Seaside, OR: June 27-30th, 41 young women from throughout our beautiful state of Oregon will compete for the 2018 Oregon crowns within the Miss America system. With seventeen Teen contestants ages 13 to 17 vying for the role of Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen 2018 and twenty four Miss contestants ages 18 to 25, the competition is promised to show the intelligence, talent, physical fitness, and success of these young women. The week will begin with three nights of Preliminary competition starting June 27th, followed by our Finals Competition on June 30th where the top ten contestants in both the Miss and Teen categories will compete for the crowns. Join us at Camp Rilea for our 2nd Annual Crown Town 5K beginning at 8:00 AM or view the Miss Oregon Parade sweeping down Broadway St. in Seaside starting at 2:00 PM that afternoon [for more information or to register for the 5K visit our website] This year marks the 71st annual Miss Oregon Scholarship Pageant and continues the traditions set forth for decades in Seaside.
PURCHASE COMPETITION TICKETS: missoregon.org/tickets
About the Miss Oregon Scholarship Foundation: The Miss Oregon Scholarship Foundation provides educational scholarships and opportunities for community service, capacity building and artistic expression for young women in the state of Oregon. Each year, the Organization awards thousands of dollars in support of contestants' educational pursuits, and provides a training ground for participants to develop personal and professional communication and leadership skills. In 2017 the Miss Oregon Scholarship Program awarded over $289,000 in scholarship grants and in-kind tuition scholarships.
FACEBOOK: Miss Oregon Scholarship Programs
About Miss America: The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually in cash awards and in-kind tuition waivers. MAO is comprised of 51 organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $16 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. Miss America is more than a title, it’s a movement of empowering young women everywhere to achieve their dreams by providing quality scholarship assistance and honoring their commitment to helping others.
MISS AMERICA WEBSITE: missamerica.org
About Miss America’s Outstanding Teen: Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, Inc. was organized to encourage positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living, and community involvement of our nation’s youth. Among its initiatives, the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization hosts a national competition intended to encourage and reward the talent, communication skills, community service, and academic achievement of girls between 13 and 17 years of age. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, community and business leaders, as well as participants from the national competition, the Organization continues to implement programs aimed at helping young people develop strong values, leadership skills, social conscience, self-worth and conviction about their own potential.
MISS AMERICA’S OUTSTANDING TEEN WEBSITE: maoteen.org