The 2018 Miss Rome and Miss Rome’s Outstanding Teen pageants will be held Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Rome City Auditorium.
The Miss Rome and Miss Rome’s Outstanding Teen pageants are open preliminaries in the Miss America Organization. Young ladies between the ages of 17 to 24 who live, work or attend school in the state of Georgia are eligible for Miss Rome. Young ladies between the ages of 13 and 16 are eligible for Miss Rome’s Outstanding Teen. The winners of each pageant will represent Rome in the Miss Georgia and Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen pageants this June in Columbus.
The show will begin at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $15 at the door and are general admission.
All proceeds support the cash scholarships given at the pageant.
The emcee for night is Lisa Smith, Executive Director of the Greater Rome Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
This year, the pageant will once again sponsor a princess program as part of the show. Young ladies between the ages of 5 and 12 will be presented on stage during the show and will accompany one of the Miss or Teen contestants onstage during the Evening Wear competition.
The Miss Rome pageant appreciates the support of local sponsors in the community who annually provide generous support for the program: Comfort Suites & Chris Darwin; Coosa Valley Fair Association; Ford, Gittings and Kane Jewelers; West End Florist; Todd Wheeler at National Copier Exchange, Inc; Harvest Moon Cafe; Stella Blue Cosmetics; Snazzy Rags Boutique; Advance Rehab; the Frances Frazier family and friends.