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Become A Member of Royalty! Join Black Trans International Pageantry System. Black Trans International Pageantry System is "The Standard of Excellence in Pageantry with a reputation of elegance, philanthropy and community service.”  

2016 state delegates

The search is on to crown the next: Mr & Miss Black Trans International 2017!  Are You Next?” 

Compete for your state title and win a PAID entry to the 2018 Mr & Miss Black Trans International Pageant Competition! Mr & Miss Black Trans State Contestants are welcome to become equality ambassadors for their state and participate with the Black Trans International Pageantry System Organization as a representative and titleholder within the pageantry system. Contestants are invited to learn more and promote black transgender equality for their named state to help improve the health of transgender people. State pageant winners receive a prize package including crown, sash, paid international entry fee, and other items.

All contestants MUST FIRST SUBMIT A NATIONALOFFICE APPLICATION to be included in the pageant program.

You may apply to become a contestant in the Black Trans International Pageant by winning a State Preliminary Pageant or Emeritus Appointment where you reside. The emeritus division is not an on stage competitive division and is by official appointment by the Black Trans International Pageantry System Organization at discretion of the Board of Directors. If there is not a state pageant or appointment offered for your area, you may apply directly to the Black Trans International Pageant Competition.


Mr & Miss Black Trans State Delegates are responsible for reigning with elegance, philanthropy and community service and will represent their state in the 2017 Mr & Miss Black Trans International Pageant.


State Delegates are viewed as a role model and inspiration to others he/she:
Serves with purpose and professionalism,
Exemplifies excellence


State Delegates raises support to help fund their advocacy cause. Fundraising Goal: $1500+ to include
Trans Health Scholarship,
BTIPS Community Support,
BTIPS Sponsorship.


State Delegates gives back in time. Goodwill Ambassador Goal: 250+ Hours to include
Hours to promote Black Trans Advocacy Cause
Hours providing Black Trans Awareness Outreach engagement hours within black trans community
Public Speaking hours providing Education regarding black trans community


To enter a state pageant, the contestant must meet the international pageant contestant criteria and be a resident in that state, have the willingness to compete at the finals and participate in the events schedule set at the international pageant. 


The following states are hosting 2017 state pageants. Dates will be updated as they are announced

  • Georgia | September, 25 2017 | Atlanta
  • New York | November 19, 2017 | New York City
  • North Carolina | Fall, 2017 | Charlotte | Emeritus
  • Texas | November 30, 2017 | Dallas, TX | Emeritus
  • Texas | December 1, 2017 | Houston, TX | Emeritus


Each stage pageant contestant will be evaluated based on the match of our mission through the following categories:
Presentation, Talent and Evening Wear/Formal wear.  

State Emeritus appointments are selected based on 1) Personal Interview and 2) 300 Word Essay. Contestants may either read there essay at time of interview or you may upload a pre-recorded video of your answer or both  All contestants are responsible for all materials needed to participate in the pageant.


  • $200 Cash Prize Award plus $125 (Pageant Contestants Only)
  • National Media Recognition
  • Acknowledgment At The Black Trans Advocacy Awards Dinner Gala
  • The Dazzling Official Miss Crown
  • The Official Satin Embroidered Sash
  • Complimentary Conference Registration
  • Hotel paid at BTIPS National Competition
  • Entry Fee paid to BTIPS National Pageant Competition
  • Transportation to and from the National Pageant
  • National Pageant Training & Preparation Contestant