Becoming a Contestant Fast Facts

To compete you must:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 24.
  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Meet residency requirements for competing in a certain town 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 program in which you compete.

If you are interested in receiving more information about becoming a contestant in the Miss North Carolina pageant, please visit the local pageant you are interested in competing in. Once there you will find contact information for the the local Executive Director.