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Please see the below eligibility information:
 
Teen Contestants - Age Requirement
Must be between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age.
  1. Must be 13 years of age by the Miss Texas' Outstanding Teen competition.  Must not turn 18 years of age on or before July 31st of the year of the state competition.
  2. Cannot be a rising Senior, unless you will remain 16 years of age upon graduation.
  3. For full age/eligibility details, please visit www.maoteen.org
  4. Must be a full-time student and resident in the state of Texas for at least six months prior to the first local preliminary in which you compete.
 
 
Teen Contestants - Phases of Competition
  1. Private Interview - 8 minutes (35%)
  2. Physical Fitness in aerobic wear (10%)
  3. Talent – up to 90 seconds in length (35%)
  4. Evening Gown / On Stage Questions (20%)
 
Miss Contestant - Age Requirements
Must be between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age.
  1. Must be 17 years of age and a High School Senior by the time of their first appearance in the preliminary round of the local or state competition
  2. Must be no older than twenty-four (24) years of age on December 31st of the year of the Miss America competition in which you would compete as Miss Texas.
  3. Must be a full-time student, resident or employee in the state of Texas for at least six months prior to the first local preliminary in which you compete.
 
Miss Contestants - Phases of Competition
  1. Private Interview – 9 minutes, 30 seconds with an optional 30 second closing (25%)
  2. Physical Fitness in swimsuit (10%)
  3. Talent – up to 90 seconds in length (25%)
  4. Evening Wear in gown of choice (20%)
  5. On-Stage Question (20%)
 
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