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Miss Tri-Cities       https://misstricities.org


To compete you must:

  • When delegates are considering their eligibility to compete for a local or state competition, the determining factor will again be the delegate's BIRTH YEAR.

    Miss: 1997 (28Y)-2007* (18Y)

    Teen: 2007* (18Y)-2011(13Y)

    *Those delegates born in 2007 may choose either to compete in the Miss division or the Teen division

    Effective 2026:

    Miss America 18-28 – must be 18 by state competition, and no older than 27 at state competition. 
    Miss America’s Teen 14-17 – must be 14 by state competition and no older than 17 at state competition.

  • Be a United States citizen.
  • Residency - Must fulfill one of the following:
    1. Must reside in the local area of competition
    2. Be enrolled in and physically attending classes on a full-time basis at an accredited college or university in the local area of competition
    3. Be employed on a full-time basis in the local area in which she intends to compete.
  • 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 the local, state and national competition(s) in which you compete.
  • Register directly with Miss America as an applicant for the Miss Tri-Cities Competition - $40
  • Candidates must meet all additional requirements pursuant to the Miss America State and Local Application & Agreement at www.missamerica.org