Miss Berks County Scholarship Organization

Scholarship, Service, Style, & Success

MISS GREATER READING'S OUTSTANDING TEEN

Teen 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.

2018 MBCSO Potential Contestant Letter (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Potential Contestant Letter (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Application (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Application (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Fact Sheet Instructions (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Fact Sheet Instructions (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Fact Sheet - Teen Contestants (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Fact Sheet - Teen Contestants (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Critical Issue Instructions (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Critical Issue Instructions (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Talent Request Form (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Talent Request Form (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Children's Miracle Network Information (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Children's Miracle Network Information (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Program Book and Sponsorship Form (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Program Book and Sponsorship Form (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO General Information - Teen Contestants (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO General Information - Teen Contestants (Adobe .pdf)

2018 MBCSO Competition Checklist - Teen Contestants (Word .docx)

2018 MBCSO Competition Checklist - Teen Contestants (Adobe .pdf)

2018 Local Contestant Contract (Word .docx ONLY)

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Entry Qualifications

AGE | Contestant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Contestant must be between the ages of twelve (12) and seventeen (17) years to compete in the current pageant season. 
  2. Contestant must be age thirteen (13) by the first day of the State Competition.
  3. May not have graduated from high school before the start of the MAOTeen National Finals, except for 16-year-olds (or younger) who graduated early.
  4. May not turn eighteen (18) years of age on or before July 31 of the year of the National Fianls in which she will compete.
  5. For the avoidance of doubt, 18-year-old high school juniors and sophomores, but not a graduating senior, must compete at MAOTeen.

Age/Education Chart for Eligibility MAOTeen

SCHOOL |

  1. Contestant must reside in, be enrolled in and attending classes on a full time basis at an accredited public, private or home schooling program.

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

  1. Contestant must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the six (6) month period prior to the local pageant date OR
  2. Contestant must be a full time student in a high school, junior high school or middle school (or the equivalent) located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who has already completed one semester of school during the last semester (Fall 2016).

Judging Categories

Teen Contestants are selected based upon four areas of scoring:

  • Interview: 25%
  • Lifestyle & Fitness in Sportswear: 15%
  • Talent: 35%
  • Evening Wear & On-stage Question: 25%

Entry Fee

There is a $100 entry fee for Teen Contestants.  Checks should be made payable to "The Miss Berks County Scholarship Organization." Teen contestants must register on the MissAmerica4Kids.org website. The suggested goals is raise $100 but you are not required to make a donation to the Children's Miracle Network, the national platform for the Miss America Organization. You are welcome, however, to riase as much as you want to support MAO and CMN.

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 02 - 04, 2018

Cutoff / Release Date: February 23, 2018 **Please make your reservations prior to this date to insure availability of rooms and discounted rate.

Guests may also make online booking reservations HERE