Doors open at 8:30am for registration and the pageant begins at 10am. The All American Girl is one of the fastest growing children’s pageants in the United States. Its focus is on Natural Beauty, Poise, Personality and Public Speaking. This allows all participants the opportunity to compete equally in every aspect. It is a fun, family friendly, natural program dedicated to celebrating today’s girls and tomorrow’s leaders by promoting positive pageantry and community support in a program where every girl leaves a winner! It is also a proud supporter of Autism Speaks. This year, Elena Malaro of Golden Valley (13 years old and an 8th grader at Arizona Connections Academy), will be hosting the State pageant. Elena is the current Goodwill Ambassador for Arizona, crowned in July, 2015 during the four day National Pageant in Las Vegas, NV. Attending the preliminary competition will let young women participate in the All American Girl Pageant for Arizona, going on to Nationals which has participants from all over the United States. Fees for the preliminary are $50.00, which covers overall queen, beauty, personality, interview and casual wear competitions. There are two optional package as well – photogenic and winter fest (winter wear), for a $10.00 fee. The girl who collects the most funds for Autism Speaks, will be crowned community service queen. Call Elena Malaro at 928/234-7152 or visit their website at http://allamericangirlpageant.com/for more information.