Official Miss New York and Miss America Preliminary Competition at Buffalo

Crown for the 2017 Miss Buffalo New York Competition

2018 Miss Buffalo Scholarship Competition
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm

Shea’s 710 Theatre, 710 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202

We have been impressed with the caliber of our contestants and are very pleased with the number of intelligent, ambitious and talented young women who have entered our past competitions.

Contestants will compete in 4 phases of competition, including talent, lifestyle and fitness (f/k/a swimsuit), interview & evening wear.

Also during the competition, each contestant will also discuss her chosen platform, a social or community issue of concern to her and our society at large.

The winner of the Miss Buffalo Competition in addition to the top 3 contestants will be awarded a scholarship fund for her college or graduate school education.  In addition, Miss Buffalo will travel across New York including the City of Buffalo and its surrounding areas, speaking to government officials, business leaders, community groups and all types of citizens about her platform issue and encouraging them to become involved in her cause.  She will be eligible to compete for the Miss New York title, which in 2018 will also be held in Buffalo, NY.

Miss Buffalo must reside within one of the following ten (10) counties during the entire year of her reign: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Orleans, Livingston, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany.

Miss Buffalo will not only serve as a role model for young women and as an ambassador for the Miss America Organization, she will also urge young women to develop their leadership skills and to take an active role in their communities.

The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization provides opportunities for young women to achieve their personal and professional ambitions.  Contestants also participate in community service activities and develop leadership skills that help them excel in their chosen career and life goals. The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization has made tens of thousands of dollars available in scholarships and in-kind funds to young women locally.

The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and the local affiliate of the Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. Miss American is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

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