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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.”

Each contestant competing for the national title will be evaluated based on the match of our mission through the following categories: Personal Interview, Presentation, Formal Wear and On-Stage Q/A.

Personal Interview: A personal interview is required for all BTIPS candidates. Personal interview provides an opportunity to further discuss the mutual opportunities with BTIPS. This panel interview also evaluates your ability to articulate the needs of the black transgender community and each contestant will be credited for his/her Attire, Personal Grooming, Communications Skill and Overall Response in a professional interview.


Presentation: “Calling All Kings & Queens” theme. As part of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you are viewed as an inspiration to others. In this competition call on our ancestors and bring to the stage your creative interpretation of that king or queen.  Limited to (3) Minutes. Each contestant will earn points for Theme Wear Creativity, Personal Grooming and Overall Presentation.


Talent: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you may be asked to entertain to promote the pageantry system. Each Contestant will display his/her entertainment ability through Lip-Sync, Live Vocal, and/or Other Entertainment. (5minutes with 3 minute setup time) and will be credited for Artistic Selection, Entertainment Value, and Over All Talent Presentation.


Evening Gown/Men’s Formal Wear: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you may be asked to appear or participate in formal or black tie events. Each Contestant will display formal attire and will be credited for Formal Wear Selection, Personal Grooming and Overall Appearance. Men’ Formal Wear is defined as a suit & tie or tuxedo. Miss Contestants: Evening Gown is defined as a floor length gown (At the ankle or longer).


Onstage Q/A: As part of the duties of the Black Trans International Pageant Royalty, you will be asked to appear at public speaking engagements or possibly to respond to media interviews. Each contestant will be asked short impactful questions to assess his/her interview skill set and will be credited for Personality/Composure, Communications Skill, Answer Content and Overall Response.