Due to COVID-19, Reading Pageantry will be done as a Virtual Event!
The 2021 Reading Pageantry National Literacy Pageant deadline will be
August 1st 2021
With Virtual Facebook Crowning August 7th 2021
The National Literacy Pageant will be the storybook dream event of a lifetime for our contestants and all of their family and friends who participate online with us.
As we host our first VIRTUAL National Pageant, we will have to adjust how we do our event this year.
Our Nationals Package is still All Inclusive and includes 3 Official Competition Categories and 2 Optional Competition Categories.
Reading Pageantry's accepts both ladies and gentlemen of all ages to all pageant events, and the divisions follow our State Appointed Titles. (See Appointed Titles HERE).
Required Competitions include:
~ Personal Introductions Videos for ages 3+ (no more than 60 seconds) / For ages 2 and under Parents may sit and hold Contestant on lap while telling us their Name, Age, City/State and one thing fun thing about the Contestant. Introductions will be done on video no more than 60 seconds long. All Contestants (and parents on camera) must wear either a black, blue or white plain tee with blue jeans or black pants and closed toe shoe (if filming from waist down).
~ Summer Casual Wear will be a photo competition (no swimsuits, please).
~ Formal Wear will be a video. No longer than 90 seconds, you may use any style of walking with whatever space you have available to you, and you may play any song you prefer as background sound.
~Talent: Please keep Talent Videos under 5 minutes and Contestants please wear wholesome articles of clothing.
~ The Reading Pageantry Signature "Literary Character" Outfit of Choice will be a Photo Competition.
The National Royalty in each division will win the following awards! Including:
~ The "Hearts for Literacy" Crown
~ Rhinestone trimmed embroidered sash with personalized name on back!
~ "Hearts for Literacy" Scepter
~ Custom Plaque
~ Official Golden Reading Rose
~Official National Royalty Shirt
~ 2 tickets to all events at the 2022 National Pageant
~Feature on Website and social media
~Official Royalty Photoshoot (setup as $70 stipends to get done at a portrait studio)
~ Surprise gift for our National winners twice the year of your reign
Other Title Awards
Princess and Prince (1st Alternates) in all age divisions
~Hearts for Literacy Crown
Royal Reading Court in all age divisions
~ Hearts for Literacy Crown
~ Ribbon Sash
Side Awards Medals in each Division
Titles that can be Double Crowned
(Only one queen or one king across all the age divisions)
Will receive Crown and Sash
(OOC Themed: Literary Characters)
-National Literacy Royal
Will receive Crown and Sash
-People's Choice (Will set up through the extremely well known and respected third party Pageant Planet)
Our National Ambassadors are raising funds to build Free Little Libraries. ALL proceeds from people's choice go directly to help with their goal! This title can be DOUBLE Crowned with any title in the pageant.
(All awards to be receive via Mail 2-5 weeks after crowning event since this is now a virtual event and we will be customizing all awards expect for the two surprise gifts)
Combine Nationals with an Appointed State Title!
For more information, or to apply for an Appointed State Title, click the link.
To Register for the Reading Pageantry Nationals, click the link here.
Please email: for information, questions and business/sponsorship inquiries or click the Contact us!
*Contestant Guide for Nationals Available Upon Request. Only after contestant has paid registration. Guide is prepared for Reading Pageantry Nationals Only for all the areas of competition.