Become a Participant

Why participate? Do it for the…

  • Applause!  Receive recognition for your efforts and your community
  • Personal Development – Gain valuable experience and develop life skills
  • Crown & Awards! Winners receive scholarships toward tuition for college/grad school & a crown!
  • Glamour – Red carpet moments await.
  • Adventure…..Explore new interests, discover new opportunities
  • Sisterhood! Make lifelong friends with other like-minded motivated women
  • Growth….Foster a positive, self-motivated mindset to achieve your goals

Eligibility

To become a participant for the next Competition Cycle
(starting May 2023) 
you must meet all criteria as shown below:

  • For Miss America  – birth years 1996 – 2006
  • For Miss America’s Teen –  birth years 2010 – 2006
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a female
  • Single
  • No legal dependents
  • Meet residency requirements for competing in your city or state

 

To learn more, contact your State Program BELOW or Become A Member today!

State Contact Information

Miss Alabama Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: nanjten@aol.com
E-mail Contact: Nan Teninbaum
Web Site: http://www.missalabama.com
Executive Director: Nan Tenimbaum

Miss Alaska Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

E-mail Address: alisashomes@yahoo.com
E-mail Contact: Alisa Parrent
Web Site: http://www.missalaskapageant.com
Executive Director: Alisa Parrent

Miss Arizona Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

E-mail Address: info@missarizona.org
E-mail Contact: Stacey Kole
Web Site: http://www.missarizona.org
Executive Director: Stacey Kole

Miss Arkansas Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: lacy@missarkansas.org
E-mail Contact: Lacy Glover
Web Site: http://www.missarkansas.org
Executive Director:  Lacy Glover

Miss California Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: info@misscalifornia.org
E-mail Contact: Russ Gladden
Web Site: http://www.misscalifornia.org
Executive Director: Russ Gladden

Miss Colorado Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: mette@misscolorado.com & mark@misscolorado.com
E-mail Contact: Mette Castor & Mark Hinson
Web Site: www.misscolorado.com
Executive Director: Mette Castor & Mark Hinson

Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: ashleyr@missamericact.org
E-mail Contact: Ashley Reid
Web Site: http://www.missctamerica.org
Executive Director: Ashley Reid

Miss Delaware Scholarship Program

E-mail Address: realadebus@gmail.com & kuhlagain@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Amanda Kuhl & Sue Kuhling
Web Site: http://www.missde.org
Co-Executive Directors: Amanda Kuhl & Sue Kuhling

Miss District of Columbia Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: PetaGayLewis@yahoo.com
E-mail Contact: Peta-Gay Lewis
Web Site: http://missdc.org
Executive Director: Peta-Gay Lewis

Miss Florida Scholarship Program, Inc.

E-mail Address: jkeithwilliams.2010@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Keith Williams
Web Site: http://www.missflorida.org
Executive Director: Keith Williams

Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition, Inc.

E-mail Address: trinaspruitt@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Trina Pruitt
Web Site: www.missgeorgia.net
State Executive Director: Trina Pruitt

Miss Hawaii Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: aloha@misshawaii.org
E-mail Contact: Blaine Dutro
Web Site: http://www.misshawaii.org
Executive Director: Blaine Dutro

Miss Idaho Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: missidahoboard@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Heidi Brendle
Web Site: http://www.missidaho.org
Executive Director: Heidi Brendle

Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: susanshea8@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Susan Shea
Web Site: http://www.missillinois.org
Executive Director: Susan Shea

Miss Indiana Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: aren@missindiana.org
E-mail Contact: Aren Straiger
Web Site: http://www.missindiana.org
Executive Director: Aren Straiger

Miss Iowa Scholarship Program Management Corporation

E-mail Address: executivedirector@missiowa.com
E-mail Contact: Leslie Moore
Web Site: http://www.missiowa.com
Executive Director: Leslie Moore

Miss Kansas Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: stephanieharrismko@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Stephanie Harris
Web Site: http://www.misskansas.org
Executive Director: Sue Givens and Tiffany Harrison

Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: brian@misskentucky.org
E-mail Contact: Brian Jeffries
Web Site: http://www.misskentucky.org
Executive Director: Brian Jeffries

Miss Louisiana Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: dewanalittle@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Dewana Little
Web Site: http://www.misslouisiana.com
Executive Director: Dewana Little

Miss Maine Scholarship Program, Inc.

Seeking a new ED!  Contact Sarah below.

E-mail Address: execdirector@missmaine.org
E-mail Contact: Sarah Nadeau-Balducci
Web Site: http://www.missmaine.org
Executive Director: Sarah Nadeau-Balducci

Miss Maryland Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: sherry.rush@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Sherry Rush
Web Site: http://missmd.org/
Executive Director: Sherry Rush

Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation, Inc.

