Texas Ladies Vie for the Double Crown at the Miss Black Texas USA Pageant

Style News Wire | 11/12/2009, 10:43 p.m.
For the seventh year ladies from across the state of Texas will take their place on center stage in hopes ...

For the seventh year ladies from across the state of Texas will take their place on center stage in hopes of winning one of two titles offered at the Miss Black Texas USA Double Pageant on Sunday, November 22, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. at the Hilton Houston Southwest Hotel (6780 Southwest Freeway, Houston). The reigning Miss Black Texas USA 2009 Andrea Hill will be on hand to crown her successor and the first Ms. Black Texas USA. Miss Black Teen Texas USA 2009 Nicole Hickl will be a special guest.

The competition begins on Saturday, November 21, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hilton Houston Southwest Hotel at the Miss Black Texas USA Preliminary Talent and On Stage Question Competition, where all contestants will showcase their talent and public speaking skills. At the conclusion of the competition, guests will be invited to an autograph party to mingle with all contestants. The Miss Black Texas USA Final Pageant Event is Sunday, November 22, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. at the Hilton Houston Southwest Hotel, where Channel 39’s Yolanda Green will emcee.

All contestants will compete in five areas of competition - private interview, fitness, evening gown, talent, and on-stage question and answer for the titles of Miss Black Texas USA and Ms. Black Texas USA. The newly crowned Miss Black Texas USA will move on to compete nationally at the Miss Black USA Pageant during the summer of 2010 for a chance to win a $20,000 scholarship and a host of other prizes.

Tickets to both Miss Black Texas USA events are currently on sale. Preliminary Show tickets for Saturday, November 21, 2009 are $15.00 while the Miss Black Texas USA Pageant Final Competition Event tickets for Sunday, November 22, 2009 are $30.00. An All-Access Pass, which includes one preliminary show ticket, one final night show ticket, and one souvenir book, is available for $50.00. Tickets may be purchased online at www.missblacktexasusa.org or by mailing a money order to Miss Black Texas USA, ATTN: Ticketron, P. O. Box 1040, Fresno, TX 77545.

The 2009 Miss Black Texas USA Pageant sponsors are Arthur Garcia of Select Studios, Lamik Beauty, Print Solutions, Tiffany & Co. Houston Galleria, Ideal Smiles, Village Girls Boutique and Silpada Jewelry.

Recruitment for the 2010 Miss Black Texas USA Pageants are underway. Ladies can compete for the title of Miss Black Texas USA Talented Teen (ages 13-18), Miss Black Texas USA (ages 18-27), and Ms. Black Texas USA (ages 21 and up who are single, married, and/or have children). Recruitment is also occurring for our local pageants in both the teen and miss divisions in Austin, Dallas, East Texas, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Harris County, and Tarrant County. The Miss Black Texas USA Organization is also now recruiting girls for Miss Black Texas USA Princess, a newly chartered mentoring program, for girls ages 5-10. Those who are interested in becoming contestants or joining the Princess Program may apply online at www.missblacktexasusa.org.