The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization is currently seeking contestants for its pageant at the National Buffalo Wing Festival from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4.
Aside from reigning as the official "Queen" of the Wing Fest, Miss Buffalo 2012 goes on to represent the Queen City in the 2012 Miss New York State Scholarship Pageant, the official state preliminary to the Miss America Pageant. Miss Buffalo is eligible to win an expenses-paid trip in June 2012 to take part in the Miss New York State Pageant, including five night's hotel stay, meals, travel and entry fees. In addition, Miss Buffalo will receive a $250 scholarship, a crown, banner and trophy.
The first runner-up will receive a $150 scholarship and the second runner-up will receive a $100 scholarship.
Contestants will compete in interview, talent, on-stage question, evening wear and swimsuit portions of competition. Contestants must be between the ages of 17 and 24. She must be a legal resident, work full-time or go to school full-time in one of the counties of Western New York, and be a U.S. citizen.
The Miss Buffalo Pageant is an official preliminary of the Miss New York and Miss America organizations and awards scholarships every year to young women. At a local, state and national level, the pageant system gives the women the opportunity to promote a platform of community service, share their talents, and achieve excellence.
Deadline for applications is no later than Wednesday, Aug. 24. For more information, email[email protected].