Miss Open Competition Eligibility

Miss Anaheim Hills and Miss Canyon Hills   

Age (18* - 26 years of age)

  1. Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age on December 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes;

  2. Must not be older than twenty-six (26) years of age as of December 31st in the calendar year of the State Competition in which she competes 

  3. For the avoidance of doubt, Candidate cannot turn twenty-seven (27) years of age at any time during the calendar year in which she could compete at the State Competition. (Calendar Year defined as January 1st through December 31st).

  4. For the avoidance of doubt, Candidate cannot be eighteen (18) years of age on December 31st in the year she could compete at the State Competition. If the candidate is eighteen (18) years of age on December 31st in the year she could compete at the State Competition, then she must compete in the MAOTeen program, unless she meets the Grandfather Clause below.

  5. Grandfather Clause for 2022 State and Local Agreements ONLY: Since age eligibility was revised after the start of the 2022 state & local competition season, Candidates who are:

  6. 1) eighteen (18) years of age on or after July 31, 2022 (the year of the State Competition) are 

Residence

  • Must be a resident of California for at least 6 months prior to the first day of competition of the local program - or -

  • If your permanent address is in another state, must have attended school in California and have successfully completed at least one semester as a full-time student, and presently be enrolled and physically attending classes in an accredited public or private school in California. 

Other Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Female

  • Fluent in English

  • High school graduate or the equivalent by the first day of the state competition in 2022. Never been married

  • Not the adoptive parent of any child

  • Never been convicted of a crime and there are no criminal charges or investigations pending

  • I have never performed any act that would be characterized as dishonest, immoral, or indecent.

  • In good health

  • Does not use or consume any illegal, controlled, or dangerous substances or abuse the use of alcohol or other dangerous substances.

 

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