There used to be a time when beauty pageants were strictly for the younger generation. Fortunately, things have changed quite a bit over the past few years. Now, there are pageants that also celebrate the elegance of women over 60. Even if you have never competed in a pageant before, you may be interested in this one.
Why Senior Pageants Are Gaining Popularity
There are many reasons why senior pageants are gaining popularity. Above all else, these pageants are designed to celebrate seniors who lead active and productive lifestyles which culminates in the crowning of a “gracious lady who best exemplifies the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior Americans”.
Women seeking this title will start at a state competition like the Ms. Texas Senior Pageant. The pageant is similar to other beauty pageants, but in some ways better. For example, there is still an interview, evening gown, and talent section in the competition. However, each contestant also gets to share her “philosophy of life” so she can also be judged on her inner beauty.
Another draw to these competitions is the prizes involved. For example, the winner of the Ms. Texas Senior Pageant receives a free trip, all expenses paid, to compete in the Ms. Senior America National Pageant. But perhaps the biggest draw is being recognized for your talents, grace and wisdom.
Senior America pageants are held throughout the country. No matter where you live there is a good chance that you can find one of these events in your area. For more information, visit SeniorAmerica.org. From there, you will find information on everything from state pageants to the national pageant and much more.
Although the Ms. Texas Senior Pageant is among the most popular, there are many others that attract a large number of participants every year. Even if you are not interested in competing, you can help these events by volunteering or helping with fund raising.