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OPTIONAL CATEGORIES

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LITTLE MISS BLACK TALENT WINNER:
Masyn Booker
Little Miss Black Chesapeak
e Bay, Princess

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

$250 CASH PRIZE sponsored by Talaya D. Jones Foundation

 

MISS PHOTOGENIC

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

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

MISS COVER GIRL

Led by Dream Big Productions

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

$250 CASH PRIZE sponsored by Tamiko Russell Legacy 

MISS ACTOR

Present your favorite age-appropriate mini monologue.

Monologue Time Limit: No longer than 1 minute

Cost - $75

$250 CASH PRIZE sponsored by Rev. Dr. John R. Davenport

MISS ENTREPRENEUR

Sell the most ads in the pageant souvenir program booklet.

 * WIN THE TITLE OF: LITTLE MISS BLACK SWEETHEART *

All ads and payments are due: June 15th

MISS SOCIAL MEDIA

We will hold a contest starting a month before the pageant. 

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

No Cost - Contest begins June 25th

 

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

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 2024
(the day before the Final Pageant)

 

LITTLE MISS BLACK ACTOR WINNER:
Athena Brown
Little Miss Black Maryland, Jr.

PHOTO  CREDIT: KelliKellyPhotography

LITTLE MISS BLACK PHOTOGENIC WINNER:
Morgan Young-Stewart
Little Miss Black District of Columbia, Jr.

PHOTO  CREDIT: KelliKellyPhotography
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