Ms. International Beauty™ and
USA International® 2020 Crowned!

Sydnee Michaels, Ms. International Beauty™ 2020 and
Samantha Reynoso, USA International® 2020 Begin their Journey.
Laguna Beach, CA – Ms. International Beauty™ and USA International® 2020 were crowned at the National Pageant held Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Laguna Beach, California.

The pageant was based on four areas of competition: Evening Gown, Interview, Photoshoot and On-Stage Question that are each worth 25% of their total score. 

The six finalists chosen to compete for the Ms. International Beauty™ 2020 title was Kimberly Lattimore, Dawn Digrius Smith, Hailey Hua, Sandra Melendez, Terri McDonald, and Sydnee Michaels. Kimberly Lattimore received the Community Service Award for her outstanding volunteer service and Sydnee Michaels was crowned Ms. International Beauty™ 2020.
As the inaugural Ms. International Beauty™  2020, Sydnee Michaels starts her journey that will take her from spotlight to spotlight on behalf of an organization that enriches the lives of women across the country, who are passionate about giving back to others through volunteer service and being the inspiration that helps others achieve their dreams. Sydnee was an All-American while at UCLA and a LPGA Tour golfer since 2011. Her mission is to encourage and inspire others to overcome adversity and find their true path.
The four-finalist chosen to compete for USA International 2020 title were Katlynne Grace, Treena Nguyen, Samantha Reynoso and Lana Tran. Katlynne Grace received the Community Service Award for her outstanding volunteer service and Samantha Reynoso was crowned USA International ® 2020.
As the newly crowned USA International® 2020, Samantha Reynoso is 16 years old and an honors student. She is the Co-President of a non-profit club Dresses for Hope and is a leader in her community. Her goal is to become a speech pathologist after she graduates from a 4-year university. Samantha hope is to help children in her community who suffer from Speech impediments.  

Sponsors for the pageant were Daniel Pham Photography and New Beginnings Cosmetics.

About Ms. International Beauty & USA International Pageants
Ms. International Beauty ™ and USA International® Pageant is owned by Ms. America Pageant Inc. It is a California Corporation that currently owns and runs the Ms. International, Ms. America®, Ms. America® International®, Ms. America® Elite, Miss International Beauty®, Ms. International Beauty™ and USA International®. CEO of the Ms. America® Pageant Inc. is Susan Jeske from Orange County, CA. Susan’s background includes over 30 years in the beauty industry and was crowned Ms. America® 1997 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas besting 50 other contestants. Her platform was “Students Against Violence” and she made over 150 presentations to schools across the country. Ms. America®, USA International®, Miss International Beauty® and Ms. International Beauty™ are registered federal trademarks with the USPTO in Washington DC. For more information go to:

® 2020?

We are looking for 5-6 Finalists to compete in this years pageant in Laguna Beach, California on September 5, 2020. If you would like to receive an application after reading what is required and the Rules and Regulations, please email the pageant at: 

Call Susan at: 949-679-8888


USA International® is part of the Ms. America Pageant Inc. system which is a California Corporation that currently owns and runs the Ms. America®, Ms. International™, Ms. America® International, Ms. America Elite, Miss International Beauty®, Ms. International Beauty®, USA International®  and Miss Pacific U.S.™.  Based in Costa Mesa, California, the Corporation is owned by Susan Jeske who is the CEO.

The National Pageant will be held in Southern California at a private beach and beach house located in Laguna, California on Saturday, September 5, 2020. The actual address will be emailed to you should you be chosen as a Top 5 Finalist.
* Evening Gown Competition 25%
* Interview: 25%
* On-Stage Questions: 25% - No political questions
* Photo Shoot: 25%

The USA International® Pageant 2020 is for women:
15-30 Years of Age
Single - Never Married
Classy • Conservative • Elegant
• No Pageant Experience Is Necessary!

Bring an unwrapped gift(s) that is worth at least $100.00 to be given to the winner.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

1:00 PM
The location of the pageant will be held at a Private Beach and Club House in North Laguna Beach, California. Once you have been accepted as a Finalist, you will be given directions to the location of the pageant. To give you an idea of the location the private beach and beach house is not far from Trader Joe’s in Newport Beach. Address: 8086 East Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92657. Close to Crystal Cove.

Each contestant will wear one (1) Evening Gown of her choice though out the entire competition. Come to the pageant dressed with your hair and makeup done! Wear flat shoes or barefoot. We will be on the beach sand. Sunscreen is optional but suggested. Bring a COVID-19 MASK of your choosing that will be worn in photos. For your use, bring hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes. The beach house has been cleaned and sanitized. Two bathrooms are located and ready to use at the beach. All contestant and guest cell phones are turned in for the duration of the pageant. There is no internet at the beach and limited cell phone service. There is a refrigerator and microwave should you want to bring a drink and food.

FREE! Bring one other person with you if it is necessary. Must wear a mask and social distance. They will mostly be seated on the sand with a chair and umbrella.

