The Miss RI 2018 and Miss RI'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. 


10 Freebody St, Newport, RI 02840


If you are interested in competing in either the Miss RI 2018 competition or Miss RI's Outstanding Teen 2018 competition, please contact Miss Rhode Island Scholarship Program Vice President and Contestant Coordinator Angel Williams at



Miss Rhode Island Contestant Rules

You must be an unmarried female at least 17 years of age and no older than 24 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.


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.