top of page
Little Miss Black US of A. LOGO.png

OPTIONAL CATEGORIES

istockphoto-135187180-612x612.jpg
gettyimages-159260498-612x612.jpg
37_20190303173130_5132957_large.jpg
8b85f40c600062bda03c8a08e5708583n.jpg

PHOTO CREDIT: CreativeSoul Photography

PHOTO MODEL: ACTRESS Quvenzhane' Wallis

The optional contests provide more opportunities to showcase your individual interests, gain confidence,

and be recognized for your talents.

 

Each provides another opportunity for you

to receive an award!

The optional contests are judged by a completely separate

panel of judges.

The optional contest scores have no effect on the

Required Competition scores.

O P T I O N A L  C A T E G O R I E S

 

MISS TALENT

Work the stage and win over the crowd with your incredible talent.

Attire:  Costume to Enhance your Presentation

Talent Time Limit: No longer than 3 minutes

Cost - $75 - Performed LIVE pageant weekend

 

MISS PHOTOGENIC

Submit your favorite photo. Show the judges how photogenic you are.

Photo sizes should be 5x7 or 8x10.

Cost - $75 per set of 3 photos - Submitted pageant weekend

MISS COVER GIRL

Sponsored by Avenue 509 Studios

Grab your favorite outfit and have fun during a mini photoshoot with the sponsor photographer. Follow the instructions of the photographer and allow the music to move you.

The contestant with the best photoshoot wins.

MINI PHOTOSHOOT WILL TAKE PLACE PAGEANT WEEKEND.

Cost - $75

MISS ACTOR

Present your favorite age-appropriate mini monologue.

Monologue Time Limit: No longer than 1 minute

Cost - $75

MISS ENTREPRENEUR

Sell the most ads in the pageant souvenir program booklet.

 * WIN THE TITLE OF: LITTLE MISS BLACK AMERICA *

All ads and payments are due: TBA

MISS SOCIAL MEDIA

We will hold a contest starting February 1. 

The contestant with the most LIKES under their official social media post on the pageant page will win!

No Cost - Contest begins TBA

 

MISS ENTERPRISE

Share the names and email addresses of at least ten girls who may desire to participate in our pageant next year.

No Cost - Submitted Pageant Weekend

 

MISS ACADEMIC

Submit your report card to share your well-earned grades.

No Cost - Submitted Pageant Weekend

MISS ACCOMPLISHED

Create a resume showcasing your accomplishments, honors, and extra-curriculum activities.

No Cost - Submitted Pageant Weekend

MISS COMMUNITY

Submit a list of your community service at church, school, or in your community.  Pageant appearances may also be included.

No Cost - Submitted Pageant Weekend

MISS CONGENIALITY

SPIRIT AWARD sponsored by Pageantry Magazine

Pageant Team and contestants will select the contestant with the kindest, warmest spirit - the one that exemplifies a queen.

No Cost

 

MISS PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Family, friends and fans have the opportunity to vote for their favorite contestant.  Each vote is $1.

The queen with the most votes wins!

 * WINNER IS INVITED TO WALK IN NYFW! *

Contest begins the week of the pageant

 

Contestants compete in Optionals
during Pageant Weekend 2023
(the day before the Final Pageant)

 

bottom of page