Preliminary to Mrs. America and Mrs. World Competitions
Mrs. America is a reality-based prime time television special featuring the most accomplished married women of America. Each year, 51 delegates (all U.S. states plus the District of Columbia) compete for the coveted title. Imitated but never duplicated, “Mrs. America” remains the first, and still the foremost competition for married women!
This renowned national competition is devoted to emphasizing that America’s 70 million married woman are extraordinarily beautiful, poised, articulate and versatile.
Each of the 51 contestants - ranging in age from the 20’s to 50’s - earns the right to participate in the national event by winning her state competition. These state events are under the direction of Mrs. America State Directors, a network of respected and talented community and business leaders reflecting one of the largest systems of its genre in the world. Their efforts over the past 3 decades continues as a year-long watershed effort to discover the most accomplished married women qualified to compete for the esteemed title.
Each year the new Mrs. America will make personal appearances throughout the country during her year long reign, speaking to and for our country’s Greatest Natural Resource and most important constituency - its married women. The new Mrs. America will also represent the United States at Mrs. World, this December in Orlando, Florida. Together, these shows comprise the largest system of its genre in the world.
The Concept for Mrs. World has its roots in one of the oldest and most respected of all competitions - Mrs. America. That extravaganza was reorganized by David Marmel featuring a more contemporary and glamorous approach. While beauty is the key element, contestants are also urged to voice their opinions about marriage and current events.
All married women - young wives, mothers and even grandmothers - are eligible to participate. By providing this unique forum, in which delegates from around the world can come together and share a common purpose. “Mrs. World” successfully fosters greater communication, friendship and mutual understanding among all people.
Over the years, Mrs. World has been produced in many fascinating locations around the world including:
Queensland, Australia; Jerusalem, Israel; San Jose; Costa Rica; Honolulu, Hawaii (4 years); Las Vegas, Nevada (3 years); 2005, Amby Valley, India near Bombay; 2006 in St. Petersburg, 2007 in Sochi Russia and 2008 in Kaliningrad, Russia, and the 2009 international broadcast of Mrs. World originated from Ba Rua Vung Tau Province, Vietnam. December 2011 the Mrs. World competition was held in Orlando Florida.