FEMALE CONTESTANTS AGES 4-25

NATIONAL PAGEANT

America's Elite Miss

AGE GROUPS & DIVISIONS

 

Junior Division

  • 4-6 Years - Jr. Princess

  • 7-9 Years - Princess

  • 10-12 Years - Pre-Teen

Senior Division

  • 13-15 Years - Jr. Teen

  • 16-18 Years - Teen

  • 19-25 Years - Miss

 

Age Determined As Of June 1, 2021

Appointed Titles Only - No State Competitions.  We Also Offer Multiple Titles For Each State.

**THE ELITE GUARANTEE**

It is important to us for our event to always have a personal touch.  To help accomplish this, we will limit the number of delegates in our National Pageant.  In 2021, we will close registration once we receive 180 delegates (first-come, first-served).  In 2022, our 2021 returning delegates will receive the opportunity to register before we open to the public.

 

AWARDS & PRIZES

NATIONAL PARTICIPATION AWARD

America's Elite Miss would like to recognize the hard work and dedication of each delegate with a National Participation Award.  We know how much work goes into preparing for a national event, so creating opportunities to highlight your dedication is a priority to us!

JUDGES CHOICE AWARD  (No extra fees to compete)

One Winner Per Age Group:  4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-25

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Most Entertaining

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Personality

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Shining Star

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Most Memorable Performance

National judges will select one winner, per age group, to receive a custom award and special recognition.

IMPACT AWARD  (Free)

One Winner Per Division -  Junior & Senior

The Elite Overall Volunteer Service Award will be presented to one young lady from each division based off overall community service for the past two years. Winners will receive stage recognition and a custom award.

More Info >

ACADEMIC AWARD  (Free)

One Winner Per Age Group:  4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-25

America's Elite is proud to recognize academic excellence.  One winner from each age group will receive stage recognition and a custom award.

More Info >

ALL STAR AWARD  (Free)

Two Winners Per Division:  Junior & Senior

Selected by our staff, the All Star Award will highlight four delegates who demonstrate a special quality and/or amazing work ethic during Nationals week.  These four young ladies will receive stage recognition and a custom award.

NATIONAL PHOTOGENIC (Optional)

One Winner Per Age Group:  4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-25

  • AMERICA'S ELITE National PhotogenicT

Winner: National Crown, Embroidered Rhinestone Sash, Custom Elite Award, Winning Photo Displayed On Elite Website & Life Size Pop Up Banner Displayed During 2021 Final Pageant.  (Banner will be yours to keep after the event.)

More Info >

PARAMOUNT AWARD (Free)

High Score Division Award (No extra fees to compete)

Top 5 Will Be Announced Per Division - Junior & Senior

One Winner Per Division - Junior & Senior

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Overall High Score - Interview

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Overall High Score - Evening Gown

  • AMERICA'S ELITE Overall High Score - BE YOU! Fashion

Winners will receive the Elite Paramount Cup!  This trophy symbolizes the highest score in our main category divisions.  This is a huge accomplishment and will receive stage recognition during our Final Pageant Awards Ceremony.  We will also award our Top 5 Finalists with a custom Elite Award.

AMERICA'S ELITE MISS NATIONAL FINALIST

Top 10 Will Be Announced - 15+ Delegates / Per Age Group

Top 5 Will Be Announced - 8+ Delegates / Per Age Group

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL 1st Runner-Up

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL 2nd Runner-Up

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL 3rd Runner-Up

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL 4th Runner-Up

1st RU: 4-Ft Trophy, Cash Award Up To $500 & Gift Certificate Up To $400

2nd RU: 4-Ft Trophy, Cash Award Up To $400 & Gift Certificate Up To $300

3rd RU: 4-Ft Trophy, Cash Award Up To $300 & Gift Certificate Up To $200

4th RU: 4-Ft Trophy, Cash Award Up To $200 & Gift Certificate Up To $100

Non-Placement Finalist:  Custom Elite Award 

AMERICA'S ELITE MISS NATIONAL QUEEN

One National Queen Per Age Group:  4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-25

