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

For more information on becoming a contestant, email