Have you ever thought of how it would be to be a Nigerian beauty queen? Do you imagine the stardom and limelight it will bring you to? Do you want to know what it takes to become Miss Nigeria? If ‘yes’, read as we show you how to register for Miss Nigeria beauty pageant. If you have been wishing for these and a lot more, then you have found the right article that will give you all the steps and advice on how you can become the next Miss Nigeria.
What is Miss Nigeria about?
Miss Nigeria is an annual beauty pageant show which brings the positives of the Nigerian woman to the attention of the world and award winners with academic scholarships. Although, the scholarships are restricted to universities within Nigeria. The winner also creates projects through which she can impact the lives of Nigerians positively.
Requirements for Miss Nigeria’s beauty contest
- Must be Nigerian by birth,
- 5.7ft tall,
- 18-25 years of age,
- Single and should have no child,
- Good health and character,
- Fluent in English,
- Must have no tattoo or piercings.
Miss Nigeria application portal (how to register for Miss Nigeria contest
Upon meeting the requirements, the contestant should follow the steps below to access Miss Nigeria application form;
1) Visit Miss Nigeria website www.misnigeria.org.ng.
2) Pay non-refundable 5,000 registration fee into a Zenith bank account.
3) Visit the website again and provide your personal details, teller number, email and other requirements as stated on the site.
Nigerians living abroad who wishes to apply can submit a 2-minute video on YouTube stating her name, age, occupation, brief background and her reason for wanting to be the next Miss Nigeria, send the YouTube video link(URL) to [email protected].
What are the documents needed at the venue?
- A copy of the bank teller as proof of payment
- Valid ID card
- Birth certificate
- 2 recent passport photos and a full-length photograph
Selected applicants will take part in traditional talent, interview among other competition categories. This is a point based competition.
To give yourself a better chance ahead of others, you may want to hire the services of a pageant coach who may be a former winner or someone with the knowledge.
Pick a talent that you are passionate about so you can display it well during the talent session. It could be singing, acting, etc.
Wardrobe and Styling
Wardrobe and styling are a very important part of Miss Nigeria beauty pageant. You will need traditional attire, evening gowns and others, as will be dictated based on the categories of the competition.
When selecting clothes, ensure you go for the classy ones that best portray your best features.
Contestants are interviewed in the competition’s course. Be focused, calm and answer the questions to the best of your knowledge. Research current affairs and general knowledge.
To have the chance to win the Miss Nigeria contest, you must have good personality and behave yourself in a lady-like manner. Don’t allow yourself to be thrown to anger by fellow contestants who may annoy you at some points. To wear the crown, you must keep your cool.