August 6, 2021

BYU Wilkinson Student Center

Pre-Teen Costume Specifications
Pre-Teens must dress as listed below.
  • Black or dark blue color only
  • High waist optional
  • Satin stripes are allowed
  • Plain white or black long sleeved collared shirt only (no wing collars)
  • No pleats or ribbing
  • Sleeves to be worn at wrist length
  • Sweaters and vests are not allowed
Tie – Black color only, may be either straight or bow
Socks – Black or dark blue color only
Shoes- Heel height not to exceed 1.5 inches (must be black)
Materials – Fabrics must be plain (i.e.: cotton, polyester, cotton/polyester blend, wool blend)
No satin or shiny fabrics
Decorations, rhinestones, glitter, metallic thread, patterns or sequins are NOT allowed
Makeup – Not allowed
Hairstyle – Long hair must be worn in a pony tail
Skirt with top or simple dress with attached under garment or leotard top with full skirt
  • Plain or pleated with minimum 1 to maximum 3 half circles.
  • One plain simple underskirt allowed which is no larger or longer than top layer, and is the same or similar color as the outer skirt
  • No uneven hemlines, frills, splits, openings, lace, or sequins.
  • Length of skirt must not be shorter than 3 inches above the knee cap and no longer than 3 inches below the knee cap
  • Necklines: Boat, high neck, v-neck, sweetheart, ‚peter pan’ collar and regular collar are allowed. Edging or trim of any kind, including ribbon, satin, lace, sequins, etc. is not allowed on the neckline
  • Belting, as well as gathering or shirring is permissible from the waist down for a maximum of two inches, provided it is part of the dress itself and not an accessory
  • Edging or trim on the bodice is not allowed
  • Long, short, elbow length, cap, puff or sleeveless styles are allowed
  • Cannot be replaced by trimmings, frills, or edging on the shoulder line
  • No „finger loops” allowed
  • Fabrics must be only one color throughout
  • No glitter, metallic thread, or similar materials
  • No use of feathers, fringes, bows, belts, frills or sequins
  • No flesh color fabric
  • Any use of color coordinated ‚see through’ fabric must be lined from waist to shoulder; for use on arms no lining is needed
  • Lace (or similar fabric) is not allowed. Lycra, spandex, polyester, velvet, satin or jersey is encouraged
Shoes and Socks
  • Shoes – Heel height not to exceed 1.5 inches, and must be block heel style if a dance shoe. If the shoe comes with rhinestones on the buckle then they are allowed.  If the shoe comes with glitter on the shoe then it is allowed.
  • Socks: White ankle socks (may have a small amount of lace), flesh colored pantyhose, or light pink or white tights must be worn.
  • No Fishnet Tights
Accessories, jewelry, and makeup
  • No use of arm bands, chokers or headbands
  • No decoration is allowed on dress or in hair
  • No jewelry is allowed, other than one small earring in each ear
  • No makeup allowed
  • Use of fake eyelashes, fake fingernails, colored or glitter hair spray is not allowed