January 19, 2018 – Prospective contestants notified of workshop talent and interview time slots via e-mail
January 27, 2018, approximately 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m.– Preliminary Workshop in Interview and Talent at a location that is to be determined. (You must bring copies of eligibility documents and signed eligibility checklist with you; individual time slots to be given six days in advance)
February 10-11, 2018 – Miss DC Finalists’ Orientation Weekend
March-June 2018 – Mock Interviews/Opportunities to Perform Talent/Community Service Projects
June 11-14, 2018 – Mandatory Pageant Rehearsals in evenings of week leading up to pageant (Monday through Thursday)
June 16, 2018 – Contestant Interviews in late morning and afternoon (location to be announced)
June 17, 2018 – Final Competition: All-day Rehearsal and Pageant (location and time to be announced)
Two weeks after pageant – Miss DC national paperwork due to Miss America Organization
July or August 2018 – Miss DC attends Orientation with other national contestants (exact dates and location to be announced)
September 2018– 98th 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 2018! *All dates and locations are subject to change.