Find A Local Pageant

Here is where you can take the first step to becoming Miss Kentucky. Enter into one of the local scholarship pageants held throughout the year across the state for your chance to compete at the state level.
Contestants will need to check with directors for rehearsal and interview times. Information will be added when it has been provided and approved by the state director. Names of the 2018 titleholders will be added once verified with regional or local directors.
Upcoming Local Preliminaries
Completed Local Preliminaries
Miss University of Kentucky / Miss Wildcat Country / Miss Lexington
(Closed to UK students/Open Statewide/Open Statewide)

January 21, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Singletary Center for the Arts
(405 Rose Street, Lexington)


Miss Danville / Miss Heart of Central Kentucky Scholarship Organization
(Open Statewide / Closed to Boyle, Lincoln & Mercer County)
(Includes Outstanding Teen division)

January 27, 2018
Gravely Hall, Danville High School
(203 E Lexington Avenue, Danville)
Directors: Susan Smith Parks & Reuben Harness
(859) 319-8427 (Susan)
(585) 364-4227 (Reuben) (Susan) (Reuben)

Miss EKU / Miss Richmond Scholarship Organization
(Closed to EKU Students/Open Statewide)
(Includes Outstanding Teen division) 

February 24, 2018
Madison Central High School Auditorium
(705 N 2nd Street, Richmond)
Director: Melanie Greene
859-576-9779 (H)
859-455-9000 (W)

Miss University of Louisville Scholarship Organization
(Closed to University of Louisville part-time/full time/graduate students and alumnae)

March 3rd, 2018
Woman's Club of Louisville 
(1320 S 4th St, Louisville)

Director: Courtney Puckett
(859) 630-8231
Miss Monticello / Miss Wayne County Area Scholarship Organization
Miss Monticello- Yulia Perevozchikova
Miss Monticello's Outstanding Teen- Reagan Earlywine
Miss Wayne County Area's Outstanding Teen- Joanna Clark
Director: Joey Neal | 606-348-0991 |

Miss Bowling Green / Miss Mammoth Cave Area / Miss Western Kentucky Scholarship Organization
Miss Bowling Green- Caroline Ford
Miss Mammoth Cave Area- Hannah Robb
Miss Western Kentucky- Haley Wheeler
Miss Bowling Green's Outstanding Teen- Savannah Cooper
Miss Mammoth Cave Area's Outstanding Teen- Claire Yates
Director: Regina Webb | 270-792-1015 |

Miss Woodford County Scholarship Organization
Miss Woodford County- Hayley Leach
Miss Woodford County's Outstanding Teen- Makayla King 
Director: Monica Lacovitch | 859-433-5840 |

Miss Horse Capital of the World / Miss Tops In Lexington Scholarship Organization
Miss Horse Capital of the World- Alex Housman
Miss Tops in Lexington- Abbie Gibson
Miss Thoroughbred Country- Makayela Banks
Miss Goldenrod- Molly Sullivan
Miss Horse Capital of the World's Outstanding Teen- Chloe Yates
Miss Tops in Lexington's Outstanding Teen- Courtney Rager
Miss Thoroughbred Country's Outstanding Teen- Eleanor Ickes
Director: Lisa Fath | 859-321-3600 |

Miss Jefferson County / Miss Belle of Louisville Scholarship Organization
Miss Jefferson County- Katie Bouchard
Miss Belle of Louisville- Rebekah Lee
Miss Heart of Louisville- Meredith Ellis
Miss Derby City- Brooke Way
Miss Jefferson County's Outstanding Teen- Haven Wolfe
Miss Belle of Louisville's Outstanding Teen- Hannah Martin
Miss Heart of Louisville's Outstanding Teen- Rachel Whitehouse
Miss Heart of Jefferson County’s Outstanding Teen- Brooklyn Roller 
Miss Derby City's Outstanding Teen- Hannah Harrison
Director: Pamela Bratcher | 502-386-4479 |
Assistant Director: Sarah Wise | 502-303-2982 |

Miss Magoffin County Scholarship Organization
Miss Magoffin County- Elivia Gibson
Director: Jincy Bailey | 513-967-7490 |

Miss Nibroc Festival
Miss Nibroc Festival- Emily Sharp
Director: Gail Frederick |

Miss Bath County
Miss Bath County- Alyssa Williams
Director: Meranda Cox |
In accordance with Miss America rules and at the discretion of the Miss Kentucky Organization, fair & festival pageant winners may participate in the state competition if they meet entry rules and eligibility criteria. 

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

Fair & Festival titleholder names competing in Miss Kentucky will be added to the official contestant listing once all mandatory fees have been received. 

All 2018 Miss Kentucky preliminaries must be held prior to April 1st, 2018.

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Miss Kentucky Pageant
Ages 17 - 24
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Ages 13 - 17
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