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Itís All About Your Score
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Pageant systems use a variety of different scoring systems but did you know that some scoring systems are actually set up to benefit the pageant, not the contestant? The scoring system of a pageant and the instruction the judges receive have a direct effect on your ability to be a top contestant and to improve after each competition. Join Valerie Hayes as she walks you through the common scoring systems and discusses the pros and cons of each. Sheíll talk about the trends in pageant scoring and judging and tell you what you should be looking for in your next pageant!
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Pageant Talk Radio: Understanding Scoring
Valerie identifies the main scoring systems used in pageants today, and gives the advantages and disadvantages of each. She also tells us why she feels a matrix scoring system is the way to go in the future.
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Pageant Talk Radio: Knowing the Score
Some pageants give you your scores. Some donít. And some will give them to you partially. Valerie explains the reasons behind the doís and doníts, and why full disclosure is the only way to go.
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Pageant Talk Radio: Looking Towards Tomorrow
Sports competitions constantly evolve their scoring systems to change with the times & the skill levels of the competitorsÖ so when is pageantry going to follow suit & get with the times?
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