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Bluegrass Open Exhibition Pageant

Online, Virtual Exhibition Pageant
Entries: March 22-April 19, 2023
Judging: April 24-28, 2023

Do you want to brush up on your rodeo queen skills prior to competition season? Can't make it to an in-person workshop? Enter the Bluegrass Open Exhibition Pageant!


The Bluegrass Open is a completely VIRTUAL, ONLINE exhibition pageant. With a la carte and all-inclusive entry options, this is a great way to focus on the competition areas where you need improvement and/or suggestions prior to entering your next pageant.


In addition to receiving quality feedback from each judge, you be eligible to compete for trophy buckles and other prizes! We will be giving away an All-Around award to the contestant with the highest overall score across all age divisions (must be entered in at least 7 out of 8 categories to be eligible). 

Entry/Judging Information:

This is an exhibition only pageant. There will be no titles awarded and/or further commitments expected from contestants choosing to participate.

Entries will open on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 12:00am EST and will close on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 11:59pm EST. 

Judging will take place April 24-28, 2023. Winners will be contacted and announced the following week (this includes receiving feedback for those contestants who do not win an award). 

*please see Rules & Regulations for further details on division eligibility, entry requirements for individual categories, etc.*

Rules & Additional Forms:

*note: you only need to fill out the pageant application if you are entering that competition category, and don't already have one from another pageant to submit. 

Age Divisions: 

  • Sweetheart (5-7)

  • Little Miss (8-10)

  • Junior (11-14)

  • Teen (15-19)

  • Miss (20-27)

  • Alumni Pro (Open to any age, marital and/or parental status. Must be a previous local, regional, state, national titleholder and/or contestant.)

Competition Categories:

($25 for each category, or $180 for all)

  • Speech

  • Interview

  • Horsemanship

  • Appearance

  • Modeling

  • Written Test

  • Photogenic

  • Pageant Application

For questions and/or entry assistance, please contact:

Lauren Johnson

MRKI Pageant Director

(812) 498-8592

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