E-mail Address: dancgym@aol.com
E-mail Contact: Dolores “Buffy” Rabuffo
Web Site: http://www.missmass.org
Executive Director: Dolores “Buffy” Rabuffo

Miss Michigan Scholarship Program

E-mail Address: mmdirector@missmichigan.org
E-mail Contact: Paula DeWall
Web Site: http://www.missmichigan.org
Executive Director: Paula DeWall

Miss Minnesota Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: kathyshellum@missminnesota.org
E-mail Contact: Kathy Shellum
Web Site: http://www.missminnesota.org
Executive Director: Kathy Shellum

Miss Mississippi Corporation

E-mail Address: secretary@miss-mississippi.com
E-mail Contact: Miss Mississippi Corporation
Web Site: https://www.miss-mississippi.com/
Executive Director: W. David Blackledge

Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: office@missmissouri.org
E-mail Contact: Alice Leonatti
Web Site: http://www.missmissouri.org
Executive Director: Alice Leonatti

Miss Montana Scholarship Program

E-mail Address: MissMontana.ED@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Danette Sawin
Web Site: MissMT.org
Executive Director: Danette Sawin

Miss Nebraska Scholarship Program

Email: info@missnebraska.org
Email Contact: Peggy Fox
Web Site: www.missnebraska.org
Executive Director: Peggy Fox

Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization, LLC

Brooke Allen-Burnstein, PhD – brooke@missnevada.org
Jillian Helget – jillian@missnevada.org
Co-Executive Directors: Brooke Allen-Burnstein and Jillian Helget

Miss New Hampshire Scholarship Program, Inc.

E-mail Address: exec@missnh.org
E-mail Contact: David Appleby
Web Site: http://www.missnh.org
President/Executive Director: David Appleby
Co Executive Director: Claudette Jolin

Miss New Jersey Education Foundation

E-mail Address: dholtzman@missnj.org
E-mail Contact: David Holtzman
Web Site: http://www.missnewjersey.net
Executive Director: David Holtzman

Miss New Mexico Scholarship Competition

E-mail Address: missnewmexico@yahoo.com
E-mail Contact: Rhonda Haynes
Web Site: http://www.missnewmexico.org
Executive Director: Rhonda Haynes

Miss New York Scholarship Competition, Inc.

E-mail Address: sloane@miss-newyork.org
E-mail Contact: Sloane Lewis
Web Site: https://miss-newyork.org
Executive Director: Sloane Lewis

Miss North Carolina Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: susanwilliams@missnc.org
E-mail Contact: Susan Williams
Web Site: http://www.missnc.org
Executive Director: Susan Williams

Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: Kathrynkkj@hotmail.com
E-mail Contact: Kathy Jones
Web Site: http://www.missnorthdakota.org/
Executive Director: Kathy Jones

Miss Ohio Organization
(Mid-Ohio Scholarship Program)

E-mail Address: ed@missohio.org
E-mail Contact: Steven Oliveri
Web Site: http://www.missohio.org
Executive Director: Steven Oliveri

Miss Oklahoma Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: Kay@missoklahoma.org
E-mail Contact: Kay Alexander
Web Site: https://missoklahoma.org
Executive Director: Kay Alexander

Miss Oregon Scholarship Program, Inc.

E-mail Address: directors@missoregon.org
E-mail Contact: Beth McShane
Web Site: http://www.missoregon.org
Executive Director: Beth McShane

Miss PA Scholarship Foundation Inc.

E-mail Address: debbiebutcher@yorklinks.net
E-mail Contact: Debbie Butcher
Web Site: Pending
Executive Director: Debbie Butcher

Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: debidiorio@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Debi D’Iorio
Web Site: http://www.missri.org
Executive Director: Debi D’Iorio

Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: info@miss-sc.org
E-mail Contacts: Chaz Ellis and Ashley Byrd
Web Site: http://www.miss-sc.org
Co-Executive Directors: Chaz Ellis and Ashley Byrd

Miss South Dakota
(South Dakota State Scholarship Foundation, Inc.)

E-mail Address: september.kirby@misssd.org
E-mail Contact: September Kirby
Web Site: http://www.misssd.org
Executive Director: Kate Wismer

Miss Tennessee Scholarship Competition

E-mail Address: colene.trent@misstennessee.org
E-mail Contact: Colene Trent
Web Site: www.MissTennessee.org
Executive Director: Colene Trent

Miss Texas Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: info@misstexas.org
E-mail Contact: Jan Mitchell
Web Site: http://www.misstexas.org
Executive Director: Jan Mitchell

Miss Utah Organization
(The Utah Scholarship Foundation)

E-mail Address: Madison@missutah.org
E-mail Contact: Madison Wilson
Web Site: https://missutah.org
Executive Director: Madison Wilson

Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: executivedirector@missvermont.org
E-mail Contact: Darcie Fisher
Web Site: http://www.missvermont.org
Executive Director: Darcie Fisher

Miss Virginia Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: rita@missva.org
E-mail Contact: Rita Free/Elaine Aikens
Web Site: http://www.missva.com
Executive Director: Elaine Aikens, Rita Free

Miss Washington Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: peggy@misswashington.org
E-mail Contact: Peggy Miller
Web Site: http://www.misswashington.org
Executive Director: Peggy Miller

Miss West Virginia Organization

E-mail Address: shelleynicholsfranklin@gmail.com
E-mail Contact: Shelley Nichols Franklin
Web Site: https://www.misswestvirginia.org/
Executive Director: Shelley Nichols Franklin

Miss Wisconsin Scholarship Organization, Inc.

E-mail Address: executivedirector@misswisconsin.com
E-mail Contact: Brenda Baudo
Web Site: http://www.misswisconsin.com
Executive Director: Brenda Baudo

Miss Wyoming Scholarship Organization

E-mail Address: Ryan@missamerica.org
E-mail Contact: Ryan Brown
Web Site: http://www.misswyoming.com
Executive Director: Accepting Proposals