MISS LONG ISLAND CONTESTANTS

  • Must be at least 18 and under 27 years of age as of February 1 of the competing title year
  • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS USA Pageant

MISS LONG ISLAND TEEN CONTESTANTS

  •  Must be at least 14 and under 19 years of age as of February 1 of the competing title year
  • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS TEEN USA Pageant.

ALL CONTESTANTS

  • Must not be married, never have been married, and never have had a marriage annulled
  • Must never have given birth to a child, cannot be pregnant or be a parent
  • Must be of good health and moral character
  • Must be a citizen of the United States, and at least one of the following must be true:
  • Must now reside in Nassau or Suffolk County as their permanent and primary residence for a period of at least six (6) months immediately prior to the beginning of the LI pageant (although they may have attended college or University elsewhere); or
  • Must have resided in Nassau or Suffolk County as a full-time student at a college or university for one entire semester immediately prior to the beginning of the LI pageant, and they are con tinuing to reside in Nassau or Suffolk County as a fulltime student (although they may have spent or be spending the summer in another state)