OUR PAGEANT

Private Interview

All delegates compete in a round-robin style private interview for 3 minutes at a time with the judges. Private interview accounts for 25% of the overall score.

Swimsuit & Sportswear

Little Miss & Pre-Teen delegates compete on-stage in sportswear outfits to show off their personality, while Jr. Teen and up compete in swimsuit to display their physical fitness and on-stage confidence. This portion of the competition accounts for 25% of the overall score.

Evening Gown

All delegates compete on-stage in the evening gown competition to show their poise. Evening gown accounts for 25% of the overall score.

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On-Stage Question

The top 5 delegates in each division compete in on-stage question. Each delegate in the Little Miss, Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen, Teen, Ms., & Ms. Woman division is given 30 seconds to answer a pre-determined question, while Miss delegates are given a 1-minute press conference style questioning from the judges.

State Costume Runway Competition

While this does not go towards the overall score, all delegates participate in a runway contest where each titleholder wears a costume to represent her state.

ELIGIBILITY

As of January 1, 2018

Little Miss United States

Ages 8-9

Must be a natural born female and a United States citizen

Miss Pre-Teen United States

Ages 10-12

Must be a natural born female and a United States citizen

Miss Jr. Teen United States

Ages 13-15

Must be a natural born female and a United States citizen

Must never have been married or given birth

Miss Teen United States

Ages 16-19

Must be a natural born female and United States citizen

Must never have been married or given birth

Miss United States

Ages 20-29

Must be a natural born female and United States citizen

Must never have been married or given birth

Ms. United States

Ages 20-29

Must be a natural born female and a United States citizen

Must have previously been married and/or given birth.

Must not be married or pregnant at the time of competition.

Ms. Woman United States

Ages 30+

Must be a natural born female and a United States citizen

May or may not have previously been married and/or given birth.

Must not be married or pregnant at the time of competition.

OUR HOST HOTEL

The 2018 Miss United States Pageant is returning to Orlando, Florida! Join us at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate for a week of fun and glamour as we crown our 2018 Miss United States titleholders! Room block information and an overview of the week will be updated here as we near competition season.

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