Albuquerque, NM – For the first time in at LEAST 50 years, the Miss New Mexico Pageant will be held in Albuquerque this June.

Attending, will be two former Miss America's, Donna Axum 1964 and Kellye Cash 1987. Cash will be the emcee for the three-day event to be held at the Kiva Auditorium. Also attending will be several former Miss New Mexico's, including Glynnie Galles of Galles Cadillac, 1959, and the beautiful and talented Nicole Miner, Miss NM 2009 both of Albuquerque.

Photo Opportunities:

Wednesday, June 16th at 11am:        Press Conference with former Miss New Mexico 

winners at the Kiva Auditorium

 Friday, June 18th at 10:00am:           Autograph Party at ABQ Uptown


Tickets are still available:

Date: June 16th, 17th and 18th

Location: Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center (401 2nd Street NW)

Ticket prices: $20 (June 16th and 17th) and $30 (June 18th)

For more information: or 575-430-5523

Come watch 24 beautiful, talented and intelligent women compete for the title of Miss New Mexico 2010. The phases of competition include: swimsuit, talent, evening gown, on-stage question, and an interview with a panel of judges.

Celebrity judges for the event include Shelly Roper McCaslin, Chief Recruiter and Choreographer for the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Association. They will all "hang their crowns" at night at their host hotel, the Doubletree in Downtown Albuquerque.

Tickets are available on the website at and will be available at the door each night. Our organization participants are available for press conferences and radio interviews, please call Carol Henry at 575-430-5523 for information.