The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its first-ever Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen Competition at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at ArcBest Performing Arts Center, 55 S. 7thSt. in Fort Smith. This competition will be held in conjunction with the 42nd annual Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition.
The Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen Competition is a qualifier for Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen. Contestants must be a resident of Arkansas between the ages of 13-17 and must not turn 18 before Aug. 1, 2019. Entry fee is $100. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship and will compete for the title of Miss Arkansas’ Outstanding Teen in Little Rock this summer.
“We are excited to be able to take a program that has been tremendously successful, such as the Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition, and be able to offer it to teens across the state of Arkansas,” said Stacey Jones, vice chancellor for campus and community events at UAFS and executive director of the Miss UAFS and Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen competitions. “The Miss America Organization has just made this available for colleges and universities to begin offering in the last year. We are excited to be able to now send two representatives of UAFS and our region to compete at the state level.”
To apply for the Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen Competition, contact Jones at 479-788-7302 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orientation for the Miss UAFS' Outstanding Teen Competition, as well as the Miss UAFS and Miss UAFS Princess program will be held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Smith Pendergraft Campus Center room 129, on the UAFS Campus. Program book photographs will also be taken at this time.
For more information on the Miss UAFS Scholarship Competition or the Miss UAFS’s Outstanding Teen Competition go to community.uafs.edu/miss-uafs.
For more information on the Miss Arkansas Pageant, go to missarkansas.org, and for more information on the Miss America Pageant, go to missamerica.org.