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Become a Contestant

YMBP, Inc. encourages all young women ages, 13-17 who live in the City of Buffalo and surrounding areas to submit an application to compete in the Young Miss Buffalo Pageant: Scholarship & Enrichment Program.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is February 14, 2020

Please check and review the 2020 Program Calendar as well as read the information below very carefully before calling with questions and/or applying.


The Young Miss Buffalo is open to any young lady who:

1. is at least 13 years of age & no older than 17 years of age on July 1, 2020; AND
2. is a middle or high school student with a 75 or above average; AND
3. lives in the City of Buffalo and surrounding area AND has been a resident for at least 6 months prior to July 1, 2020.



In addition to completing the online application, please email a photocopy of your most recent Report Card to 

If you have difficulties emailing your report card, please mail it to:

YMBP, Inc., 

795 E. Delavan Avenue

Buffalo, New York 14215


Any application without additional materials will NOT be considered.

Once your application and report care are received, each applicant will be called and scheduled an interview. Interviews will take place in March 2020. 


Each applicant will take part in a ten-minute interview and perform a portion of their talent presentation for the panel of interview judges.


There will be no more than 20 applicants selected from the interviews to participate in the 16-week Young Miss Buffalo Pageant: Scholarship & Enrichment Program.


Every applicant (accepted or rejected) will be notified by regular mail.

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