2020-2021 State Pageants

January 15-17, 2021

March 19-21, 2021

The Miss Collegiate USA Organization will hold several State Pageants for the 2020-2021 pageant season.  All applicants will be interviewed via phone and those selected will be invited to represent their communities in their State Pageant to compete for the prestigious state titles.


If there is not a pageant held in your state, you may apply to represent your state as an

At-Large (appointed) State Titleholder. 

Complete the Miss Collegiate USA Application Form to get started on your

MCU journey!

2021 State Pageant Prizes

2021 State Titleholders Receive:

  • Official Miss Collegiate USA Exquisite State Crown

  • Official Miss Collegiate USA Double-Rhinestone Swarovski Embroidered Sash

  • Cash Scholarship

  • Full Entry Fee paid to the 2021 Miss Collegiate USA National Pageant 

  • Pageant Coaching prize package valued at over $700 sponsored from Pageant Prep** 

  • Exclusive discount for a Pageant Headshot Photoshoot provided by Meagan Gilbert Photography

  • Rhinestone earrings compliments of Khloe Angela Boutique

  • Exclusive discount for the MCU Custom Crown Purse provided by Crown Couture Collection

  • Cosmetics compliments of Avon Lady of Bel Air

  • Caboodles travel make-up tote

  • Admission to Miss Collegiate USA 2021 Sorority Awards Gala 

  • Official Opening production dress for the 2021 National Pageant

  • Complimentary copy of 2021 national program book

  • Exclusive discount for a Custom Competition Pageant Swimsuit provided by Bling Customwear

  • Exclusive discount for a Custom Illustration Gift provided by Ellie L. Illustration

  • One- VIP Emerald seating ticket for all other 2021 Miss Collegiate USA State Pageants

  • Monthly Social media Takeover Featurette

  • Featured in state publications and advertising

1st & 2nd Runner-ups

Achievement Plaque


Interview Award

Miss Photogenic Award

Social Media Award

MCU Sorority Award (Miss Congeniality)

Academic Achievement Scholarship Award


Entry to compete at the State Pageant for an opportunity to represent her state at the 2021 National Pageant (value $1,195) to earn numerous scholarships; a Miss Collegiate USA T-shirt, complimentary welcome gift bag and sponsored gifts. 




**PageantPrep, a nationally recognized pageant coaching company, has donated a prize package valued at over $700.  The package includes FREE access to their Post-Pageant Pep Talk video which provides valuable guidance on what to do after winning a state competition, including developing a bio, how to craft talking points for appearances and establishing a schedule to prepare for nationals, and their Mental Mastery: Pre-Pageant Pep Talk video which is perfect right before competing at nationals and includes tips on what to do (and what NOT to do) to best prepare mentally, and how to approach the national competition to reduce your anxiety and skyrocket your confidence.  The prize package also includes a generous 50% discount on their three signature Interview Super Boost videos (Interview Essentials, Answering Questions, and Current Event and Political Questions) loaded with insider secrets and tips to help you develop your message in interview, how to avoid the most common mistakes, and how to turn an average answer into a phenomenal one - guaranteed to take your national interview to the next level with confidence like never before.

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