Miss Teen USA Says Bye To Bikini
The Miss Teen USA competition is getting an update.
The Miss Universe organization announced earlier this week, that the Teen pageant will no longer include a swimsuit competition. Instead, the contestants will be judged in athletic wear.
The move is pretty consistent with the re-branding of the Miss Universe Organization. The Director for the pageant says that it is a great way to celebrate the active lives that so many young women lead and set a strong example to young girls.
One spokesperson said, that this could cause more parents to be open to their daughters competing.in an event like this.