Entering the
Miss Pennsylvania Pageant

Contestant Requirements for the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant

1. All Miss Pennsylvania Contestants must win a "local" pageant to gain entry into the state pageant. For a list of current local pageants, visit our Miss Pennsylvania Locals Page.

2. Contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 24.

3. All contestants must be female.

4. Contestants must be single and never have been married.

5. Contestants must be at least a high school senior at the time you begin local competition.

6. Contestants must be a U.S. citizens.

7. Contestants must be of good moral character.

8. Contestants must reside, attend school or work in Pennsylvania.*

There are no entry fees charged. Contestants are responsible, however, for their own wardrobe including evening wear, swimsuit and talent outfit. Contestants are also responsible for raising at least $100 for the Children's Miracle Network to participate in a local pageant and at least $250 to participate in the state pageant.

Additional information on qualifications is available by contacting any local pageant or Executive Director Chet Welch (see below).

Contestant requirements are subject to change at the discretion of the Miss America or Miss Pennsylvania Organizations.


* Local Pageants may limit competion to limited geographic areas of the state. "Closed" Pageants" generally have a very limited geographic area, "Regional Pageants a larger geographic area and "Open Pageants" are open to any contestant in Pennsylvania.



LOCAL CONTESTANT COMPETITION CONSISTS OF:

  • Talent

  • Private Interview

  • Evening Wear

  • Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit

  • On-Stage Interview

  • Each contestant should also select a platform issue, a social cause to which you are committed and can effect change


FOR MORE CONTESTANT INFORMATION AND A
BONA FIDE LIST OF ENTRY REQUIREMENTS CONTACT:

Any Local Pageant

or

Chet Welch
Email:
chetwelch@windstream.net

Please leave your Name, Age, Address and Phone Number
 




Click the link above for Information on Entering the Miss Pennsylvania's Outstanding Teen Pageant or one of its Local Preliminary Pageants



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