MGA-Application-WebEvery 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) June 2016 through October 2016

– Attend the Steuben Parade Dignitary’s reception (a weeknight event typically a week or two before the Parade)

– Parade Weekend – the 59th NYC Steuben Parade Saturday, Sept.17, 2016 and weekend events (Friday, Sept. 16th – Greeting at City Hall Park, 11 am, Gala Banquet at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, 6 pmSaturday, Sept. 17th – St. Patrick’s Cathedral Church Service 9:00 am with breakfast to follow,  Parade steps off at noon immediately followed by the Central Park Oktoberfest: Sunday, Sept. 18th, Oompahfest at Plattduetsche Park, Franklin Square, NY)

– Attend the Philadelphia, PA Steuben Parade, Sunday, Oct 9th, 2016 with gala the evening before

Applicants for Miss German-America must be a female between 18-25 years of age, single, and an American citizen with a German-American background. General knowledge and speaking ability of the German language is preferred. Two Parade Princesses will also be selected as court members.

The Finalists will be awarded:

– $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 Benefit Banquet in NYC
– Television Appearances in the US and abroad

Application for Junior Princess applies to girls 8-12 years of age, and an American citizen with a German-American background. Application for Junior General von Steuben applies to boys 8-12 years of age, and an American citizen with a German-American background. General knowledge of the German language is desirable.

Applications are due April 20th, 2016 for Miss German America. Junior Applicants are due April 15th, 2016. The crowning of Miss German America will take place on May 15,2016.

Download Applications Here:

MGA Application

JP Application