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Miss NE State Fair & Miss Heartland Pageant

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Welcome to the Miss Nebraska State Fair and Miss Heartland Pageant website! The pageant is a local, official preliminary for The Miss Nebraska Scholarship Pageant and the Miss America Pageant. Two titles will be awarded and both are open to all eligible contestants. The title holders will advance to the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Pageant held in North Platte, NE, in June 2018. The winner of the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Pageant then advances to the Miss America Pageant.

The pageant includes the following area of competition: Interview, On-stage Question, Evening Wear, Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit, and Talent. In addition, contestants are required to select a platform to promote throughout their participation in the pageant.

Please see below for entry requirements and paperwork. Or, contact Local Directors:
Chelsey Jungck at 308.382.1710 or cjungck@statefair.org
Shelly Penner at 308.520.0416 or sa_penner@hotmail.com.

Checklist (Start here)
Local Contestant Contract
Platform Instructions
Platform Example
Resume Instructions
Resume Example
Emcee Sheet
Contestant Info Sheet
Titleholder Duties & Responsibilities
Pageant Rules & Regulations
Talent Request Form
CMNH Donations & Community Service Form

Eligibility Requirements

Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of her first competition and no older than 24 years of age on December 31 of the year she is chosen to represent her state in the National Finals.
Be at least a senior in high school.
Be a United States Citizen.
Meet residency requirements for competing in a certain town & state.
Complete and sign the contract (available from your local director).
Complete the Resume and Platform statement according to the instructions 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 & job responsibilities as set forth by the local program in which you compete.

Competition Areas & Scoring

Talent = 35%
Private Interview = 25%
Lifestyle & Fitness in a Swimsuit = 15%
Evening Wear = 20%
On-Stage Questions = 5%

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