RULES & REGULATIONS
State Pageant:

MARCH 18 -19, 2023

By registering to take part in the US American Miss DMV Pageant (G-I-R-L-S-INC.), you are recognizing, accepting and agreeing that you have read the below rules and regulations and agree to abide. Your participation is your acknowledgement that you agree to all the rules and regulations set forth below.

  • G-I-R-L-S-INC. (US American Miss DMV) , US American Miss, LLC reserves the right to change the date, location, and competition details of the state and/or national pageant at its discretion.

  • All monies paid to US American Miss DMV and G-I-R-L-S-INC. are non-refundable and non-transferable. No refunds are provided for any reason including, but not limited to, payments made on behalf of the delegate by advertisers and sponsors and any and all fees paid to G-I-R-L-S-INC. and US American Miss DMV by delegates, supporters, sponsors, or advertisers.

  • Any bounced checks received from delegate or any of delegate's supporters, sponsors or advertisers will incur a NSF fee of $35.

  • State and/or regional pageants are independently operated and produced by the individual state director(s). The National Office of US American Miss as well as the executive director, its officers, agents, employees and staff, are not responsible for payments made to director(s) of state and/or regional pageant(s). Consequently any gifts, awards or prizes forfeited by state and/or regional director or sponsors is not the responsibility of the National Office of US American Miss, LLC as well as the executive director, its officers, agents employees, and staff.

  • Registering to represent yourself at your state pageant is a promise and commitment to attend your State Pageant Finals and you are assuming all responsibility for payment of all state pageant fees, inclusive of all payment and paperwork submission deadlines as established by the US American Miss DMV State Office and G-I-R-L-S-INC.

  • Delegates and their parents agree to show sportsman-like behavior during and after the US American Miss DMV pageant. Any person(s) found in violation of this will not be allowed to compete with US American Miss state or Nationals in any further competitions.

  • Delegates and their parents/guardians understand and agree that judges decisions are final and fair.

  • Delegates that are crowned State Royalty at the State pageant will be required to sign a State titleholders contract, which is inclusive of a no-compete clause for any other pageant system (unless otherwise given permission by the individual state pageant directors). State Titleholders also agree to return to the following State pageant to crown their successor.

  • All State delegates that are crowned State Royalty are promising to move forward and represent the state at the National level of US American Miss Scholarship Pageant system  

  • At the State Level any prizes in cash amounts can and will be distributed at the discretion of the State directors and how they see fit. If not given a promised award or sponsor gift you are not holding the individual state directors liable to provide such items. 

  • All State Titleholders must fullfill all obligations required at the National level including participating in the National crowning as directed by the National office. Any Delegate found not fulfilling this obligation will not be allowed to participate in the subsequent State Pageant crowning her successor.

  • Delegates and their parents/guardians hereby give permission for any and all photographs, videos, and/or audio files to be used for promotional and publicity purposes in print media and social media as well as the internet.

  • US American Miss DMV and G-I-R-L-S-INC. is not liable or responsible for any prizes forfeited by any sponsors.

  • All outstanding balances must be paid in full in order to compete at the state and national pageant. Delegates will not receive production wardrobe (t-shirts at state level), tickets, passes, etc. until payment is made in full of any outstanding balance.

  • Delegates and their parents/guardians hereby release and forever discharge G-I-R-L-S-INC. US American Miss, LLC, all of its directors, employees, volunteers and staff from any and all claims and demands arising from damages or liabilities due to theft, accident, loss or injury resulting from participation in the US American Miss DMV State Pageant (hosted by G-I-R-L-S-INC.) and US American Miss National Scholarship Pageant.

  • All delegates and their parents/guardians further covenant and agree not to sue the organization (G-I-R-L-S-INC.), its directors individually, its' employees, volunteers or staff for any claim or damages or liability.

 

Rules determining eligibility:

 

  • All delegates must be of good standing, good moral character, and never posed nude in any form of media.

  • All delegates (Jr. Princess through Miss divisions) must be a natural born female, never married and never been pregnant or had a child.

  • All delegates (Ms. and Mrs. division) must be a natural born female.

  • All delegates must be a minimum age of 5 as of June 1 during that year of the national pageant

  • All delegates must reside in Maryland, DC or Virginia and be a citizen of the United States

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