Ready for a life-changing experience? Looking to elevate your communication skills while making new friends and competing for scholarships? Want to make a difference in your community through service?  Interested in the chance to participate in the iconic Miss America Competition?

If so, this organization is for you!

In order to be eligible to participate in the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Competition or Miss Pennsylvania’s Outstanding Teen Program, you must first win a local pageant. Local pageants serve as preliminaries to Miss Pennsylvania. This page lists the local organizations in Pennsylvania.


To become a participant for 2025 Cycle, you must meet all the below:

  • For Miss America  – birth years 1996 – 2006
  • For Miss America’s Teen –  birth years 2010 – 2006
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a female
  • Work, live, or go to school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

To sign up with the Miss America Organization as a candidate, click on link to proceed to the sign-up process.

The new membership fee is $39.99 and is in effect for all new members wishing to compete for the new pageant cycle 2025 (May 2023-July 2024) for nationals 2025.

For more information, complete the contact form.

To get information about entering Miss Pennsylvania’s Teen Competition as an at-large contestant, please fill out the contact form.