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DECENCY AND DECORUM

It is important to mention that you are coming to the great and glorious south to compete. This means the buckle of the bible belt my darlings. The authorities are very explicit about the things that may not be done on stage in a venue that sells alcohol. We have a very good reputation and would like to continue having this pageant for years to come. One pubic hair could ruin this, so please do not take any chances. All performers must abide by all North Carolina laws and ordinances. Things you may not do in a venue which serves alcohol are as follows:

THOU SHALT NOT: (NOT PERMITTED)
* Display Pink Parts. No Nipples, No Labia, No Pubic Hair, No "crack", No Merkins. The local fine for this is $5000.
* Display adult novelties or marital aids. No dildos, strapons etc.
* Display sexually explicit or vulgar behavior. Specifically: Do not re-enact your bedroom fantasies on stage in a manner which is explicit. You may allude to your fantasy/fetish but we should not see the raw act. (Example: bouncing on a sofa, grinding and pelvic thrusts are great. Doing this on top of another person or animal, alive or inflatable is not :-)
* Bring Alcohol purchased outside into the venue. The Visulite Theatre has a fully stocked bar, reasonable prices, friendly staff, and you can see the stage. Save your bottle for the hotel room
* Bring illegal drugs, weapons, or illegal items onto or into the the property of the venue.
Anyone doing any of the above will be disqualified, ejected from the venue, and could be arrested. No Refunds. No Exceptions.

THOU SHALT: (ENCOURAGED)
* Have some tasty cocktails, socialize, network, gossip, buy some merch, and enjoy an awesome show! Drink, Dance, and be Divine. We will have the multi-award winning DJ SPIDER spinning a kickass dance floor once the competition is over!

In applying to compete/participate in this event, you grant the Big Mammas Productions and its assignees irrevocable permission to use your name, likeness and performance for unlimited promotional use. By signing the application you are agreeing to abide by all rules, laws, decrees and statements established herein and in the state of North Carolina, City of Charlote and Mecklenburg County. You also agree to hold harmless for any and all occurances at or pertaining to the event, all producers, promoters, venue owners, volunteers and employees.
You are over 21 years of age.

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Categories

Queen of Southern Exposure The Best of the Best Female performance. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, & energy

Princess of Southern Exposure

Intermediate Level Female Performance. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, & energy
King of Southern Exposure The Best of the Best Male performance. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, & energy
Prince of Southern Exposure Intermediate Level Male Performance. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, & energy
Best Southern Exposure Duet Category is designed to showcase 2 performers only. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, energy, & synchronicity of partners
Best Southern Exposure Group Category is designed to showcase a group of performers. Judged on creativity, beauty, seduction, costume/props, energy, & group interaction/synchronized performance
Best Southern Exposure Variety Celebrating all live entertainment in the variety, sideshow, circus, & vaudeville fields. No body exposure is required. All genders accepted. singles, partners, or groups are ok. Judged on creativity, wittiness, audience reaction, and show(wo)manship!
Most Classic Southern Exposure Special Category created to celebrate those performers who keep their performance styles in line with the traditional standards of burlesque or variety.
Most Glamorous Southern Exposure Special Category designed to celebrate the most excitingly attractive, over the top alluring and fascinating sparkling performance.
Funniest Southern Exposure Special Category designed to celebrate the most humorous, laughably memorable performance.
Edgiest Southern Exposure Special Category designed to celebrate Nuveau or Neo Burlesque styles emcompassing the more modern performance art styles of burlesque.

After the competiton, it is our intention to offer performers the added benefit
of the judges written, and hastily scribbled thoughts and critiques to all performers.Contestants are encouraged to wait for thier score cards.

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