The Downey Civic Theatre in Downtown Downey will host the three-day America's Ideal Miss California pageant March 17-19, where young women will compete for state and regional titles.
Women and girls ages 4-27 will compete across six divisions and be judged in the areas of Interview, Fun Fashion and Evening Gown.
Optional competitions include Spokesmodel, Casual Wear, Photogenic, Ideal Supermodel, Talent, Activewear, Swimsuit (ages 13-27), Best Interview, and People's Choice.
Scores from optional competitions do no impact the selection of state queens.
"At America’s Ideal Miss, we are motivated by our vision and core values. We offer a prestigious state pageant that encourages and supports every contestant in her personal growth, professional development and community engagement. Community impact is a primary focus and we urge every contestant to embrace a meaningful commitment to service by becoming a change-maker for a charitable platform that resonates with her."
Competition winners will be announced Sunday, March 19, at 1 pm at the Downey Theatre. Tickets start at $33.75 and can be purchased on the Downey Theatre website.