Optional Contest

The optional contests provide more opportunities to showcase your individual interests, gain confidence, and be recognized for your talents. Each provides another opportunity to win!

A National American Miss special feature! Across the country, the optional contests are judged by completely separate panels of judges from the panels that select the state pageant winners. The optional contest scores have no effect on the overall pageant scoring. For more information about our Spotlight Contest℠ click below

Top Model Search ℠

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Top Model Search  Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Photogenic

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Photogenic Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Causal Wear Modeling ℠

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Casual Wear Modeling Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Spokesmodel ℠

Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen & Teen only

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Spokesmodel Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Actress

Jr. Pre-Teen, Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen & Teen only

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Actress Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Talent

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: A trophy and a $300 prize package: Her entry fee paid to compete in that year’s National Talent Contest (a $175 value); in addition, she will receive a $125 credit towards her National sponsorship fee for the current year’s National Pageant.

Free Optional Contests

Most Promising Model

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Miss Personality

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Miss Spirit

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Academic Achievement

Jr. Teen & Teen Only

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Best Resume

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Heart of Service ℠

Pre-Teen, Jr. Teen & Teen Only

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Art

Princess, Jr. Pre-Teen & Pre-Teen Only

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Best “Thank You Note” to Sponsor

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner & 1st Runner-up: Trophies

Fan Club Award ℠

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: Trophy

Most Recommendations

Available to All Age Divisions

Winner: Trophy