We all know that excitement when you scroll through an amazing prize package for the title of your dreams. Anything from international trips to photoshoots, being a titleholder can certainly be a glamorous life. Directors go through a lot to get the very best prizes for their contestants and queens. These systems have amazing, envy-worthy prize packages for their winners!
As the only state pageant on this list, International Junior Miss Texas has a national pageant-worthy prize package. Along with the gorgeous custom rhinestone crown, sash, dozen red roses, crown pin and crown case, the winners also receive their international entry fee paid and a cash award up to $2,500 per division. This state really prepares its queens for the international stage with luggage for their travel, autograph cards, and life, pageant and walking coaching from Cassidy Klein, Lisa Dean, Eskew Consulting, Winners Views and Mariah Cjaney.
They'll be dressed for success with gift certificates from The Tiny Closest Boutique, Muzzies Pageant and Prom, Wight Elephant Boutique, Terry Costa Dallas, Elizabeth Anthony Collection and Z Couture. The queens receive two photoshoots with Kathy Whittaker and hair and makeup services from Melissa Rene Makeup or Amanda Cave Artistry. Each queen receives a Tiffany Necklace, a Shrink 3D Queen Figurine, Snoozie Bling Slippers and a lighted makeup mirror or a Trolley makeup case. Junior division queens receive a Townley Girl NYC gift bag and Wellie Wishers by American Girl Doll.
To top it off, the queens have a weekend beach house retreat to bond and prepare for the international competition. Wow, what Texas girl wouldn't love that?
Photo: Kathy Whittaker
Coming in at number nine, International United Miss has a prize package to brag about. Along with the gorgeous crown, sash, flower bouquet, award and crown case, the winners also receive a $1,000 cash award, custom IUM luggage, robe, backpack, crown ring, autograph cards and a bling t-shirt. All winners have an international royalty photoshoot with Catherine Fiehn and their hair and makeup sponsored by MK Makeup Artistry.
The royalty travel to Atlantic City for Miss America, New York City for a spring trip and Broadway show, and Washington, DC for a wreath laying ceremony. They also travel to a tropical destination to go swimming with dolphins and are showered with gifts on the island! IUM queens receive gifts throughout their reign, including birthday and holiday gifts! They receive sequin pillows, an embroidered director's chair, IUM ornament, a custom cookie from Aimee's Cookies, bling earrings and a jacket and a sisters by sash outfit.
When the royalty return to crown their successors, their hotel accommodations are covered by the pageant and the 2019 opening number dress is provided. They also receive free entry for themselves and a guest at the themed dinners during the international pageant. A little fun fact about IUM royalty is that they are automatically part of the International United Miss Sorority at the close of their reign.
Photo: Catherine Fiehn
Miss Arnold Fitness comes in at number eight on our best prize packages list. The 2018 winner received $6,000 from sponsor Debi Lee, her official crown, sash, flower bouquet, trophy and Crown Couture Collection crown box. She also received a diamond pendant necklace, a Waterford Crystal gift, American Girl Doll and custom jacket.
Her official Miss Arnold Fitness photoshoot is with Serdar Gulmez with sponsored hair and makeup by Shaylyn Ford. She also has the opportunity for a separate photoshoot with Goodwin Photography. Throughout her reign, her appearance wardrobe is sponsored by Be Social Boutique and she will receive travel and model opportunities.
Photo: Serdar Gulmez
At number seven is the Princess of America pageant! Along with the gorgeous crown, sash, flower bouquet, award, cash scholarship and crown case, the winners also receive a national photoshoot with The Imagine Studios with hair and makeup services provided by Jamie Stacy. The Princess of America titleholders also travel throughout their reign. As part of the prize package, they receive accommodations in Atlantic City and two tickets to the Miss America competition. While in Atlantic City, they'll be treated with a limo ride to the show, dinner at Rainforest Cafe and an additional photoshoot with The Imagine Studios and hair and makeup services provided by Cassie Gardener and Melanie Rae. The national royalty also take a Carnival cruise together during their reign!
They receive prizes and gifts throughout the year as well, including a custom Princess of America robe and beach towel, a Marc Defang Rhinestone Title Clutch, autographed frame and a journal to document their year. Both an Ellie Wilde cocktail dress and a farewell gown are also provided. And of course, autograph cards and magnetic parade signs, essential to any succesful reign!
