• CULTIVATING A SISTERHOOD OF BLACK CHANGE AGENTS, LEADERS & ENTREPRENEURS

    MORE THAN A PAGEANT

    MISS COMPETITION

    To qualify to be the next Miss Black US Ambassador, you must:

    • Be between the ages of 20 and 29 at the time of national competition in JULY 2019.
    • Be a naturally born female.
    • Be a United States citizen or valid student visa
    • Must not be married, never have been married, and never have had a marriage annulled.
    • Must never have given birth to a child, cannot be pregnant or be a parent.
    • Have a current GPA or graduated with a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Be African American, Afro-Caribbean, or of African descent
    • Meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss Black US Ambassador Program
    • Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements.
    • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local, state or national program in which you compete.

     

     

    TEEN COMPETITION

    To qualify to be the next Miss Black TEEN US Ambassador, you must:

    • Be between the ages of 14 and 19 at the time of national competition in JULY 2019.
    • Be a naturally born female.
    • Be a United States citizen or valid student visa.
    • Must not be married, never have been married, and never have had a marriage annulled.
    • Must never have given birth to a child, cannot be pregnant or be a parent.
    • Have a current GPA or graduated with a minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Be African American, Afro-Caribbean, or from African descent
    • Meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss Black US Ambassador Program
    • Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements.
    • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local, state or national  program in which you compete

     

     

  • THE MBUS|AM NATIONAL PAGEANT

  • REQUIREMENTS

    • Photography - Contestant must submit a professional headshot photo (no crown or sash) for use on/in the MBUS|AM website and program book. Explicit instructions are distributed in the Contestant Handbook.
    • Attire – Contestants must provide their own competition wardrobe. Opening number dresses are provided by the National Pageant.
    • Travel – Contestants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from National Pageant.

    JUDGING CRITERIA

    • Community Service Presentation and Private Interview Contestant interviews are 10 minutes. Each contestant will have 5 minutes to present a brief presentation on the work they have been doing in their community. Following the presentation, contestants will be asked questions regarding national issues facing communities especially the African American community, questions regarding their platform, community programs, and general pageant questions.
    • Fitness- Each contestant will be judged on physique, energy and overall health.
    • Evening Gown- Each contestant will wear an elegant, floor-length gown of her choice. She will be judged on grace, poise, and class.
    • On-stage Q & A- How quickly can a contestant think on their feet? Contestants will be asked a question regarding current events on stage to demonstrate their poise under pressure.
  • ENTRY FEE

    An entry fee is required to compete at the National Miss Black Teen US Ambassador and Miss Black US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant.

     

    ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:

    • Official Ambassador Crown
    • Official Semi Finalist Ambassador Sash
    • Lodging at MBUS|AM’s Host Hotel during the week of the National Pageant
    • One (1) Ticket to the Ambassador of Change Luncheon & Admission to the Call Me Miss Ambassador Conference
    • MBUS|AM National Pageant Opening Number Dress
    • One (1) 2019 National Pageant Souvenir Program Book
    • One (1) 2019 MBUS|AM Pageant T-shirt
    • One (1) 2019 MBUS|AM Pageant bag
    • Daily meals during pageant activities (3 meals a day + snacks)
    • Transportation to/from pageant week activities in Atlanta, GA via MBUS|AM Transportation Sponsor

    ENTRY FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

    • Travel expenses to and from National Pageant
    • Competition wardrobe
    • Personal incidentals

    The deadline to apply for the 2019 National Pageant is January 31st 2019. All entry fees must be paid by March 31st, 2019. There will be no exceptions under any circumstances.

     

    REFUND POLICY

    All fees paid to MBUS|AM are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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