To compete in the Miss Klamath County-Miss City of Sunshine Scholarship Pageant, a contestant must first complete a pre-pageant screening process and meet basic eligibility requirements:

Be a resident of Klamath County for at least 6 months prior to the local competition or; be registered as a full-time student within Klamath County or; be employed full time (32 hrs wk) within Klamath County for at least 6 months prior to the local competition or; employed part-time (16 hrs wk) and attending school part-time (6 hrs wk).  Entrant must maintain the basis for which she claims eligibility throughout the local and state competition.

Be a high school graduate or holder of a GED by June 25, 2018

Be no younger than 17 at the time of the local competition and; no older than 24 by December 31, 2018.

Be a United States citizen

Raise $100 in donations for the Children's Miracle Network @ Miss America 4 Kids

For other eligibility requirements see


Personal Interview (25% of total score)
Contestant participates in a private 10-minute press conference style interview with our panel of 5-7 judges. Contestant will be questioned on her background as presented on her fact sheet, educational & career goals, current events & social issues, interests, extracurricular activities, etc.

Talent (35% of total score)
Contestant performs a 1 min 30 sec routine.  Possible talents include singing, dancing, gymnastics, instrumental music, dramatic or comedy monologues, baton twirling, etc.  Any talent that can be presented live on stage will work!  Contact us if you have questions about your particular talent.

On-Stage Personality in Evening Wear(20% of total score)
Contestant appears on stage in an "after five" formal of her own choosing.  Our pageant maintains a rental closet of very contemporary gowns and other competition clothing to rent for a nominal fee to those interested in doing so.

Physical Fitness in Swimsuit (15% of total score)
Contestant appears on stage in a one or two-piece swimsuit and footwear of her own choosing.

On-Stage Question (5% of total score)
Contestant will respond extemporaneously to one or two questions asked of her on stage.