Lady Liberty 2022

In conjunction with Dennis Vanalstine

Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show

Pin-up contest starts at 2pm, Tower Ave

Basic rules:

  • Contestants must be 18 or older to enter.

  • Styling should be 1940s, 1950s, or early 1960s. No swimsuits, lingerie, pasties, flashing, Halloween costumes, or burlesque attire. True vintage, reproduction, or rockabilly looks are all acceptable. Please feel free to ask the organizer if you are unsure of the appropriateness of your outfit.

  • Please keep language family-appropriate

  • This contest is about having fun and meeting new people - a true pinup community helps to build each other up, please remember this and be respectful of other contestants

  • Contestants are responsible for their own hair styling and makeup.

  • Any photographs taken of you may be used for promotional purposes.

  • Contest is open to 20 contestants. Contest registration opens April 15, 2022 and will close June 15, 2022 or when full.

  • Contestant fee is $30. This is non-refundable. This must be paid in FULL to secure your spot. Payments can be made via PayPal to @BorderTown Betties or by Venmo @thebetties

Run down of the show:

  • At check in, contestants will be given a number button. This button must be worn above the waist on the side the organizer tells you. Do not switch number buttons.

  • All contestants will be numerically called onto stage as their bio is read and strike at least three poses (hold for counts of five).

  • Props are encouraged, but are not necessary. They are a fun addition (it gives you something more specific to do, especially if you are nervous). You are responsible for moving any props on and off stage.

  • After all contestants have been introduced, each contestant will be called numerically to come back on stage. The contestant will be asked a question while on stage. Examples of the questions will be shared prior to the event.

  • The judges scores will be tallied, the contestant with the most points will be crowned Lady Liberty 2022. The contestant with the second highest point total will be named Miss Stars and Stripes, and third most will be Miss Firecracker.

Day-Of Information

  • There will be a dressing room available prior to the show.

  • Check in starts at 12pm. Please check in no later than 1 hour before the start of the contest. Please be mindful of the check in time. If you are running late PLEASE send us a message. Common courtesy is all we ask so we aren’t wondering where you are.

  • If a contestant fails to show day of contest without any communication, they will be barred from entering any future Border Town Betties organized pin-up contests.

  • Gather by the stage 15 minutes prior to the start time to get lined up and to go over any last minute info.

  • It’s great to arrive early and mingle with car owners and spectators. Encourage them to attend the contest and cheer.

  • ALL contestants are asked to stay after the contest is over for group pictures. The 3 winners are also asked to stay to take photos.


1st Place Prize

-$100 Cash



-Gift Basket

2nd Place Prize

-$50 Cash



-Gift Basket

3rd Place Prize

-$50 Cash



-Gift Basket