Find a Local Competition

Here is where you can take the first step to becoming Miss Kentucky or Miss Kentucky's 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.


2023-2024 LOCAL PRELIMINARIES

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

Check back often for additions to the 2023-2024 calendar!

Miss Danville - August 12, 2023
Director: Reuben Harness
Phone: 859-319-2918
Co-Director: Angela Todd
Phone: 859-333-8498
Miss Danville - Claire Yates  Miss Pride of the Commonwealth - Tayler Plunkett
Miss Heart of Central Kentucky - Karrington True
Miss Danville's Teen - Mallory Jones  Miss Pride of the Commonwealth's Teen - Lillie Dean Price
Miss Heart of Central Kentucky's Teen - Olivia Johnson 

Miss Magoffin County - September 1, 2023
Director: Jincy Bailey
Phone: 606-367-2975
Miss Magoffin County - Lauryn Jane Whitaker 

Miss Bowling Green - September 3, 2023
Director: Regina Webb
Phone: 270-792-1015 
Miss Bowling Green - Turner Reynolds Miss Mammoth Cave Area - Eleri Gesler
Miss Western Kentucky - Lillian Moseley Miss Covington Woods Park - Isabella Gilvin
Miss Bowling Green's Teen - Emma Claire Skaggs Miss Mammoth Cave Area's Teen - Izzy Weedman
Miss Western Kentucky's Teen - Madison Taylor 

Miss South Central Kentucky - September 17, 2023
Director: Regina Webb
Phone: 270-792-1015 
Miss South Central Kentucky - Rachel Counts  Miss Corvette City - Hallie Slocum
Miss Heart of the Commonwealth - Maggie McClendon
Miss South Central's Teen - Ashley Nevison         Miss Heart of the Commonwealth's Teen - Shaylee Leonard 

Miss My Old Kentucky Home – September 23, 2023
Director:  Kimberly Cash Lile 
Co-Director: Alyssa Petty 
Phone:  502-551-6911  
Miss My Old Kentucky Home - Chapel Tinius  Miss Bardstown - Daryn Polzin
Miss Heart of Bourbon Country - Elizabeth King
Miss My Old Kentucky Home's Teen - Aleah Stigall Miss Bardstown's Teen - Tenisha Castle
Miss Heart of Bourbon Country's Teen - Jenaya Adams 

Miss Campbellsville - October 22, 2023
Director: Diane Ford-Benningfield
Phone: 270-403-1416
Miss Campbellsville - Reagan Earlywine Miss Green River - Sydney Poor
Miss Campbellsville's Teen - Sydney Shaffer Miss Green River's Teen - Courtlyn Hoover 

Miss Mansion Hill - November 11, 2023
Director: MacKenzie Vellequette
Email: mackenziekhammond@gmail.com
Phone: 859-512-1170
Miss Mansion Hill - Bailee Duff
Miss Mansion Hill's Teen - Emmalee Sanders 

Miss Monticello - November 18, 2023
Director: Joey Neal
Email: missmonticello@yahoo.com
Phone: 606-307-3199
 Miss Monticello - Adisyn Donk Miss Wayne County Area - Molly Sullivan
Miss Monticello's Teen - Aynslee Ellis Miss Wayne County Area's Teen -  Lacy Parnell

Miss Northern Kentucky University - January 27, 2024
Director: Chelsea Benton
Email: missnkupageant@gmail.com
Phone: 317-679-8083
Miss Northern Kentucky University - Kandice Williams 

Miss University of Louisville - February 4, 2024
Director: Meredith McCorkel
Email: missuofldirector@gmail.com
Phone: 502-807-5059
Miss University of Louisville - Olivia Andrews Miss Cardinal Country - Taylor Brundidge
Miss Carinal Country's Teen - Leah Niemann  Miss Minerva's Teen - Madeline Furgerson 

Miss Central Kentucky - February 18, 2024
Bardstown High School 
Director:  Kimberly Cash Lile 
Co-Director: Alyssa Petty and Tony Huddleston
Phone:  502-551-6911   
Miss Central Kentucky - Sarah Downs Miss Nelson County - Anneli White 
Miss Heartland - Alexandria Roberts 
Miss Central Kentucky's Teen - Sadie Young Miss Nelson County's Teen - Tayan Stansfield
Miss Heartland's Teen -  Reese Anderson

Miss Northern Kentucky – March 16, 2024
Directors: Linda Thomas and Cynthia Mills
Phone: 606-584-2837 
Miss Northern Kentucky - Matti Blakeman
Miss Northern Kentucky's Teen - Sara Fryman 

Miss Fleur de Lis - TBD
Director: Jennifer Taylor
Email: missNuludirectors@hotmail.com 
Phone: 502-648-9558

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 brian+misskentucky+org .

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