Photo: Princess of America
In the sixth spot is the American Women of Service pageant. Along with the gorgeous crown, sash, flower bouquet, award and crown pin, the winners also receive branding advice and coaching from Kristen Crawford and Coaching with Pia. They'll also be able to pick out their own AWOS swag to promote the system all year! The queens will be featured on Pageant Planet and in the Crowns of Service Calendar.
They'll take a Bahamas cruise vacation and travel to Boston and New York City. Included in the prize package are makeup kits, Lularoe leggings and supplies to help promote their platform. There's even a touch of glitz and glamour with a Marc Defang Rhinestone Title Clutch, chandelier earrings and the opportunity to participate in photoshoots throughout the year.
Photo: American Women of Service Facebook
Coming in at number five is the USA Ambassador pageant. Along with the gorgeous crown, sash, flower bouquet, award, crown pin and crown case, the winners also receive a national photoshoot with Crocker Photo. They'll receive media kits and comp cards as well as features on Pageant Planet. As part of their package they receive coaching with Liz McGlynn, Diane Forkhamer, Kristen Bradford and Eleana Frangedis.
The USA Ambassador queens take several trips throughout the year including a four or five night cruise with the national directors, a beach weekend on Treasure Island and a weekend trip to Boston. Certain age divisions take trips to Miss America, the Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala and a Disney Weekend. Queens will receive luggage as well as bags and accessories with the USA Ambassador logo.
USA Ambassador also gives division gifts. The Jr. Preteen queen receives an American Girl Doll, Preteen queen receives a Polaroid Camera and accesssories, Jr. Teen queen receives a Kindle Fire Tablet, Teen queen receives Kate Spade handbag, Miss queen Fit Bit and planner, Ms. queen receives a Kate Spade tote bag and the Mrs. queen receives a Spa Wellness Gift Card. All divisional queens receive gifts throughout the year!
Accommodations for the 2019 pageant is covered. The queens also receive contestant gifts, free activities, the 2019 opening number dress, a special queens' party, official hair, makeup and tanning services for the 2019 national pageant.
Photo: Crocker Photo
The Miss Jr. High, High School and Collegiate America pageant ranks at number 4 on our Best Prize Packages list! Miss Jr. High America, Miss High School America, and Miss Collegiate America are all individually award over $70,000 in scholarships. The Miss High School America pageant system is notorious for one particular prize - a Jeep Wrangler. The newly crowned Miss High School America not only walks away with her crown, sash and flowers, she leaves with the keys to a Jeep Wrangler with a $5,000 accessory upgrade package.
Along with the gorgeous crown, sash and flower bouquet, the winners receive a $10,000 scholarship, a trip abroad, a West Caribbean Cruise, a trip to Vegas, Washington, D.C. and Little Rock, Arkansas. Travel opportunities isn't the only thing these queens receive. Among the fabulous prizes are a $3,000 wardrobe from Henri's Cloud Nine, a $3,000 MMG Modeling Scholarship and NASA Camp Tuition.
Did we mention winners also receive a custom diamond Crown Ring, gifts from Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors and Chanel? This doesn't even mention the thousands of dollars in giftcards from places like The Tiny Closet Boutique, Flawless Babe Boutique, Indigo Little Rock Wardrobe, Belle and Blush, Dazzle's and more! They also receive hair and makeup products and services for their reign and coaching, makeup lessons and fitness training with experts like Springboard Coaching, Pageantology, Liz Everett, Chris Saltamaachio and CrownFit!
Photo: Miss High School America
The Miss Earth USA pageant comes in third for the Best Prize Packages. Along with the gorgeous crown, sash, flower bouquet, award and crown case, the winner also receives an all expense paid trip to represent the United States at the Miss Earth Pageant. This includes four weeks in the Philippines and preparation for the competition, not limited to training, video production, social media management, PR management, platform development and photoshoots.
Miss Earth USA has the opportunity to shoot with many different photographers during her reign, including AJ Photoz, Rezanation, Lionsbros, Daniel Pham, Eva Fils, Laura Marino, Anthony Tyus, Carlos Velez and Bret Josephs. She will also take part in media and sponsor tours and have interviews with PageantLive, Art and Beauty Magazine and World Class Beauty Magazine. She will walk in the 2018 and 2019 New York Fashion Week Shows and with model for El Paso Swim Week and Atlanta Market.
ASHLEYLauren and Dress and Party Ohio provide year-round appearance wardrobe. Miss Earth USA's competition attire for Miss Earth is also entirely sponsored, as is her preparation for the competition.
