CLICKBELOW FOR SMUSA PAGEANT EXPENSES & WARDROBE REQUIREMENTS
15 Contestants Allowed Per Age Division
Contestants will compete in three
phases of competition for
Sterling Miss USA.
Interview – Petite Miss and
Little Miss will interview in the
round robin format for a
30 second visit with each judge.
Pre-Teen and Jr. Teen will have a three
(3) minutes interview and
Teen, Miss and Ms. contestants
will have a four (4)
minute interview, each before the panel
Fun Fashion – get ready to strut your stuff as you
show your New York style in our contestants' favorite
part of competition - Fun Fashion. Show your
personality as you model to upbeat music that we
Formal Wear - get ready for your
time in the spotlight as you model
that special gown that makes you feel
like a princess. All gowns for all age
divisions should be long, to the floor
gowns with appropriate shoes. For
all age divisions, the contestant must
walk the stage by herself.
The walking pattern will be provided,
with plenty of time to practice
before pageant weekend. We will also
have the stage marked, as the girls practice
on the stage during Saturday rehearsals.
Opening Number- An age-appropriate WHITE
cocktail/crowning dress of your choice with nude-colored
shoes will be worn during opening number. During this time,
the contestants will step forward in age divisions and state
their names and ages only. There will be no other formal
introduction. We want this dress to be as white as possible.
As you can see by the photos, there can be some silver
or gold embellishments.
Casual Wear – think
fun family outing.
you would wear on
a special date
(No cocktail, Fun
long pageant gowns
for this one).
Ideas might be colored
jeans, sun dresses, summer
skirts, walking shorts,
vests, jackets, jumpsuits,
New Optional: Patriotic Wear:
Model your red, white and blue,
or any of those color combinations
and show your patriotic pride.
After all, we are Sterling Miss USA!
*Note: our new titleholders will
have patriotic photos made during
their queens' photoshoot.
Top Model- get ready for
your own personal photo
shoot with famed
Wear what you think will
look good in photos,
show your personality and
Best Actress – you will wear on
outfit of of your choice for this competition
and will be provided scripts of various
commercials in advance of the competition.
Scripts are located in the paperwork section of
this webpage section under Sterling USA.
Spokes Model –
your interview dress.
Tops for your onstage
delivery are found under
the paperwork section
of the Sterling USA tab.