Proceeds benefit both the Miss Texas Scholarship Foundation and Operation Kindness, the leading no-kill animal shelter in the North Texas area. This is the first event of the "Miss Texas SHARES" series, created to share proceeds between the Miss Texas Scholarship Foundation (provider of educational scholarships to young women in Texas) and another Texas-based 501(c)(3) organization. Donations may be made at tinyurl.com/pawsitivelypurrfectfee.
PAWTICIPATION AND FAQ
Who can participate?
All pets are welcome - from dogs and cats to lizards and horses! The contest is open to US residents in any state, along with pets of all ages and species (including those who have crossed the rainbow bridge).
When is the entry deadline?
Sunday, May 16 @ 11:59 PM CST
Can I enter multiple pets?
Yes! There is no limit on the number of pets allowed to enter per household. Please complete one entry form for each pet.
How much is it to enter?
It is $20 per pet. You are welcome to donate more.
Does it cost extra to enter my pet in all the categories?
No! The $20 entry fee covers one pet to enter any or all the categories.
How does People's Choice work?
Every pet will automatically be entered to win the People's Choice category. People's Choice photos will be posted to www.misstexas.org and voting will be live from May 19 - May 26. Each vote is $1. The People's Choice winner will be crowned with an extra special prize package which is NOT to be missed!
How are the winners selected?
The six photo categories will be scored by a panel of celebrity judges and one winner will be awarded from each category (1. Like Pet, Like Parent, 2. Sleeping Beauty, 3. Seasonal Stars, 4. Red Carpet, 5. Fitness Activity/Activewear, 6. Tails to Scales). People’s Choice will be selected based on highest number of contest votes received ($1/vote).
When will the winners be announced?
What prizes/awards are available?
Numerous prizes are available with examples including (but not limited to): gift cards, treats, pet wardrobe and accessories, tickets to Miss Texas 2021, a wine tasting (sorry pets - this prize is for the humans!), fur family photography session, custom pet-face DivvyUp socks and of course... bragging rights!
HOW TO ENTER
COMPETITION CATEGORIES AND DESCRIPTIONS
1. People's Choice: All pets will be automatically entered into the People’s Choice competition with a photo of their choice. Voting will begin on May 20 (when photos are posted to www.misstexas.org) and conclude on May 27. Each vote is $1.
2. Like Pet, Like Parent: Twin it to Win it!
3. Sleeping Beauty: Normally if you snooze, you lose--but not in this competition!
4. Seasonal Stars: Select your favorite holiday (Halloween, Christmas, National Wine Day, etc.) and show us how your Seasonal Star celebrates.
5. Red Carpet: Loved it... couldn't wear it?! This is your chance to sparkle and shine!
6. Fitness Activity / Activewear: Featuring the athletic, outdoorsy and active pets... along with the pool loungers and athleisure-lovers.
7. Tails to Scales: A special category for the unique and/or exotic pets (including those on the farm!) who are not dogs or cats. Don't forget to enter them in the other categories as well!
Questions? Interested in sponsoring the contest or providing additional prizes/awards? Contact email@example.com.