The Miss DC for America and 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 Miss for America and Mrs. America respectively, the  pageants welcome women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the titles. 

Service to the community:

  • Speaking Engagements

  • Mistress of Ceremony

  • Product/Service Ambassador

  • Print/Runway Campaigns

  • Red Carpet Correspondent

  • Meet and Greets

  • Award Presenter


The Miss for America and Mrs. America-National Competitions

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.

Now the organization has added a "Miss" competition! This competition is for women who are 18 and older and single. This includes women who are divorced or are a widow.

Qualifications for Miss DC for America:

  • Must be 18 or older

  • Must be single at the time of the Miss DC for America Pageant (Never Married, Divorced, Widowed, Legally Separated)

  • Must live or work within a 25-mile radius of DC

Qualifications for Mrs. DC America:

  • Must be 18 or older

  • Must be married at the time of the Mrs. DC America Pageant

  • Must live or work within a 25-mile radius of DC

The Pageant Competition:

The combined pageant is held in March or April of each year. 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 either Miss DC for America or Mrs. DC America and travels to the prospective National Pageant.  

The following awards are given out at the annual Pageants:

  • Winner, 1st Runner-up, 2nd Runner-up

  • Fabulous Face Contest Award

  • Fitness Award

  • Most Photogenic Award

  • Mrs. Congeniality Award

  • Sponsorship Award

Read our FAQ page to learn more!     

About An Officer and Gentlewoman LLC

The Miss DC for America and Mrs. DC America are produced by An Officer and Gentlewoman, LLC, a production company based in Washington, DC area. The company focuses on theatrical productions, television commercials, and television casting nationwide. To learn more about the company visit www.aoagwllc.com.