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Competing in the Miss America system was a rewarding experience that taught me skills and gave me friendships that will last my lifetime.
— Former candidate

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to earn scholarship money for your higher education? Do you enjoy performing, and speaking in public about issues important to you? These things and many more are what make competing in the Miss America system so rewarding, unique and truly fulfilling.

Your first step in the journey to the Miss Nebraska Competition is participation in our local competitions. Winners from these local competitions advance to Miss Nebraska, the official state preliminary for the Miss America Organization. Continue reading the information on this page to learn more about how to begin your journey — including details about our local competitions around the state, our criteria for participation, and more.

 
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THE ROAD TO MISS NEBRASKA


STEP 1:
Determine if you are eligible to participate in the Miss America scholarship competition system. Eligibility information →

STEP 2: Learn more about the local competitions around the state, and determine which event might be best for you. Competition information →

STEP 3: Begin the registration process by contacting the Miss Nebraska organization to request additional information. Registration →

 THE ROAD TO MISS NEBRASKA: DETERMINING YOUR ELIGIBILITY

In order to compete in any Miss America local competition, every participant must:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 25;

  • Be a United States citizen;

  • Meet residency requirements for competing in a certain city or state;

  • Meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America Organization;

  • Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements;

  • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local competition(s) in which you compete.

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THE ROAD TO MISS NEBRASKA: LOCAL COMPETITION

Winners from local competitions are granted their titles and advance to Miss Nebraska, the official state preliminary for the Miss America Organization.

Each local competition has its own set of individual guidelines and information you should seek out if you plan to enter. You can find this information by clicking the name of the competition, which will direct you to e-mail event organizers or send you to their website (as indicated).

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OCTOBER 5, 2019
For information, e-mail miss.alliance.pageant @ gmail.com (no spaces)

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OCTOBER 19, 2019
For information, visit the official website at www.missomahamao.org

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JANUARY 31, 2020
For information, e-mail fielddirector @ missnebraska.org (no spaces)

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2020 DATE TBA
For information, e-mail MissSwedishDays @ gmail.com (no spaces)

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2020 DATE TBA
For information, visit the official Miss Kool-Aid Days website at www.kool-aiddays.com/pageant

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2020 DATE TBA
For information, e-mail sa_penner @ hotmail.com (no spaces)

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2020 DATE TBA
For information, e-mail cengelhaupt51 @ gmail.com (no spaces)

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2020 DATE TBA
For information, e-mail cengelhaupt51 @ gmail.com (no spaces)

THE ROAD TO MISS NEBRASKA: REGISTRATION

If you are interested in taking part in the Miss Nebraska or Outstanding Teen programs, please complete and send the form below. Representatives will be in contact to help you take the next step on the road to Miss Nebraska.

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