Meet Miss USA 2015, Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan

Miss USA 2015: Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan Wins the Crown!

CELEBRITY STYLEJUL. 12, 2015 AT 11:22PM

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan won Miss USA 2015

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan won Miss USA 2015Credit: Josh Brasted/Getty Images for Miss USA

Here she is! Miss Oklahoma, Olivia Jordan, won big at the 2015 Miss USA pageant on Sunday, July 12, beating out 50 women to win the crown.

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Jordan, 26, made it through the fierce rounds of the competition, sliding into the Top 15 after preliminary events and captivating viewers as she worked it in the live show’s bikini and evening gown rounds.

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Miss Oklahoma, Olivia Jordan, poses in a bright pink gown during the Miss USA pageant.

Miss Oklahoma, Olivia Jordan, poses in a bright pink gown during the Miss USA pageant.
Credit: Josh Brasted/Getty Images for Miss USA

The Oklahoma native impressed during the question portion of the competition, which was held in Baton Rouge, La. She spoke first on the issue of race relations in the United States, stressing the need for improved dynamics, and later went on to name Oprah and Harriet Tubman as two women she would like to see on the $10 bill.

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Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan and Miss Texas Ylianna Guerra  onstage at the 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan and Miss Texas Ylianna Guerra onstage at the 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Credit: Josh Brasted/Getty Images for Miss USA

The model and 2013 winner of Miss World America inherits the title from 2014 Miss USA winner Nia Sanchez, who represented the state of Nevada in last year’s competition. Jordan was followed in the top five by first runner-up Miss Texas Ylianna Guerra, second runner-up Miss Rhode Island Anea Garcia, third runner-up Miss Nevada Brittany McGowan, and fourth runner-up Miss Maryland Mamé Adjei.

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Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan poses onstage at the 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan poses onstage at the 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Credit: Josh Brasted/Getty Images for Miss USA

The competition was famously full of controversy thanks to co-owner Donald Trump‘s headline-making words about Mexican immigrants as he campaigns for the GOP nomination for President in the 2016 election. Trump’s choice to label these immigrants as “rapists” and drug pushers inspired NBC and Univision to drop the pageant, and moved scheduled talent — from judges to performers to hosts — to pull out of the gig.

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Despite the slew of troubles for the pageant, Jordan looked as thrilled as could be with her win. She grinned as her name was announced, appearing awestruck when Sanchez placed the tiara on her head of blonde curls.

Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma is crowned at 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma is crowned at 2015 Miss USA Pageant Only On ReelzChannel at The Baton Rouge River Center on July 12, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Credit: Josh Brasted/Getty Images for Miss USA

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Earning Extra Income with Children Pageants

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Earning Extra Income with Children Pageants

 

Running a Beauty Pageant is about more than glamour. It is also about being financially successful. The business goal is to walk away from the event with more money than you spent.

 

There are many different ways to monetize your Beauty Pageant. One way is to add extra awards.

For Children Pageants I like to add Overall Most Beautiful and Overall Fashion competition

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When the parents register their children they can choose to pay for a slot in the Overall Most Beautiful category. Only the kids registered in this award category will be eligible for the award.

 

This award has no bearing on who becomes King or Queen. Giving these extra awards helps spread awards to other kids.

 

The kids registered for the award all go on stage at the same time. The children hold paddles with a number printed on it. The judges use the number to score on their sheets. The judges select who they think fit the Overall Most Beautiful ideal. The Overall Fashion award will go the one with best outfit.

 

It is important to have all the contestants on the stage at the same time for the judges to compare and select.  If your pageant is very large and you have more than thirty kids on stage it can be a problem because of the stage size. Also the judge’s job can be very hard with that many contestants on stage at once.

 

When my pageants grow too big to offer this award I drop it from the pageant. You are already making good money because of the large registration.

 

But if you are just starting out and you have a smaller group of children in your pageant then these awards are a great way to earn extra income at your Children’s Pageant.

 

Yours in Pageantry

Shelly