Young women from around the state will compete for glory, glamour and the right to wear the coveted tiara during the Miss Florida Pageant and Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen Pageant at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland.

Be a part of the grand tradition as the 83rd Annual Miss Florida Pageant and Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen Pageant return to the RP Funding Center’s Youkey Theatre June 26-30, 2018. 

New in 2018: Pay-Per-View

Miss Florida & Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen Pageants will be webcast for the first time in 2018.  The link to purchase the webcast is prominently displayed at missflorida.org

Sara Zeng, Miss Florida 2017
Sara Zeng, Miss Florida 2017

The Miss Florida Pageant is a preliminary competition to the Miss America Pageant, the world’s largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women and one of nation’s largest achievement programs. 

The Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen program features young ladies between the ages of 13 and 17 competing for the honor of representing the Sunshine State at the 2018 Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando. 

Buying Tickets to the Miss Florida Scholarship Pageant

Tickets for the preliminary competitions and final rounds of the competition are on sale now. Tickets are available at the RP Funding Center box office, by calling 863-834-8111, online at rpfundingcenter.com or by calling the 24-hour ticketing line 888-397-0100. 

Miss Florida Pageant Preliminaries

June 26 - June 28 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Adults: $40.00
  • Children (2-12): $20.00

Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen Preliminaries

June 29 at 6:00 p.m. 

  • Adults: $45.00
  • Children (2-12): $25.00

Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen Pageant

June 30 at 4:00 p.m. (Ticket is also good for Miss Florida Pageant)

  • Adults: $90.00
  • Children (2-12): $50.00

Miss Florida Pageant

June 30 at 7:00 p.m. (Ticket is also good for Miss Florida Outstanding Teen Pageant)

  • Adults: $90.00
  • Children (2-12): $50.00

This summer’s newly crowned Miss Florida will represent the State of Florida at the 2018 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City and will travel the state promoting her personal platform. Miss Florida also serves as a state ambassador for Miss America’s national platform partner, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and as an official spokesperson for protection and preservation of America's Everglades.

The Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen program features young ladies between the ages of 13 and 17 competing for the honor of representing the Sunshine State at the 2018 Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant in Orlando. 

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