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COMPETITIONS

US American Miss is awarding 8 esteemed National Titles
Jr. Princess
Age 5-6
Princess
Age 7-9
Preteen
Age 10-12
Jr. Teen
Age 13-15
Teen
Age 16-19
Miss
Age 20-25
Ms.
Age 20-49
Mrs.
Age 20-49
*Single, Widowed, Divorced
with or without children
*single, never married, no children
*Married, with or without children
Age as of June 1, 2023

REQUIRED COMPETITIONS

Evening Gown | 30% of Total Score

Delegates will wear a floor-length gown of their choice that makes them feel confident, reflects their personality and is age-appropriate. Each delegate will have their moment in the spotlight as they showcase their grace, beauty and confidence. Scoring is based on stage presence and personality.

Interview | 40% of Total Score

During this phase, our delegates will interview for a chance to be one of the "Infinite 8". Questions will come from their Interview Form. All age divisions will interview panel style for three (3) minutes while wearing their custom Opening Number Dress. We want our delegates to be judged on what they have to say...not what they wear! Scoring is based on interview skills, personality, poise, being yourself and the ability to hold a conversation. 

Runway | 30% of Total Score

It's time to hit the runway and compete in our fashion-forward competition. Outfits should showcase their sense of fashion as well as their personality and be age appropriate. Scoring is based on modeling ability, stage presence and personality.

On Stage Question

During the National Competition Finals, the top delegates from Jr. Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms. and Mrs. divisions will each have an on-stage question (judged on a 1-10 scale) which will be added to their overall score to determine final placement. 

OPTIONAL COMPETITIONS

Talent | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 1

It's your time to shine! Show the judges your special talent in a two minute performance for your chance to win the National Talent award. One winner will be chosen from each age division. 

Casual Wear | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 1

Showcase your favorite casual outfit by modeling for the judges during the Casual Wear Modeling competition. One winner per age division will be chosen.

Cover Model | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 3

Every girl dreams of being on the cover of a magazine...and your dream just might come true. Submit your favorite professional photo you feel is worthy of being on the cover of a magazine. Two winners will be chosen (one from Nation 1 and one from Nation 2). These two lucky young ladies will have their pictures published on the inside front/back cover of our program book for Nationals!

Role Model | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 1

Love to be out in your community? Show the judges what you've been up to during your year (dates applicable from June 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023). 

The Role Model competition allows for you to show the judges your community service activities and involvement, academic achievements and mentoring activities. One winner in Nation 1 and one winner in Nation 2 will be selected. 

Fitness Wear | $125 Fee | Max Entries: 1

Let's get physical! This is your chance to walk the runway in your favorite fitness or sportswear outfit! The Fitness Optional will be for delegates in Preteen division and up.

Your outfit guidelines are the following: 3/4 or full length black leggings, black or white sneakers and your sponsor shirt given to you at Nationals Registration. 

State Costume | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 1

We want to see you represent your state. This optional competition allows you to not only be creative but hit the runway in style by showcasing what you believe is special about your state. Judging will be on creativity, uniqueness, stage personality and overall enthusiasm for your state. There will be two winners (one from Nation 1 and one from Nation 2).

Photogenic | $100 Fee | Max Entries: 3

Are you photogenic? Now is your chance to shine through our National Photogenic competition. Submit your photo and be judged on overall look, confidence, and personality. One winner per age division will be chosen. 

FREE OPTIONAL COMPETITIONS

USAM DAY OF SERVICE

Who doesn't love community service? Participate in USAM's National Day of Service on May 20, 2023 to be awarded with a service pin at Nationals. This can be any type of community service (i.e. bringing donuts to law enforcement, visiting a hospital, etc.)

PAGEANTRY SPIRIT AWARD

The Pageantry Spirit Award, hand selected by our National Directors, is being presented to a delegate or friend of the pageant who exemplifies the true spirit of pageantry. Presented by Pageantry Magazine, one person will receive this award and be featured in Pageantry Magazine.

PRESIDENTIAL VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

Submit the form to report your community service and volunteer hours to the national office by June 1st to see if you are eligible for this award to be presented at nationals from The White House.

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