Rules & Regulations






 Miss Contestants: Must be at least age 19-29 years of age, size 16-up must be unmarried, may not compete while pregnant. This applies to participation in any preliminary pageant leading to the National pageant. Must not become pregnant during her reign as a state title holder or National winner.  Entrant must be a naturally born genetic female.
                      
Mrs Contestants: Must be at least 21 & over size 16-up, legally married before participating at a state and national pageant. Must be legally married, Entrant must be a naturally born genetic female. This applies to participation in any preliminary and national pageant.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
 Ms Contestants:Must be age 30 & over size 16-up, can be single divorced, widowed, & single mother.                                            Entrant must be a naturally born genetic female. This applies to participation in any preliminary and national pageant.


Teen Contestants: Must be age 13-18 years of age, size 14-up must be unmarried, may not compete while pregnant. This applies to participation in any preliminary pageant leading to the National pageant. Must not become pregnant during her reign as a state title holder or National winner. Entrant must be a naturally born genetic female.      
                 
           

Preliminary Pageants:

If a preliminary pageant is held for which entrant qualifies, entrant must first participate in the preliminary pageant before applying to enter the Teen,Miss, Mrs & Ms Plus United States Pageant™ as an at-large delegate unless special conditions are met.



“At-Large” Entry / Title Representation:

“At-large” refers to the status of any delegate who enters the Teen, Miss, Mrs & Ms Plus United States Pageant™ directly at the national level without first winning a preliminary pageant. Entrants may apply directly to the national pageant as an “at-large” delegate under the following conditions:

At-large applicants are asked to rank order their top three title choices. Upon receipt of required deposit, at-large applicant is placed into “pending” status regarding title assignment. At-large applicant may make payments or may make payment in full at the time of application.

At-large titles are assigned upon receipt of paperwork, photo(s) and payment in full of required fees. If two applicants apply for the same title, the title will be awarded to the first applicant who makes payment in full, regardless of when the initial applications were filed. The other applicant will be assigned another available title for which they qualify upon receipt of payment in full.

Returning Delegates

At large delegates may re-enter the national pageant from year to year.


Travel. Delegates make their own travel arrangements.  Teen,Miss, Mrs & Ms Plus United States Pageants, Inc. is not responsible for arranging national travel or intervening / resolving disputes involving national travel to the pageant competition.

Hotel. Delegates are required to stay at the host hotel (unless delegate lives close enough to drive from home to pageant events each day). Delegates and their families must make their own hotel reservations.