The following are the Official Rules and Regulations of Miss Teen International®. Contestants must read and
adhere to the following rules and regulations in order to participate in the Teen International program.
To be eligible as a Contestant:
Contestant must be at least 13 years of age and no older than 18 years of age by July 1st of competition year.
Contestant must be single, never married, nor given birth to a child. She must be of good health and moral
Contestant must not have been convicted of a felony crime. She must be a naturally born female.
Contestant vying for a state title must be a U.S. Citizen and a six month minimum resident in the state of her entry,
works or attends college or owns property in that state. International contestants may represent the Country they
were born in, works or currently reside in. Country contestant must have proof of citizenship of country she
represents. Residency on a military establishment of the U.S. within the United States of America or at same
in a foreign country is acceptable.
A Contestant could be selected to participate as a delegate “at large” if there is no competition in her, state, region
Contestant will be subject to a registration fee or a sponsor fee. Fees may vary for each state and or country.
Furthermore Contestant may not be a “National” title holder with any other Pageant System, as of June 1st of
Contestant must never have, nor will she during her reign, pose for any photography, video, or any media
associated with any nudity or pornography. Nor has she ever or is she presently involved in any form of
employment which involves partial or complete nudity.
Contestant agrees all decisions of judges at the Local, State/International and National levels are final and
irrevocable, and that she will abide by all regulations at the State/International and National competitions.
Furthermore, any Contestant and or family member or guest, showing less than sportsman like behavior at the
Pageant will lead to disqualification of the Contestant with no refund under these circumstances.
Contestant will permit Teen International and their licensees the right to use contestant’s photograph for publicity
purposes in connection with all Teen International competitions.
Contestant will permit Teen International and their licensees to televise live, or by the use of film, video or other
media, use any portion or all of the competition.
Contestant, if selected, agrees to attend the National Competition as the State or Country Representative and
abide by all the rules and regulations required by same or forfeit title. If Contestant relinquishes, for any reason,
any title given her, all prizes must be returned in full, and in condition received.
Contestant further understands that if selected a winner in her competition, that for one year her professional affairs,
as said winner will be under the sole management of Teen International and/or their licensees and that she will
not give any written or oral endorsements commercially without the expressed permission of said same.
Contestant acknowledges that all rights for any appearances, endorsements, speaking engagements, acting roles,
etc. resulting from winning or being a contestant in any regional, state or international competition affiliated with
Teen International, shall belong exclusively to same.
These Rules and Regulations are subject to modification, as needed, without prior notice. Miss Teen International®
Pageant reserves the right to make said modifications at its sole discretion.