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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:

  • For Competitions in 2022-2023:  All Candidates must be 13 years old on the first day of the State Competition

    • Candidates can be no older than 18 on December 31, 2023

  • All Candidates must REGISTER for 2022-2023 at and pay $35

  • 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

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