Miss America Program Registration

Miss America Program Registration

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Want to compete for the title of Miss America? Or want to earn scholarships for college or to pay off student loans?

Register for the Miss America program and you could win one of fifty-one $1,000 scholarships!

By registering for the Miss America program, you gain access to exclusive members-only benefits including:

  • Access to compete in local Miss/Teen Competitions
  • Chance to win a $1,000 scholarship - one in each state + D.C.
  • Access to our exclusive Professional Development Series with experts in areas such as:
    • Social Media training
    • Public speaking
    • Media/Press training
    • Advocacy & Fundraising
    • Financial literacy
  • Health & Wellness / Peak Performance training
  • Resume building
  • Career opportunities and networking events
  • Exclusive Miss America merchandise and discounts
*Membership is valid for 1 competition season. Additional fees may apply for local, state & national competitions.

    Miss Program Eligibility Requirements

    Age & Education

    • Candidate (1) must be at least nineteen (19) years of age as of December 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes; (2) Must not be older than twenty-six (26) years of age as of December 31st of the year of the State Competition in which she competes.
      • For the avoidance of doubt, a candidate cannot turn twenty-seven (27) years of age at any time during the calendar year in which she will compete at state.
    • Grandfather Exemption: For 2022 State and Local Agreements ONLY: Since age eligibility was revised after the start of the 2022 state & local competition season, Candidates who are eighteen (18) years of age on or after July 31, 2022 (the year of the State Competition) are eligible to compete in the Miss program, as long as the Candidate is also a high school graduate or equivalent by July 31, 2022. Please note, this exemption will not be in effect for the 2023 State & Local Competition season.

    Residency

    • Must fulfill one of the following:
      • Must reside in the state of competition
      • Be enrolled in and physically attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university;
      • Or be employed on a full-time basis in the state in which she intends to compete.

    Citizenship

    • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

    Additional Miss Program Requirements

    MAOTeen Program Eligibility Requirements 

    Age

    • Must be at least thirteen (13) years of age on the first day of the State Competition in which she competes;
    • Must not be older than eighteen (18) years of age as of December 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she could compete.
      • To further clarify, Candidate cannot turn nineteen (19) years of age at any time during the calendar year in which she could compete at the State MAOTeen Competition.
    • Exemption for 2022 State and Local Candidate Agreement ONLY: Since the age eligibility was revised after the start of the 2022 State & Local Competition Season, Candidates who are eighteen (18) years of age on or after July 31, 2022 through December 31, 2022 (the year of the State Competition) and not 19 years old on December 31, 2022 may choose to compete in either the MAOTeen or Miss programs, as long as Candidate is a high school graduate or it's equivalent by July 31, 2022. Note, this grandfather exemption will not be in effect in the 2023 State & Local Competition Season.

    Residency

    • Must fulfill one of the following:
      • Must reside in the state of competition
      • Be successfully enrolled in and physically attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited public or private school, or home schooled within the state of competition.

    Citizenship

    • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

    Additional Requirements