The Ms. Senior America Pageant is an exciting combination of talent and inner beauty
along with individual fulfillment and elegance.
More than a "beauty pageant" Senior America is a
re-affirmation of life and self worth, of laughter and tears, of inner beauty and outward
By giving women 60 years of age and older an opportunity to display their "inner
beauty," talents, and elegance, the Pageant honors the
achievements of senior women and motivates and encourages them to utilize their
full potential to share a positive outlook on life with others. Participants
represent a cross
section of America.
The Ms. Senior America Pageant is a national, not-for-profit organization that depends
on sponsors and volunteers to continue to present the positive aspects of
aging and to act as an educator. Sponsors include
individuals, government agencies, private business, social and service organizations.
The Ms. Senior America Pageant
allows sponsors to celebrate the vitality of today's senior woman and to
applaud her accomplishments in the community, state, and nation.
Each contestant meets
individually with a panel of judges. This is her opportunity to demonstrate
her personality and conversational skill, and begins the judges' task of
selecting the lady who best meets the ideals of Senior America.
The Pageant recognizes
physical fitness, but seeks to emphasize that true beauty is a matter of
insight as well as eyesight. Each contestant shares her personal
"Philosophy of Life" with the audience so that the judges may
develop an insight into each lady's own inner beauty. The thirty second Philosophy statement isn't a biography, but rather the wisdom that the contestant wishes to share with the younger generation.
believes that the woman makes the clothes-- with her taste, style, and
knowledge of what's right for her. During this event the judges seek
the contestant whose poise and grace best illustrate the "Age of
Ms. Senior America
demonstrates that talent does not diminish with age, and should continue to
be shared. Each contestant presents her talent within a specifically allotted time. Whether music, dance,
comedy, drama, poetry, art, sewing, or other special skill, talent presentations demonstrate
the extraordinary, and ongoing, gifts of today's senior women. Respect for the time limit shows that maturity can bring both creativity and good judgment.
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The Ms. Senior America
Pageant is judged in two phases: the Preliminary Round and the
Finals. In the Preliminary Round, each contestant receives a
score, from one to ten, in each of the four categories discussed
above. Contestant interviews are held in advance, and the
judges' scores for the Interview Category are submitted to the
Chairperson and Tabulator. Preliminary Evening Gown, Philosophy
of Life and Talent scores are reported by the judges as they view the
contestants on stage. The scores are weighted and then added together,
and the ladies who receive the top ten scores are announced as Finalists. Finalists enter the stage for the Final
Round with their scores from their Interviews and are judged a second time on their Evening Gown, Philosophy of Life and
To Senior Ladies:
Share your experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for life. Be part of a national
movement to dispel the myths of aging.
There are many women deserving of recognition. Help us in honoring the "Age of
Elegance" in this exciting and constructive program.
For more information on becoming a contestant, developing a local or state pageant or becoming a Local, State, or National Sponsor, please Contact Us!