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Jr. Princess

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Princess

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Pre-Teen

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Jr. Teen

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Teen

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Miss

National Age Division Queens Will Receive: National Crown, 3-Row Rhinestone Embroidered Sash, 5-Ft Trophy, Flowers, Crown Case, Elite Luggage, Exclusive Adidas Queen Jacket, Custom Elite Fleece Blanket, Custom Elite Drinkware, Queen Dress & Shoe Bag, National Queen Business Cards w/Holder, National Photoshoot, H&MU For Both Photoshoots, Featured in 2022 Elite Marketing Campaigns, Featured in 2022 National Program Book, Featured On Elite National Website, Featured In Top Model Magazine, Exclusive National Queens Trip (Includes Hotel Accommodations/Credit, Food Per Diem & Excursions), Director Gifts Throughout Year, Elite Apparel Throughout Year, Sponsor Gifts Throughout Year, National 2022 Attire Package, Hotel Accommodations/Credit for Nationals 2022, H&MU For 2022 Final Pageant, VIP Seating For Queen & Family at Nationals 2022, Custom Photo Gift, Custom Designed Webpage & Cash Award Up To $1,000.  An Elite Prize Package Fit For A Queen!

AMERICA'S ELITE MISS NATIONAL ALL AMERICAN

*Additional Competition Requirements Apply

One Overall National Queen Per Division:  Junior & Senior

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Junior All American

  • AMERICA'S ELITE NATIONAL Senior All American

All American National Queens Will Receive:  Same Prize Package As Age Group National Queens, Same Cash Prize - Up To $1000, Featured On Front Cover Of Top Model Magazine & Additional Custom All American Elite Attire.  More Info >

**Please click here to read read our National Queen Contracts.  This will apply to all National Queens & National All American Queens - The Elite 8!

Note:  Cash awards &  gift certificates are based on the total number of contestants who participate at Nationals.  Click here for more information and for a breakdown of the cash award  & gift certificate requirements.  (Link Coming Soon)

 

CATEGORIES & FEES

 Registration Deadline For All Events - May 1, 2021

REGISTRATION FEE

$150 PER APPLICATION

Once you decide to compete with Elite, just fill out the online application and pay your registration fee.  We only charge one registration fee, even if you decide to compete in both competitions.

Your Registration Fee Payment Will...

*Secure Your Spot In The National Competition (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Reserve Your Requested Title (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Featured Head Shot In National Program Book (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Automatically Enter You In TOP MODEL OF THE YEAR Category (MODEL ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For PARAMOUNT CUP Awards (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For IMPACT, ACADEMIC & ALL STAR Awards (PAGEANT ONLY)

*Automatically Qualify You For JUDGES CHOICE Awards (MODEL & PAGEANT)

For Those Who Attend Nationals, You Will Also Receive...

*One Elite National Participation Award (PER REGISTRATION FEE)

*Free General Admission To All Shows For Contestant, Family & Friends (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*Free General Admission To National Party For Contestant, Family & Friends (MODEL & PAGEANT)

*One Free FULL COLOR National Program Book (PER CONTESTANT)

*One Free National T-Shirt For Participant (PER CONTESTANT)

Once this fee is paid, and your application has been processed, you can begin selecting areas of competition.  Your journey to the Elite stage has officially begun.

Registration will close once we reach our maximum number of contestants to maintain our current scheduling goals.  We will only accept 180 delegates TOTAL to compete in our National Pageant.  We control this number to give our event a personal touch and to also limit our number of competition days!  This should help lower your travel expenses without sacrificing a quality national event.  In 2021 registration will be first-come, first-served.

 

Don't miss your chance to be part of the Elite Experience!

