ARE YOU THE NEXT MISS OHIO’S TEEN?
To participate in the Miss Ohio’s Teen Local Programs, contestants must meet the following eligibility requirements.
- Birth year is 2006 to 2010 (too old for Teen? Check out the MISS program!)
- Resident or full-time student of Ohio
- Be a United States Citizen
- Never been married or a parent
Teen Candidates will need to register with the Miss America Organization and pay a once-per-local season fee of $39.99.
Below is the paperwork required for ALL Miss Ohio Local Teen preliminaries. However, some local preliminaries may have additional information and/or paperwork. Please be sure to check with the local Executive Director or visit the local’s website to ensure you aren’t missing anything!
Click on the link below to download the ZIP file that contains the local contestant documents:
The ZIP package contains the following documents…
- Detailed Information and Instructions
- Local Application
- Competition Rules & Guidelines
- Interview Fact Sheet Instructions, Sample & Template
- Community Service Initiative Essay Instructions, Sample & Template
- Links to complete and electronically sign the MAO Contestant Application & Agreement
- Mandatory Events Info
- No Show Rules
QUALITIES OF A MISS OHIO’S TEEN:
- An ambassador of the Miss Ohio’s Outstanding Teen organization
- Well spoken
- Attractive, with a confident, comfortable, and commanding presence
- Intelligent and an eloquent communicator
- A proven achiever
- A leader by virtue of her accomplishments
- A role model who inspires and relates to young people
- A role model who cares about her community
- Committed to a platform issue of broad public interest
- Able to relate to young people
- Outgoing and approachable
- Reflective of teens her age
- Energetic, charismatic, and outgoing
- Mature enough to handle the responsibilities
- Manageable and flexible
- Enthusiastic about working with her pageant family
- Able to understand that her year is what she makes it
- A teen with a sense of gratitude and humility
- Able to speak with teens from all walks of life and make them feel comfortable around her
- Able to completely understand her position and how important her actions are to the overall success of the Miss America’s outstanding teen program at the local, state, and national levels.
READY TO COMPETE?
To be eligible to compete in Miss Ohio, you must win a ‘local’ competition. Click the link below to find out where and when to compete in a preliminary local competition!
IT’S EASIER WITH A GUIDE.
That’s why we created an all-explaining, interactive, journaling-based guide that walks you through the process of competing in your local competition! From registering to filling out the paperwork to mastering that red carpet walk, this interactive journaling-based booklet is here to help!