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MISS DELAWARE USA CONTESTANTS
  • Must be at least 18 but under 27 years of age as of February 1, 2015.
  • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS USA Pageant.
  • May only compete in one MISS USA State Pageant (including the District of Columbia) per pageant year.

MISS DELAWARE TEEN USA CONTESTANTS
  • Must be at least 14 but under 19 years of age as of February 1, 2015.
  • Must never have participated in a previous national MISS TEEN USA Pageant.
  • May only compete in one MISS TEEN USA State Pageant (including the District of Columbia) per pageant year.
  • 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 or guardian of any other adult or minor person. These representations and warranties must remain true through the State Pageant and, if you win the State Pageant, through the 2015 national pageant.

    • 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:

      • (1) Must now reside in Delaware as your permanent and primary residence for the full period of at least six (6) months immediately prior to the beginning of the state pageant (although you may have attended college or University elsewhere);

      • or (2) Must have resided in Delaware as a full-time student at a school, college or universityand will complete or have completed one entire semester , trimester or summer session by December 31, 2014, and you will continue to reside in the State as a full-time student at that same school, college or university through the State Pageant and, if you win, through the 2015 national pageant.

    • Must agree, that if selected to represent Delaware in the MISS USA or MISS TEEN USA pageant, you will participate in that pageant, and will abide by all the rules and regulations governing that pageant. If you win the MISS USA pageant, they must agree to participate in the MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT, and to abide by the rules and regulations governing that pageant.

    • No contestant or any member of their immediate family can be employed by or work as a volunteer for Miss Universe L.P. LLLP, any State Director in the MISS USA and/or MISS TEEN USA Pageant system, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, NBC West, LLC, Telemundo Network Group LLC, NBC Pageants, Inc., Mr. Donald J. Trump, Trump Pageants, Inc., The Trump Organizatons, Ernst & Young, or any of its subsidiaries, affiliated or related companies of the foregoing (including, without limitation, NBC Universal Television Studion and NBC and/or Telemundo owned televisions stations or networks including, but not limited to Bravo, Style, CNBC, MSNBC, Hulu, E!, A & E and Sci Fi.). (If contestant or any member of their immediate family is employed by any of the foregoing or any firm or corporation controlled or  affiliated with any of them, then they must notify the state director immediately, in writing, so that their eligibility may be determined. 

    • Must agree that if you win or succeed to the state level title or the national title of MISS USA or MISS TEEN USA, you will not participate in any other pageants during the time you hold any of these titles, unless authorized in writing by Miss Universe L.P. LLLP.

    • Must be willing to release, unconditionally and forever, any claim against Miss Universe L.P. LLLP, Its parent and affiliated or related companies and their respective officers, directors, partners, employees, agents and assigns, which they may have by virtue of their participation in their state pageant, or by any use of their name, likeness, voice, and/or biography in connection with their state pageant, including use in promotional and advertising material.

    • Must understand and agree that all issues as to eligibility shall be determined by Miss Universe, L.P. LLLP, and they must agree to abide by that determination both as to themselves and other applicants.
 
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