  NATIONAL PAGEANT - PAYMENT PLAN  

3 PAYMENTS OF $375

Payment 1 ($375) - Due Within 30 Days Of Application​

Payment 2 ($375) - Due By February 1, 2021

Payment 3 ($375) - Due By May 1, 2021

Once your registration is complete, you will need to follow the pageant payment plan to keep your requested title and placement in the pageant secure.  Your registration fee will safely hold your title and placement for thirty days.  Payment 1, however, will need to be received within that thirty day timeframe or both your registration and title will be removed from our system.  If this happens, and you would like to register again, a new application and registration fee payment will be required.

 

Once payment 1 has been received, your crown and sash will be ordered and then shipped to you.  Please allow up to thirty days for payment processing and sash preparation, plus additional time for shipping.

NATIONAL ENTRY FEE INCLUDES

  • Delegate Crown

  • Embroidered Delegate Sash

  • Mandatory Competition Entry Fees (Interview, Gown, Fashion, Intro & Bio) 

  • Qualify For National Queen Title

  • Qualify For Overall Division Paramount Awards

  • Qualify For Judges Choice Awards

  • Qualify For Impact Award

  • Qualify For Academic Award

  • Qualify For All Star Award

  • Receive National Participation Award

  • Receive Free Delegate Ad - Full Page

  • Receive Free Delegate Ad Design

  • Receive Free Score Sheets w/Comments (Approximately 45 Days After Event)

  • Receive Free Model & Pageant Convention - Master Classes With The Best In The Biz!

  • Receive Free Interview Training With National Directors

NO OPENING NUMBER DRESS EXPENSE!

We will still have an opening number production that will highlight the delegates without any extra expense to you.  Absolutely no opening number attire to purchase for our National Event.  We know how difficult changing attire from opening number to evening gown can be, so we have completely eliminated that stress for you! There will be no outfit changes during our Final Pageant.  Also, our opening number production will not require our delegates to learn a dance routine.  Our choreographer (and co-owner) was a TOP 12 finalist on America's Got Talent and will be using her choreography and performance background to plan a truly innovative opening number experience for Elite Nationals 2021!​

No additional fees, tickets, gifts or various expenses are required to compete at Elite.  Once you pay your National Entry Fee, that's it!  In addition, your entire family can attend our events and National Party for FREE!  We do, however, offer optional opportunities and upgrades for anyone who is interested.

MAIN AREAS OF COMPETITION

Interview ~ 40%

Evening Gown ~ 30%

BE YOU! Fashion ~ 20%

Online Bio & Photos ~ 10%

AGE APPROPRIATE HAIR & MAKE-UP

National H&MU Guidelines >

INTERVIEW

Delegate will enter the room and give a quick introduction to our National Judges - Name, Title & Age Group (Example:  Gwyn Keddy, America's Elite Missouri, Pre-Teen).  You're welcome to create any variation of the above information but not allowed to include anything additional.  This introduction is a simple way for you to showcase your confidence!  Following the introduction, each delegate will get a personal round robin style interview with each National Judge.  In addition, it is important at Elite that our judges get the necessary tools to help them get to know each delegate on a deeper level.  To help accomplish this, they will have access to your bio/picture submission to assist with developing questions and getting to know you better.  Take advantage of this unique opportunity and submit information/photos that truly showcase who you are and demonstrate what makes you a great fit for the America's Elite Miss National Title.

New for 2021 - Photos for online bio will be submitted through our upload link.  Picture page is no longer required.

Judging Criteria

Confidence, Delivery, Knowledge & Overall Impression.

Attire Requirements

Trendy dress, skirt/top or jumpsuit.  We do not require a traditional suit or pantyhose.  Shoes should be age appropriate and compliment outfit.  Small heels or flats for Jr. Princess & Princess age groups.

