In 1983, The Miss Universe Organization created Miss Teen USA. Miss Teen USA was first held on August 30, 1983, and was broadcast live on CBS until 2002. The first Miss Teen USA pageant took place at Lakeland Civic Center, Lakeland, Florida.
The First Miss Teen USA Pageant (Miss Teen USA 1983) Results
The Miss Teen USA 1983 pageant ended with Ruth Zakarian winning the title of Miss Teen USA 1983!
Top 5 finalists at the Miss Teen USA 1983 pageant were:
First Runner-Up - Tina Marrocco
Second Runner-Up - Krista Keith
Third Runner-Up - Kelly Jerles
Fourth Runner-Up - Sheri Sholz