Miss Tennessee Valley
A Miss Alabama Preliminary
Miss Competition Information
The Miss America Organization Board of Directors is excited to announce an increase in the candidate age eligibility effective immediately!
The Miss America Organization is revising the language in the 2022 Miss and MAOTeen State and Local Candidate Agreements to include the extended age eligibility. A public announcement will be made available after the 100th Anniversary events at Mohegan Sun Resort and Mystic, CT from Sept. 6th to 8th.
In the meantime, you may share the information below internally with your State Board, Local Directors, and potential candidates for upcoming Local Competitions.
Immediate Age Eligibility Changes for MAO & MAOTeen
Miss America program maximum age for candidates increases to twenty-six (26) years old by December 31st in the state competition year - from twenty-five (25).
MAOTeen program maximum age for candidates increases to eighteen (18) years by December 31st - from seventeen (17) years by July 31st.
Miss and MAOTeen programs will both have the same calendar cutoff date of December 31st in the state competition year.
The education level requirement which also determined whether candidates were eligible for either the Miss or MAOTeen programs has been removed with the increases in age.
Thank you for your interest in the Miss Tennessee Valley Competition. A preliminary to Miss Alabama/Miss America.