FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who may compete? What are your age requirements?
Young women between the ages of 18 years old and must not be older than 29 years old by January 1 of the competitions calendar year. Contestants must be single, divorced, widowed or never annulled a marriage. Contestants must have no children, cannot be pregnant or have given birth to a child.
Do I need previous pageant experience?
NO! You do not need any pageant experience at all. Anyone can enter and win!
Can I be married or engaged?
Contestants may not be married or pregnant but can be engaged, to marry after reign. You must remain unmarried until pageant reign is complete unless national pageant office approves an addendum to contestant contract in writing. Contestants may have been divorced or widowed, however never had any marriage annulled. Contestants cannot be pregnant or have given birth to a child or adopted a child.
How do I apply?
To apply to become one of our inaugral state titleholders please contact us to inquire an invite by completing our application form online. You will then receive a formal invite via email to accept the invite, you will need to follow the steps in the email. We will then conduct a phone interview, promptly after you will recieve national office decision and your official welcome package in the mail!
What are the areas of competition?
There are 4 equally weighed areas of competition.
What is a two phase interview? What should I wear for interview competition?
It takes more than 4 minutes to get to know someone, we believe! We have created the first ever double phase interview so we really can get to know you! Our titleholders must be friendly, approachable, relatable as a role model and influencer today.
Will there be a final on stage question?
Yes! The top finalists will be asked the same final question on stage before crowning of the new national winner.
What type of questions will be asked during interview?
During interview our goal is to get to know you. Judges will have access to your brief bio sheet listing charity work, awards and accomplishments and fun facts about you. The interview is all about you, so there is no wrong answer. Your opinions are not being critiqued or scored. It is important to be able to confidently articulate your beliefs and opinions with passion pleasantly and politely. We call it the 3Ps!
How much does the pageant cost?
There is a small non refundable application fee of $35, sometimes we have specials or giveaways, check social media often. To compete at the national pageant the total investment is 5 payments of $299 or pay in full with 15% off! Entry includes official state crown and rhinestone satin sash, souvenir T-shirt, delegate welcome gift bag, some meals pageant weekend, hotel room shared pageant weekend. Contestants also can expect to raise $100 scholarship/charity donation, custom opening number dress no more than $150 (delegates will recieve more info). If you would like to submit more than 1 photo for photogenic competition, it's $10 per photo entry, money raised will be donated to charity.
Is there a non compete clause?
Yes, there is a non compete clause for state titleholders during reign unless delegate receives written permission from pageant office prior to competing to avoid any contractual violations. The national titleholder must not compete in any pageant until her reign is complete. We do this because we want our titleholders to focus on their obligation and job for the year, it goes too fast!