State Pageant Information

Phases of Competition
  • Press Style Interview (Panel) - 35%

  • Healthy Lifestyle in Swimwear - 25%

  • Academic & Professional Resume - 15%

  • Poise & Grace in Gown - 25%

Sample wardrobe may be found below.

For detail information, visit our information on the Phases of Competition here.

Age Divisions
  • High School USA: Incoming or current High School Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior. (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grades)

  • Collegiate USA: Undergraduate college Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior or Senior; Graduate student (Masters, Ed, Ph.D); or College graduate with a  2-year degree or some college up to age 29 years.

For detailed information on eligibility, visit our information on the Age Divisions here.

State Pageant Entry Fees
What To Wear!

Miss Collegiate USA Entry Fee (State Finalists)

If selected to become an official State Finalist, you will receive a WELCOME email and the official Finalist Newsletter, informing you that you have been invited to the state pageant.  You will then need to submit a minimum payment of $250 (or full entry fee of $495) within 30 days of the date on your acceptance email to secure your position in the state pageant.


The balance in full must be received in 30 days in which you are competing. Note. All pageant fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, no exceptions!     

State Finalist Entry Fee INCLUDES:

  • Official Miss Collegiate USA T-shirt

  • ​Finalist Newsletters/Handbooks

  • ​Eligibility for all prizes and awards 

                (no hidden competition fees)



What are you looking for in a titleholder?

Miss Collegiate USA Organization's titleholders should embody the essence of our mission by being a positive role model for college-bound and college students obtaining their higher education degree(s); support our organization's charity to reduce the nation's student loan debt epidemic and represent young women on financial literacy, academia, and positive leadership. The internal beauty of a queen supersedes external beauty.

Fee(s) DO NOT include:

• Travel expenses to/from state pageant

• Meals

• Hotel accommodations

• Competition wardrobe 

• Personal expenses


Photo credits by Ashley Rene's Prom and Pageant & Body by Craig.

Pageant Tickets

​State Pageant Finals Show Tickets will be available for purchase on-line beginning one month prior to the event date and during Pageant Weekend.


  • $25 - General Seating

  • $15 - Attendees with current & valid High School or College ID

  • FREE - All 2021 Miss Collegiate USA/High School USA State Delegates 

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