Documents for Age and Residency
Required Documents for Age & Residency to compete in 2020 MISS VIRGINIA USA / MISS VIRGINIA TEEN USA
If you were born in the United States, a copy of your birth certificate or U.S. passport is acceptable to satisfy your proof-of-age requirement.
If you were not born in the United States, a copy of your passport or naturalization papers will satisfy your proof-of-age requirement.
TEEN CONTESTANTS must be at least 14 years of age and under 19 years of age as of January 1, 2020.
MISS CONTESTANTS must be at least 18 years of age and under 28 years of age as of January 1, 2020.
VIRGINIA RESIDENCY MUST BE ESTABLISHED NO LESS THAN 90-DAYS PRIOR TO THE VIRGINIA STATE PAGEANT.
You must satisfy at least one of the two following residency and documentation requirements:
(1)Submit at least two of the following types of legal documents listed in 1-8 (below):
I now reside and have resided in Virginia as my “permanent and/or primary residence” for a period of three (3) consecutive months, immediately prior to the commencement of the state pageant.
- Driver’s license
- Current school records (e.g., transcript or report cards with Virginia address)
- If you are under 16 years of age, only your school records will be sufficient to establish residency
- Employment documents in your name (Form W-2 and pay stubs)
- Telephone or utility bills in your name (both current bill and bill dating on or before August 1, 2019)
- Bank or credit card statements in your name (both a current statement and a statement dated August 21, 2019 or before)
- Virginia Voter Identification Card
- Virginia resident tax return from the most recent tax year
- Lease or deed for a dwelling in your name (evidencing occupancy of the dwelling as of August 1, 2019 or before)
(2)You have resided in Virginia as a full-time student at a school, college or university and will have completed one entire semester, trimester or summer session by December 31, 2019, and you will continue to reside in Virginia as a full-time student at that same school, college or university and will continue to reside in Virginia, although you may have spent or will be spending the summer in another state.
If this is your residence situation, you must submit legal copies of your current school records (e.g., transcript or report cards).