Time Limit

Jr. Princess - 2 Minutes / Per Judge

Princess & Pre-Teen - 3 Minutes / Per Judge

Jr. Teen, Teen & Miss - 4 Minutes / Per Judge

ONLINE BIO & PHOTO UPLOAD

Each contestant will need to fill out and submit the online bio and upload (5) photos that showcase who YOU are.  Photos can include community service events, hobbies, family and/or anything you feel will highlight you and give the judges great content for your interview.  Take advantage of this unique opportunity and really let the judges experience what makes you Beautifully Strong!

Judging Criteria

Content, Creativity, Presentation & Overall Impression.

Submission Deadline

May 1, 2021

Link Will NOT Be Active Until March 1, 2021.

EVENING GOWN

CLICK HERE - For Walk Pattern

You will get up to 90 seconds to showcase your style and grace on the Elite National Runway in a full length gown of choice.  Walk pattern will be in a "T" formation and will include three stopping points - back center, front center & back center again.  Please wait at the first stop point until your name is announced.  At all three stops, you may incorporate turns and/or pivots of choice.  Entrance will be stage right and exit will be stage left.  National schedule will include stage rehearsals.

Judging Criteria

Stage Presence/Confidence, Modeling & Overall Impression/Attire.

Attire Requirements

All divisions are required to wear an age appropriate full length gown.  No bare midriffs for Princess, Jr. Princess, Pre-Teen or Jr. Teen.  Small heels or flats for Jr. Princess & Princess age groups.

Time Limit

All Divisions - Up To 90 Seconds

BE YOU!  FASHION

 

CLICK HERE - For Walk Pattern

You will get up to 60 seconds to showcase your personal style in an off the rack/boutique outfit of choice.  Each delegate is unique and this category will give you the opportunity to express that.  BE YOURSELF and wear something that makes you feel Beautifully Strong!  Walk pattern will be in a "T" formation and will include three stopping points - back center, front center & back center again.  Please wait at the first stop point until your name is announced.  At all three stops, you may incorporate turns and/or pivots of choice.  Entrance will be stage right and exit will be stage left.  National schedule will include stage rehearsals.

Judging Criteria

Stage Presence (Personality/Confidence), Modeling & Overall Impression/Attire.

Attire Requirements

Off the rack/boutique clothing that highlights your personality and style.  Choose something that makes you feel beautifully strong and most of all BE YOU!​

Time Limit

All Divisions - Up To 60 Seconds

Only at Elite - During our free Model & Pageant Convention, the National Directors will offer an exclusive master class.  This class will be available to our 2021 pageant delegates and will give each of them the opportunity to practice interview exactly the way it will be done on competition day!  We hope this will eliminate some of the pressure of interview, so you can relax and focus on what really matters.

ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE

Credit & Debit Payments Will Be Processed Via PayPal But A PayPal Account Is Not Required.  Missed Payment(s), On A Pageant Account, Could Result In The Loss Of Your Secured Title.

If COVID-19 (or similar situation) is still a threat during 2021 Nationals, we will attempt to reschedule our date.  If a date change is not possible, we will offer our contestants a gift certificate to our 2022 Nationals.  The National office will review refund requests for exteme situations.

 

& Opportunities

OPTIONAL CATEGORIES

America's Elite Miss

NATIONAL ALL AMERICAN

No Cost - If You Meet The Requirements!

OVERALL NATIONAL QUEEN

One Winner - Per Division

America's Elite National Jr All American

America's Elite National Sr All American

The National All American Title Is The Highest Title At The America's Elite Miss National Pageant.  You must be registered for both the National Pageant and the Top Model Of The Year Competition to be eligible.  The delegate with the highest combined score will be our OVERALL WINNER and crowned America's Elite National All American.  This is not a requirement, just an extra Elite opportunity!

COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS:

1 - Compete In National Pageant

2 - Compete In Model Competition - At Least (4) Different Categories Of Choice

Note:  If you enter more than (4) categories, your TOP 4 scores will be used.

