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2021 Pageant

July 1 - 5

Marriott Downtown Indianapolis

July 1-3 Princess, Jr Pre-Teen

July 3-5 Pre-Teen, Jr Teen, Teen, Miss


Do you dream of...

Becoming an Actress

Many of your favorite television and film stars got their start at NAM. Check out these NAM Celebrities and dream about your future, too.  By participating in the State Pageant, you could qualify for Nationals where you'll be seen by top acting, talent and modeling agents from around the world. 

Making a Difference

National American Miss titleholders are committed to making a difference in their communities and devote countless hours to volunteering for meaningful causes. National American Miss believes in the importance of serving and 10% of each state finalist's score comes from a community service project. 

Being a Recording Artist

The optional talent competition gives you an opportunity to shine! And if your talent is in music, you may qualify to compete in the National Music Artist of the Year competition where the winner receives a trip to Los Angeles and a recording session at a Hollywood studio with a Grammy award-winning producer.

Breaking into Modeling

From NAM's exciting Top Model Search photo shoot and Most Promising Model contests to the Casual Wear Modeling and Photogenic competitions, contestants love to gain experience in front of the camera and on stage in high-energy fashion show-style productions.

Growing in Confidence

By participating in National American Miss, you'll develop poise, composure, self-confidence, resilience and valuable communication skills. You'll gain the competitive edge to succeed in school and whatever career you may choose to pursue in the future. 

A Moment You'll Never Forget

There are so many opportunities for National American Miss State Finalists to be recognized throughout pageant weekend - from the audience applause and hugs and encouragement from family and new friends, to beautiful trophies, ribbons, plaques, cash prizes, roses and sparkling crowns!


Required Competitions

Links to information and videos are provided below.

Optional Competitions


Info & Downloads

The schedule for pageant weekend will be finalized about two weeks before the pageant, but you can review the tentative schedule by clicking the link below. We have also provided a link to some of the most

Frequently Asked Questions

about the pageant schedule.


Illinois & Indiana

Sponsor Payments

Thank you for sponsoring a National American Miss State Finalist! Your support demonstrates your belief in her, affirms her efforts and helps her build self-confidence.
Your name, or your business name, will be listed in our official program book - which we call a "yearbook" because it's truly a keepsake for our contestants and their families. Choose the amount you would like to pay from the drop down menu and be sure to include the contestant's name and your (or your business) name as you would like it to appear in the yearbook. Thank you!

Illinois & Indiana

Contestant Payments

Illinois & Indiana

Optionals Payments

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