Official preliminary pageant to
USA National Miss Scholarship Pageant
2023 State Pageant
August 6-7, 2022
Ages 4 - 6 Jr Princess
Ages 7 - 9 Princess
Ages 10 - 12 Preteen
Ages 13 - 15 Jr Teen
Ages 16 - 19 Teen
Ages 20 - 25 Miss
Ages 4-25 as of June 1st, 2023
Reside or attend school in Illinois
UNM's philosophy and commitment to personal growth as well as offering amble scholarship opportunities, state queens are invited back to compete at Nationals the following year! This provides an additional opportunity to compete for the national titles and obtain more scholarships.
USA National Miss is an award winning national pageant organization that exists to enrich the lives of young women ages 4-25 through an unsurpassed pageant experience that leaves them encouraged, renewed and inspired. Awarding over a million dollars in cash, college scholarships, and prizes since its inception in 2010, UNM also assists young women in developing a lifestyle of service, and provides young women with extraordinary opportunities. Our program recognizes the personal achievement, community involvement and excellence of young women across the USA in a fun and trendy community of sisters, who become ambassadors of many worthy causes and charities - including our national platform INSPIRE. We award young women for their accomplishments and mentor them to reach their goals and unleash their true potential, while encouraging them to find their voice and make a difference.
Part girls empowerment and part pageant, we believe that we have a responsibility to immerse our delegates with positive messages and encouraging motivation, while connecting them with well-known role models such as former Miss Americas and Miss USAs who routinely come to UNM Nationals to speak to and inspire our delegates. We offer one of the highest quality pageant program in the country, and are consistently recognized as an industry leader. We partner with well-known industry professionals and brands in the fashion and modeling worlds to provide our delegates with exciting and unforgettable experiences and amazing opportunities. Under the leadership of a four-time award winning national director, USA National Miss has become one of the largest national pageant systems in the country. With nationals at Hollywood, Florida, UNM skillfully mixes glamour and fun to elevate your pageant experience.