ELIGIBILITY

Celebrating and Empowering Women of Elegance

International Ms. is more than a pageant, it is a collaboration of women of achievement from around the globe. If you are looking to take your outreach to the NEXT LEVEL, we invite you to apply for a prestigious title within the International Ms. organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Any nationality

  • Female

  • Age 26+ during the competition year

  • Married, unmarried, widowed or divorced

  • May or may not have children

  • Must demonstrate qualities of elegance and enterprise

  • Must speak, write and understand English or provide an interpreter during pageant week 

COMPETITION

  • Introduction Video

  • Social Media

  • Photogenic

  • Interview

  • Runway

  • Resortwear 

  • Formalwear 

  • Final Statement

AWARDS

  • International Ms. – Overall highest scoring woman receives $2,500 USD grant, official international sash and crown, variety of prizes

  • International 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Runners up – Receive $150 USD cash, variety of prizes

  • Ms. USA – Highest scoring unmarried woman representing a US state or region receives $1,000 USD grant, official sash and crown, variety of prizes

  • Mrs. USA – Highest scoring married woman representing a US state or region receives $1,000 USD grant, official sash and crown, variety of prizes

  • Congeniality Award – Selected by peers based on attitude during reign and at the pageant

  • People's Choice Award – Automatic position in International Top 6, Selected by online votes in week prior to pageant

  • Director's Leadership Award – Selected by directors based on leadership during reign and at the pageant

WINNER REQUIREMENTS

  • The winners of International Ms., Ms. USA & Mrs. USA will sign non-compete contracts to refrain from competing in other pageants or any role that will pose a conflict of interest until her successor is crowned. 

  • Winner(s) may not accept sponsorship that conflicts with the sponsorship provided to the organization.

  • Winner(s) must actively promote the system as directed by the organization.

  • Winner(s) must return to crown her successor. (Lodging provided)

  • Runner up prize money is awarded within 6 weeks following the pageant.

  • Mrs. USA, Ms. USA & International Ms. prize money is honored throughout the year through cash gifts, booking travel, purchase of business/charitable supplies, etc - as agreed upon by the organization and the winner(s). The first installment is paid immediately after crowning and the final installment paid during the following year's pageant. Failure to fulfill the requirements of reign will result in cease of installment compensation.