THE MISS BLACK NEW YORK USA PAGEANT

ABOUT THE MISS BLACK NEW YORK USA PAGEANT

Miss Black New York USA Pageant

Miss Black New York USA Pageant

The Miss Black New York USA Pageant is an affiliate of the Miss Black USA Pageant and Scholarship Foundation, Inc. a non-profit corporation recognized under the 501(c)3 Code of Internal Revenue Service. The Miss Black USA Pageant celebrates scholastic achievement celebrates scholastic achievement and believes that education is the key to lifelong success and empowerment.

Applicants must be between the ages of eighteen and twenty-seven by the date that the pageant takes place and be either a high school graduate or in their senior year of high school. Applicants must live, work, or attend school in New York, and, in addition, must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher at the time of application. Finally, in order to be considered, young women intending to enter the pageant must be United States citizens who are unmarried, in excellent health, and committed to service.

The criteria for judging the Miss Black New York USA Pageant is based upon the scores from five areas of competition, including a personal interview, the on-stage question and answer, talent, evening gown, and personal fitness. Prizes for contestants include a complimentary ticket to the pageant, gifts to commemorate their experience, and superlative awards. For the Miss Black New York USA Pageant winner, prizes include the official New York State Crown and sash, roundtrip airfare to the national pageant, hotel accommodations at the national pageant, $2,500 cash, a photo shoot, and more.

Find more about the Miss Black New York USA Pageant by visiting the website.

July 16, 2010: the Miss Black New Jersey and Miss Black New York USA Pageants Article on the River View Observer

The Miss Black New Jersey Pageant
The Miss Black New Jersey Pageant

The River View Observer recently posted an article on the Miss Black New Jersey & New York USA Pageants on their website detailing the ins and the outs of the pageant:

What’s the very first thing that many individuals think of when asked to describe a beauty pageant? Well, for many, it’s often a process focused mainly on looks that’s stereotyped as a shallow process. However, those who are quick to judge should take a look at the respective Miss Black New Jersey USA and Miss Black New York USA Pageants.

Read more about what the River View Observer has to say about the pageants here!

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