This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.
|Motto||Beauty for a Cause|
|Laura Clark (2016-present)|
Miss Earth USA (formerly Miss Earth United States) is a beauty pageant held annually to select the United States representative to Miss Earth which is an annual international beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness.
In January 2016, owners of Miss Earth, Carousel Productions, Inc., announced, through their official Facebook fan page, that the Miss Earth United States program would be managed by U.S. Earth Productions, Inc. under the leadership of national director Laura Clark.
The United States delegates in Miss Earth from 2001–2005 were selected by the Ms. America International pageant where the prize was to represent the United States at the Miss Earth Pageant.
In 2005, Earth Pageant Productions acquired the rights to conduct the national competition for the United States and to select a national winner to participate in the Miss Earth pageant. Thus, a national pageant was established to conduct the annual Miss Earth United States pageant.
Miss Earth United States represents the United States in the annual Miss Earth pageant. The pageant adopted the slogan "Continuing the Legacy of Beauty and Responsibility". The pageant focused mainly on promoting environmental causes and winners are chosen equally on their physical attributes as well as their understanding and knowledge of the issues affecting the Earth.
In order to bring more awareness to the cause, and to provide the next generation an opportunity to get involved, a teen division was added in 2008. The winner of the pageant, held in conjunction with the Miss Earth United States pageant, was awarded the title of Miss Teen Earth United States. As a result the pageant became known as the US Earth pageants.
Andrea Neu, the Miss Earth United States 2014, is so far the highest ranking American delegate as she finished as Miss Earth - Air (First runner-up) at Miss Earth 2014 since its inception in 2001.
This list includes all the Miss Earth United States winners even from the previous license holders.
|Year||Titleholder||State/Region Represented||Host City|
|2018||Yashvi Aware||Mid-Atlantic (From Maryland)||Washington, D.C. / Alexandria, Virginia|
|2016||Mae-Ann Webb||South Carolina|
|Corrin Stellakis||New York|
|2015||Brittany Payne||California||Ontario, California|
|2014||Andrea Neu||Colorado||Whittier, California|
|2013||Nicolle Velez||New York||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|2012||Siria Bojorquez||Texas||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|2011||Nicole Kelley||Florida||Daytona Beach, Florida|
|2010||Danielle Bounds||Missouri||Laughlin, Nevada|
|2009||Amy Diaz||Rhode Island||Primm Valley, Nevada|
|2008||Jana Murrell||Nebraska||Portland, Oregon|
|2007||Lisa Marie Forbes||Kansas|
|2006||Amanda Pennekamp||South Carolina||Laughlin, Nevada|
|2005||Amanda L. Kimmel||Montana||Los Angeles, California|
|2003||Jessica Schilling †||California|
|2002||Casey Marie Burns||California|
|2017||Andreia Gibau||Top 16|| Resort Wear (Group 3)|
Swimsuit (Group 3)
|2016||Corrin Stellakis||Miss Earth-Fire|| Swimsuit (Group 2)|
Darling of the Press
2nd Place - Miss Earth Hannah
|2015||Brittany Payne||Miss Earth-Water||1st Place - Eco-Beauty Video
|2014||Andrea Neu||Miss Earth-Air|| Best Teacher|
|2013||Nicolle Velez||Top 16|| Miss Frienship|
I Love My Planet Schools Campaign (Group 3)
|2012||Siria Bojorquez||Top 8|| M.E. Trivia Challenge|
Swimsuit (Group 2)
|2010||Danielle Bounds||Top 14|
|2008||Jana Murrell||Top 16|
|2007||Lisa Marie Forbes|
|2006||Amanda Pennekamp||Top 16|
|2005||Amanda L. Kimmel||Top 8|
|2004||Stephanie Brownell||Miss Friendship|
|2003||Jessica Schilling †|
|2002||Casey Marie Burns|
|2001||Abigail Ann Royce||Top 10|
The current Miss Earth United States program requires contestants be ages 18–26 as of January 1 of the competition year. U.S. Earth Productions, Inc. offers three additional divisions supporting Miss Earth United States. Those divisions are for ages 11–14 (Junior Miss), 14-18 (Teen Miss) and 26-32 (Elite Miss). All delegates are never married, never had children, and U.S. citizens. Together, these delegates make up Miss Earth United States and bring awareness to environmental concerns while celebrating talents in modeling, fashion, and public speaking.
The following is a list of all Miss Earth United States division titleholders.
|Edition||Junior Miss Earth United States||State||Teen Miss Earth United States||State||Elite Miss Earth United States||State|
|2017||Angel Strong||Nebraska||Leslie Jackson||Maryland||Adele Scala||New York|
|2016||Keeley Goldberg||Ohio||Sarah Levandowski||Texas||Kristin Chucci||Florida|
|2015||Jaden Johnson||Virginia||Alyssa Klinzing||Kansas||Vincenza Carrieri-Russo||Delaware|