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Jr. Young Miss

For contestants 3-Kindergarten



Formal Dress (40%)
Preschool through Kindergarten contestants may wear either a short dress or a long gown. It's important to note that the judges won't be evaluating the gown itself, but rather the overall appearance, taking into account the contestant's look, how well the dress fits, and if the color suits them. Full Makeup is allowed for stage competitions, however; should be age appropriate.  The stage will be setup runway style. 

Introduction (30%)
For Pre-School through Kindergarten contestants, the contestant may introduce themselves, or the emcee will ask for their name and one fun fact.  The judges will be evaluating contestants based on their natural beauty and enjoyment during the competition.  Is the contestant having fun?  This category will take place right after the opening number. Each contestant will have a maximum of 20 seconds for their introduction.

Interview (30%)

Contestants will have the opportunity to speak with the judges There won't be any difficult or tricky questions asked. Our judges are warm and friendly and just want to get to know the contestant better. During the interview, it will be conducted privately and in a panel format. Contestants are free to choose whether they prefer to sit or stand during this interaction.   Dress should be a dress or pant suit with Light makeup is allowed for interview- blush, powder, mascara, and lip gloss.  
Sample questions:
Junior Young (90 seconds):

  • What is your favorite toy?

  • What is your favorite TV show?  

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?  

Competition Scoring

Age Criteria

  • Pre-School or 3 Years

  • Pre-Kindergarten

  • Kindergarten

Three-year-old contestants should be able to walk on their own and turn three years old by July 1 of the current competition year. . If they are unable meet this criteria, they may compete in the Beautiful Baby online competition.  ​



One overall National Jr. Young Miss Queen will receive: 

  • Official, unique USS national crown

  • USS Rhinestone embroidered sash by Christine Warren

  • USS Scepter

  • USS Teddy Bear with matching crown and sash

  • USS Rhinestone suitcase by Marc Defang

  • USS Rhinestone backpack by Marc Defang

  • USS Rhinestone cup

  • USS Rhinestone crown box

  • USS custom parade banner

  • USS jacket by Frilly Lilly's Boutique

  • USS Title Tag (Rep your reign)

  • Invited to Royalty Cruise

  • Rose Bouquet

  • Photoshoot with Queen B Studios

  • Royalty breakfast following the pageant for contract signing.

  • USS personal autograph cards

  • Special gift during Christmas

  • Special gift for birthday

  • Memories that will last a lifetime.

Alternates and state finalists will receive a trophy and USS Teddy bear with crown and sash..

What are you waiting for? 


Additional titles:
America's Miss USS (Talent)  

Miss USS Model 


Additional competitions:

Miss Photogenic

Portfolio Award

Academic Award

Spirit of Pageantry Award

Spokesmodel Award

Interview Award
President's Volunteer Service Award

Community Service Award
Audience Favorite
Miss Congeniality 

LOTS of ways to win! 

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