia and Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association and the Cities of Placentia, Yorba Linda, Fullerton.
  • Contestants shall attend all scheduled rehearsals unless the Executive Director has been notified no less than 1 week beforehand in writing, and approval has been granted.

Contestants must bring the following documents to Workshop #1: 

  1. Birth Certificate 
  2. Photo ID (Driver’s License/School ID/Passport) 
  3. Proof of Residency 
  4. Proof of Eligibility if eligible by school or work

HARD COPIES MUST BE PROVIDED OR WE WILL TAKE PHOTOS OF YOUR DOCUMENTS

 

Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda Competition Rules & Regulations

Name *
Name
Phone *
Phone
Eligibilty *
I agree that I have never been married, I am female and will be between the ages of 17 and 24 by December 31, 2017; I am of good moral character and have never been pregnant, and I am not now pregnant, and have not been involved at any time in any act of moral turpitude; I have never been convicted of any crime and do not have any criminal charges pending against me, nor have I ever done any act or engaged in any activity which is or could be characterized as dishonest, immoral, immodest, indecent, or in bad taste; that I am in reasonably good health and can to the best of my knowledge participate fully without limitation in competition activities. I agree to participate in the series of events leading up to the selection of Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda 2017 and to abide by and be bound by the rules and regulations governing the Competition and the awarding and supervision of the competition scholarship and other prizes provided by the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association.
Appearances *
If I am selected as Miss Placentia or Miss Yorba Linda 2017, I agree to make myself available for public appearances required of me by the competition officials. I understand that the directors of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association will act as my booking agent for all appearances. I will refer all requests for public appearances to the directors of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association. When appearing as Miss Placentia or Miss Yorba Linda 2017, I will always dress appropriately for the occasion with hair, make-up and nails groomed. I also understand that I will not be allowed to have a significant other present during appearances unless approved by competition directors prior to the appearance.
Preparation for State Competition *
In preparing for the State Competition, I agree; to workout to maintain my physical appearance; to maintain a reading program to keep up with current events; I agree to attend interview and talent preparation sessions that are scheduled for me. Failure to keep appointments with directors will not be tolerated and a written warning will be issued after the first meeting missed with directors. If another meeting is missed relinquishing of crown shall occur to which I agree and understand.
State Final Approval & Coaching *
I agree that the directors of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association have final approval rights on any and all of my competition clothing to be worn in the Miss California Pageant. I also agree that the directors of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association have final approval rights of my talent selection for the Miss California Competition. I also agree that I will not have others coaching me in any aspect of the competition without the approval of the directors and failure to do so will result in failure of wardrobe assistance and possibly disqualification from the Miss California Competition and relinquishing the title to the reigning first runner up who will then compete at the Miss California Competition. I will not have outside “pageant coaching” without the expressed consent in writing from my Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda Directors.
Liability *
I agree that neither the Directors, staff, or anyone working for or with the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association shall be held liable should any accident occur during any pre-competition and competition activities.
Manner & Method of Competition *
I agree that the manner and method of conducting the Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda Competition shall be in sole discretion of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association, Miss California Organization, and the Miss America Organization. I further agree that the time, method, and manner of judging the Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association and the award and supervision of the scholarships shall be within the sole discretion of the Director of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association, and the decision of the persons designated to judge the various events in any and all matters pertaining to the selection of the winners shall be final.
Representations, Warranties, and Prohibited Activities *
If any of the representations and warranties made by me herein shall prove false, or if I engage in any of the prohibited acts or activities described in paragraph one during the year of my service, or if I fail to conduct myself in a manner which, in the opinion of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association and/or the Miss California Organization, does not uphold and maintain the dignity and honor of the title “Miss Placentia 2017” or “Miss Yorba Linda 2017,” or if for any reason I am unable, in the sole and exclusive judgment of the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association Directors, to perform the duties expected of me as Miss Placentia 2017 or Miss Yorba Linda 2017, then I understand and agree that the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association may in its exclusive option terminate my right to participate in the 2017 Miss California Pageant, as well as my right to the title of Miss Placentia 2017 or Miss Yorba Linda 2017, and all awards, scholarships, and prerequisites pertaining thereto, and my successor will receive all of the benefits to which I would otherwise have been entitled.
Scholarship Request *
I agree to provide the Pageant directors with my tuition statement in a timely manner in order for my scholarship money to be released. Scholarship money will be available for use beginning the next quarter/semester after the naming of Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda 2017. The scholarship money will be used for books and tuition only, any other uses for academics would need approval from directors.
Photographs and Biographical Infomation *
I agree to have any pictures and biographical information about myself as a Miss Placentia or Miss Yorba Linda Contestant to be published on the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association Website and/or social media pages.
Drugs & Alcohol *
I agree to not attend or participate in activities where drugs will be present. Pictures or other documentation portraying drug usage or alcohol consumption presented to pageant officials can result in title relinquishing.
Social Media & Public Message Boards *
No negative not limited to (alcohol drinking, sexually provocative videos, pictures or kissing of either sex) are allowed on public message boards, social media, etc. Failure to abide by these rules will result in relinquishing the title and crown.
Resignation *
I understand that if at any time I make a decision to resign my crown for any reason, there will be a 72 hour period from the time I submit my resignation to the time that the resignation is final. Once the resignation is final, there will be no further discussion regarding my title and the crown and sash will be awarded to the first runner up or designee immediately following the 72 hour period. I will submit my resignation in writing. If I do not submit my resignation in writing, the Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Association director will consider resignation rendered. If resignation is not submitted and I do not fulfill my responsibilities as Miss Placentia 2017 or Miss Yorba Linda 2017, then the "Representations, Warranties, and Prohibited Activites" section of these Rules and Regulations would be applicable. In both circumstances, I would return crown and sash within 24 hours and forfeit all scholarships, awards and clothing or any other materials or serviced, purchased or given to me by the competition committee. I further understand that all items in the Miss California contract will be fully enforceable.
I UNDERSTAND & AGREE *
By agreeing to each of these rules and regulations, I acknowledge that I have received orientation in preparations for the 2017 Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Scholarship Competition and fully understand the commitment and obligations relating to the job of Miss Placentia & Miss Yorba Linda 2017 should I be chosen.