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Rules of Universal Miss Nationals

  • Are you allowed to be married?

    Both. We allow both married and non-married contestants.

  • Are you allowed to have kids?

    Both. We allow both contestants with and without children to compete.

  • Who is allowed to compete?


  • What are the phases of competition?

    Personal Introduction, Optional Photogenic, On-Stage Question, Interview, Fun Fashion, Evening Gown


Staff of Universal Miss Nationals

  • staff member

    Katie Simmons

    State Director, 2020 - Present

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    Terry Stebly JeanneElise LaFontaine

    State Director, 2020 - Present

    WELCOME BACK LOUISIANA STATE DIRECTORS TERRY STEBLY & JEANNE-ELISE LAFONTAINE! • • • Follow Louisiana Universal Miss for upcoming competition dates!! #UniversalMiss #MissLouisiana

  • staff member

    Brittany Davis

    State Director, 2021 - Present

    DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT! Meet MISSISSIPPI & ARKANSAS State Director Brittany Davis! • • • Follow Mississippi Universal Miss & Arkansas Universal Miss for upcoming competition dates! #UniversalMiss #MissMississippi #MissArkansas

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    Darci Roe

    State Director, 2020 - Present

    WELCOME BACK TEXAS STATE DIRECTOR DARCI ROE! • • • Follow Texas Universal Miss for upcoming competition dates! #UniversalMiss #MissTexas #pageant

About Universal Miss Nationals

Universal Miss is one of the newest and fastest growing National scholarship competitions. Now beginning it's 3rd season Universal Miss "UM" is now is over 30 states with many of those states having their own established state systems. Run by a team of the best in the industry, UM strives to bring the best out of each one of its competitors. This is simply done by following the pageant motto "Embrace You"! Each competitor has a set of unique qualities that create an atmosphere where the competition aspect of the organization takes a back seat to the discovering of your best self. Building confidence, friendships and finding positive people to enhance yourself as a whole.

The state season starts in January and ends in April. The National competition is held in Orlando, Florida and is a week long event that take pageantry to the NEXT LEVEL! It's a full family event hosting multiple parties, optional competitions and even includes a full day off for you and your family/friends to enjoy the magic of Orlando!

Age division are offered Baby through Mrs. with the cut off age for each division January 1st. Mandatory competition include Meet and Greet, Formal Wear, Open Fashion and Interview for ages 0-6 years, and Personal Introduction, Formal Wear, Open Fashion and Interview for ages 7+.

Our prize package is HUGE and even includes a PAID trip to NYC during NYFW where our Elite Eight get to walk the runways of New York during the most prestigious week in fashion.

The 2023 dates have been set for June 18-24, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance of Universal Orlando.