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Become a Miss Contestant

The Road to Miss Arkansas starts here!

Are you the next Miss Arkansas?

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About the Competition

Contestants in the Miss Arkansas Organization at the state and local level gain experience through participation in interviews, talent performances, public speaking, promoting community service initiatives, and social media interaction. Cash and in-kind educational scholarships are available to all young women who advance to the state competition. To become a Miss Arkansas contestant, you must enter and win a local competition, or apply at the end of competition season to be an At-Large Contestant.

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Phases of Competition

The Miss Arkansas Competition is composed of five main phases:

  1. Personal Interview with Judges

  2. Health and Fitness

  3. On Stage Conversation

  4. Evening Gown

  5. Talent

Each contestant must have a Community Service Initiative to work with and promote in her year of service.

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Age & Residency Reqs

2024 Miss contestants must be born between 1996 and 2006.


Contestants that are eighteen years of age may elect to participate in either Miss or Teen competitions.

Must fulfill ONE of the following:

  • Must reside in the state of the competition

  • Be enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university

  • Be employed on a full-time basis in the state of Arkansas

Too young? Check out our Miss Arkansas OT Program.

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Additional Requirements

  • Meet character criteria set forth by the Miss America Organization.

  • Be able to meet the time committment and responsibilities as set forth by the local competition and Miss Arkansas.

*Both the phases of the competition and age/residency requirements are subject to change

Ready to learn more?

We’d love to have you join us as a contestant and welcome any questions you may have. To get more information and begin the registration process, fill out the form below.

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