Miss Fort Wayne Scholarship Organization

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How to Compete - Eligibility 

 Miss Fort Wayne

 ELIGIBILITY:

AGE: Must be between the ages of 17 and 25 (must be at least a senior in high school and no older than twenty-five (25) years of age on December 31, 2020) 

CITIZENSHIP: Must be a citizen of the United States of America at the time the contestant enters her first pageant

EDUCATION: Must be a high school graduate (or about to be if a senior) or have successfully completed the G.E.D. testing program for high school equivalency or have successfully completed the academic retirements for entry into a four-year college/university degree program by July 30th preceding the National Finals

RESIDENCE: Must reside in Allen County; be enrolled in and attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university in Allen County; or be employed on a full-time basis for six months in Allen County

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have never been married
  • Must have never been pregnant
  • Must not be the adoptive parent of any child
  • Must never have been convicted of any criminal offense
  • Must not have criminal charges presently pending
  • Must be in good health and can participate fully and without limitation in any program activities
  • Must not use or consume any illegal
    controlled dangerous substances or abuse the use of alcohol or other dangerous substances  

     AREAS OF COMPETITION:

    Interview (25%): 10 minute private interview with the judges
    Talent (30%): 90 seconds maximum
    Evening Wear (15%)
    On-stage question (20%)
     

  • Miss Fort Wayne's Outstanding Teen
     
     ELIGIBILITY:

    AGE: Must be between the ages of 13 (by June 11, 2020) and 17 (if 17, you must be a junior in high school [you cannot yet be a senior] and you cannot be older than 17 on July 31, 2020)

    CITIZENSHIP: Must be a citizen of the United States of America at the time the contestant enters her first pageant

    RESIDENCE: Must reside in (or go to school full-time in) the state of Indiana

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have never been married
  • Must have never been pregnant
  • Must not be the adoptive parent of any child
  • Must never have been convicted of any criminal offense
  • Must not have criminal charges presently pending
  • Must be in good health and can participate fully and without limitation in any program activities
  • Must not use or consume any illegal
    controlled dangerous substances or abuse the use of alcohol or other dangerous substances  

     AREAS OF COMPETITION (at local level):

    Interview (35%): 6 minute private interview with the judges
    Talent (35%): 90 seconds maximum
    Active Wear (10%)
    Evening Wear (15%)
    On-stage question (5%)

  • How to Compete - More Information

    * WHEN/WHERE IS THE PAGEANT?  Our next Miss Fort Wayne , Miss Fort Wayne's Outstanding Teen, and Miss Fort Wayne Princess Pageant will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 where we will be crowning our 2017 titleholders.  They will then represent the Fort Wayne area in the Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen pageants to be held in June of 2017.  The pageant will be held at Summit Middle School (SW Fort Wayne)

    IS THERE AN ENTRY FEE?   In lieu of an entry fee, the Miss America Organization has partnered with the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) and local "Miss" contestants are required to raise a $100 donation to CMN prior to competing.  The donation benefits both organizations and is tax-deductible.  Teen contestants and princess contestants do have a small entrance fee that is used toward the scholarship fund.

    * HOW DO I APPLY?  If you are interested in competing in our next pageant and would like additional information or to request an application, please visit the Contact Us page and submit your contact information.  We will send out the applications electronically through e-mail.  We will have a maximum number of 15 contestants for each title (Miss and Teen) on a first-come-first-served basis of getting the completed applications turned in. 

     

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