Official Preliminary to Miss Texas and Miss America Scholarship Competitions

2019 Outstanding Teen Requirements

Thank you for your interest in competing as an "Outstanding Teen" for the 2019 competition.  This year we hope to crown a Miss San Antonio's Outstanding Teen and Miss Bexar County's Outstanding Teen.*  In order to compete, contestant must meet the following requirements.

They must be a female at least thirteen (13) years of age on the first day of the Texas State Competition and not older than seventeen (17) on July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes, unless she is eighteen (18) years of age and has not graduated from high school as of July 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes.

They must have their application submitted by their parent or legal guardian.

They must be a United States citizen.

They must be a current resident of the state of Texas for at least 6 months.

They cannot currently hold any other title in any other system.

They must meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America's Outstanding Teen Organization.

They must be in excellent health to meet the job requirements.

They must be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local program in which they compete.

Each contestant must register with the Children's Miracle Network to compete for an Outstanding Teen Title.

They must not be eligible to compete as a Miss contestant.


The non-refundable entry fee for Miss San Antonio's and Miss Bexar County's Outstanding Teen is $125.  The application is not complete until the Entry Fee is submitted.

The areas of competition are Talent, Interview, Physical Fitness in Aerobic Wear, Evening Wear, and On-stage Question and Answer.  The contestant must also have a Platform which is an issue they are personally passionate about.  It may be a women's cause, a political or social issue, or an educational concern.  If they are not already involved in a project, we suggest they research and select a platform of interest to them.

If the contestant meets the requirements, submit your Outstanding Teen Application and Paperwork below.

Once your application and paperwork are complete you will receive a pageant information packet via email once the packet has been finalized.

* Available Outstanding Teen titles depend on the number of Teen contestants.  Three Teen contestants allows for one title.  Six Teen contestants allows for two titles.