Who will be Miss German-America 2024, Queen of the 67th 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. They are Goodwill Ambassadors for the Parade. Miss German-America and two Princesses will each be awarded a college scholarship.

Responsibilities include:

Parade Weekend – the 67th Steuben Parade Saturday, Sept. 21, 2024 and weekend events

  • Friday, Sept. 20th
    • Greeting at City Hall Park, 11:30 am
    • Gala and Silent Auction the evening on the 20th
  • Saturday, Sept. 21th
    • St. Patrick’s Cathedral Church Service 9:00 am with breakfast to follow.
    • The Parade steps off at noon immediately followed by an Oktoberfest
  • Sunday, Sept. 22th
    • Oompahfest at Plattduetsche Park, Franklin Square, NY)


  • Must be a female 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
  • Must be able to participate in the events
  • Must be able to attend the Crowning Ceremony events on Sunday, May 19, 2024 in Franklin Square, NY.

Application and Deadlines:

  • Submit application, resume, cover letter, and recent photo by April 20, 2024 via email to: romco.MGA@gmail.com
    *Documents submitted per email should be separate attachments with the applicant’s
    lastname_firstname in the title of the document
    (e.g. LastnameFirstname-MGAapplication, LastnameFirstname-resume,
    LastnameFirstname-photo, RomConnie-MGAapplication, RomConnie-resume, etc.)
  • Candidates must participate in person in an interview from 10am-noon on the day of the crowning event. Location to be finalized.
  • The Queen and her Court will be presented at the crowning on Sunday, May 19 at Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, NY.

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 is encouraging all eligible candidates to apply!

Here are the applications:

2024 Applicant Letter

2024 Junior Application Interactive

2024 MGA Application Interactive