Here are some important dates to remember if you are or are planning to compete for the title of Miss DC 2019:
Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. -- Free Information Session for Prospective Contestants the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, 1620 L Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036. RSVP to Jim Lindsay at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 5. You may also email Jim with any questions.
Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. — FreeInformation Session for Prospective Contestants at Location TBD.RSVP to Jim Lindsay at email@example.com. You may also email Jim with any questions.
January 2019 – Prospective contestants notified of workshop talent and interview time slots via e-mail
Late January 2019, approximately 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.– Preliminary Workshop in Interview and Talent at Location TBD. (You must bring copies of eligibility documents and signed eligibility checklist with you; individual time slots to be given six days in advance)
February 2019 – Miss DC Finalists’ Orientation Weekend
March-June 2019 – Mock Interviews/Opportunities to Perform Talent/Community Service Projects
June 17-20, 2019 – Mandatory Pageant Rehearsals in evenings of week leading up to pageant (Monday through Thursday)
June 22, 2019 – Contestant Interviews in late morning and afternoon (location to be announced)
June 23, 2019 – Final Competition: All-day Rehearsal and Pageant at Arena Stage
Two weeks after pageant – Miss DC national paperwork due to Miss America Organization
July or August 2019 – Miss DC attends Orientation with other national contestants (exact dates and location to be announced)
September 2019– 99th annual Miss America Competition in Atlantic City. N.J. (about two weeks in early-mid-September). Finals televised live on ABC.
*Note: While attending the info session is not mandatory in order to attend the Preliminary Workshop, attendance is strongly encouraged, even if you have competed in Miss DC before. Attendance does not obligate one to attend the workshop or compete. Please come out and learn more about the process for competing for Miss DC 2019! *All dates and locations are subject to change.