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About Our Organization

  • Founded in 2019 by Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dance Educator, and Entrepreneur, Jamie V. Sachs. Under the franchise agreement, Mrs. Sachs is the Executive Director for Miss Riverside City, Miss Grand Terrace, Miss Riverside City & Miss Grand Terrace's Teens; official preliminaries for Miss America Organization. The Not-for-profit committee that will volunteer their assistance will feature local Community leaders, Dance Educators, Community Activists, and local businesses. Together, we are a part of over 300,000+ volunteers with the

  • Miss America Organization.


Celebrating & honoring diverse young women for their achievements while 

providing opportunities for young women from the Riverside and Inland Empire California communities. As such, we will help them earn financial and in-kind scholarships to trade schools, colleges and universities. We will assist in achieving their educational goals; while encouraging participation in Miss California & Miss America Organization. We will enhance various opportunities through the coaching of special talents, physical fitness and communication skills; while producing positive role models to properly represent the Southern California communities of Grand Terrace, Riverside & the Inland Empire; with the goal and opportunity to represent California and America. We will promote and encourage the young women with their volunteerism, mentoring and community service to the general public. Our candidates will mentor girls ages 5-12 through our Princess Program!


In 2023, we will produce 4 local programs; Miss Riverside City, Miss Riverside City’s Teen, Miss Grand Terrace & Miss Grand Terrace's Teen official preliminaries to; Miss California & Miss America Organization. We recruit candidates from the State of California that MUST be available to appear in person a minimum of 10 times throughout 2023. We help them prepare by coaching, mentoring, and counseling the candidates as they prepare for one of our scholarship programs depending on which City they are representing. Funds raised through the patronage of local businesses, organizations, and private individuals are awarded in financial scholarships for education and financial assistance for the three different programs to meet the expenses associated with this type of program expenses. We award $700.00 to our Miss Title Holders & $300.00 to our Teen Title Holders. We are official preliminaries of Miss California & Miss America Organization which awards thousands of dollars to title holders as a part of over 30 million dollars in scholarship assistance awarded annually by the 

Miss America Organization.


Candidates are to make a one-time registration fee to the Miss California Organization. Miss Candidates will then pay $75 per local program they enter to the Miss California Organization. Teens will pay the registration fee of $35 to the Miss California Organization & $150.00 donation to the Miss Riverside City Scholarship Program. All monies paid goes directly to Miss California Strong. The scholarship program that provides scholarships to the Miss California Candidates!



• Must maintain the basis for eligibility throughout the local and state programs.



• There are no limits on the number of programs an entrant may enter within a single year. An entrant may enter any local program (closed or open) if she meets the eligibility requirements for that specific local program. However, if she becomes a titleholder, she cannot participate in any other similar and/or like events during that year. A minimum of 5-7 posts per week and a minimum of 1 in person appearance per month in their Title city or region is required.



• A current titleholder is not permitted to enter the same program in which she won a title the previous year, even if multiple titles are being awarded. She may, however, enter any other program for which she is eligible. Titleholders are expected to stay with their Sister Titleholders during Miss California week at a hosted AirBNB or VRBO property at a cost of $300-$500 for the week which includes their room, food and transportation to ( from if needed) to the Miss California host city!


***Teens are open to young women ages 13-18 & Miss is open to ages 18-28. You must be a citizen of the United States, single, never married and no children. You must live, work and/or reside in Southern California to be eligible for our titles!





California Counties

To become a title holder, A “Miss” candidate must be 18 years old and a high school graduate or equivalent no later than July 31, and not more than 28 years of age on December 31, 2023 You must be single, never married, never had children, a U.S. citizen, reside, work, or attend school within California and commit to 10 appearances while maintaining good moral character. 

The Miss Title holder will receive a $700.00 Education Scholarship!



California Counties

Teens may be 12 years old but must be 13 by the start of Miss California in June 2023. Ages 12 to 18-year-old high-school graduates and non-graduates, as well as 18-year-old non-graduates as of July 31, are eligible as a Teen with the same standards as the “Miss” Candidates. You must be single, never married, never had children, a U.S. citizen, reside, work, or attend school within California and commit to 10 appearances while maintaining good moral character.

 Teens need to sale ad space in our program. The Teen Title Holder will receive a $300.00 education Scholarship!


San Bernardino/

Riverside Counties

The Princess Program introduces girls, ages 5-12, to a non-competitive fun-filled experience. Our princesses will spend time with our Miss Riverside City & Miss Grand Terrace candidates and build special friendships at events such as our Ballerina Tea Party. Each participant will receive a crown & Sash. She will also participate in a special etiquette class taught by our Executive Director, Jamie V. Sachs. Princess Program participants will learn a dance routine and perform onstage representing their home city on the night of the Miss Riverside City or the Miss Grand Terrace Program. On that same night, each of our Princesses will receive a special recognition on stage. They will be Princesses of the City and attend events!




California Counties

Miss America Organization

"MAO" Contract Form for MISS & TEEN Candidates.


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California Counties

Talent & Resume forms for MISS & TEEN Candidates.


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California Counties

"Miss" & "Teen" 

Title holders Scholarship Request Forms.


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California Counties

Advertising forms for Miss Riverside City, Miss Riverside City's Outstanding Teen & Miss Grand Terrace's Outstanding Teen.

Low rates to advertise your business & assist in helping our scholarship program!



Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet

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Check back in September 2023!



  • Taylor Yamane
  • Miss Riverside City 2023

  • Taylor is a Mechanical Engineer and an accomplished jazz singer that loves performing!

  • Her Service Initiative is "Full STEAM Ahead..."

  • Follow her on FB @MissRCGT & 

  • Instagram @MissRiversideCity #MissRivCity

  • Taylor is sponsored by: Inland Empire Dance Center

Raelene Sichmeller

Miss Riverside City's Teen 2023

Raelene is fluent in ASL and wants to make sure ASL is readily available for all!

Her Service Initiative is

"Talk with your hands, touch with your heart..."

Follow her on IG @MissGrandTerrace #MissGT

Raelene is sponsored by:

Inland Empire Contemporary Ballet

Delilah Sichmeller 

Delilah is an avid recycler and has already written a children's book!

Her Service Initiative is 

"Recycling and reusing for a better tomorrow"

Follow her on IG @MissRiversideCityTeen #MissRCT

Delilah is sponsored by: 

Gwendolyn Reese & the Sachs Family

Miss America Organization

A top Provider of Scholarship's for

Young Women since 1921!

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