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National Miss Amazing is a gathering of girls and women with disabilities from across the country that have stepped up to be role models and philanthropists. In this stunning collaboration with the Chicago community, National Miss Amazing attendees will celebrate diversity and convene on the ways that we can all unlock the inspiration and tools necessary to make the world a better place. 




The Gala

Once a year, Miss Amazing coordinates a breathtaking celebration of girl power and diversity. This year's theme is In Full Bloom. Every living thing has the ability to fully bloom, but one can only blossom if given the nourishment and opportunity to do so. At this year's National Miss Amazing Gala, we will celebrate girls and women with disabilities that have seized every opportunity to grow and are living life in full bloom. 

The Showcases

Miss Amazing Inc. presents an awe-inspiring celebration of the abilities and strengths that lie within all people, regardless of disability or gender. These multi-media productions feature  a variety show of performances, digital entertainment, and presentations from the Miss Amazing Queens —all to celebrate the value that girls and women with disabilities offer our world.


The Market

Peruse goods from the best local stores and artisans that Chicago has to offer—all in one place. You won't want to miss out on this bustling space, offered one day only at National Miss Amazing. Visit the Grand Prefunction at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare on Saturday, August 4th from 11 am - 6 pm to find your new favorite necklace or a one-of-a-kind Chicago souveniere. 


Market vendors TBD.


The Closing Ceremony

After an action-packed adventure at National Miss Amazing, we'll come together to recognize the girls and women who have accomplished amazing things on the Miss Amazing stage and in their communities. You'll witness breathtaking performances and meet stunning role models and philanthropists, all of whom will come together in the perfect celebration to close out our sixth annual National Miss Amazing event. 



Are you an attentive and supportive friend? Then you would make a perfect National Miss Amazing Buddy! As a Buddy, you will volunteer to guide and support approximately two Miss Amazing Queens throughout their experience at National Miss Amazing.

Buddies are required to attend National Miss Amazing both Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th. Experience working with people with disabilities is highly preferred, but not a requirement to apply. 

The earlier you apply, the better, so don't hesitate! Submit your application before the  June 30th deadline. 





Participants at the National Miss Amazing event are first chosen at their annual state Miss Amazing events. However, some positions might be left vacant. If you are a girl or woman with a disability age 10-35 and wish to represent your state at National Miss Amazing, find out if the position for your age division is open and view the application deadline here.

If the position is open, download the State Queen Guidebook here for more information about the event. Once you're ready, apply for the open position below! 

Where to Stay

Miss Amazing is happy to have the Hyatt Regency O'Hare and Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare host our guests for a second year in a row. For your convenience, we have secured room blocks with reduced rates at both hotels.

Stay at the Hyatt


or call (847) 696-1234 and mention that our group code is “M17A”


Stay at the Hilton


or call (773) 686-8000 and mention that our group code is “NMA”