The mission of the Miss Juneteenth Pageant is to provide a forum for African American young women to enhance their self-esteem, explore self-expression and provide areas for personal development training.

The Miss Juneteenth pageant strives to uplift young ladies throughout the metroplex.  Even though this is a pageant, there is a sisterhood created among the contestants during the meetings and rehearsals that remains throughout the years.

The scholarships awarded to the contestants enable recipients to further education and training greatly enhancing the probability of the contestants fulfilling their goals. 


The goals and objectives for the Miss Juneteenth Pageant are:

I.      Self-esteem enhancement through

·         Public speaking training

·         Poise training

·         Image consulting

·         Positive reinforcement 

II.      Self-expression development through:

·         Essay writing

·         Talent coaching

·         Public events participation

III.      Personal development training through:

·         Educational seminars

·         Career development opportunities

·         Opportunities for community service

·         Networking with other young African-American woman


Pageant Category            Ages

Miss Juneteenth                      18 - 22

Teen Miss Juneteenth              15-17

Junior Miss Juneteenth            12-14


Meeting Seminar Dates

May 17-Essay Writing-Woodland West Library Arlington, TX

May 24-Public Speaking/Think Fast-Woodland West Library Arlington, TX

May 31-Pageant Overview Talent-Woodland West Library Arlington, TX

June 5-Poise/Grace-Woodland West Library Arlington, TX

            Essays Due and Tickets Distributed

June 7-Talent/Opening Number-East Regional Library, Fort Worth, TX

June 12-Opening Number/Talent-East Regional Library, Fort Worth, TX

June 13-Photos-location to be determined

June 14-Pageant Overview-East Regional Library, Fort Worth, TX

June 17-Parade 10 am

              Pageant 7 pm

Woodland West Library 2837 W Park Row in Arlington, TX

East Regional Library 6301Bridge Street Fort Worth Texas, 76105


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