Open Pageants: You must be a resident or full-time student public, private, or homeschooled in the state of Illinois for at least six months prior to the date of the competition. Closed Pageants: You must be a resident or full-time student in a specific geographic area in Illinois for at least six months prior to the date of the competition. Appointed Titleholders : A contestant who does not have an opportunity to compete in a local, but who desires to come to the state pageant with the aid of a preparation team, has the opportunity to be appointed by a local organization.
We look forward to crowning a miss and teen winner and working with both throughout the year. These pageants are held in the fall of in High Point, NC. You may wish to solicit sponsorship to cover the required ad page, which could result in no out of pocket costs for you to enter the state pageant.
The Miss Universe Organization MUO is a global, inclusive organization that celebrates women of all cultures and backgrounds and empowers them to realize their goals through experiences that build self- confidence and create opportunities for success. The Miss Universe Organization empowers women to realize their personal, professional and philanthropic goals through experiences that build self-confidence and act as catalysts for future success. The contestants and titleholders that have gone through the Miss Universe system are able to cultivate their personal career goals, advocate for humanitarian issues and be a voice to affect positive change in the world.
You could be among these contestants! Our program is designed to be an excellent vehicle for advancing your career and personal goals. As a contestant, you will be scored in three equal categories and will participate in two exciting stage shows.
Each year, thousands of young women participate at the local, state and national levels, culminating in the selection of 51 national finalists who compete for the title of Miss America. One of them could be you! To become Miss America, a contestant must first enter and win a local competition, and then compete to represent her state—a process requiring hard work, talent and personal commitment.
You could be among these contestants! Performing talent is NOT a requirement. Our program is designed to be an excellent vehicle for advancing your career and personal goals.
What are the requirements for entering the pageant? If you are single never marriednever given birth to or have adopted a child, a United States citizen, a resident of the state of West Virginia, and you are at least 14 but under 28 as of January 1,you are eligible to apply to become a contestant. On the contrary!
The competition served as the second consecutive time that the pageant has been held concurrently with the Miss USA competition. For the first time, both the preliminary and final competitions were held on the same day. Prior to the final competition, the delegates competed the preliminary competition, which involved private interviews with the judges and a presentation show where they competed in athletic wear and evening gown.
If you are single, never married, never given birth to or have adopted a child, a United States citizen, a resident of the state of California for a minimum of three months, or a full-time student enrolled in a California School, and you are born in the years you are eligible to apply to be a Miss or Teen Hometown USA Delegate for the calendar year There are no required height, weight or specific measurements that qualify you to compete. The judges are looking for body proportion, good physical health and personality.