To become Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen, you may win a local pageant or enter at large.  To compete in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen program, you need commitment, perseverance, talent, and ambition.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be a young lady between the ages of 13 and 17

  • Must be a United States citizen

  • Must meet residency requirements for competing in a certain local preliminary pageant

  • Must meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization

  • Must be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements

  • Must be able to meet the time commitment and responsibilities as set forth by the local program in which you compete

  • Must not be eligible to compete in the Miss America competition



If you are interested in receiving more information about becoming a candidate in the Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen program, please contact Steve Wilson, Executive Director at or visit the national website at