Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.

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The 2020 Miss Arklatex Star True Beauty Scholarship Pageant

August 23, 2020

The 2020 Miss Arklatex Star True Beauty Scholarship Pageant will be held at the Louisiana Fairgrounds in Shreveport on Sunday, August 23 at 5 p.m. Admission tickets will be available at the door for a $10 donation. Children five years of age and under are admitted free.

The event will consist of an on-stage introduction and evening gown competition. To pre-register, participants ages 13 and older should email name, age, phone number and photo to arklatexbeauty@aol.com deadline to register is May 10, 2020.

Each contestant will choose her own escort. He can be a classmate, boyfriend, father or family member. He will escort her onto the stage during the evening gown competition. Escort attire: Dress coat/blazer, shirt, tie, dress pants, dress shoes or a full suit. No exceptions.

Queen, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place winners will be selected by a panel of judges. Titleholders will be given the opportunity to make special appearances at local events such as parades and community service events.

The 2020 Miss Arklatex Star True Beauty Scholarship Pageant