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National Competition 2020 Information

The 2020 national competition will be held in the form of a series of virtual web casts in combination with online submissions.

In order to compete in Miss World America 2020 national competition, you must first win your state pageant or become an at-large delegate. If you want to be considered to be an at-large delegate, please submit an application below.

Preliminary Competitions***

***subject to change at any time
MISS WORLD AMERICA contestants:
  1. Beauty with a Purpose (required, online materials submission)
  2. Interview (required, via video call)
  3. Top Model Challenge (required, online video submission)
  4. Influencer Challenge (required, online competition)
  5. Beautiful Me – competition, evaluating contestant’s ability to do her own makeup (required, online video submission)
  6. Talent Showcase (optional, online video submission and video call with top 5 finalists)
  7. Fitness Challenge (optional, online video submission)
  8. People’s Choice – online voting by the audience (optional, but all contestants are entered)
  9. Entrepreneur Challenge (optional)
  10. Miss Photogenic (optional, but all contestants are entered)
MISS TEEN WORLD AMERICA contestants:
  1. Beauty with a Purpose (required, online materials submission)
  2. Interview (required, via video call)
  3. Top Model Challenge (required, online video submission)
  4. Influencer Challenge (required, online competition)
  5. Beautiful Me (required, online video submission)
  6. Talent Showcase (optional, online video submission)
  7. Fitness Challenge (optional, online video submission)
  8. Entrepreneur Challenge (optional)
  9. Miss Photogenic (optional, but all contestants are entered)

Prize Package***

***subject to change at any time
MISS WORLD AMERICA winner:
  • A fully paid trip to Los Angeles for the crowning ceremony at the end of October (includes air fare or gas reimbursement, accommodation, meals, and ground transportation) [subject to change, pandemic conditions allowing]
  • Free entry into Miss World America 2021 national competition*
  • Automatic advancement to semi-final of the 2021 Miss World America national competition**
  • Official Miss World America Crown during the year of reign
  • Official Miss World America 2020 sash
  • A diamond necklace from Peter Marco Beverly Hills ($5,000 value)
  • A goodie bag with makeup from Josie’s Faces
  • Two exclusive garment bags from The Prepared Girl Garment Bags
  • A Miss World America gift bag
  • A bag of sportswear from MWA official fitness wear partner RNR Fits
  • Complimentary coaching from current Miss World America Emmy Rose Cuvelier to prepare for Miss World competition
  • A complimentary crash course on skincare and makeup transformation from Josie’s Faces, tailored to the Winner’s needs
  • Free runway coaching from MWA official coach Giselle Boone
  • Personal appearances throughout 2020-2021
  • Photo and video shoots
  • Many other perks and benefits
MISS TEEN WORLD AMERICA winner:
  • A fully paid trip to Los Angeles for the crowning ceremony at the end of October (includes air fare or gas reimbursement, accommodation, meals, and ground transportation) [subject to change, pandemic conditions allowing]
  • Free entry into Miss Teen World America 2021 national competition*
  • Automatic advancement to semi-final of the 2021 Miss Teen World America national competition**
  • Official Miss Teen World America crown during the year of reign
  • Official Miss Teen World America 2020 sash
  • A diamond necklace from Peter Marco Beverly Hills ($5,000 value)
  • Two exclusive garment bags from The Prepared Girl Garment Bags
  • A Miss World America gift bag
  • A bag of sportswear from MWA official fitness wear partner RNR Fits
  • Complimentary coaching from current Miss World America Emmy Rose Cuvelier
  • A complimentary crash course on skincare and makeup transformation from Josie’s Faces, tailored to the Winner’s needs
  • Free runway coaching from MWA official coach Giselle Boone
  • Personal appearances throughout 2020-2021
  • Complimentary photo and video shoots
  • Many other perks and benefits
*The titleholders will be entered into 2021 national competition if they still meet eligibility requirements  according to Miss World America and Miss World Official Rules and comply with Terms and Conditions.
**However, the titleholders will still need to compete in the required and optional preliminaries to accumulate score points for the 2021 national competition.

OTHER PRIZES

  • Miss World America and Miss Teen World America 1st Runners-Up will receive an Official Miss World America 1st Runner-Up Sash and a diamond necklace from Peter Marco Beverly Hills ($5,000 value) (two winners -1 Miss Runner-up and 1 Teen Runner-up)
  • Miss winner of Top Model Challenge will receive a style consultation from fashion professional Marie Widmyer and a $500 gift card redeemable at Marmalade Fresh Clothing
  • Teen winner of Top Model Challenge will receive a style consultation from fashion professional Marie Widmyer and a $300 gift card redeemable at Marmalade Fresh Clothing
  • The winner of Best Evening Gown, selected by our VIP audience, will receive a style consultation from fashion professional Marie Widmyer and a $100 gift card redeemable at Marmalade Fresh Clothing
  • Miss World America and Miss Teen World America Influencer Challenge winners will receive a personalized one-hour social media marketing session from BIGinfluencers  (two winners – one Miss and one Teen)
  • Miss World America fitness challenge winner will receive a gift from RNR Fits (two winners – one Miss and one Teen)
  • Miss World America Beautiful Me Challenge winners will receive a goodie bag with makeup from Josie’s Faces (one for Miss and one for Teen)
  • The Miss and Teen winners of the Talent Showcase will receive free virtual acting coaching from MAD Acting Studio
  • The winner of People’s Choice will receive the official Miss World America “People’s Choice” sash (one winner for Miss and Teen)
  • Teen winner of Talent Showcase will receive VIP access for one user to all Miss World America 2020 final events, with ability to participate in VIP voting
  • The first and second runners-up of Entrepreneur Challenge in Miss Category, and the winner of the Entrepreneur Challenge in Teen Category will each receive complimentary VIP access for one user to all Miss Wrold America 2020 final events, with ability to participate in the VIP voting
  • One Miss Photogenic winner will receive a complimentary photography package from a sponsoring photographer and a $250 cash reward from MWA (one winner for Miss and Teen)
  • The winner of the VIP vote will receive a “VIP Surprise Package” for two persons ($750 value), including***:
    • A limo will pick you and your companion up at a designated address (in your city);
    • You will be taken to a surprise restaurant location to enjoy a dinner;
    • A limo will take you back home.

