Amanda Longacre recently was crowned Miss Delaware, but her tenure under the tiara was short-lived, as she was stripped of her title. Due to her age.
Longacre was crowned June 14, but she since been disqualified. The Miss America Organization says that contestants must be 17 to 24 years old.
She will turn 25 in October. Brittany Lewis, also 24, was crowned in her place a brief ceremony at the Dover Downs Hotel Casino on Thursday.
Amanda Longacre isn't going down with a fight, however, claiming she signed a contract with her age and birthday clearly stated, before winning.
She says a member of the board signed off on that contract on a local, state and national level. Only Tuesday was she notified that her age was an issue.
Longacre will not able to compete in the Miss America Pageant in September. In addition to being stripped of her title, she loses all prizes associated with it.
The organization said in a press release Thursday: