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Eligibility: Competition is open to young women ages 17 to24. The Miss Delaware winner will compete in the Miss America Pageant (www.missamerica.org). Local and state competitions are scored on a scale of one through 10 in the following categories:

  • Interview: 25 percent.
  • On-stage question: 5 percent.
  • Talent: 35 percent. (Talent must not exceed 90 seconds.).
  • Evening wear: 20 percent.
  • Lifestyle and fitness in swimsuit – 15 percent.

Award: $250 to $10,000

Contact: Information available at www.missde.org