The moment we’ve all been waiting for is almost here! That’s right, it’s time to find out who will be the next Miss Iowa and compete in this year’s Miss America Pageant!

A new Miss Iowa, along with Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen, will be crowned this weekend at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport).

2019 Miss Iowa Scholarship Competition preliminaries will be held on Thursday Jun 13, starting at 7 p.m. Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen competition will take place on Friday Jun 14 at 7 p.m. Don’t miss the 2019 Miss Iowa Scholarship Competition Finals on Saturday Jun 15, beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $40 for the preliminaries on Thursday, $50 for the Friday Teen Competition, $60 for Miss Iowa Finals on Saturday or $130 for a season ticket that covers all three nights. You can purchase tickets today at

Quad-City native Michael Kelly will emcee the show while Miss Iowa 2018 (Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw) and Miss Iowa’s Outstanding Teen 2018 (Cali Wilson) will perform.

The Miss Iowa Scholarship Program’s mission is to provide scholarship awards within a competitive system designed to enhance educational and career opportunities for young women.  While encouraging young women to serve as positive role models through service and personal development, the Miss Iowa Scholarship Program provides exposure to experiences that personal confidence, showcase talents, and serve the community.

For more information on the 2019 Miss Iowa Scholarship Competition, please visit


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.