Photo: Anthony Tyus
Another incredible prize package can be found at USA National Miss. As a national queen, you receive your crown, sash with your embroidered name, your award, a USA National Miss crown pin, a Crown Couture crown box, a custom sash box, bouquet of roses and a cash award up to $5,000.
USA National Miss queens are everywhere. The national queens model in a New York Fashion Week Pageant Runway Show, receive a modeling contract with MMG Model Management, a feature on national billboards and a photoshoot in Atlanta, Orlando and internationally with Amanda Ferguson Photography. They’ll also receive photoshoot sessions, including hair and makeup services, with Goodwin photography and Austin Ryde. Senior division queens have the opportunity to model for Flawless Babe Boutique and be a brand ambassador for Angelia Cosmetics. The Teen and Miss winners are considered for paid modeling jobs at the Atlanta Apparel Mart and Jr. Princess, Princess and Preteen queens model for designer Talisha White. The queens are featured in all of the 2019 UNM promotional materials.
The queens will travel expenses paid to New York for New York Fashion Week, Atlantic City for Miss America, Hilton Head Island private beach for a week-long vacation, Los Angeles to visit Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica, Atlanta and an international cruise to the Bahamas. They have a weekend getaway with Miss Teen USA 2012, Logan West. The senior queens head to Indiana for a spa weekend and a $6,000 skincare treatment package. And of course, they receive a luggage set for all that travel!
They receive lip kits, lashes, spray tanning services, teeth whitening services, and hair care products as well as complimentary hair and makeup services from Liz Everett for many different occasions. To keep up with their wardrobe needs for the year, the queens receive $2,500 worth of gift certificates from Flawless Babe Boutique, Dazzle’s, Seni Chic, Talisha White, ASHLEYLauren, Dress Me Pink Boutique, La Casa Hermosa and Cinderella Gowns.
The queens receive coaching with Pageant Smart, Pageant Performance, Pia Consulting, Pageant Role Models with Lulu Orange and Eleana Frangedis. They receive royalty gifts, State Delegate gifts, Exclusive Queen’s Reception, Exclusive private party with national judges, All-access pass during Nationals 2019.
Photo: Amanda Ferguson Photography
With a prize package this incredible, it’s no wonder International Junior Miss tops our list as the Best Prize Package of 2018! Aside from the crown, sash, bouquet of roses and award, the international queen in each division also receives a $10,000 cash scholarship, a full caterer royalty breakfast contract signing, a royalty photoshoot with Legnar Ekim Photography and an shoot with Kathy Whittaker.
They don’t call it the “crown of opportunities” for nothing. The 2018 queens received a trip to Dubai, including flights, hotel accommodations and a trip to Abu Dubai, the Center for Cultural Understanding and Dubai Frame. They’ll also receive a royalty cruise to Progresso and Cozumel, Mexico and a chance to swim with the dolphins. And of course, they receive IJM Travel Kits and luggage for all of their international adventures! The 2018 queens are invited to Sherri Hill New York Fashion Week and a party at Sherri Hill headquarters.
We all know a queen has to look good. The winners receive a royalty jacket, official logo appearance wear, a bling towel wrap and IJM pajama set. The winners also receive a royalty Visa expense gift card, a Forever 21 gift card, a $40 gift certificate from Shoe la Vie, a $1000 allowance towards a gown and $500 wardrobe allowance towards a cocktail dress or accessories from Lasting Impressions Formal Wear and teeth whitening services for the year. The senior division queens receive $500 gift certificates to The Tiny Closet Boutique, $100 gift certificates to the Wight Elephant Boutique and a complimentary outfit from Lavish South Boutique.
The queens are featured in Royalty Spotlight, in international ad and print ad campaigns and on the International Junior Miss website. They have Walk like a Queen training sessions with Lu Sierra and communication and brand management sessions with Eskew Consulting.
To commemorate her reign, each queen receives a 16 x 18 memory portrait, an IJM crown pin, an IJM crown ring, sponsorship from Ellie L. Illustrations, a 3D figurine of themselves in gown, crown and sash, look-alike dolls for the junior divisions, autograph cards, car magnets, thank you note cards and window decals. At the conclusion of her reign, each queen’s hotel accommodations for the international competition are provided. Her opening number dress for the final show is also sponsored. She’ll receive state souvenir gifts from the delegates, a two page feature in the program book, a special Royalty Reception, customized year in review videos and VIP family seating.
Photo: Kathy Whittaker
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