The Mrs. DC America Pageant publicly recognizes beautiful married women, living and/or working within a 25-mile radius of Washington, DC, who have obtained personal, professional, and community achievements. An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World, the Mrs. DC America Pageant welcomes women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the title of Mrs. DC America. 

Mrs. DC America serves the community by the following ways:

  • Speaking Engagements
  • Mistress of Ceremony
  • Product/Service Ambassador
  • Print/Runway Campaigns
  • Red Carpet Correspondent
  • Meet and Greets
  • Award Presenter


Since 1977, the Mrs. America pageant is the leading competition for married women! This renowned national competition is devoted to emphasizing that America's 70 million married women are extraordinarily beautiful, poised, articulate, and versatile.

Each state (plus the District of Columbia) has a yearly preliminary pageant to select a delegate to participate in the Mrs. America pageant. At the Mrs. America pageant 51 women compete for the coveted title of Mrs. America. Then, the delegate who wins the Mrs. America pageant moves on to the Mrs. World pageant, competing against other beautiful, articulate, and poised women from around the world!

The Pageant Competition:

At the competition, the contestants are judged in three categories:

1) Interview (50%)-It is broken down into two areas: Beauty/Photogenic and Poise/Personality

2) Swimsuit (25%)

3) Evening Gown (25%)

The woman with the highest overall score wins the title of Mrs. DC America and travels to Mrs. America to compete for the national title!   

Awards at the Competition:

The following awards are given out at the annual Mrs. DC America Pageant:

  • Winner, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up
  • Costume Award
  • Fabulous Face Contest Award
  • Fitness Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Most Photogenic Award
  • Mrs. Congeniality Award
  • Sponsorship Award

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