State Competition

State Competition Requirements

The Mississippi Miss Hospitality Competition will return to a full, in-person experience in 2022, adhering to all local, state, and national guidelines in a safe, responsible manner. 

  • Local contestants must attend Contestant Workshop on May 21, 2022 in Hattiesburg.
  •  Local contestants must attend the entirety of preliminary and on-stage competition in Hattiesburg from July 10-16, 2022. Housing, transportation, and an exciting line-up of events will be provided.

  • Each contestant must submit her Official Competition Packet in a single file along with registration fee of $300 by May 6, 2022. A $50 late fee will be charged for packets received after this date. This will be strictly enforced.

  • Contestants must sell at least four (4) full pages of advertising in the Mississippi Miss Hospitality program book.
  • If a contestant is currently enrolled in an out-of-state college or university and wins the state title, she must immediately enroll in a college or university in Mississippi. A scholarship will be provided. Scholarships will be awarded each semester of a contestant’s reign, based on successful adherence to appearance and title responsibilities.  
  •  Contestants must do their own hair and makeup at the State Competition. No one will be allowed in the accommodations or backstage prior to competition.
  • Contestants must appoint a Little Miss Hospitality to serve alongside her during her reign and provide the Little Miss’ information to the State Office by March 18, 2022.

State Competition Guide