The New Ms. America® Will Be Crowned in California, September 3rd

BREA, CA – 10 Aug, 2016 – The Ms. America® Pageant is proud to announce that 45 Contestants from all over the United States will be competing for the coveted title of Ms. America® on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Curtis Theater in Brea, CA.

LIVE Streaming of the pageant will be on Alert the Globe at 7:30 pm (PST) at

The Ms. America® Pageant is for women 26 years of age and up who are single, divorced, married, widowed, with or without children. The pageant is based on four areas of competition: Evening Gown, Interview, Sportswear and Finalist On-Stage Question that are each worth 25% of their total score.

Contestants are to have a Platform or Cause that they believe in and would like to use their title and “crown for a purpose” to make a difference. This year the Contestants and National Titleholders have together made over 700 appearances which contributed to over 2000 volunteer service hours. This year for the first time in the history of the Ms. America® Pageant, all contestants in the pageant are receiving the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for the documented volunteer hours the contestants accumulated this past year. All 45 are qualified for the highest award given to a group which is the Gold Award; each contestant will receive a gold medal, certificate, and a letter signed from the President of the United States on White House stationery.

Optional Titles awarded at the pageant will be Ms. America International® 2017 for women 40-60 years of age and Ms. International™ 2017 which is the “Judges and People’s Choice” Award. This year the pageant will be awarding over $5000.00 cash prize for the People’s Choice Award.

To vote for your favorite contestant go to the pageant website at

Sponsors for the Ms. America® Pageant are Bella K, Just Pure Essentials, Planet Home Lending, Episkinz, True Elegance, Bling It!, Locks & Lashes, Orrick, Claire’s Collection, and Apollo Printing.

When: Saturday, September 3, 2016

Time:  6:30 pm – Red Carpet
           7:00 pm – Doors Open
           7:30 pm – Pageant starts

Curtis Theater – Brea Civic & Cultural Center
1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, California 92821

Purchase tickets on the website:

Reigning titleholders:
Ms. America® 2016 is Julie Harman from Midvale, Utah – she has made over 100 appearances during her reign. Ms. America International® 2016 is E-Dee Martin from Denver, Colorado and Ms. International™ 2016 is Deborah Valis-Flynn from South Carolina.  Their year has been filled with making appearances for various charities, grand openings, and red carpet events which garnered them worldwide media attention.

Highlights of last year’s Ms. America® Pageant can be found here:

CEO of the pageant is Susan Jeske from Orange County, CA. Susan’s background includes over 20 years in the beauty industry and was crowned Ms. America® 1997 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas besting 50 other contestants. Her platform was “Students Against Violence” and she made over 150 presentations to schools across the country. Susan is also known for holding the Guinness Book of World Record for singing the National Anthem at the most events in a 24-hour period and has sung the National Anthem for 7 United States Presidents. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the President of the United States for her volunteer service.

Website about Susan Jeske:

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The Ms. America® Pageant is a registered federal trademark with the USPTO in Washington DC since February 2000.

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