Find a Local Competition

Here is where you can take the first step to becoming Miss Kentucky or Miss Kentucky's Outstanding Teen. Enter one of the local scholarship competitions held throughout the year across the state for your chance to compete at the state competition.

Candidates will need to check with local directors for competition details.


Below are the local competitions that have set their competition dates.

Check back often for additions to the 2022-2023 calendar!

Miss Danville - August 27, 2022
Director: Reuben Harness
Phone: 859-319-2918
Co-Director: Angela Todd
Phone: 859-333-8498
Miss Danville - Ashley Shae Benton     Miss Heart of Central Kentucky - Morgan Moses
Miss Pride of the Commonwealth - Olivia Andrews
Miss Danville's OT - Courtlyn Hoover      Miss Heart of Central Kentucky's OT - Tenisha Castle
Miss Pride of the Commonwealth's OT - Sydney Shaffer 

Miss Magoffin County - September 2, 2022
Director: Jincy Bailey
Phone: 606.367.2975
Miss Magoffin County - Rylie Castle 

Miss Northern Kentucky University - October 9, 2022
Director: Alundis Pledge
Phone: 662.701.8272
Miss Northern Kentucky University - Alexandra Shugart 

Miss Campbellsville - October 23, 2022
Director: Diane Ford-Benningfield
Phone: 270-403-1416
Miss Campbellsville - Molly Sullivan Miss Green River - Matti Blakeman 
Miss Campbellsville's OT - Mallory Jones

Miss Bowling Green - November 13, 2022
Director: Regina Webb
Phone: 270-792-1015
Miss Bowling Green - Mallory Hudson      Miss Mammoth Cave Area - Katie Carpenter
Miss Corvette City - Karlee Thompson 
Miss Bowling Green's OT - Sadie Young      Miss Mammoth Cave Area's OT - Olivia Johnson
Miss Corvette City's OT - Ashley Nevison 

Miss University of Louisville - November 20, 2022
Director: Meredith McCorkel
Phone: 502.807.5059
Miss University of Louisville - Ankita Nair      Miss Cardinal Country - Makenzie Kelley 
Miss Cardinal Country's OT - Reese Anderson 

Miss Monticello - November 19, 2022
Director: Joey Neal
Phone: 606-307-3199
Miss Monticello - Chapel Tinius      Miss Wayne County Area - Karrington True
Miss Monticello's OT - Aileen Conner 

Miss Northern Kentucky – December 10, 2022
Directors: Linda Thomas, MacKenzie Vellequette, Cynthia Mills
Phone: 606.584.2837
Miss Northern Kentucky - Taylor Henry      Miss Buffalo Trail - Kandice Williams 

Miss Fleur de Lis - February 19, 2023
Director: Jennifer Taylor
Phone: 502-648-9558

Miss My Old Kentucky Home – February 5, 2023
Director:  Kimberly Cash Lile 
Phone:  502-551-6911 
Miss My Old Kentucky Home - Sarah Downs      Miss Central Kentucky - Tayler Plunkett
Miss Heart of Bourbon Country - Adisyn Donk 
Miss My Old Kentucky Home's OT - Emma Hackworth      Miss Central Kentucky's OT - Leah Niemann 
Miss Heart of Bourbon Country's OT - Sophia Todd      Miss Bardstown's OT - Ella Kate Brown

Miss South Central Kentucky - February 26, 2023
Director: Regina Webb
Phone: 270-792-1015

In accordance with Miss America rules and at the discretion of the Miss Kentucky Organization, fair & festival competition titleholders may participate in the state competition if they meet entry and eligibility criteria.

Interested fair & festival pageant directors should contact the state organization at .

Fair & Festival titleholders competing in the state competition will be added to the official candidate listing once all mandatory fees have been received.