Wednesday, November 2, 2011

That One Time I Judged a Beauty Pageant

So I mentioned this last week but a couple weekends ago, I had the privilege of judging a beauty pageant for a local charity event.

I was kind of hoping it would be something like this…


Or maybe something like this?


But it was, unfortunately for my own amusement, a pageant full of very intelligent, sweet women with LOADS of talent. I got to see some incredible cultural dances and singing (and even some free-style rapping). It was the most random, surprisingly enjoyable evening I have spent in a really long time. And if it was a little cheesy, it was all part of the charm.


The three finalists


The contestants, emcees, and judges. I was so surprised they wanted me in a picture!


So I’ll just go ahead and check that off the bucket list.

What about you? Have you had a chance to do anything out of the ordinary lately?

love, elizabeth


Jen said...

That's awesome, Elizabeth! I love that it was something you wanted to do so badly, and you got to do it :) It sounds like a great time!

Sush said...

Wow what fun! The closest I've been to such an experience is knowing a few gals who entered in some beauty pageant contests. I worked in admissions at a local university and these gals entered in contests to garner scholarships!

Looks like a fun time!

Karm said...

that is too cool.
I could have scratched that off my bucket list too. I was asked to judge our local school Miss Cradlebaord pagaent. I had to decline because that fell on same day as Dj's practice ):

Alexandria said...

That looks like fun! And it'll always be a good conversation starter for you, right?

Mrs. Pancakes said...

That's looks like such a fun event! I would love to
Be a judge in a beauty pageant!

Meg {henninglove} said...

what a cool experience! how did you get picked? how hard was it to choose the winner? definitely a bucket list item, check!

Janette said...

That actually sounds really fun.. I would love to do this sort of thing.. How did you do it? Did they ask you? Or you volunteered? And that sceene in Miss Congeniality was truly thee funniest ever!

Janette, the Jongleur

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