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Miss Philippines USA Pageants

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Rules of Miss Philippines USA Pageants

  • Are you allowed to be married?


  • Are you allowed to have kids?


  • Who is allowed to compete?


  • What are the phases of competition?

    Interview, Evening Gown, Swimsuit/Fitness, Optional Talent, Beauty With a Purpose


About Miss Philippines USA Pageants

Miss Philippines USA is a Filipino American beauty pageant that promotes Filipino culture and traditions. Its mission is to discover poised and confident young women who are committed to accomplishing purposeful advocacies.
Throughout the competition, the beauty pageant contestants showcase the beauty of the Philippines and its diverse culture. Aside from an unforgettable experience, the pageant gives the contestants plenty of opportunities that can benefit their careers.

The beauty pageant was founded with the goal of promoting Filipino culture and heritage. It has also supported various charitable causes and community service projects over the years.
The first pageant was held in Los Angeles, and since then, it has become a prestigious beauty pageant in the USA. Miss Philippines USA is under the Miss Philippines USA organization.

More about Miss Philippines USA

Lou Razon is the executive producer of the Miss Philippines USA beauty pageant. After finishing her Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, Razon migrated to LA, where she studied fashion design.
Razon has experience working as a production assistant in textile and fashion houses in the 90s. Many celebrities, politicians, and entertainers wore her creations. She established Lou Razon Couture in 1997, specializing in formal gowns.

In 2011, Razon produced the first Miss Philippines USA Beauty Pageant. Given her love for pageantry, the pageant was a way for her to promote the beauty of the Philippines.
Her goal was to display Filipino artistry through her carefully crafted designs. Lou Razon also established the Miss Philippines USA Foundation. This is a non-profit organization intended to assist the unprivileged via charitable donations.

Who Can Compete in the Miss Philippines USA?

The national beauty pageant welcomes young Filipino-American women between the age of 18 and 28.
The contestants must be at least a quarter Filipina and residents of the United States to participate in the beauty pageant.
To be eligible to compete in the beauty pageant, the contestants have to be unmarried and without children.

What Does Miss Philippines USA Do After Winning?

The Miss Philippines USA title winner represents the Filipino-American community in many yearly cultural events and activities. She also gets an opportunity to participate in the Miss Philippines Tourism pageant, held in the Philippines, and intended to showcase the country’s beauty and culture.

What Does the Miss Philippines USA Stand For?

Aside from physical beauty, the pageant emphasizes the importance of knowledge, intelligence, and involvement in the community. The contestants promote Filipino culture and heritage and support charitable causes and community service projects. It encourages young women to use their platform and make a positive impact on their community and advocate for social change.

Miss Philippines USA Competition

The Miss Philippines USA Competition contestants are judged based on criteria like poise, confidence, communication skills, and cultural awareness. The pageant is an important cultural event, allowing young women to showcase their talent and beauty while promoting social responsibility.

The contestants are judged based on a few rounds in the competition, such as a swimsuit competition, an evening gown competition, and a question and answer portion.
Aside from these, Miss Philippines USA has other rounds of competition, including cultural wear and talent portions.

What Does the Winner of Miss Philippines USA Get?

The winner of Miss Philippines USA receives a crown, a cash prize, and many opportunities. These include model participation in runway shows, career advancement in business and entertainment, and assistance for participation in international pageants. The crown winner also gets social media exposure and a platform to promote humanitarian goals. Miss Philippines USA also provides an opportunity to attend social and networking events, training on types of pageant walks and poses, and other benefits.

What Charitable Causes Does the Beauty Pageant Support?

The Miss Philippines USA beauty pageant supports several charitable causes and community service projects. This includes disaster relief efforts and other causes that impact the Filipino-American community within the USA.

Who Was Miss Philippines 2022?

The winner of the Miss Philippines title in 2022 was Alyssa Redondo. The pageant contestants also earn special rewards and can become brand ambassadors for major brands.

When Will Miss Philippines 2023 Be Held?

The 12th annual beauty pageant will be held on July 23, 2023. The coronation will happen at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.

Are Miss Universe Philippines and Miss Philippines USA the Same Pageant?

While both pageants share the country of origin for the contestants, they are two separate pageants with different purposes, pageant formats, and eligibility requirements by different organizations. Miss Universe Philippines is a national pageant held in the Philippines that selects the country’s representative in the Miss Universe pageant.

In contrast, Miss Philippines USA is a pageant held in the USA. The winner of this pageant will compete in the Miss Philippines Earth pageant, an international beauty pageant.

More About Miss Philippines USA

Miss Philippines USA Beauty Pageant is the most prestigious Filipino-American beauty pageant in the USA.

MISSION - to develop the finest ambassadors of goodwill and role models for the Filipino-American community.

EMPHASIS on coaching and development program for its delegates.

ENABLE our top winners to compete in the top international and domestic pageants.

SUPPORT the following causes: Breast Cancer Walk, Historic Filipinotown Festival and 5k Run, Help for the Philippines telethon on KTLA, Fashion for a Cause benefiting ABS-CBN Foundation and BKP California, Black and White Benefit show for typhoon Haiyan victims, Kapamilya 5k Run, FACCOC golf tournament fundraiser, Kalayaan / Independence day festival in Carson, Gawad Kalinga event in Carson, California to name a few.

- To develop the finest ambassadors of good will for the Filipino-American communities.
- To promote fashion, art, culture and the Filipina beauty.
- To showcase local businesses to the Fil-Am community.
- To donate portions of the event’s proceeds to a Foundation for Education.
- To produce a high quality event that promotes and uplifts the Fil-Am Community.
-To discover Fil-Am beauties and prepare them for international pageants