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Outstanding Teen candidate Requirements

  • Be age 13 – 18 for Miss America’s Teen –  birth years 2010 – 2005

  • Be a woman

  • Be a United States citizen and live in the state of Florida

  • Must have no children - adopted or otherwise - never been pregnant and never married or had an annulment

  • Meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America Organization

  • Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements

  • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by Miss South Florida Scholarship Competition

  • Be successfully enrolled in and physically attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited public or private school, or homeschooled within the state of competition

  • Candidates must meet all additional requirements pursuant to the Miss America's Outstanding Teen State and Local Application & Agreement: 2022 Full Miss America's Outstanding Teen Program Eligibility Requirements

*2023 Eligibility Requirements to come*

What do Outstanding Teen candidates have to do?

  • Perform a 90-second-long Talent, must be an amateur and not under contract with any talent agency or professional agent

    • Any music must be submitted as a .mp3 file

  • Have a Social Impact - an issue you are passionate about, volunteer for, or participate in

  • Write an essay about your Social Impact

  • Have a photo of yourself for the program

  • Write an essay about yourself

  • Submit a copy of your birth certificate

The following button will take you to the Miss America website to submit your information for candidacy.

Candidates are encouraged to ask questions, we are here to help.

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