What does a Miss America contestant look like?

Consistent with the job responsibilities and the Miss America philosophy of judging, women are being sought with the best composite of the following attributes and qualities of Miss America – a woman of these times:

  • Role model who cares about her role and other women’s roles in societies
  • An ambassador and public relations representative of the Miss America Organization
  • Physically beautiful woman with a confident and commanding presence
  • Talented and intellectual
  • Independent and eloquent communicator with the courage of her convictions
  • Accomplished individual who represents a composite of the “Best of Modern Women”
  • A leader by virtue of her experiences
  • One who takes personal pride in physical fitness and health

Potential Contestants:

Download the Preliminary Fact Sheet to be completed and mailed to the local director prior to competing in any local pageant:


Download the Miss North Dakota preliminary poster, and use the blank bottom section to fill in the information for your pageant.