NATIONAL FEES

The Registration Fee to secure an Appointed State Title for the 2023 National United States National Pageant is $395 and is due upon submission of your online Registration Form.  Your Registration Fee includes your selection of state or regional title* and secures your spot to compete at Nationals.

 

All national contestants are required to purchase and are responsible for the National Package Fee.  

The 2023 National Package Fee is $795.

The 2023 National Package includes:

  • Official State Crown

  • Official State Double Rhinestone Embroidered Sash

  • Entry into the National Competition (Interview, Fashion, Evening Gown, and Community Service)

  • Contestant Standard Ad Page & Design for the National Program

  • Welcome Dinner Contestant Ticket

  • Welcome Dinner Gift

  • Chocolate & Diamonds Gala Contestant Ticket

  • Chocolate & Diamonds Gala Gift

  • National Pageant T-Shirt

  • NUS Logo Reusable Tote Swag Bag

  • NUS Logo Drawstring Bag

  • Ticket to Hershey's Chocolate World Create Your Own Candy Bar

  • Ticket to The Hershey Story Museum

  • Hershey's Candy throughout the week

  • Special room rate for her and her family at our host venue, Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

  • Eligibility to compete for the National Title in her division and amazing National Prize Package.

  • Opportunity to serve as a peer ambassador and promote our national platform: The Crown CARES (Creating A Respectful Environment in Schools & Society)

  • Opportunity to promote your personal platform or cause with a state title during their year

  • National Contestant Handbook to prepare for the National Pageant

       and MUCH MORE!

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National contestants are permitted to seek sponsors to help with their fees.

 

 Please note that a Registration Fee is required to secure your appointed title and spot to compete at the National competition.

Paying Your Fees

It is important to pay your fees by the deadline in order to secure your spot at our 2023 National Pageant.  You may pay your fees at once or in separate payments.

 

Due upon registration: $395 Registration Fee

 

National Package Fee Payments*

1st Payment - Due 30 Days after Registration: $265

      State Crown & Sash are ordered after 1st payment of your National Package is received.

 

2nd Payment - Due 60 Days after Registration: $265

 

Final Payment - Due 90 Days after Registration: $265

Specific deadlines for your payments of your National Package will be emailed to you after your Registration Fee and paperwork is received at the National Office.

Other Fees

  • Each contestant is asked to collect a minimum of $100 in donations for our National Platform: The Crown CARES (Creating A Respectful Environment in Schools-Society).  Donations collected are used towards Crown CARES scholarships.

*Please note if you submit your Registration Fee and paperwork close to the National Deadline full payment of the National Package may be required to compete at the 2023 National Pageant.  Please contact the National Office for more information.

All fees are non-refundable, non-transferrable.

Registration Fee and National Package do not include transportation, hotel accommodations, wardrobe, opening number dress, some meals, souvenirs, Welcome Dinner tickets for family, Gala tickets for family, and other general pageant expenses.  Contestants will receive more information in their National Contestant Handbook.