Sterling Miss USA is a national pageant open to naturally-born female contestants, age 4 to 21 years of age. Contestants compete in interview, fun fashion, and formal wear. Optional include Top Model Photo Shoot, Casual Wear, Best Actress, Talent, Spokes Model and Photogenic. Winners crowned in each division are awarded cash scholarships, prizes including a free photo session and headshots with renowned pageant photographer Jack Bains/Southern Exposure with free hair, makeup and styling by Brittney Shelton , a beautiful round crown, custom embroidered sash, trophy and more. Throughout the year, our titleholders will enjoy appearances as a group and individually, trips, community service projects and so much more. There's just something about a Sterling Girl!