To become a contestant for the title of Miss Philadelphia, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 25

  • Live, work full-time, or go to school full-time in Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, or Philadelphia County for at least 6 months prior to the competition

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Never have been married or pregnant

  • Meet academic and character criteria as set forth by the Miss America Organization

  • Be in reasonably good health to meet the job requirements

  • Be able to meet the time commitment and job responsibilities as set forth by the local, state and national competition(s) in which you compete including Miss Pennsylvania

  • Never have previously held the title of Miss Philadelphia

For more information on becoming a contestant, email