All contestants will compete in the evening wear competition in the gown of their choice. Each contestant will model before a panel of judges as they showcase their stage presence, personality, and confidence on stage. All contestants will use the walking pattern chosen by the State Director.
Ages 0-3: 100% of score Ages 4-13: 80% of score Ages 14+: 40% of score
INTERVIEW (Contestants Ages 4+)
Each contestant will sit down before a panel of judges for interview. Our interview questions are age-appropriate. The interview will last 3 minutes. *Ages 14+ will be required to submit a resume with the paperwork application.
Ages 4-13: 20% of score Ages 14+: 30% of score
YOUR CHOICE (Contestants Ages 14+)
Each contestant will choose which category to add for their additional requirement. CATEGORY CHOICES
Talent: Show the judges your skills in a 3 minute (or less) talent presentation. Judges will be looking for stage presence, entertainment value, and confidence under pressure.
Actress: Promote a product of your choice, perform a short one-person skit, or perform a monologue. Judges will be looking for stage presence, entertainment value, and confidence under pressure.
Model: Choose an outfit to model freestyle. Our judges will be looking for confidence, personality, and stage presence.
Speech: Show the judges your public speaking skills and support an issue close to your heart with a 100 word speech. Judges will be looking for professionalism, content, and confidence.
Ages 14+: 30% of score
Eligibility Contestants will represent their county (or city) at State. County/City titles are first come, first serve. First State sign-ups get first pick of county or city represented.
Entry fees are all-inclusive.
EARLY BIRD ENTRY: $200! DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD: Saturday, May 30th, 2020 Ages 0-3: $300 Ages 4-13: $350 Ages 14+: $400
State Ambassador Program
To help with State fees, we have a sponsorship program in place- the State Ambassador Program. Contestants are able to earn their way to State, and even win extra awards!
Contestants may ask family, friends, or businesses to purchase a page in our State Program Magazine. These can be business ads or good luck wishes. Magazine will be in full color, and standard magazine size, 8.5x11.
Prices are as follows: ½ Page: $50 Full Page: $100 STATE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM AWARDS
Sell the amount of pages equal to your entry fee, and attend State for FREE!
Sell $100 more than the amount of pages equal to your entry fee, attend State for FREE, and receive an official State Ambassador’s Crown!
Sell $200 more than the amount of pages equal to your entry fee, win all the above, and receive an official State Ambassador’s Embroidered Sash!
Sell $300 more than the amount of pages equal to your entry fee, win all the above, and win gifts from our sponsors!
Sell $400 more than the amount of pages equal to your entry fee, win all the above, and earn the State Ambassador Supreme Title, receive an official State Ambassador’s robe, receive a huge State Ambassador’s trophy, and instantly qualify for Nationals!
The Miss US Pageantry State Pageants has a growing list of sponsors. We are excited to announce that we will be awarding scholarships at the State level with 40+ contestants!
With 40+ contestants, there will be a guaranteed $1,000 scholarship to the contestant (age 14 or older) with the highest score. This amount may increase or decrease with the amount of contestants competing.
With 40+ contestants, there will be a guaranteed $250 scholarship to the contestants (age 4-13 and one 14 or older) with the best interview.
With 40+ contestants, there will be scholarships for community involvement. More scholarships may apply to your State Pageant. Scholarships are based on sponsorship funding, amount of contestants, and the award decisions made by your State Director.
Date & Location
*Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
*A detailed schedule will be released after deadline
*A host hotel will be announced
FINAL DEADLINE FOR ALL FEES, ADS, PAPERWORK, PHOTOS: August 29th, 2020
Once your first payment is submitted ($100 minimum deposit), your county, city, or region sash and crown will be sent to your address so you may begin representing your title.