Candidate must reside or attend school in Illinois for the last six months. Candidate must be no older than 18 as of December 31st in the year of the state competition.
Candidate must be available for Spring Kick-Off and Miss Illinois Week.
Candidates must register for membership with Miss America here and then register for the Miss Northern Suburbs local competition. Make sure to use the coupon code that will be provided for teen candidates.
There is a $150 sponsorship fee.
Teen Candidates must create a Miss America Foundation Spot Fund fundraising page here.