Participation Prizes are worth $100.00

• Winner Receives: Beautiful Crown • Sash Jewelry

Winner receives entry for her and 4 of her family/friends to participate in the Virtual Dove Dash with her.
Run or walk anytime between 9/20/2020 and 9/27/2020 posting photos of you and your group on FB Pages and FB Dove Dash pages.


Must have a Facebook Profile Page and be friends with Susan Jeske.

You must have a Facebook Profile Page and be friends with Susan Jeske throughout your reign.

Make 6 appearances (minimum of 1 per month) wearing at least the sash and taking photos. You can also wear the crown. Take photos and upload to the Facebook Fan Page your appearances and written posts. 24-hour response to comments on posts and photos is required. 
You must also be a member of the Ms. America Pageant group page and post your appearances here too:
This could be a Judge’s question: Should you win what are the 6 appearances you plan to make as USA International ® 2020? Examples Below:
* Charity Virtual 5/10K runs
* Picking up trash on the beach
* Clean Military Graves
* Zoom appearances talking about your reign or coaching/tips – How they won.
* Animal Shelter dog walks
* Become a Pen Pal for Senior Citizens
* Facebook live about beauty tips.

* Entrant must submit a headshot to be used for promotion and website. Cell phone photos are great!
* Entrant are to be single, never married.
* Must be 15-25 years of age as of the date of September 1, 2020.
* Entrant must provide their own competition attire of one Evening Gown and flat shoes.
* Entrant is a person of good moral character.
* All decisions of the judges are final.
* Applicant is not a reigning queen with another pageant system nor a director or owner of another pageant system.
* Reign will commence immediately after crowning and will end immediately January 1, 2021. USA International® 2020 cannot compete in any other pageant system during her reign. USA International® 2020 is not required to crown her successor but is encouraged.  All expenses to crown your successor is be paid by USA International® 2020.  
* I understand and acknowledge Ms. America® Pageant Inc. exclusive ownership and the validity of the trademarks and service marks Ms. International Beauty®,, Miss International Beauty®, USA International®, Ms. International ™ Ms. America International, Ms. America Elite, and Ms. America® and further acknowledge that the Miss International Beauty®, Ms. International Beauty®, USA International®, Ms. International ™,  Ms. America International, Ms. America Elite, and Ms. America® Pageants and the associated trademarks and service marks are the property of the Ms. America® Pageant Inc.    
* By virtue of participating in the USA International® Pageant,  entrant agrees to allow Ms. America® Pageant Inc. the right to use her name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical information for purposes of publicity and promotion now and in the future. Entrant understands that her name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical information may be used on the internet, in print advertising, press releases and merchandise related to the pageant or any Ms. America® Pageant Inc.
* All decisions concerning production, promotions, photographs, advertising, program book, media, social media, Internet, website, endorsements, testimonials, appearances, and all other aspects of the USA International® Pageant as well as throughout my reign are solely at the discretion of the Ms. America® Pageant Inc. and Susan Jeske.
* I understand and agree that should an intellectual property conflict arise Ms. America ® Pageant Inc. and Susan Jeske may require me to change my National Title and I agree to comply immediately and in perpetuity upon written notification.
* I, the undersigned, do hereby authorize the Ms. America® Pageant Inc. to utilize the information on this application for pageant promotion and permit my photographs to be used for publicity in perpetuity.
* COVID-19 WARNING: An inherit risk of exposure to COVID-19 currently exists in any public or private place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Senior Citizens and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending and participating in this pageant or anything to do with the Ms. America Pageant Inc. you, your family and guests voluntarily assume all risks, related to exposure to COVID-19.

* BY VOLUNTARILY ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN ANY MS. AMERICA PAGEANT INC. EVENT,  I AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS, AND I CONVENANT NOT TO SUE MS. AMERICA® PAGEANT INC. OR ABALONE BEACH ASSOCIATION, its owners, members, directors, officers, employees, agents, vendors, sponsors, carpool drivers, homeowners, hosts, representatives, heirs, successors, volunteers, and assignee, and each and every person acting by, thru, under, or in concert with them, or any of them (herein after individually and collectively referred to as the “Indemnified Parties”), of and from all manner of action or actions, cause or causes of action, at law or in equity, suites, claims, demands, damages, illness, liability, lost cost or expense, of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent (hereinafter referred to as “Claims”) which I may have or hereafter have against the Indemnified Parties by reason of any injuries that I may sustain, whether to my person and/or property, as a result of, or incidental to, the Indemnified Parties’ negligence (whether active or passive), during my participation in the USA International® Pageant and/or any and all risk is assumed by me hereunder.  
We are looking for 5 Finalists to compete in this years pageant.
If you would like to receive an application after reading what is required and the Rules and Regulations please email the pageant at:

Or Call Susan at: 949-679-8888

® 2019
Janice Jimenez representing Miss Teen Washington Latino USA was crowned Miss International Beauty 2019 on March 4, 2019 at the International Lions Club in Mazatlan, Mexico. The pageant had a double crowning this year where first place winner Es Yulssa Sanchez representing Fraternidad Sinaloense De California 2019 was crowned Reina International Del Pacifico 2019.
11 Ambassadors from Mexico, USA and some other countries of Latin America competed in national costume, on-stage introduction and evening gown.

