Welcome To The Miss Nevada Family

Congratulations on taking your first step towards the title of Miss America!

Participating in a Miss America Local Preliminary is a wonderful and unique experience.

You will gain poise and confidence, hone your interview and public speaking skills, make lifelong friendships, and become a part of the largest scholarship organization for young women in the world.

Our Local Executive Directors and committee members work year round to make this experience and scholarship money available to you.

The time to make a thoughtful decision as to whether or not you will get involved is now!

Miss Nevada Candidate Eligibility

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition

  • Must be at least a high school graduate or equivalent by July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition

  • Must not be older than twenty-five (25) years of age as of December 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition

  • Must either 1) reside in, 2) be enrolled and physically attending classes full-time at an accredited college/university, or 3) be employed full-time in the region of the Local Competition

  • Must be a United States citizen

  • Must meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America Organization

  • Must be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements

  • Must be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local, state and national competition(s)

  • Never have competed in the national finals of The Miss America Organization

For more information on becoming a candidate, contact your local organization to get started today!

What does it mean to be a candidate?