Local Competition

Local contestants have the opportunity to represent their community in the statewide Miss Hospitality competition through one of the following ways as determined by their local director. Find out if your community has a local director here.  

Formal Competition

Held by a local director in your community and consisting of four competition areas: 
  • Interview Competition – Contestants will wear a suit or a dress and engage in a five (5) minute interview with a panel of at least three judges. This portion counts for 40% of the total score.
  • Community Commercial Competition – Contestants will model an individually chosen cocktail dress on stage. In addition, they will give a 20-second commercial about their community. This portion counts for 15% of the total score. 
  • On-Stage Interview Competition – Contestants will have a short on-stage interview with the emcee. This portion counts for 15% of the total score. 
  • Evening Gown Competition – Contestants will model an individually chosen evening gown on-stage. This portion counts for 30% of the total score. 

Hospitality Tea Competition

Held by a local director in your community and consisting of two competition areas:
  • Interview Competition – Contestants will wear a suit or dress and engage in a five (5) minute interview with a panel of at least three judges. This portion counts for 60% of the total score. 
  • Community Commercial Competition – Contestants will wear an individually chosen cocktail dress for tea room modeling. In addition, they will give a 20-second commercial about their community. This portion counts for 40% of the total score. 

Appointment

In the event there is only one entry for a city or county, this entrant may be appointed by the local director as that area’s Miss Hospitality. 

At-Large  

This is an option for communities without a local director. Applications will be evaluated by a published scoring criterion. See the At-Large page for more information.