2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 1 - SELLING AND OTHER TRADE PRACTICES
ARTICLE 30 - BEAUTY PAGEANTS
§ 10-1-830 - Definitions
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Beauty pageant" means any contest or competition in which entrants are judged on the basis of physical beauty, skill, talent, poise, and personality and in which a winner or winners are selected as representing an ideal in one or more of these areas. "Beauty pageant" shall not include any such contest or competition in which no application fee or entrance charge is made for contestants, to which no admission charge is made for attendance, and in connection with which no tickets, chances, advertisements, or sponsorships are sold.
(2) "Entrant's fee" means any payment of money or other thing of value including, but not limited to, the selling of advertisements or tickets or the obtaining of sponsors, which activity is a precondition to participation in a beauty pageant.
(3) "Operator" means any person, franchisee, firm or corporation, civil group, or elementary or secondary educational institution which promotes, organizes, or otherwise operates a beauty pageant, participation in which is limited to persons paying an entrant's fee.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer