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Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County

The 2024 Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County Scholarship Competition will take place on August 3rd, at Marian High School. Four young women will win the titles of Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County and Miss Omaha's Teen & Miss Douglas County's Teen! These young women will be awarded a generous prize package, and thousands of dollars in scholarships and will advance to compete for the title of Miss Nebraska the following June! Our new titleholders will receive customized preparation from our dedicated board of volunteers as they prepare for the state competition. The new Miss Nebraska will advance to compete at the Miss America competition for the opportunity of a lifetime!

Why Participate? Do it for the...

Applause! Receive recognition for your efforts and your community.

Personal Development - Gain valuable experience and develop life skills

Crowns & Awards - Winners receive scholarships toward tuition for college/grad school & a crown!

Glamour - Red carpet moments await. 

Adventure....Explore new interests, discover new opportunities.

Sisterhood! Make lifelong friends with other like-minded motivated women.

Growth....Foster a positive, self-motivated mindset to achieve your goals.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Miss Division  – must be 18-27 years of age, as of June 7, 2025

  • Teen Division – must be 14-17 years of age, as of June 7, 2025​

  • Delegates must be: female, US Citizens, have no legal dependents, have never been married, and either residents of Nebraska or enrolled in an educational institution in the state of Nebraska or employed full-time in the state of Nebraska.
















Competition Scoring & Criteria

Opening Number (Not Judged)

Wardrobe: White cocktail dress of your choice.

Personal Interview with Judges (30%)

Wardrobe: Professional Interview Attire


Interview with judges in a private room with a podium, 30-second opening, 9-minute Q&A, optional 30-second  or closing statement. Delegates are scored on the ability to fulfill the responsibilities; commitment to advance and execute her chosen community service initiative; spontaneity, intelligence, sense of humor, charm, and charisma; authenticity and ability to answer questions in a conversational, unrehearsed manner, and to serve as a role model reflective of her generation.

Health & Fitness "Modeling" (20%)

Wardrobe:  Delegates are required to wear attire from the Rebel Miss America collection


Delegates are scored on confidence on stage in addition to their personal commitment to health and fitness. 

Evening Gown "Modeling" (20%)

Wardrobe: Evening Gown


Delegates are scored on personal style, posture, attitude, personality, grace, and presence.

Talent/HERStory™ (20%)

Wardrobe: Attire Appropriate for Chosen Talent


90-second performance with optional use of a background track and props. Delegates are scored on entertainment value and stage presence. 

On-Stage Conversation (10%)

Wardrobe: Opening Number Dress


A single on-stage question pertaining to the delegates chosen community service initiative.



Dotti Matthies Community Service Award

Also available to all our delegates competing is the Dottie Matthies Community Service Scholarship Award.  The award is posthumously named after a Miss Omaha & Miss Douglas County Volunteer Dottie Matthies who epitomized what serving should be. This is a $100 cash scholarship and is NOT part of the judging for the competition.  It is a separate award given to the delegate that has done outstanding work in her community related to her chosen Community Service Initiative. to apply, candidates should submit a one-page essay outlining their commitment to their chosen community service initiative. 


Request more information and let us get to know you!


Register to Compete!

$40 Entry Fee


Submit Paperwork & Forms

Due July 21, 2024

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