Miss Hilton Head Island

Miss Application Details and Paperwork


In order to compete for the title of Miss Hilton Head Island, one must meet the following criteria:

  • Single female between the ages of 17-24
  • A high school graduate before July 30, 2016
  • Not less than 17 years of age on the date of the local pageant nor more than 24 years of age before December 31, 2016
  • A permanent resident for at least six months, or a full-time student for at least one semester, or a full-time employee for at least six months in the State of South Carolina

Additionally, anyone wishing to compete in this year's pageant must submit a completed application and all accompanying paperwork. All forms and paperwork must be typed and you must use the required forms.

All application items must be RECEIVED by January 24 - late or incomplete applications will not be accepted after this date. If mailing in your application, please allow sufficient time for delivery.

Please include your name and email address on all of your paperwork.

Required Paperwork

All Contestants will be required to complete and/or submit the following paperwork in order to compete for the title of Miss Hilton Head Island.

  • Contestant Application
  • Contestant Resume
  • Contestant Platform Essay
  • Supporting the Crown Form
  • Hold Harmless Agreement
  • Contestant Photo
  • Music CD*
  • Proof of Residency (driver's license, school transcript, etc.)
  • Birth Certificate
  • Contestant Ad Page Form
  • $100 CMNH requirement due by January 29, 2016

* For your Music CD please no tapes - CDs only. PLEASE NOTE: MUSIC CANNOT EXCEED 90 SECONDS IN LENGTH.

Submission Process and Deadline

Submission Deadline

January 24, 2016

Contestants must submit all paperwork by January 24, 2016 in order to compete in the pageant. Incomplete or late paperwork will not be accepted.

Email Submission

Contestants can download, complete and email their application to A link to download all required paperwork can be found at the bottom of this page.

Online Submission

Contestants can now submit all of the required paperwork and forms online! Instructions and a link to the online submission form can be found at the bottom of this page.

Children’s Miracle Network

The official charity and national platform of Miss America is the Children’s Miracle Network. All contestants competing in a local preliminary are required to complete a service requirement by raising $100 for CMNH (this is considered as a tax deductible donation). 40% goes to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, 30% to the Miss America Scholarship Fund and 30% to the local pageant. Contestants are not required to handle any money, as all fundraising must be done via internet and email. Please visit the official website of Miss America 4 Kids at to register, as well as get additional information and answers to frequently asked questions.

In order to compete in the Miss Hilton Head Island Pageant you must complete your requirement by January 29, 2016. We will check the missamerica4kids website to ensure your compliance and no contestant will be allowed to compete unless she has fulfilled this requirement. Click Here to learn how to register with CMNH.

You may also call or email us if you have any questions - or send us a message using the "Contact Us" page above.

Miss Paperwork Downloads

Download the complete 2016 Miss Contestant Application Packet
( Download: PDF / Word )

Individual Documents:

You can also download specific documents individually, using the following links (all of the following documents are included in the 2016 Miss Contestant Application Packet):

  • Miss Contestant Application Form  ( Download: PDF / Word )
  • Contestant Ad Page Form  ( Download: PDF / Word )
  • Pageant Checklist  ( Download: PDF / Word )
  • Contestant Resume Instructions & Sample  (Download: PDF / Word )
  • Platform Essay Instructions & Sample  ( Download: PDF / Word )
  • Supporting the Crown Form  ( Download: PDF / Word )
  • Hold Harmless Agreement  ( Download: PDF / Word )

Please note: the above documents are for MISS contestants only! Documents for Teen contestants can be found here, and Pre-teen documents can be found here.

Submit Your Paperwork Online!

You can now submit all required paperwork online! All it takes is three simple, easy steps:


Download and complete the required paperwork.


Click the below link to access the online paperwork submission form.


Upload your paperwork and click Submit!

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