Miss Candidate Information

Age & Residency Requirements: 

  • Between the ages of 18-25

  • A U.S. citizen and resident of NC

  • Possess good moral character No criminal record

  • Must attend school, live, or work in Wilson, Nash, Edgecombe, Lenoir, Greene, Pitt, Franklin, Wayne, Johnston, or Wake counties.

Residency Requirements Include: 

  • The prior six-month residency requirement has been reduced to thirty (30) days prior to a local competition.

  • They have eliminated the requirement to complete at least one semester and allowing college/university acceptance and enrollment to physically attend classes.

  • They have reduced the twenty-six weeks of full-time employment to sixty (60) days of continuous employment. 

  • Consistent with prior years, the eligibility must be maintained to continue competing at the next level of competition and/or holding a title. 

  • Meet the character criteria has set forth by the Miss America Organization. 

  • Be in reasonably good health and able to meet the job requirements.

  • Be able to meet the time commitment and responsibilities as set forth by the  Miss Wilson Scholarship Organization-

Other Requirements:   

  • Be single and have never been married

  • Meet the character criteria has set forth by the Miss America Organization. 

  • Be in reasonably good health and able to meet the job requirements.

  • Be able to meet the time commitment and responsibilities as set forth by the  Miss Wilson Scholarship Organization             ​

Platform/Social Initiative:

  • Must be actively involved or developing a social impact initiative (platform)

         Examples: Heart Association, Promoting Arts Education, Bullying, etc. ​

Phases of Competition:

  • Personal Interview - 25% 

          - 10 Minute Interview that includes a 30 second closure​

  • Talent - 40%

          - Talent must be no longer than 90 seconds​

          - Singers may not have vocals in the background that mimic the melody

            sung by the  candidate

          - Dancers cannot have sounds in their music that mimic tap or clogging

          - Instrumentalist - if you use a CD you cannot have the same instrument you

            are  playing mimic the melody

  • Evening Wear/Social Impact - 20%

          - Social impact is limited to 10 seconds (social impact is related to your

             personal  platform)​

  • On-Stage Interview - 15%

Miss Contract Information (Please Read): 

  • In the header, use "Miss North Carolina" for organization.

  • Section 2 - It is extremely important as to how you complete this section.

           - Section 2.2 must be completed by all candidates.

          - Section 2.3 you must complete one of the three options:

              -Section 2.3.1. - If you are claiming residency as your requirement to compete.

              -Section 2.3.2 - If you are claiming the student status as your requirement to 

                compete. 

            - Section 2.3.3 - If you are claiming employment status as your requirement to

               compete. 

  • Approval of Application and Contract for Participation (pg. 17)   

             - If this is you first Local of the Season, you must complete the "Approval of First Entered Local

               Competition" section. ​

             - If you do not win the first Local Preliminary and you are  competing in a different Local

               Preliminary you do not need to complete the full contract again. 

                   - Go to pg. 18 and complete the "Approval for Subsequent Entered Local Competition

'                    section. 

                   - If a Local asks you to complete a new contract but you still have available sections, please

                     have the local ED contact their Field Director for clarification. 

  • ​Please be sure you have initialed every page of the contract (bottom right corner).

  • Please make sure you have read the complete contract and  you understand it. If you have questions, please reach out to the Local ED for clarification. 

Credits: Miss NC Organization 

Required Paperwork:

  • Candidate Worksheet

  • MAO State & Local Candidate Contract and All attachments (Local Agreement/Scholarship Rules) 

  • MA0 2.0 Contract Revision Summary (signed/dated by candidate)

  • Copy of Certified Birth Certificate

  • Official Current Transcripts or Diploma if graduate

  • Proof of Insurance (Medica/Dental)

  • Release & Indemnity Agreement

  • Commitment to State Competition/Work Weekend

  • Proof of Residency (Official Driver's License or Government ID)

  • Resume

  • Social Impact Initiative (Platform)

  • Employment Verification (W-2 of paystub)

  • Talent Guidelines/Talent Request Forms

  • Miss Wilson Candidate Application

  • Miss Wilson Program Book Information

  • Community Service form 

  • Children's Miracle Network Registration (all Miss Candidates must raise $100.00)

All candidates are required to have a Carolina Princess. 

Miss Welcome Packet/ Paperwork Files 

Miss Wilson Scholarship Organization

Co - Executive Directors: David Bray & Debbie Viverette

2801 1-P Ward Blvd., Wilson, NC 27893

David (252) 373-6259   Debbie (252) 294-4710

Email: misswilsonorganization@gmail.com

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