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32 girls between the ages of four and 17 competed for the titles of Miss Victoria, Junior Miss Victoria, Young Miss Victoria, and Little Miss Victoria at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

Taylor Bearden, 9, waits backstage before competing in the Young Miss division of the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. Taylor was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign.

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Cynthia Ballin, left, of Edna, does airbrush makeup for Miss Victoria Pageant emcee Tracy Reed, also of Edna, before the show at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

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Contestants in the Little Miss division of the Miss Victoria Pageant get ready backstage at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

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Sarah McKenzie Talley, 12, right, practices a pose before competing in the Junior Miss division of the Miss Victoria Pageant, while her mother, Kendra Talley, left, and her sister, Danielle Talley, watch.

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Madalyn Rowlands, 5, left, and Macie Kolodziejczyk, 7, listen to an audio recording of Macie's younger brother on a Nintendo DS while Macie's mother, Shanda Kolodziejczyk, curls Macie's hair backstage at the Victoria Fine Arts Center before the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Emily Gooden, right, 17, touches 12-year-old Jillian Brooks' hair before the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

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Madalyn Rowlands, 5, introduces herself to the audience during the Little Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Mothers and friends of contestants watch the Miss Victoria Pageant backstage on a TV monitor.

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Katherine Vaclavik, left, of Victoria, kisses her daughter, 6-year-old Ambree Vaclavik, backstage at the Victoria Fine Arts Center before the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Dresses for the formal-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant hang backstage at the Victoria Fine Arts Center before the show.

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Tools of the trade wait in a backstage dressing room at the Victoria Fine Arts Center as contestants in the Miss Victoria Pageant get their hair and makeup done before the show.

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Violet Matson, 4, gets some help with the microphone during the Little Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Corinne "Beeza" Flonnory, left, 6, and Averie Porras, 5, watch a video on an iPhone backstage before competing in the Little Miss division of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Taylor Bearden, 9, laughs with Tammy Kubenka after Kubenka accidentally sprayed hairspray in her face during backstage preparations for the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. Taylor was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign. .

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Emcees Tracy Reed and Gary Moses share a laugh at the podium during the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Dede Morales, left, applies lipstick to her daughter, five-year-old Kamdyn Ann Morales, before the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

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Taylor Bearden, 9, has her hair curled by Hannah Gerdes, 16, before competing in the Young Miss division of the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. Taylor was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign. .

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Naomi Flonnory, left, gives advice to her daughter, 6-year-old Corinne "Beeza" Flonnory, backstage before the Miss Victoria Pageant at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.

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Emilia Ureste, 17, reacts after facing the crowd while emcees Tracy Reed and Gary Moses watch, during the Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Taylor Bearden, 9, center, eats Goldfish crackers and talks to Tristyn Lindsey, 7, while her mother, Jaclyn Bearden, right, helps prepare her for the Young Miss Division's formal-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant. Taylor was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign. .

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Miss Victoria contestants Sabrine Renae Emiliano, 16, far left; Hunter Slusher, 17, left; and Emily Gooden, 17, center, applaud Emilia Ureste, 17, after her introductory walk down the stage during the Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Taylor Bearden, 9, watches the Miss Victoria Pageant on a TV monitor backstage at the Victoria Fine Arts Center while her mother, Jaclyn Bearden, gets her shoes ready for the Young Miss division's formal-wear portion of the pageant. Taylor was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign. .

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Hunter Slusher, 17, introduces herself to the audience during the Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Jolie Lambert, 6, turns to the audience during the Little Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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Taylor Bearden, 9, left, stands onstage during the Little Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant. Bearden was crowned Little Miss Victoria in 2011 and launched an anti-bullying campaign in the Victoria schools during her reign. .

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Kylee Janae Tipton, 12, introduces herself to the audience during the Junior Miss division's casual-wear portion of the Miss Victoria Pageant.

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