For the first few years of Miss Teen USA, winners were allowed to then compete in that year's Miss USA pageant. The thinking being that between Miss Teen USA, Miss USA and Miss Universe there was the potential for one young woman to win all three and take the "Triple Crown" of pageants. Allison Brown was the last one allowed to compete in Miss USA as Miss Teen USA. Fun fact: Due to a reseting of the pageant schedule, Brown held on to the Miss Teen USA title for 18 months.
Miss Teen USA
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