Miss Black Louisiana USA Pageant Announces Statewide Parish Contest

Recruitment Efforts Represent First of its Kind for Louisiana

Online PR News – 18-June-2012 – New Orleans, LA – In a first for the state competition, the Miss Black Louisiana USA organization is announcing a new statewide parish contest.

Open to all 64 parishes in Louisiana, young African American women between the ages of 19 – 27 will be selected to represent each parish, and will vie for the state title and be crowned Miss Black Louisiana USA 2013. Winners of the pageant make appearances, attend educational functions, and participate in community activities across the state of Louisiana.

“The pageant seeks women from all areas of Louisiana, and we thought this would be a great way to find the best our great state has to offer,” said Tiffany Magee, the State Director for the Miss Black Louisiana USA organization.

The queen will go on to represent Louisiana in the National Pageant to compete for over $50,000 in prizes, and will participate in several media opportunities throughout the year. The organization seeks to empower young African-American girls by providing positive activities and educational opportunities throughout the state.

The deadline to register for the parish competition is July 13th. The Miss Black Louisiana USA pageant will take place on Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at the Louisiana State Police Auditorium in Baton Rouge. To find out more information about representing a parish, please email missblacklouisianausa@gmail.com, or visit www.missblacklouisianausa.org for more information.

About The Miss Black Louisiana USA Organization
Miss Black Louisiana USA offers the opportunity to young women to display their beauty, talents, and accomplishments through the Miss Black Louisiana USA, Talented Teen, and Princess Pageants. The organization advocates scholastic achievement, and believes that education is critical to success. It also helps identify scholarships and funding opportunities to women of color pursuing their higher educational goals, while maintaining a healthy financial status through financial literacy education.