Welcome to the U.S. Pageant System!
We will be honoring females age 7 and older for their personal, professional, and community achievements. Our pageant will showcase each contestant on her own merits and personality. We are searching for young ladies and women who live, work, go to school or have property in the following states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, and New York, who are interested in competing in the U.S. United national pageant. We focus on the individual inner beauty of each contestant, as well as her individual achievements, community involvement and personal strengths and talents. We do not believe in comparison judging. The 2023 U.S. United Pageant will take place July 26-30, 2023, at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel in Atlanta, GA. We will be celebrating 20 years of pageantry! Below is very important information about the pageant. Please read the information in its entirety. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
This is a Pageant with a Purpose. Our national platform is Breast Cancer Awareness and Research.
*We will also be recognizing little boys, ages 3-10, and little girls, ages 3-6, for their interest in pageantry. If interested, please click on the Prince/Princess pageant icon in the navigation bar.
Please read the following information in its entirety. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
The pageant's entry deadline is May 1, 2023. This is when all applications, opening number dress deposit, and paperwork must be turned into the National Pageant Office. If you know someone that would like to compete, please urge them to go ahead and submit their application.
Optional fees may be paid by July 1st.
Each divisional winner will sign a Queen’s Contract. This contract spells out in detail what is expected of you. All winners ages 10 and older are required to compete in the national pageant in July 2021 in Atlanta.
FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN RELINGUISHMENT OF STATE TITLE. STATE SASH, CROWN, AND TROPHY MUST BE RETURNED IN THE SAME CONDITION IT WAS PRESENTED. A $350 FINE WILL ALSO INCUR AND WILL BE PAID TO THE NATIONAL OFFICE.
Competition Wardrobe and Judging Guidelines
Opening Number Dress
Each contestant will be asked to purchase our opening number dress. The cost of the dress is $110. A $50 deposit and your measurements will need to be submitted asap.
Personal Interview – 40%
Contestants should wear a business suit or business dress. You should look as though you are going to a job interview or making an appearance. Please be mindful of the length of your skirt. You be will judged on your oral communication skills, confidence, poise, charisma, projection of personality and sincerity of your answers.
Outfit of Choice – 30%
This is an outfit of choice that best reflects your personality. Should you choose to wear a hat, PLEASE be sure your full face is visible to the judges at all times. You will be judged on poise, personality, charisma, overall presentation, and confidence. Have fun, let your personality shine! This outfit SHOULD NOT be an evening gown; however, you may wear a dress with a high/low hemline.
Evening Gown – 30%
Contestants should wear a floor length gown. The price of the gown is not important. You will be judged on poise, grace/elegance, overall presentation, eye contact, and confidence while on stage. Be sure your gown fits you well and is not too tight, too long or too short. Make sure it compliments your figure and is age appropriate.
Other Clothing Needed
Comfortable clothes for rehearsal.
All outfits and shoes must be age appropriate
Scores from optional competitions have no bearing on the division winner. Contestants are not required to enter the optional competitions
Optional Competition Fees are due by March 18, 2022.
Talent Competition (optional $20.00 fee)
The Talent Competition is an optional competition and does not affect the overall outcome of the pageant. You will need to have your Talent Entry form & Entry Fee to the Office by April 5, 2021. We need this information ahead of time because these names need to be added to the computer score sheet. Talent must not be longer than 3 minutes. Music, if applicable, should be emailed or texted to the Director.
Photogenic Competition (optional $20.00 fee)
Contestants in this competition should submit no more than 2 photographs. You should bring them with you and turn in at registration. Please be sure you pick them up before the pageant. Photos will not be mailed. Photographs should be at least a 4 X 6 and no larger than an 8 X 10 and may be either in color or black and white. Photos should be professional and not a snapshot. Photos CANNOT be older than three years.
Community Service Scrapbook (optional $20.00 fee)
You should bring your scrapbook with you. Please be sure to pick this up after the pageant. Your scrapbook should showcase your activities in your community and should be arranged by the most recent activities first.
Contestants who enter this competition will present a modeling portfolio of 5-10 photographs.
Rip The Runway ($20.00 fee)
Contestants who enter this competition will model an outfit of her choice. Judges will be looking for a young woman/woman with style, poise, modeling ability, choice of outfit.
