THE SEARCH IS ON FOR MISS GERMAN AMERICA 2018!

Who will be Miss German-America 2018, Queen of the 61st German-American Steuben Parade of New York? Every year we crown a Miss German-America, Steuben Parade Queen along with two Parade Princesses, Junior Princesses and a Junior General. As spokeswoman for the New York Steuben Parade, the Queen and her court will promote the New York Steuben Parade by attending numerous events in the greater NYC area.

Responsibilities Include:
• Weekend events (and one or two weeknight events) from June 2018 through October 2018
• Attend the Steuben Parade Chairman’s Reception (a weeknight event two weeks before the Parade)
• Parade Weekend –
– Friday, Sept. 14th – Greeting at City Hall Park, 11:30am
Gala and Silent Auction at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, 6pm
– Saturday, Sept. 15th – St. Patrick’s Cathedral Church Service 9am with breakfast to follow
Parade steps off at noon immediately followed by the Central Park Oktoberfest
– Sunday, Sept. 16th, Oompahfest at Plattduetsche Park, Franklin Square, NY
• Attend the Philadelphia, PA Steuben Parade weekend Sept. 29th – 30th, 2018 (Banquet Saturday
evening, Sunday church service followed by Parade and after Parade festivities)

Criteria:
• Must be a female 18 – 25 years of age, single, and an American citizen with German-American heritage
• General knowledge and speaking ability of the German language is preferred
• Must be able to participate in appearance events
• Must be able to attend the Crowning Ceremony on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 in NYC
Application and Deadlines:
• Submit application, resume, cover letter and recent photo by April 20th, 2018 via postal mail to:
Connie Rom
88-67 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale, NY 11385
Or via e-mail to: romco.MGA@gmail.com
*Documents submitted per e-mail should be separate attachments with the applicant’s
lastname_firstname in the title of the document (e.g. Lastname_Firstname-MGAapplication,
Lastname_Firstname-resume, Lastname_Firstname-photo)
• Candidates must attend an in-person interview on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 from 10am – noon
• The position of Queen and runners up, will be announced at the Crowning Ceremony on Sunday, May 20th, 2018
• All applicants will be given the opportunity to participate in the Parade
The Finalists will Receive:
• $5000 College Scholarship for Miss German-America
• $2500 College Scholarship for each Princess
• A Place of Honor on the Parade Float in New York City
• Special Honors at the Parade Gala & Silent Auction in NYC

The committee encourages all eligible candidates to apply!

Here are the applications:

2018 Letter to Applicants

2018 MGA Application

2018 Junior Application