Do I need pageant experience? Absolutely Not! In the past contestants have won the title on their first attempt and other contestants compete several times before winning the title.
Does my age or height affect if I will win? Not at all! Contestants have ranged in age from 18-62 and have varied in heights from 4’8” to 6’3”.
Can I win the pageant if I have been married before? Yes. There have been former Mrs. Idaho's who have been married before. Entrant must be married as of the date of entry (for Mrs. Contestants), at least 18 years of age, be a person of good moral character and be a U.S. Citizen and a resident of the state she lives in for at least six months. For the Miss Idaho of America Pageant, applicants can be both divorced or widowed, or have never been married.
I do not have any children, are having children a requirement? No. We encourage women with and without children to participate. Former Mrs. Idaho America and Mrs. America winners have won their titles and do not have children.
Do I have to have a platform to run for Mrs. Idaho America/ Miss Idaho for America? A platform is something you do for someone or group that you are passionate about. You do not have to have a platform to participate in the Mrs. Idaho America/Miss Idaho for America Pageant. However, it is always nice to provide service in your community. At the state pageant we will be giving an award for Volunteer/Community Service. This is an optional award and will not affect the outcome of the pageant. Many former local and state title holders have promoted their personal platform while holding their titles.
Do I have to have a college education to become Mrs. Idaho America/ Miss Idaho for America ? No you do not have to have a college education to become Mrs. Idaho America/Mrs. America or Miss Idaho for America/Miss for America. The judges are instructed to not determine the winner based on her educational background. Winners have ranged from having a high school diploma to a PHD.
What is included in the Prize Package?
Is there an entry fee?
Yes. We highly encourage all our contestants to reach out to their communities to help cover their entry fee. As local titleholders, you have been selected to represent the women from your area. The entry fee will cover the behind the scenes cost of putting on the pageant, printing tickets and program books, renting the theater for pageant day ect. Our official program book will have designated space provided to thank those who have sponsored you.
If there are any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.