The pageant is open to women 26 years of age and up - single, divorced or married who are articulate, interesting, elegant and classy. Pageant competition is based on Fashion & Style, Interview, Evening Gown, Sportswear (jogging, yoga, aerobic wear, etc.), and the exciting On-Stage Question.
The 2012 pageant will be held April 12-15, 2012 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Anaheim Resort in Anaheim, CA. Pageant will begin at 7:30 pm.
State, regional and city queens will receive a beautiful crown, titled sash and the opportunity to make appearances as a celebrity in the community! Contestants can go to the pageant website to apply at: http://www.MsAmericaPageant.com.
Reigning Ms. America® 2011 is Tracy Broughton from Ladera Ranch, CA. Her year has been filled with making appearances for various charities, grand openings, red carpet events and has received worldwide press. Video of her crowning from the 2011 Ms. America Pageant can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/
CEO of the pageant is Susan Jeske from Orange County, CA. Susan’s background includes over 20 years in the beauty industry and was crowned Ms. America 1997 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas besting 50 other contestants. Her platform was Students Against Violence and made over 150 presentations to schools across the country.
Sponsors of the pageant include: Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Anaheim Resort, Orrick Herrington & Suitcliff, Commercial Bank of California, The Hoagy Co., Inc., Celebrity Smiles and MyEvent.com.
The Ms. America ® Pageant is a registered federal trademark with the USPTO in Washington DC since February 2000 and is one of the top pageant trademarks in the world.