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Standing Stone Beauty Pageant 2014 is Sept. 20


Pageant date September 20, 2014 NOON

        Entry Deadline Thursday August 27 to allow ordering of awards

Every contestant receives a CROWN

Beauty Pageant and Baby Contest Sept. 20, 2014 Doors open at Noon for registration. Pageant begins at 1pm. central time. All Proceeds to benefit the Standing Stone Historical Society.  Open to contestants of any area, county, or state except 2013 Standing  Stone Queens that are not moving up in age group.  All 2013 Queens are required to return to crown their successor and are eligible to compete if they are moving up to a new category. (example: if you won Baby Miss 0-11m you are now 22m you must crown the new 2014 Baby Miss but you are eligible to compete for 2014 Toddler Miss )

Pageant will be indoor with a large dressing room.  Entry fee $30


All Winners must stay for group Photo at the end of pageant to be featured in the newspaper

and the annual Standing Stone Book

also must return for Parade & Presentation at Monument on Standing Stone Day Sat. Oct. 11

***Parade Cars or Float will be provided***

Baby Miss 0-11m               Toddler Miss 12-23m              Wee Miss 2yrs

Tiny Miss 3-4yrs                 Little Miss 5-6yrs                    Young Miss 7-9yrs

 Jr. Miss 10-12yrs               Teen Miss 13-15yrs

                                Miss Standing Stone 16-21(married or single)

M.H.S. Ambassador ( Current Monterey High School Student) additional $10 fee.


Makeup is allowed and should be are appropriate.  Attire is formal, pageant dress, flower girl dress, Sunday best etc., any length age appropriate 0-9.  Ages 10 and up should be floor or Tea length. Judges will be looking for a beautiful face, a cute charming personality, confidence in front of a crowd and overall appealing attire. Cost of outfit is not scored. Judges will not be local. Score sheets will be given out after crowning. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. Judges decisions are final. The pageant officials, the school nor the historical society will be liable for loss, damage, or any other unforeseen problems.


 All superlatives hair, smile, personality, and photogenic are included except MHS Ambassador which is an additional $10 fee for Monterey high school students only. If you wish to compete in photogenic you must submit a photo at registration(snapshot or professional) No Glitz Photos please.  Queens in each category will receive crown and custom Banner. 1st , 2nd, & 3rd runners-up will receive a custom award.  All superlative winners receive a custom award . All others will receive a Princess Crown. MHS Ambassador will receive a special round crown, custom title banner, & Trophy.

  • pay your $30 fee with application at Monterey Library, or Country Bumpkin Before August 27 

  • Mail check or money order w/app.  Miss Standing Stone PO Box 31 Monterey, TN 38574 by 8/25

Click here to download 2014 BEAUTY PAGEANT APPLICATION

Click here to download 2014 Standing Stone BEAUTY PAGEANT RULES


Standing Stone Day planned for Saturday, Oct. 11

  Plans are being made for another exciting Standing Stone Day! The 2014 event is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever.


  Here's what we have so far...

  Vendors will set up on Commercial Ave. in downtown. Food vendors will be set up in a designated place. There will be tables and chairs for visitors tomsit. Download a vendors alication below.

  The parade will begin at 9 a.m. from  off the 300 exit ramp of I-40 on South Holly and proceed north to Commercial Ave, turning right and heading to the Standing Stone.

  The annual laying of the wreath and the tomahawk at the base of the Standing Stone along with Native American and Civil War demonstrations will follow shortly after the parade.

  An excursion train will arrive at the Monterey Depot Museum sometime around noon. Around 500 visitors are expected from the Tennessee Central Railway Museum. After they deboarded, you can ride the train on a 6-mile round trip for only $10 per person. Tickets will be available at the Monterey Dot Museum. Call 931-839-2111.

  Keep checking back as things develop. 


Click photo to download Vendor Application

Ready to Celebrate for the Season!

  Located atop the Cumberland Plateau, a quieter spot located between the hustle and bustle of Cookeville and Crossville.

  We're excited to provide some information about some great upcoming events that's coming to our little part of the world and invite you to come on up!


Click here for rhe Spring on the Mountain 2015 Vendor Application



 Spring on the Mountain will be on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in downtown Monterey. There will be several craft and food vendors in the downtown area mostly around the Monteerey Depot Museum. Just across the railroad tracks, this year, will be a car show at the Farmer's Market. Also, at the Farmers Market, the Monterey Garden Club will host their annual and very popular plant sale from early morning until they run out.

An excursion train will arrive from Nashville sometime near noon. If you want to ride from Nashville, contact the Tennessee Central Railway Museum online at http://www.tcry.org/ If its a short ride you want, the Monterey Depot Historical Society is selling tickets for $10 each to ride from the museum out to the sand plant and back. Entertainment is being planned for the event.

After a hard, cold winter, y'all come on up to the mountain and help us kick off the spring season.

For craft and food vendors, click on the appropriate link for an application for and more details.



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