***”VIP Surprise Package” elements are subject to change at any time

National Competition Timeline

AUGUST 17 – SEPTEMBER 14 – COACHING PHASE

All state titleholders will be invited to participate in series of workshops with Miss World America coaches, who will prepare the contestants to every aspect of the national competition.

Confirmed coaches and workshops:

▪ Emmy Rose Cuvelier, Miss World America 2019: “Preparing to present your Nation”;
▪ Madison Walker, Miss Teen World America 2019: “Self-Confidence in Today’s World”
▪ Lu Sierra, renowned supermodel, host, influencer, and an award-winning runway and pageant coach: “Bringing Super-modeling to the Pageant Runway”;
▪ Evan Carmichael, entrepreneur, top 100 leadership speaker, writer: “Preparing for the MWA Head To Head and Beauty with a Purpose Challenges”;
▪ Clarissa Bowers, Miss World America 2017, will talk about what to expect from the national and international levels of the competition, highlighting the service aspect of Miss World;
▪ Josie Valdez, founder of Josie’s Faces, celebrity make-up and hair artist, skincare professional. In “Beautiful Me Challenge: Look Best in Your Own Makeup” workshop Josie will share advice on how to succeed in the new Miss World America “Beautiful Me” Challenge, in which contestants will showcase their ability to make themselves look pretty without relying on professional help;
▪ Giselle Boone, award-winning pageant coach: “Virtual Runway Workshop for Miss World America” & “Sportswear Runway Technique”
▪ Lauren Kuhn, pageant interview coach: “Interviewing with a Purpose”;
▪ Liz Fuller, TV presenter, actress, model, Miss Great Britain 1996: “A Winning Mindset Workshop”;
▪ BIGinfluencers: “How to succeed in Miss World America Influencer Challenge”;
▪ Richard Morrissey, personal trainer, founder of RNR Fits will get contestants ready for our virtual fitness competition
▪ Colin Christianson, Miss World America Advisory Board Member, Founder & CEO of Tenacious Ventures: “Putting together a perfect setup for your virtual Miss World America pageant”
▪ AJ Joshi, of BIGInfluencers, Miss World America Influencer Challenge Technology Partner: “How to succeed in Miss World America Influencer Challenge”

SEPTEMBER 6 – DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING MATERIALS FOR THE NATIONALS

After the coaching phase, the contestants will have one more week to work on their submission assets and must submit all materials by no later than September 6. The final submission package will be included in the contestant’s guide to the 2020 National Competition and delivered to each state title holder.

SEPTEMBER 6-30 – CONTESTANTS’ TECHNOLOGY TRAINING AND REHEARSALS***

***for Miss category only

During this phase, all state titleholders shall participate in online workshops and virtual rehearsals and will be trained to use the video conferencing technology and rehearse with Miss World America hosts and technical director.

SEPTEMBER 14 – OCTOBER 9 – PEOPLE’S CHOICE VOTING

***for Miss category only

The audience will have a chance to select the People’s Choice winner via online voting on Miss World America website.

SEPTEMBER 14 – OCTOBER 2 – INFLUENCER CHALLENGE

Influencer Challenge is a social media competition powered by Miss World America partner BIGInfluencers.

OCTOBER 1-9 – WEBCASTS FOR THE NATIONAL PRELIMINARIES***

***for Miss category only

The audience will be able to watch online the preliminaries, hosted by Emmy Rose Cuvelier, Miss World America 2019. Contestants will also participate in certain webcasts (Head to Head Challenge/Interview, Talent, etc).

OCTOBER 10-16 – WEBCASTS FOR THE NATIONAL FINAL

***for Miss category only

The audience will be able to watch online the final competitions in the form of series of webcasts with celebrity appearances, including La Toya Jackson, Julia Morley and reigning Miss World Toni-Ann Singh.

OCTOBER 24 – CROWNING CEREMONY

The Miss World America 2020 and Miss Teen World America 2020 winners will be invited to Los Angeles, CA, for a crowning ceremony, gifting and other activities. The Miss World America 2020 winner will also represent USA at the 70th Miss World 2020 international competition.