2017 Miss Buffalo Scholarship Competition

The Miss Buffalo Organization welcomes new contestants for our 2017 Competition.

Crown for the 2017 Miss Buffalo New York Competition

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, interview &evening wear.

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

The winner of the Miss Buffalo Competition in addition to the top 4 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 also be eligible to compete for the Miss New York title in Staten Island NY in May 2017.

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.

Established in 1930, 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.  A not-for-profit affiliate of the Miss America Organization, the Miss Buffalo Organization has made thousands of dollars available in scholarships and in-kind funds to young women.  

The Miss Buffalo is a 501(c)3 non-profit organizations and The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, 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. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised millions for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships.