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Requirements

We are now selecting contestants to participate in Miss Ohio Latina and Miss Teen Ohio Latina, State Pageants

You could be the next Miss Ohio Latina or Miss Teen Ohio Latina if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 13—16 (for Miss Ohio Teen Division) or between the ages of 17—26 (for Miss Ohio Division) at the time of the application.
  • Must show Latin American heritage by proving country of birth or by claiming Latin American ancestry (any parent or relative counts for proof of Latin ancestry).
  • Must be residing in the United States of America.
  • Must be unmarried, and must not be a parent.
  • Must be willing to travel abroad and be able to obtain the necessary documents for traveling outside of the United States.

 Residency can be proved by any one of the following:

  • Must have resided continuously in the U.S. for a minimum of six months prior to the state competition.
  • Current residency in the state of representation or current student/work status in the state of representation. 
  • Born in the state of representation.

 Official Language:

  • English and Spanish are the official languages of the Miss Ohio Latina Pageant. It is NOT a requirement for contestants to speak Spanish, although it is encouraged.
  • Interviews with judges will be conducted in either English or Spanish, depending on the language the contestant feels most comfortable speaking.