ALL AMERICAN NATIONAL QUEENS WILL RECEIVE:

*The Highest Title At America's Elite Miss National Pageant

*Same Amazing Prize Package As Age Group National Queens

*Same Cash Prize Award As Age Group National Queens - Up To $1000

*Featured On Front Cover Of Top Model Magazine

*Additional Custom ALL AMERICAN Elite Attire

America's Elite NATIONAL PHOTOGENIC

Optional Competition - Unlimited Entries

$​100 Entry Fee | Per Photo

$250 Entry Fee | Enter Up To (3) Photos

$325 Entry Fee | Enter Up To (5) Photos

Requirements: High-resolution digital image(s) only. Any style photo - color and/or B&W.  Instead of turning photos in at check-in, you will need to upload all image entries to our website by the deadline of May 1, 2021.  This will simplify check-in, eliminate your photo print cost and allow Elite to share the winning images at our National event!  Enter now for a chance to see a life size banner of yourself displayed at Nationals 2021.  The National Judges will not see the winning photos until all scores have been submitted for the entire competition.  These banners will be displayed at the Final Pageant and it will absolutely be an Elite moment you will want a chance to be a part of!  

Deadline: May 1, 2021

Photos will be judged before Nationals by a separate panel of judges.  The National Judges will not see the winning photos until after they have submitted final scores.

Awards

One Winner Per Age Group!

Each Winner Will Be Recognized On Stage & Will Also Receive:  National Crown, Embroidered Rhinestone Sash, Custom Elite Award, Winning Photo Displayed On Elite Website & Life Size Pop Up Banner Displayed During 2021 Final Pageant.  (Banner will be yours to keep after the event.)

Photo Credit:  Model - Amber Furches / Photographer:  Christine Harris with Premiere Model Management

IMPACT AWARD **FREE**

The Elite Overall Volunteer Service Award will be presented to one young lady from both the junior division and the senior division. No charge to enter this category.  Delegate will need to submit a resume with the following information:  organization, number of hours, event/activities, contact name & phone number.  Volunteer Award Program Information coming soon.

Upload Deadline:  May 1, 2021  /  CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD

ACADEMIC AWARD **FREE**

One Winner Per Age Group:  4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-25

America's Elite Miss takes pride in recognizing academic excellence at our National Event.  No charge to enter this category.  Please upload a copy of your current report card or transcript from the 2020-2021 school year.  One winner from each age group will receive stage recognition and a custom award.

Upload Deadline:  June 15, 2021  /  CLICK HERE TO UPLOAD

 
 
 
 

UPGRADES & EXTRAS

Everything Listed Below Is Optional & Not Required To Compete At Elite!​  However, we do have some exciting optional opportunities available for anyone who would like to take advantage.

COMPETITION PHOTOS & VIDEOS

You will have the option to purchase both photos and/or video but this is not a requirement.​  Order forms will be available by the photographer & videographer closer to the event date.

NATIONAL PROGRAM BOOK

$30.00 - Pre Order *Limited Supply Will Be Available For Purchase At Nationals

Each contestant who attends nationals, will receive one free copy!

Our custom designed, full color, program book will be available for pre-order from now until May 1, 2021.  We will order a small percentage of extra books to be sold at the event on a first-come, first-served basis.  Pre-order now to secure your personal copy!  Books will include a timeline of all National events and every National Contestant in Modeling & Pageant will be featured with their head shot.  In addition, each pageant contestant will be showcased with her own a full page, color, custom designed ad.  Modeling contestants can opt to purchase their own full page, color, custom designed ad by clicking here.

VIP ADMISSION UPGRADE

$50.00 - VIP Model  |  $50.00 - VIP Pageant

General admission is free but you have the option to upgrade and gain VIP access.  A separate VIP ticket will be needed for EACH competition - Modeling & Pageant.

VIP Admission Ticket:

Select, reserve and purchase your specific seat through our online ticket service.  Online processing fees will apply.

Access to the best seats in the house!

The seat you purchase will be yours for the full length of the competition you reserved.

No waiting in line for a seat or losing your seat when you're unable to be present.

 

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