Below you will find links and downloads for the various information, instructions, and forms required to compete. As you complete these, feel free to send them via email at email@example.com or by using our online submission form.
If you are committed to being a part of one of the most rewarding and beneficial experiences available to young women in the United States, complete and submit the Contestant Application. Visit the Miss America Website to learn more about the many benefits of competing in the Miss American Scholarship Program.
We are no longer accepting new contestant applications for the 2018 pageant.
Contestant Information Submission
All contestants are asked to submit this form which will to be used to update your information on the website and program book.
Pageant Welcome, Eligibility Information, and Paperwork Checklist 2018
A letter from the Executive Director as well as eligibility requirements and a paperwork checklist.
Talent guidelines and release form
Talent Introduction and On-Stage Question Submission
You are asked to write and submit the introduction for your talent and can write your own on-stage platform question.
Program Ads and Sponsorship (Build Your Own Scholarship)
Ads and sponsorship instructions and information
Donor Contribution Form
Program Ad/Sponsorship/Build Your Own Scholarship Form
Contestant Materials Submission
ALL CONTESTANTS: Either as you complete or have materials or once you have completed or have all materials, please submit those via our Contestant Materials Submission form or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MISS CONTESTANTS FORMS
Miss Contestant Contract
Fillable 2018 Miss Contestant Contract
Resume instructions and sample for Miss contestants
Platform statement instructions and sample for Miss contestants
TEEN CONTESTANT FORMS
Teen Contestant Contract
Fillable 2018 Outstanding Teen Contestant Contract
Teen No-Show Rules Agreement
Rules for contestants that send in their application for a local pageant and do not show up for the pageant
Resume instructions and sample for Teen contestants
Platform statement instructions and sample for Teen contestants
This checklist is also part of the Welcome, Eligibility, and Paperwork Checklist document above. Email email@example.com or use our Contact Form for questions or issues with any of these items.
- Submission of Contestant Information
- Email high-resolution headshot (Bob Williams will also be available to take a professional headshot for a minimal fee)
- CMN Page Creation and Minimum Donation Raised (missamericaforkids.org)
- Platform Statement
- Contestant Resume
- Music Release Form
- BMI / ASCAP form
- 2 CD’s of Music (if applicable)
- Ad pages
- Build Your Own Scholarship Paperwork
- Local Contestant Contract (must be notarized)
- Official High School / College Transcript
- Proof of Residency
- Proof of Enrollment
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Copy of Insurance Cards (if applicable)