First Princess: Reina del Foklor Mexico 2019 - Stephania Gomez
Second Princess: USA International 2019 - Sarah Garmon
Best National Costume: Fraternidad Sinaloense De CA 2019 - Suhaely Sanchez
Queen of Friendship: Reina Mexico del Pacifico 2019 - Diane Gonzalez

Reina Internacional del Pacifico is a Mazatlán, Mexico international beauty pageant organized by The Municipal Institute for Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlán. From 1990-2019 Esteban Peraza Ramos is the director of the pageant appointed by the Director general at Instituto de Cultura Mazatlan.

Delegates attend official events which serves as a platform for visiting queens to learn about the people, history and culture of Mazatlán. Delegates not only learn by viewing but they also participate in historic events and become part of history themselves.

Ambassador Events - February 20-February 26, 2020

Thur-Feb 20, 2020
* Masquerade Charity Event - Location, Historic Terraza De Los Pargos
* Coronation of King of Joy - Olas Al Tas on the ocean front

Fri-Feb 21, 2020
* Meeting with the Mayor of Mazatlan
* El Debate Newspaper Interview
* Lunch at Club 30 60 90 
* Coronation of the Floral Games Queen - Teodoro Mariscal Baseball Stadium

Sat-Feb 22, 2020
* Lunch at Panama Restaurant
* Coronation of the Queen of Carnaval - Teodoro Mariscal Baseball Stadium
* Naval Battle Fireworks Display Show

Sun-Feb 23, 2020
* Lunch at the historic Teatro Angela Peralta with Carnaval Queens
INAUGURAL PARADE where Ambassador Queens wear their National Costume.

Mon-Feb 24, 2020
* Rehearsal for Reina Del Pacifico
* Dinner at Panama Restaurant
* Reina Del Pacifico Pageant & Miss International Beauty competition and crowning at the Lions Club of Mazatlan
* Competition is based on National Costume, On-Stage Introduction and Evening Gown.

Tue-Feb 25, 2020
* Lunch at Hotel Playa Mazatlan - Meet the Minister of Tourism and Culture.
* Directors are presented with thank you gifts. 
* SECOND PARADE where Ambassadors are wearing a evening gown.
* Dinner - Panama Restaurant in historic downtown Mazatlan.
* Ambassadors receive awards from organizers.

Wed-Feb 26, 2020
Farewell and fly home
® 2018


® 2018 - Hailee Ann Kurtz


Miss International Beauty® 2018 and USA International® 2018 Crowned!

Newport Beach, California – September 5, 2018 – Miss International Beauty® 2018 and USA International® 2018 was crowned at the national pageant held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Campus Jax in Newport Beach, California. Each titleholder received a $200.00 cash scholarship, crown, sash, trophy, and a crystal necklace. All contestants received a beautiful crown key chain, crystal bracelet and a skin care set from New Beginnings.

Contestants competed in 3 categories which included interview, evening gown and on-stage question. Miss International Beauty® 2018 – Jacqueline Dang and USA International® 2018 – Hailee Ann Kurtz walked across the stage to accept their crowns which marked their first steps on a journey representing women 18 – 30 years of age who are single, classy, confident and elegant.

Miss International Beauty® 2018 - Jacqueline Dang is a student at California State Long Beach University and is on the Dean’s List with a 3.8 GPA. She loves to travel, work out and is a freelance model. Her life ambition is to become a famous actress so that she can do more charity work and help others.

USA International® 2018 – Hailee Ann Kurtz is a student at Fullerton College and is majoring in business. Her life ambition is to own and operate her own Senior Assisted Living facility and Senior Care business. Her awards include: Senior Care Award: 2018 Outstanding Caregiver of the Year Nominee, and Compassionate Caregiver for the month of November 2017.

First runner-up was Lubna Kabir, second runner-up was Maribel Lopez, third runner-up was Lauren Mangiapane, and fourth runner-up was MaKena Duda.

2018 Special Award Winners:
Elegance Award – Nicole Day
International Spirit – MaKena Duda
Woman of Distinction – Maribel Lopez
Daniel Pham Photogenic Award – Jacqueline Dang
Louise Madlin Community Service Award – Lubna Kabir and Gabrielle Alexander

The Ms. America® Pageant is a California corporation that currently runs the Miss International Beauty®, USA International®, Ms. America®, Ms. International™, Ms. America® International and Miss Pacific U.S.™ contests. Based in Costa Mesa, California, the Corporation is owned by Susan Jeske who is the CEO. Miss International Beauty® and USA International® are a registered federal trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC.
* Miss International Beauty® – Registration Number: 4304783
* USA International® – Registration Number: 4304784