The Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen Pageant is a preliminary that is open to residents of all 100 counties in North Carolina. Contestants must be a legal resident or a full-time student in NC for at least six (6) months.

There is a participation fee of $150 for Outstanding Teen contestants.

Our first meeting/rehearsal for the 2019 Miss Goldsboro Competition and Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen Pageant will take place on Sunday, October 13 at 2:00 pm at the Acme Theater located at 111 S. Center Street. This meeting is for Miss and Teen contestants, Carolina Princesses, and parents. Please bring all completed paperwork, supporting documents, and talent music CDs to this first rehearsal.

To compete in the Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen Pageant, contestants must meet the following criteria:

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

   For the avoidance of doubt, 13 to 17 year old high-school graduates, as well as 18 year old non-graduates as of July 31st, must compete at MAOTeen level.

■ Be a United States citizen.
■ Meet residency requirements for competing in North Carolina.
■ Meet character criteria as set forth by the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization.
■ Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements.
■ Be able to meet the time commitment and responsibilities as set forth by the Miss Goldsboro’s Board of Directors.
■ Must not be eligible to compete in the Miss America Competition.
■ Be willing to participate in five phases of competition including:

  • Private Interview with judges panel (6 minutes, no close) –  25%
  • Lifestyle & Fitness – contestants will perform a fitness routine that they will be taught during rehearsals; contestants are not allowed to make any modifications to the fitness routine – 15%
  • Talent – (1 minute, 30 seconds) – 35%
  • Evening Gown/ OSQ – contestants receive one combined score – 25%

Miss Goldsboro’s Outstanding Teen 2020 is required to attend Work Weekend in Greensboro on April 16-19, 2020 and Miss NC pageant week June 15-20, 2020.


Outstanding Teen Paperwork

Local and State Pageant Judges Resume Instructions
Local and State Pageant Platform Statement Instructions
State and Local Application and Contract 

Local Contestant Information Form
Commitment to Work Weekend and State Pageant
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