Are you interested in participating in the Miss Rhode Island 2018 competition or the Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 competition?  If so, please register here

The deadline to register for Miss Rhode Island 2018 and Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 is March 15, 2018.

Workshops, events and rehearsals for the 2018 season will be held February through May 2018.

The Miss Rhode Island 2018 and Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 Competitions will be held on the first weekend of May (May 5-6, 2018) at the historic Casino Theatre in Newport, RI, which is located on the grounds of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.   Address: 10 Freebody St, Newport, RI 02840

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Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 Competition

Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen interviews will be held on Saturday, May 4th in East Greenwich, RI and the Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen competition will be held on Sunday, May 5th at the Casino Theatre in Newport, RI in conjunction with the Miss Rhode Island 2018 competition.

Competition Categories: 8 minute private interview; Lifestyle and Fitness; Evening Gown; Talent and On-Stage Question.

The winner of the Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 competition must be available to travel to Orlando, Florida in the summer of 2018 represent Rhode Island at the national Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition.  The Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Program Board covers the cost of travel for Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 to and from Orlando, 8 days of food and lodging, the Lifestyle and Fitness Outfit, Opening Number Dress, program book and welcome bag, which are provided by the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program.

The 2017 prize package for Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2017 included: 

Official Sash

Official Crown

Official Trophy sponsored by World Trophies

$1,000 National Scholarship (with the ability to compete for even more national scholarships at Miss America's Outstanding Teen)

$500 State Scholarship

$1,250 National Entry Production Fee covered by Miss RI Scholarship Program

Official Miss America's Outstanding Teen Headshot Photo Shoot and Farewell Photo Shoot sponsored by Daniel Gagnon

$1,000 in Salon Services and $500 in Spa Serves provided by Shimmer Salon and Day Spa

Gift certificate to Infusion Boutique

$300 Gift Certificate to Bella Sera

$150 Gift Certificate to Zoë & Co. Professional Bra Fitters

Personal Training and Nutritional Consultation for Nationals, sponsored by Scott's Fitness

One Year Tuition to the RI Ballet Arts Academy

1st Runner-Up Prizes: $200 State Scholarship and Official Trophy sponsored by World Trophies

2nd Runner-Up: $100 State Scholarship and Official Trophy sponsored by World Trophies

Overall Interview Award: $200; Overall Talent Award: $200

National Scholarships: In past years, our Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen winner was also eligible to apply for the over $18 million in tuition scholarship assistance made available by the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Scholarship Program, including partial tuition (and, in some cases, full tuition) to the following universities: Auburn University, ECPI University, Hollins University, Nova Southeastern University, University of Alabama, University of New Haven, University of San Diego and Troy University.

* Please note that the 2018 prize packages are subject to change.

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Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 contestants should be available for the following dates:  

March 28 and 29, 2018 – Optional Mock Interviews at Brewed Awakenings in Warwick, RI
April 7, 2018 – Miss America Serves Day in partnership with the RI National Guard
April 8, 2018 – Miss RI Bowling Fundraiser at Town Hall Lanes in Johnston, 1pm-3pm
April 11, 2018 – DUE DAY – Ad Sales, Paperwork, Production Music at New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI
April 14, 2018 – Rehearsal for Opening Number and Fitness Routine
April 25 and 26, 2018 – Optional Mock Interviews in Warwick, RI
Saturday, April 28, 2018 – Rehearsal Day with Princesses – 10-2 at New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI
Sunday, April 29, 2018 – Princess Coronation at East Greenwich Fireman’s Club

* Headshots - it not yet taken, headshots will be scheduled with our official photographer Daniel Gagnon with contestants for possibly March 31, April 6 or April 8

Pageant Week Schedule: 
Monday – Wardrobe Check (6:30 PM – Teen, 7:30 PM Miss #1-6, 8:30 PM Miss #7-14 )
Wednesday – Teen Fitness Rehearsal at 6:30 – 7:30 PM and Full Group Rehearsal 7:30-9ish PM
Thursday – Teen Fitness Rehearsal at 6:30 – 7:30 PM and Full Group Rehearsal 7:30-9ish
Friday – Tech and Dress Rehearsals at Casino Theatre * (Teens to arrive after school)
Saturday – Interviews at New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, RI
Sunday – Pageant Day at Casino Theatre in Newport, RI *

*Schedule to be announced
**This schedule is subject to change.

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Miss Rhode Island's OUTSTANDING TEEN AGE ELIGIBILITY

Please see:  http://maoteen.org/ageeligibility-chart/

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If you have any questions about participating in either the Miss Rhode Island 2018 competition or the Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen 2018 competition, please contact Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Program Vice President and Contestant Coordinator Angel Williams at missriboard@gmail.com.

 

Miss Rhode Island 2018 Rules

Miss Rhode Island Contestant Rules

You must be an unmarried female at least 17 years of age and no older than 25 years of age by December 31 of the year in which you intend to compete in the State Finals of the Miss RI Scholarship Program. You must also meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria:

  1. You have been a resident of Rhode Island for at least six (6) months preceding the date of the Stage Pageant
  2. You are presently a bona fide full time registered student attending classes at a college or university located in the State, and you have successfully completed one semester as a full time student (minimum 12 credit hours) at said college or university
  3. You have been employed full time (at least 35 hours per week) in the State for at least six (6) months preceding the date of the State Pageant.

Mentorship

Mentoring Program

The MRI Program provides a unique mentoring program each year to all the participants to assist them in their preparation for the state competition. A series of workshops are held leading up to the Miss Rhode Island competition; each focuses on a different areas of competition (i.e. interview preparation, talent, etc.). Experts in the various areas of competition present the material. The program also offers a great opportunity for the participants to develop friendships and to become their own support team. For more information about the Mentoring Program please contact us.