Miss OCU Competition

The 2023 competition will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 6:00pm at OCU's Kirkpatrick Auditorium. 


Age and Education:

  • Candidate (1) must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes; (2) Must be a high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.) by July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes; (3) Must not be older than twenty-five (25) years of age as of December 31st of the year of the State Competition in which she competes.

  • For the avoidance of doubt, a candidate cannot turn twenty-six (26) years of age at any time during the calendar year in which she will compete at state.

  • For avoidance of doubt, 13 to 17 year old high school graduates, as well as 18 year old non-graduates as of July 31st, must compete at MAOTeen level (see Teen Eligibility requirements below).


  • Must fulfill one of the following:

    • Must reside in the state of competition

    • Be enrolled in and physically attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university;

    • Or be employed on a full-time basis in the state in which she intends to compete.

Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States of America.

Additional Miss Program Requirements:

  • Candidates must meet all additional requirements pursuant to the Miss America State and Local Application & Agreement:  Full Miss Program Requirements

Miss OCU - receives two semesters of full undergraduate tuition

1st Runner Up - receives two semesters of half undergraduate tuition

2nd Runner Up - receives $500

Talent Award - $150

People's Choice Award - $100

Director's Award - $100

Applications for the 2023 Competition are opened.

Please click here for the online entry form and other important information.