Become a Miss Candidate

 IT ALL BEGINS AT A LOCAL PRELIMINARY

To be eligible to participate in the Miss Omaha/Miss Douglas County Competition you must:

  • Must be at least seventeen years of age at the time of your first competition and no older than twenty-five years of age on December 31st 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 the Omaha/Douglas County and Nebraska area
  • Complete and sign the contract
  • 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 Miss Omaha/Miss Douglas County Scholarship Organization in which you compete.
  • If we have enough participants in the competition we will be crowning two titleholders – Miss Omaha and Miss Douglas County

All candidate paperwork and CMN Funds are due to the Executive Director by noon on the Monday preceding the competition.
Lateness will result in you not participating in that competition
:

  • Complete the new MAO fact sheet, which is a two-fold document (links for instructions below): Resume & Platform Statement (2 pages only)
  • Set up a login for the CMN funds – $100 will need to be raised before the Miss Omaha/Miss Douglas County competition (link below)
  • Fill out the Miss America Local Contract – Available from the Directors
  • Fill out the Miss Omaha/Miss Douglas County Candidate Packet Information

MAO has given specific instructions for setting the resume and fact sheets on the computer and below are examples of each. Candidates will need to fill out both for your local.  PLEASE USE THE LINKS BELOW, NOT OLD FACT SHEETS YOU HAVE DONE in the past – THIS IS THE PAPERWORK UTILIZED FOR STATE.

2.0 Paperwork to come:

Dottie Matthies Community Service Scholarship Award

Also available to all our candidates competing is the Dottie Matthies Community Service Scholarship Award.  The award is posthumously named after a Miss Omaha/Miss Douglas County Volunteer Dottie Matthies who epitomized what serving should be.  This is a $200 scholarship and is NOT part of the judging for the competition.  It is a separate award given to the candidate that has done outstanding work on her platform and other volunteer work.  This is found in your Local Contestant Packet.

PLEASE CONTACT US AT MISSOMAHAMAO@GMAIL.COM FOR QUESTIONS

The 2018-19 Scholarships and Awards Made Available to our Winners and Finalists

Miss Omaha 2018

$500 Cash Scholarship
Miss Omaha Traveling Crown
Miss Omaha Sash – Thank you to our Forever Megan Gould
$15,000 Renewable scholarship to Midland University (total value $60,000)**
$100 Gift Certificate to The Black Swan
Teeth Whitening at Premier Dental (total value $650)
One Year of UV or Spray Tanning from Palm Beach Tan (total value $798)
12 Manicures or Pedicures at Xenon Academy (total value $384)
Hair Consultation/Haircut and Styling Lesson at Kontempo (total value $100)
6 Months of Fitness Classes at Activ8 Fitness (total value $600)
Free Initial Consultation and Free 30 Minute Interview Session with Legacy Group Consulting
QUALIFIES TO COMPETE FOR MISS NEBRASKA 2019

Miss Douglas County 2018

$500 Cash Scholarship
Miss Douglas County Traveling Crown
Miss Douglas County Sash – Thank you to our Forever Meghan Thalken
$15,000 Renewable scholarship to Midland University (total value $60,000)**
$100 Gift Certificate to The Black Swan
Teeth Whitening at Premier Dental (total value $650)
One Year of UV or Spray Tanning from Palm Beach Tan (total value $798)
12 Manicures or Pedicures at Xenon Academy (total value $384)
Hair Consultation/Haircut and Styling Lesson at Kontempo (total value $100)
6 Months of Fitness Classes at Activ8 Fitness (total value $600)
Free Initial Consultation and Free 30 Minute Interview Session with Legacy Group Consulting
QUALIFIES TO COMPETE FOR MISS NEBRASKA 2019

1st Runner-up

$250 Cash Scholarship
$10,000 Renewable scholarship to Midland University (total value $40,000)**

Community Service Award $200 – Thank you to the Miss Nebraska Organization for $100 Matching Funds

Miss Congeniality Award $100 – Thank you to our Forever Dr. Jennifer Zoucha Hill

Non-Finalist Interview Award $100 – Thank you to our Forever Melanie Krings

Non-Finalist Talent Award $100 – Thank you to our Forever Jodi Holen

 

**Scholarship renewals are contingent upon requirements from Midland University including acceptance and full-time enrollment.  Scholarships cannot be combined with other Midland University Aid