North and South Carolina

Welcome to the 2022 North Carolina/South Carolina U.S. United Pageant!


This Is a “PAGEANT WITH A PURPOSE”.There will not be a 2022 live preliminary pageant for North Carolina and South Carolina. Interested delegates will be individually interviewed online in front of a panel of judges. Interviews will begin January 15, 2022. You will fill out and submit a pre-application, along with a $25 application fee. 


Please read the information in its entirety. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.


The pageant's interview deadline is December 15, 2021. This is when applications must be submitted to the Pageant Office. If you know someone that would like to compete, please urge them to go ahead and submit their application. Once your application is received, you will be notified of your interview time. You will be given a choice of times that best suits your schedule.

Contestants who have less than 3 years pageant experience will compete in our Royal U.S. United Pageant. Contestants who have 3, or more years of pageant experience and have competed at the national level will advance to our U.S. United Pageant. This will be explained further during your interview and can also be found on our website at



  1. You must submit a $25.00 application fee along with your application when applying.

  2.  Once your application is received, it will be reviewed and our office will contact you.

   3. You will then make arrangements to pay your $100 registration fee and secure your interview time.    You will also be asked to submit a headshot. Fee may be paid by PayPal ( or   Cash App ($Marchia1)

  4. Once your fee is paid, you will be sent your judges interview form to fill out. The judges will ask   questions from this form during your interview.

  5. Registration fee MUST be paid in full before your interview time confirmed with the judges. All interviews will be conducted through Zoom. 

  6. You should dress as though you are applying for upscale employment.

The contestant with the highest interview score in each division will be awarded the U.S. United title. The next highest will be awarded the Royal U.S. United title. Other contestants in a division who still want to compete at nationals but did not secure a state title, may compete in our Royal U.S. United Pageant and will pay the Royal national pageant fee of $470.

Once you are accepted as a competing contestant, you will then be asked to fill out a national contestant application and submit a $100 deposit. This deposit will be credited toward your national fees. 


Division winners will be awarded:

National Pageant Application fee waived

Official Royal U.S. United or U.S. United State title

Official Royal U.S. United or U.S. United State crown

Official Royal U.S. United or U.S. United State sash

**Your crown and sash will be ordered once your $100 deposit is paid.

Entry into the national Royal or U.S. United Pageant

All National pageant paperwork


**Royal U.S. United Division winners MUST purchase the national finalist package ($420)

**U.S. United Pageant winners MUST purchase the national finalist package ($495)

finalist package includes:

national T-shirt ($25 value)

entry to meet and greet and gift exchange ($50 value)

 Pink Gala ($60 value)

 Pink Pajama Party ($40 value)

 national photo shoot ($150 value)

 complimentary copy of the national pageant program book ($10 value)

 complimentary copy of Pageantry Magazine

1/4 full page ad in program book ($75 value)

*Please see website for national winner prize package


Each contestant competing in the national pageant will sign a queen’s contract. These contracts spell out, in detail, what is expected of you. All winners ages 7 and older are required to compete in the national pageant in July 20-24, 2022, in Atlanta.

If you need to contact us, you may email us at

You may pay your optional fees through Paypal or pay at registration.

The Paypal address is or through CASH APP at $Marchia1


National Age Divisions

Little Miss (7-9 years old)

Junior Teen Miss (10-12 years old)

 Teen Miss (13-17 years old)

Miss (18-29 years old)

Ms. 30-39 years old)

Mrs. (21 and older)

 Must be legally married and living with husband)

Elite Ms. (46 years old and older)

Elegant Ms.

 (18-35 years and size 14 and above)

Elegant Elite Ms.

 (36 years old and older and size 14 and above)

Contact Information

Marchia Mickens, Executive Director

April Rhodes Smith, Executive Producer

Text: 404-434-7331