Miss Western Piedmont is the official preliminary to the Miss America pageant. The winner of Miss Western Piedmont represents Western Piedmont at the Miss South Carolina pageant for a chance to win the title of Miss South Carolina.
Miss Western Piedmont has four phases of competition that include: private interview, on-stage question, talent and evening gown. In order to compete for Miss Western Piedmont, you must live in Western Piedmont and be between the ages of 17 - 25.
Additionally, to qualify you must be a female who has never married and who does not have any children.