Miss Colorado's Outstanding Teen Eligibility Requirements

  • Must never have competed in any National Finals of the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Program

  • Must be at least thirteen (13) years of age on the first day of the state competition in which she competes and not older than eighteen (18) years of age on December 31st in the calendar year in which she competes

  • For the avoidance of doubt, Candidate cannot turn nineteen (19) years of age at any time during the calendar year in which she could compete at the State MAOTeen Competition (January 1st through December 31st)

  • FOR THE 2022 COMPETITION YEAR ONLY - Since the age eligibility was revised after the start of the 2022 state & local competition season, Candidates who are: 1) eighteen (18) years of age on or after July 31, 2022 through December 31, 2022 (the year of the State Competition) may choose to compete in either the MAOTeen or Miss programs, as long as candidate is also a 2) high school graduate or equivalent by July 31, 2022.  Note, this grandfather clause will not be in effect in the 2023 State & Local Competition season.​

    • If you fall into this age category, please contact us to discuss your preference as to whether you would like to compete for MCOTeen or Miss Colorado​

  • Must reside in, be enrolled in and attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited public, private or home-schooling program with passing scores (as determined by state accreditation score) in academic and citizenship grades

  • Must have been a resident of Colorado for at least six (6) months prior to the first day of the State Competition

  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

  • Must never have been married or had a marriage annulled

  • Must never have been pregnant

  • Must not be the adoptive parent of any child

  • Must never have been convicted of a criminal offense, nor have any criminal charges pending

  • Must be of good moral character and not have been involved in any act of moral turpitude

  • Must be in good health and be able to participate fully and without limitation in all program activities

  • Must not use or consume any illegal controlled dangerous substances or abuse the use of alcohol or other dangerous substances

  • Additional requirements expressed in state contract