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Our Competition History & Mission

​An Official Scholarship Preliminary to the Miss Alabama & Miss America Competitions

The Latest:

The Miss Birmingham | Miss Cahaba Valley | Miss Hidden River Miss and Teen Titleholders, Executive Director and Scholarship Organization have received numerous awards and honors from Miss Alabama & Miss Alabama's Teen:

  • Miss Birmingham's Teen & Miss Hidden River's Teen named to Top 5 - 4th RU and 1st RU - at Miss Alabama's Teen 2024!
  • Top 16 Sweep for Miss Birmingham's, Cahaba Valley's and Hidden River's Teens at 2024 Miss Alabama's Teen 2024!
  • ​​Miss Hidden River's Teen named as Community Service Finalist at Miss Alabama's Ten 2024!
  • Miss Cahaba Valley's Teen to partner with Pelham Strong for 2024 Walk & Roll-athon to benefit Spina Bifida Foundation
  • Named 2017-2018 Director of the Year by the Miss Alabama Organization!
  • Named Outstanding Open Preliminary by the Miss Alabama Organization 2013 & 2015!
  • Winner of Best Program Book 2008, 2013, 2018 & 2019! 
  • Winner of Best Website 2016, nominated for Best Website 2008-2019! 
  • ​Winner of Best Script 2009, nominated for Best Script 2008-2019!
  • Honorable Mention for Best Set Design 2016 - 2019, nominated for Best Set Design 2008-2019

​​In 2006, Miss Birminghambecame a preliminary competition to the Miss Alabama and Miss America competitions.  In 2009, Miss Birmingham's Teen was added as a preliminary competition to Miss Alabama's Teen.  In 2010, the Miss Heart of Dixie title was added, which changed to Miss Cahaba Valley in 2013.  At that same time, we added Miss Cahaba Valley's Teen.  In 2022, the Miss Hidden River & Miss Hidden River's Teen titles were added, and we officially became The Miss Birmingham | Cahaba Valley | Hidden River Scholarship Organization.

The Miss America Opportunity heads 52 state programs, and hundreds of local competitions across America that combined, make available each year more than 45 million dollars in cash and tuition scholarship assistance. That makes us one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women!  Miss America is one of the country's most recognizable household names and for over 102 years we have been empowering young women to be leaders within their communities, states, and nation.

The Miss Birmingham | Cahaba Valley | Hidden River competition is proud to crown six young women each year who represent the Birmingham and Cahaba Valley areas in our state competitions:

Miss Birmingham & Miss Birmingham's Teen

Miss Cahaba Valley & Miss Cahaba Valley's Teen

Miss Hidden River & Miss Hidden River's Teen

Our Mission is to provide scholarship opportunities, to empower young women to strive for excellence when pursuing personal and professional goals, to develop invaluable life skills that will be used throughout her lifetime, to develop and maintain lasting connections and friendships, and to make a difference in her community, her state, and her nation.