top of page

Rules And Regulations:

Entrant must be a resident of North America (including All US 
territories, Canada and Mexico) Dual residency or residence at a 
military installation is allowed. You may represent your state where 
you were born, attended or attends school, have family or own 
property, currently work or live.
Elegance International Entrant may represent their country of origin or represent their heritage. Delegates representing a country must have at least 25% ancestry (e.g.: Ms. Ireland Elegance International must have at least 25% direct, blood-related Irish ancestry). Only one title will be awarded for a delegate to represent a country.   If you win A title, you must agree to 
attend the 2023 Nationals to crown your successor.

Entrant must be in good health and must be of good moral character.
Entrant has always been female and was born of such sex 

All delegates are required to stay at the host hotel on Thursday, Friday and 
Saturday. You are also required to make your reservations under the 
pageant group block. There will be no exceptions to this rule please do 
not ask. If contestant's do not stay at the host hotel major points will 
be deducted from the final score.

All state title holders are requested but not required to make at least 
one to two appearances before the national event.

A pageant participant holds harmless the pageant
and/or it's director(s) and staff from any and all claims for damage to 
any person or property by reason of participation in this pageant, or 
subsequent events derived from participation in this pageant.

Delegate grants permission to the pageant director to use her 
photograph or likeness for advertising purposes.

You will be responsible for transportation to the national event and 
your hotel accommodations.

Entrant is allowed to have a modeling contract, commercial tie-up or 
exclusive agency contract as long as it does not interfere with 
representing this title. We do not authorize or permit the use of the 
name “Ms American Elegance” or any other title with respect to the 
pageant in any manner unless specifically approved by the director of 
the Ms. American Elegance Pageant.

For Ms. Sophisticate division size is based on evening gown size 16W & 

For the Mrs Division you must be married for at least 6 month and 25 
years or older. Currently residing with your husband and not separated 
or in the process of a divorce. Residency on a military base is acceptable.

For the Elegance International Division, you must be 25 and older and you can may represent your country or heritage. 

You can go up a age division if you will be that age as of the day of the 
start of nationals.

All judges decisions are final. Refunds will not be given under any 

If selected as the winner you will be required to sign a contract stating 
you will arrange and make 24 Quality appearances during your reign.  If you 
are unwilling to sign the contract you forfeit your title. You will receive 
some prizes that evening and the remainder when you come back to 
crown your successor.

As a American Elegance National titleholder, you agree not to compete 
in any other pageant during your reign for a period of 9 months from 
the date of crowning.
If you wish to compete in a pageant after that time permission must be 
granted from the national office and the request must be made 30 days 
prior. The request must be made in writing by mail. The above rule 
only applies to National titleholders not State or Regional titleholder.

A pageant for any woman because all women are elegant and beautiful.
No experience necessary.

Questions e-mail the National Office

bottom of page