ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The 47th annual Miss Gay America Pageant will take place in St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 3-6. Preliminary nights will take place at the city's newest destination, Hamburger Mary's St. Louis, with final night and crowning being held at The Ferrara Theatre at America's Center.


It will be four days of glamour, Las Vegas style entertainment, high emotions, higher hair, and really, really big earrings.


Founded in Nashville in 1972 37 years before RuPaul's Drag Race The Miss Gay America Pageant is the world’s first, longest running and most prestigious female impersonator competition.


The pageant will honor Miss Gay America 2019 Deva Station of Columbus, Oh. and feature performances by myriad former Miss Gay Americas.


44 contestants will compete in five categories: Male Interview (in suit and tie), Presentation (theme based costume), Evening Gown, On Stage Interview and Talent (big production number with costumes, sets and dancers).


The Miss Gay America theme, chosen by Deva Station, is "Fantastical Creatures." For the Presentation category, contestants will be asked to interpret the theme, in their gown, costume and look. Deva's mandate, "Take inspiration from fantasy, Greek mythology, Sci-Fi. Be creative and take us to a world of total fantasy!"


Miss Gay America pageant owners Michael Dutzer and Rob Mansman are pleased to announce that the next “Symbol of Excellence,” Miss Gay America 2019, will receive a prize package valued at more than $50,000. For a detailed list of gifts included, click here.  


Hamburger Mary's St. Louis was opened in February 2017 by Miss Gay America pageant owners Michael Dutzer and Rob Mansman and partner David Pardue. It is one of the largest of in the drag-themed 19-restaurant franchise.


Below is the list of Miss Gay America 2019 Qualified Contestants, including the hometown for each. Bear in mind that a majority of the preliminaries won by these contestants were "standard regional preliminaries," meaning that the competitions were open to contestants from across the U.S.


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Miss Gay America 2019 Qualified Contestants



Miss Gay Arizona America 2018, Adriana GallianoMesa, AR

Miss Gay Arizona America 2018 First Alternate, Claudia BPhoenix, AZ

Miss Gay Arkansas America 2018, Chloe Jacobs, Little Rock, AR

Miss Gay Arkansas America 2018 First Alternate, Taylor Madison Monroe, Fayetteville, NC

Miss Gay Buckeye America 2018, Mary NolanColumbus, OH

Miss Gay Buckeye America 2018 Represenative, Kyra BanksSt. Louis, MO

Miss Gay Florida America 2018, Alexis MateoTampa, FL

Miss Gay Florida America 2018 First Alternate, Imani ValentinoSt. Petersburg, FL

Miss Gay Gateway Elegance America 2018, Atheena VoceSt. Louis, MO

Miss Gay Gateway Elegance America 2018 First Alternate, Erikka ShayeOklahoma City, OK

Miss Gay Georgia America 2018, Moltyn DecacenceKansas City, MO

Miss Gay Georgia America 2018 First Alternate, Farrah Fendi FrantzSmyrna, GA

Miss Gay Heart of America 2018, Selena T. WestColumbus, OH

Miss Gay Heart of America 2018 Representative, Lindsay Bryant, St. Charles, IL

Miss Gay Louisiana America 2018, Kenli AndrewsLafayette, LA

Miss Gay Louisiana America 2018 First Alternate, Aariyah SinclaireBaton Rouge, LA

Miss Gay Maryland America 2018, Nicole JamesMartinsburg, W

Miss Gay Maryland America 2018 First Alternate, Jazmen DiamondBaltimore, MDMGA19review

Miss Gay Midwest America 2018, Nina DiAngeloSt. Louis, MO

Miss Gay MidWest America 2018 First Alternate, Sasha Leigh ChambersColumbus, OH

Miss Gay Missouri America 2018, Janessa Highland, St. Louis, MO

Miss Gay Missouri America 2018 First Alternate, MaKena KnightSt. Louis, MO

Miss Gay Nevada America 2018, Sofia AndersonBrownsville, TX

Miss Gay Nevada America 2018 First Alternate, Savannah StevensPhoenix, AZ

Miss Gay New York America 2018, Andora TeteeNew York, NY

Miss Gay New York America 2018 First Alternate, Dessie Love BlakePasadena, TX

Miss Gay North Carolina America 2018, Shelita Bonet HoyleCharlotte, NC

Miss Gay North Carolina America 2018 First Alternate, Amazing GraceRaleigh, NC

Miss Gay NorthEast America 2018, Tara St. Stone, Arlington, TX

Miss Gay Northeast America 2018 First Alternate, Aida StrattonNorristown, PA

Miss Gay Ohio America 2018, Eris GreyColumbus, OH

Miss Gay Ohio America 2018 First Alternate, Valerie ValentinoMassillon, OH

Miss Gay Oklahoma America 2018, Shanel SterlingTulsa, OK

Miss Gay Oklahoma America 2018 First Alternate, Raven DelrayOklahoma City, OK

Miss Gay Pennsylvania America 2018, Jaslene DicksonHarrisburg, PA

Miss Gay Pennsylvania America 2018 First Alternate, SarabesqueDover, PA

Miss Gay Show Me State America 2018, Veronika VersaceColumbia, MO

Miss Gay Show Me State America 2018 First Alternate, Blaze DuvallJacksonville, AK

Miss Gay SouthEast America 2018, Buff FayeCharlotte, NC

Miss Gay Southeast America 2018 First Alternate, Amada GeeRaleigh, NC

Miss Gay Texas America 2018, Regina Blake-DuBoisHouston, TX

Miss Gay Texas America 2018 First Alternate, Chloe KnoxHouston, TX

Miss Gay Western States America 2018, FiFi DuBoisNew York, NY

Miss Gay Western States America 2018 First Alternate,DextaciWest Monroe, LA



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