Miss Berks County Scholarship Organization

Scholarship, Service, Style, & Success

MISS BERKS COUNTY AND MISS GREATER READING

Miss Contestant Application and Forms

The forms listed below are available as Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat files. You are not permitted to alter the spacing of the Fact Sheet. You may, however, add extra lines between the lines you were given on the form in order to increase the amount of information you provide. Please note the Fact Sheet Instructions before completing the Fact Sheet. Complete the forms and email them to Miss Berks Contestant Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2017 MBCSO Potential Contestant Letter (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Application (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Fact Sheet Instructions (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Fact Sheet - Miss Contestants (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Critical Issue Instructions (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Talent Request Form (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Children's Miracle Network Information (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Program Book and Sponsorship Form (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO General Information - Miss Contestants (Word .docx)

2017 MBCSO Competition Checklist - Miss Contestants (Word .docx)

2017 Local Contestant Contract Fillable (Adobe .pdf) 

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Entry Qualifications

AGE | Contestant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Contestant must be at least 17 years of age AND at least a senior in high school to compete in the current pageant season.
  2. Contestant can be no older than 24 years of age on December 31, 2017.

RESIDENCY/WORK/SCHOOL | Contestant must satify at least one (1) of the following requirements:

  1. Contestant must prove she is a Pennsylvania resident for the six (6) month period preceding the local pageant date OR
  2. Contestant must prove she is a full-time employee in Pennsylvania for the six (6) month period preceding the local pageant date OR 
  3. Contestant must prove she has successfully completed at least on semester as a full-time (at least 12 credit hours) student and be presently enrolled and attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university in Pennyslvania.  Also, no more than six (6) months may have elasped between the completion of the last full-time semester attended and the beginning of the next full-time semester to be attended at a college or university in Pennsylvania.

MISS BERKS COUNTY | Contestants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Contestant must prove she is a Berks County resident OR
  2. Contestant must prove she is a full-time employee in Berks County OR
  3. Contestant must prove she has successfully completed at least one semester as a full-time (at least 12 credit hours) student and be  presently enrolled and attending classes on a full-time basis at an accrediated college or university in Berks County.  Also, no more than six (6) months may have elapsed between the completion of the last full-time semester attended and the beginning of the next full-time semester to be attended at a college or university in Berks County.

Judging Categories

Miss Contestants are selected based upon five areas of scoring:

  • Interview: 25%
  • Lifestyle & Fitness in Swimsuit: 10%
  • Talent: 30%
  • Evening Wear: 15%
  • On-stage Question: 20%

Entry Fee

There is no entry fee for Miss Contestants.  Miss contestants must simply raise a minimum of $100 for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN).  If a contestant has competed in other local pageants of the 2017 season, $400 makes a contestant eligible for all local pageants for that competition year. Donations are made through the contestant's registration on the MissAmerica4Kids.org website.

For questions about any entry qualifications, please contact Mim Lambros, Contestant Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Hotel Information

The Crown Plaza Reading is the preferred hotel of the Miss Berks County Scholarship Organization.

Call the hotel directly at Toll Free 1-877-814-2538 to make your reservation today!
Group Name: Miss Berks Pageant

Group Code: BKP
Daily rate: $92.00 +tax, room & tax only
Available dates: March 01 - 05, 2017

Cutoff / Release Date: March 03, 2017 **Please make your reservations prior to this date to insure availability of rooms and discounted rate.

Guests may also make online booking reservations HERE