July 8-11, 2020
THE MAGIC CITY AWAITS...
Hilton Garden Inn Miami Airport West
3550 NW 74th Ave, Miami, FL 33122
Miss American Teen and Collegiate Nationals 2020 will be held on July 8-11, 2020 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn Miami Airport West, which will be the host hotel for all delegates. The hotel is centrally located with an airport shuttle and easy access to Miami's major roadways. The hotel has previously hosted our Florida state pageant and the staff is eagerly awaiting our return!
Frost Museum of Science
1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a leading science museum dedicated to sharing the power of science, sparking wonder and investigation, and fueling innovation for the future. Located in Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park, Frost Science is divided into four buildings: the Frost Planetarium, Aquarium, and North and West Wings. Here, guests can learn about the core science behind living systems, the solar system and known universe, the physics of flight, light and lasers, the biology of the human body and mind, and much more. Guests can explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in an experiential setting with interactive exhibitions and unique shows. Frost Science is also dedicated to education, earning national awards for its summer camps and after-school programs.
The 250 seat Frost Planetarioum takes you on visual joyrides that both thrill and educate.
Model Casting Event
Top Model Agency Model Search
During Pageant Week, Miss American Teen and Collegiate will be hosting an exclusive model casting event for the top modeling agencies and industry leaders with offices in Miami, Miami Beach and South Florida. This is a unique opportunity for delegates with a serious interest in modeling to get seen and possibly signed by a major model and talent agency. As the third largest modeling market in the U.S., with the second largest Fashion Week , the Miami modeling market provides great opportunity to obtain work with major corporate clients and appear in top fashion magazines around the world. Miami is a major year-round destination for fashion photography as well as the host of the largest resort/swim wear fashion event in the country ("Swim Miami").
The Model Search is being provided free of charge to registered National delegates, but is not open to the public. It is not a scored event, nor a competition. Pre-registration for this special event, along with submission of photographs for our model composite book, is required. A complete list of confirmed agencies will be provided in advance. All agencies have been carefully vetted by MATC. Based on enrollment, MATC may increase or reduce the number of agencies participating in this event. Sign-up for more information.
401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Bayside Marketplace, a vibrant waterfront mall in downtown Miami—and the city’s most-visited attraction—sits above Biscayne Bay and features many shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Featuring a wide variety of food items from around the world, visitors can also take a short cruise around Biscayne Bay and some of Miami's most notorious destinations. The open-air market has more than 100 shops ranging from apparel to bath products to electronics, and often live performers are on hand to keep shoppers entertained.
During our National Pageant Week, delegates will have an opportunity to be cast as runway and/or print models in our annual fashion event. Fashion events are fashion shows, trunk shows or demonstrations of retail products to retail industry buyers or the general public. Models will attend fittings, hair and makeup and photoshoots with industry professionals during the event as they would when working as a professional model. This will be an opportunity to gain experience, industry contacts and professional photos for the model's portofolio. Models will also compete in our Cover Model competition for a shot at being a featured model in an actual ad for a designer.