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;

  • Must not be older than seventeen (17) years of age as of July 31st in the calendar year of the state competition in which she competes, unless she is eighteen (18) years old and has not graduated from high school as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes

    • For the avoidance of doubt, 13- to 17-year-old high school graduates, as well as ​18-year-old non-graduates as of July 31st, must compete at MAOTeen level.

  • 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