Young women between the ages of 17 and 24 (and no older than 24 years of age on December 31st, 2018 for Miss America 2020
) that are interested in becoming a Miss Monroe County Contestant must be able to attest to the following statements:
I am a citizen of the United States of America
I reside, or am a full time student, or am employed full time in Monroe County, in the State of Michigan.
I will be a high school graduate by June, 2018 or hold a GED and can produce my diploma as proof thereof upon
I am not now and I have never been married.
I am not now pregnant, and I have never been pregnant. I am not the adoptive parent of any child.
I have never been convicted of any crime and do not have any criminal charge pending against me. I have never done any
act, or engaged in any activity, which is or could be characterized as dishonest, immoral, immodest, indecent or in bad taste.
Entrant must possess and display in a maximum of 90 seconds, a talent presentation. This talent may be singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument, dramatic reading, art display, dress designing, creative poetry, writing, etc.
Entrant must undergo a ten-minute interview with a panel of five judges, display physical fitness in a swimsuit, model an evening gown, and answer one on-stage question.
Entrant must raise a minimum of $100 to support Children's Miracle Network and the Miss America Scholarship Fund. This is not an entrance fee, but rather a new service requirement to participate in Miss America sponsored pageants. Each contestant will log onto www.missamerica4kids.org
to create her personal fundraising web page and set her minimum fundraising goal of $100.
Anyone interested needs to download a sign-up sheet and welcome letter. Entries must be completed and e-mailed to Dione's attention at firstname.lastname@example.org (or hand delivered to one of the Open-House style meetings listed below) by Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Open-House Style Contestant Sign up Dates will be as follows:
**FINAL SIGNUP: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 is an open house style meeting from 7-9pm for all those who have questions about the Program and/or would like to sign-up. This meeting will take place at the Monroe County Community College La-Z-Boy Center Room Z-203. This is the final opportunity to sign up for the 2017 Pageant.**
Monday, May 15, 2017
CLICK HERE for a sign-up sheet and CLICK HERE for the welcome letter.