To be eligible to compete in the Miss Competition you must:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 25.

  • Be a United States citizen.

  • Reside or attend college within the 40 mile radius of the city of McAlester.

  • 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 Miss McAlester Organization.


Phases of Competition and Scoring

  • Evening Wear/Social Impact – 20%

  • Talent – 40%

  • Private Interview – 25%

  • On-Stage Interview – 15%

The Miss America Organization has partnered with the Children’s Miracle Network. 

Each Miss Candidate competing on the local level must raise $100 for CMNH in order to compete.


All candidates are required to have the necessary competition wardrobe, however, we encourage you to utilize what you have in your closet or borrow from a friend.


It is not necessary to spend a small fortune on clothing for our local preliminary.


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