Northern Illinois University (Altgeld Hall)
595 College Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115
Welcome to your state event! Our goal is to give you and your family a wonderful experience filled with encouraging memories. Our state events are designed to be a brief glimpse of what you can expect at our national competition.
Our Illinois event is open to all residents and out-of-state students attending an Illinois university. Surrounding states can compete for the open title, Miss Great Lakes. Members of the court and optional winners can choose to represent their city, county, or state region at Nationals.
Join the ARB Family today! Enter now and be a part of the "Crown to Serve” movement.
State Community Service Organization
Donation List - Coming Soon!
Baby Princess 0-18mos
Tiny Princess 19mos-3yrs
Princess 4-6 yrs
Sweetheart 7-9 yrs
Pre-Teen 10-12 yrs
Jr. Teen 13-15 yrs
Teen 16-18 yrs (Unmarried)
Miss 19-29 yrs (Unmarried)
Ms. 30-44 yrs (Married or unmarried)
Elegant Ms. 45 & Up (Married or unmarried)
Mrs. all ages (Married)
Age division is determined by age as of January 1, 2024.
$295 (ages 7 and up) includes your registration fee, entry fee into the required events (interview and formal wear), and all side awards.
$195 (ages 0 - 6) includes your registration fee, entry fee into the required events (formal wear/final look), and all side awards.
Admission tickets for guests $15 each. No expensive ad pages required. Nominal administrative fees for card and online payments. No Hidden Fees.
Required Events & Scoring:
Ages 7 and up
40% Formal Wear
Ages 0 - 6
50% Formal Wear
40% Final Look
10% Community Service Donation (1 item minimum required) - see donation list above
All optional competitions are $30 per entry. For a full description, please see the State Handbook.
Princess Interview (ages 0-6)