U.S. United Scholar (no fee)
Contestant who enter this competition will submit an official school transcript and a short essay on why she feels she should receive this award.
Cover Girl ($20.00 fee)
Contestant who enter this competition will submit up to 2 photos to be judged. Winner will have her photo printed on the state program book cover. Photo(s) must be received in the national office no later than March 1, 2021.
Best In Attire ($10/each or $20 for all three)
Best Interview Attire
Best Fun Fashion Attire
Best Evening Gown Attire
State Pageant Age Divisions
Toddler Mister/Miss (2 year olds)
Tiny Mister/Miss (3 year olds)
Wee Mister/Miss (4-5 year olds)
Mini Mister/Miss (6 year olds)
THE CONTESTANT WITH THE MOST VOTES WILL RECEIVE A WILD CARD ENTRY TO THE NATIONAL PAGEANT AND WILL RECEIVE ½ OFF THE NATIONAL PAGEANT FEE.
Our People’s Choice voting will begin on March 25, 2022. Once you pay your fee, you will submit a photo for our online voting. Share your page with family and friends and have them vote for you. Voting will end on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
ASK FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO SUPPORT YOU BY PLACING AN AD IN OUR PROGRAM BOOK.
Ad prices are as follows: Full Page: $50 Half Page: $25 Quarter Page: $15 **Patron Name: $10
ADS MUST BE RECEIVED IN OUR OFFICE NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2022. ADS MUST BE CAMERA READY.
WE WILL CREATE YOUR AD FOR AN ADDITIONAL $25. **PATRON NAMES MUST BE TYPED OR PRINTED LEDGIBLY.
You may pay your fees through PayPal. The PayPal address is legacypageantsus@gmail,com or through Cash App@ $Marchia1. You may also use Zelle at email@example.com. A 3% PAYPAL SERVICE FEE WILL BE CHARGED WHEN PAYING THOUGH PAYPAL.
The divisions above will not compete at the national pageant but will have the opportunity to become a national princess
National Pageant Age Divisions
Little Miss (7-9)
Junior Teen Miss (10-12 years)
Teen Miss (13-16 years)
Miss (17-29 years)
Ms. (30-45 years)
Mrs. (must be married and living with husband)
Elite Ms. (46 and older)
Miss Plus (18-29) Size 16 and above
Ms. Plus (18-45 years) Size 16 and above
Mrs. Plus (must be living with husband) Size 16 and above
All Northeast U.S. United Pageant Division Winners will receive:
Official State Crown
Official State Embroidered Sash
National Application/Registration Fee Paid ($50)
Each Royal U.S. United winner is required to purchase the National Finalist Package of $420. Each U.S. United winner is required to purchase the National Finalist Package of $495. Packages include:
*Entry Into the 2022 National Pageant
*All National Paperwork
*Ticket to Pink Gala and Awards banquet
*Ticket to Themed Pajama Party
*1/4 page Ad in National Program Book
*Complimentary Copy of the Pageant Program Magazine
*Complimentary Copy of Pageantry Magazine
*National Pageant Tee Shirt
*Ticket to Welcome Reception
National Fees MUST be paid in full by June 15, 2022
Each State Queen will sign a State Queen’s Contract
Optional winners will receive a trophy
***All Division Queens are encouraged to make at least 3 appearances before Nationals in July.
*The U.S. United Pageant System is not responsible for prizes forfeited by sponsors. *
*THE NORTHEAST U.S. UNITED PAGEANT IS A PRELIMINARY PAGEANT FOR THE U.S. UNITED PAGEANT SYSTEM. WINNERS WILL ADVANCE TO THE NATIONAL PAGEANT. THIS IS NOT AN OPTION. WINNERS WHO DO NOT ADVANCE WILL HAVE THEIR TITLE REVOKED AND STATE SASH, CROWN, AND TROPHY MUST BE RETURNED TO THE STATE OFFICE. A $350 FINE WILL INCUR.
IT’S IMPORTANT THAT YOU KNOW YOUR BUDGET. WINNING A STATE TITLE AND SAYING YOU DON’T HAVE THE MONEY TO COMPETE AT NATIONALS IS NOT AN OPTION.
Marchia Phillips/April Rhodes
U.S. United State Directors
WINNERS MUST OBTAIN AT LEAST A 60% TOTAL SCORE IN ORDER TO ADVANCE TO THE NATIONAL PAGEANT