Queen of Soul
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  •    Talent

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    After the opening act the talent competition begins! You can be sure that everyone will take notice as you perform a skit, recite a poem, dance, or even sing. What ever talent you posses will be an asset to this phase of the competition. 

  •    Business Wear

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     The business wear competition, for that fashion forward, career minded young lady! Traditionally, business suits are worn during this phase of the competition. You will carry yourself with style and professionalism as you walk across the stage.

  • Fitness Wear

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    The suits chosen for this segment will enhance the physical beauty of each contestant, while maintaining modesty and integrity.

  • Formal Wear

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    You take center stage for the formal wear category, as you to glide across the stage in a formal gown fit for the queen in you! This phase of the competition will show the judges and the audience that you have the poise and sophistication to wear the crown well!

  • Questions and Answers

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     This phase of the competition gets you heard!! You will be asked a question which will take some forethought and imagination. You will judged on how well you respond and detailed your response is.

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Welcome to the San Antonio Queen of Soul, Inc., website.  Your support and attendance at our 49th Annual Queen of Soul Pageant, which was held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Carver Community Cultural Center 226 North Hackberry Street was sincerely appreciated. The event was both enlighten and very entertaining by an array of poise, talent and intellect presented by the contestants.  The event was attended by Fiesta Commission executives, Fiesta Royalty, family members, friends and the San Antonio community.  It was enjoyed by everyone in attendance.  Malia Martinez was crowned Miss Queen of Soul 2017Erin Glass 1st Princess 2017 and Tanesha Johnson 2nd Princess 2017. The Queen, 1st  and 2nd Princess are  all the recipients of  scholarships.  If you are interested in becoming a contestant or know someone who does, please click on the above link “Be A Queen” select application, print, fill it out and mail it to the application address or give it to a Queen of Soul Member.


For forty-nine years, the San Antonio Queen of Soul’s pageant training program has strived to further the educational goals of young, African-American women in the San Antonio area. During the organization’s illustrious history, there have been forty-seven young ladies that have held the distinguished title of “Miss Queen of Soul.” The scholarships provided to the Queen and her Court helps them further their educational pursuits and career goals.


The objectives of the organization are simple: finding that unique young lady who embodies the poise, self-esteem and academic excellence to wear the crown of “Miss Queen of Soul.” This young lady will attend official Fiesta functions as well as numerous civic activities.  Our Queen and her Court not only represent themselves and their families, they will also represent their church, school and the entire African-American community in the many Fiesta events throughout the city.


The 50th  Annual Queen of Soul Pageant will be held at the Carver Community Cultural Center

For those who decide to participate in the pageant, we guarantee it will be a life-changing experience.   During the weeks leading up to the reception and pageant, our contestants will get acquainted with other participants, celebrate the importance of sisterhood, form new friendships and take part in events that will prepare them for their chosen career path.


Now, as we turn another page in the chapter of the organization’s history, we will strive to continue the legacy of those members who have come before us.   It is with tremendous gratitude that we honor all of our previous contestants and our many long-time supporters who have made our pageant a success.  Our desire and passion is to make every attempt to uphold the name and reputation of San Antonio Queen of Soul, Inc. and continue to contribute to the rich cultural landscape of the city.


Vonzetta Hickman








 October 11, 2018

Queen of Soul Contestant Reception

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 Events Tickets $45.00


Saturday, October 13, 2018

  8:01 p.m.

Queen of Soul 50th Annual Pageant

Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 Hackberry Street, San Antonio, TX 78202

 Events Tickets $30.00