Candidates in the Miss Kansas Organization, at both the state and local level, gain experience through participation in interviews, talent performances, public speaking, promoting individual social impact initiatives and social/digital media interaction. Cash and in-kind educational scholarships are available to all young women who advance to the state competition.

To become a Miss Kansas candidate, you must enter and win a local competition. Local Competitions are held throughout Kansas.  Once you win a local title you qualify to advance to the Miss Kansas Competition held each year in June in Pratt, Kansas.  Click here to find a local competition.

Phases of Competition*

  • Personal Interview with Judges
  • Onstage Interview
  • Talent Competition
  • Social Impact Pitch

Age and Residency Requirements*

  • Must be at least 17 years old and a high school senior and no older than 25 as of Dec. 31 of the year competing at the national level.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must be a bona fide resident of Kansas or a full-time student physically attending an accredited college or university located within Kansas or is employed and working full-time.

Additional Requirements

  • Complete paperwork requirements and participate in fundraising.  Click here to find the required documents.
  • Meet character criteria set forth by the Miss America Organization.
  • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local and state competitions in which you compete.

*Both the phases of competition and age and residency requirements are subject to change


Miss Kansas
2022 dates have not yet been announced
Dennis Lesh Sports Arena

Pratt Community College in Pratt, KS

Miss Kansas' Outstanding Teen
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Carpenter Auditorium
Pratt Community College in Pratt, KS