Pageant Information

Miss Montana USA® & Miss Montana Teen USA® Pageant Information

The MISS MONTANA USA and MISS MONTANA TEEN USA pageants are official state preliminary pageants in the most prestigious pageant system in the world – MISS USA ® / MISS UNIVERSE ®

Miss Montana Teen USA will proceed to represent Montana in the Miss Teen USA ® pageant. Miss Montana USA will proceed to represent Montana in the Miss USA ® pageant. Upon winning the title of Miss USA, it’s on to the ultimate of pageants – MISS UNIVERSE ® .

The 2023 MISS MONTANA USA and MISS MONTANA TEEN USA pageants will be held the weekend of May 6-7th, 2023 at the Fergus Center for Performing Arts in beautiful Lewistown, Montana. The Yogo Inn will serve as the host hotel.

The pageant is divided into 3 categories: Evening Gown, Personal Interview, and Swimsuit (Activewear for teen contestants). There is no talent competition and no experience is necessary. In addition to MISS MONTANA USA and MISS MONTANA TEEN USA, other awards presented include: Spirit Award, Most Photogenic, People’s Choice, and Miss Congeniality.

Contestants will be required to provide their own competition wardrobe, including any necessary shoes and accessories:

  • Evening Gown
  • Personal Interview Attire
  • Opening Number Attire (TBD)
  • Swimsuit (Miss Contestants)/Activewear (Teen Contestants)


Completing the registration process is easy and it secures you as an official contestant along with a title (e.g. Miss Electric City Teen USA, Miss Billings, USA, etc.) you may select to represent at the state pageant. These titles are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Your title will be assigned and confirmed once your official application has been accepted and you have paid your registration fee in full.

Complete this simple three-step process to become an official contestant for this year’s pageant:
1. Submit your Official Contestant Application entry form online using this link: https://missmontanausa.com/apply-here/
2. Complete a post-application briefing where you can ask the State Director any questions you may have about your pageant journey.
3. Pay your entry fee in full. Choose one of the following payment options.
• Pay online via credit card on our website via this link: https://missmontanausa.com/payments/
• Pay via Venmo. Search the Miss Montana USA Venmo account using the email: lisa@limelightenterprises.com. Upon transfer, please include in the notes section Contestant Name, Title, and Age Division.

The Miss Universe Organization (MUO), a JKN Global Group company, creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organization’s mission of being Confidently Beautiful. The 10,000 or so women who participate in Miss Universe programs annually inspire others to pursue their personal and professional goals while making an impact in their communities. The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions provide contestants and titleholders an international platform through dedicated partnerships with global charities, sponsors, and brands. For more information, and to learn more about The Miss Universe Organization’s official global causes, please visit: www.missuniverse.com. JKN Global Group is a Thai multinational conglomerate founded by Jakkaphong (“Anne”) Jakrajutatip. Its headquarters are in the JKN Empire building in Samut Prakan, Thailand. It comprises numerous businesses in various industries of beverages, content distribution, cosmetics, health products, home shopping, energy drinks, entertainment, events, film, mass media, personal care, television advertisement, and television programs. The MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions are produced and directed by the Miss Brand Inc. which is owned by former Miss USA 2008, Crystle Stewart.

At the state level, contestants and state delegates have the wonderful opportunity to help raise awareness and/or funds for numerous charitable organizations such as the Race for the Cure (increasing awareness of early detection), DARE (to keep kids off drugs), Best Buddies (dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing opportunities for one-to-one friendships), Girl Talk (mentoring program for middle school girls), Sparrow Clubs (people helping kids in medical crisis) and many others. This is a wonderful opportunity for each contestant to improve upon her inter- personal life success and interview skills needed for today’s demanding goals and challenges. Participants include those that want to build upon their educational goals as well as Models, Actors, Singers, Dancers and other talented young women of all types.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact us at: lisa@limelightenterprises.com

We look forward to having you in our prestigious pageant competition.

The Limelight Enterprises Team