Call for contestants goes out for Miss Asheville/Miss Western Carolina/Miss Blue Ridge Valley pageant

From event promoters:

Asheville, NC (July 31, 2017) – The countdown begins to the crowning of the new 2018 Miss Asheville/Miss Western Carolina/Miss Blue Ridge Valley Royalty. Would you like to be the next Miss North Carolina? Or perhaps the next Miss America? It all begins with your local pageant program here in Western North Carolina. The Miss Blue Ridge Valley/Miss Asheville/Miss Western Carolina Scholarship Pageant Committee is seeking contestants for its 2018 season. The pageant will be held Sunday, November 4, 2017 at the Joyce C. Dugan Cultural Arts Center in Cherokee, NC.

There are several phases of the competition, including fitness, talent, evening wear, interview, and on-stage question. Contestants are encouraged to have a strong commitment to community service work, travel, and should be ready to enjoy new and exciting opportunities!

Young ladies between the ages of 17 and 23 that live, work full time, or attend school in the following counties are eligible to compete: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.

For young ladies interested in the Outstanding Teen Program for the same titles, the program is open to all teens ages 13 to 16 living in the State of North Carolina.

The Miss Blue Ridge Valley/Miss Asheville/Miss Western Carolina Scholarship Pageant is an official preliminary of the Miss North Carolina and Miss America Pageants. Deadline to enter will be Sunday, September 24.

For ticket inquiries and questions, please email

About Max Hunt
Max Hunt grew up in South (New) Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College in 2011. History nerd; art geek; connoisseur of swimming holes, hot peppers, and plaid clothing. Follow me @J_MaxHunt

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