• You are a citizen of the United States
  • You live, work or attend school full time in New York State and have done so for at least 6 months prior to competing
  • You are female, never married and never have had children
  • You must live, work, or attend school full time in the state of New York above Long Island and the 5 boroughs of New York City
  • Miss: You are between 18-25. 
    ​You will not be older than 25 by December 31st.
  • Teen: You are between 13-17, and not yet a high school senior
  • You meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America Organization

Join the Sisterhood

Register for the upcoming Competition

Contestant Checklist

  1. Email Chris Keiffer, executive director, and register to compete at ChrisKeiff@aol.com
  2. Fundraise $100 for Miss America for Kids
  3. Submit paperwork and headshot by the deadline
  4. Smile! You're ready to make an impact!

Thank you for your interest in competing in the Miss Finger Lakes & Miss Upstate New York Scholarship Organization competition!