Miss Florida Citrus/Miss Winter Haven Competition – 100th Anniversary Event!

Friday, March 1, 2024 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm – Nora Mayo Hall, Winter Haven $20 – $25

On Friday, March 1, 2024, young women from throughout the state will have a chance to compete for the titles of Miss Florida Citrus and Miss Winter Haven, along with a chance to earn over $2,000 in scholarship money and the chance to become Miss America! This will mark the 100th Anniversary of when the first Florida Citrus Queen was crowned on the shores of Lake Silver in Winter Haven in 1924! The following night will feature a Golden Gala Celebration honoring all the Florida Citrus Queen/Miss Florida Citrus titleholders over the years and will also be held at Nora Mayo Hall. Tickets to that event will go on sale in January 2024.

Candidates compete in Personal Interviews, Social Impact Initiative, Talent and Red Carpet Attire in this Miss America preliminary, with the winners going to the Miss Florida competition in June. Miss Florida Citrus and Miss Winter Haven will receive a $1,000 and $500 scholarship respectively, with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place candidates receiving $200, $150 and $100, along with numerous other gifts.

The event will be held at Nora Mayo Hall in Winter Haven beginning at 7PM. Tickets to the event are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

To compete or to sponsor, contact Brenda Eubanks Burnette at (561) 351-4314 or [email protected].


Date: March 1,2024

Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Cost: $20 – $25

Organizer: Miss Florida Citrus/Miss Winter Haven Scholarship Program; Florida Citrus Hall of Fame

Phone: (561) 351-4314

Email: [email protected]

Nora Mayo Hall
500 Third Street, NW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Casana Fink, Miss Florida Citrus 2023