PAGEANT COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS
Start Preparing Early!
Every Contestant Is Required to Participate in the Following:
|Ms Wheelchair Massachusetts
*A poster board presentation
that profiles your town/city,
accomplishments...and all of
the fabulous facts about you!
This is not a judged event...just
a way to get to know more
*A platform speech presentation that
is no shorter than 2 minutes and no
longer than 2 1/2 minutes. Tell the
judges a little bit about yourself and
what your platform as Ms.
Wheelchair Massachusetts will be.
What issue/issues do you feel
passionately about? WOW the
judges with your conviction as you
will be judged on your platform
*Get ready to present yourself
as a powerful advocate in your
own special way! It will be a
long day so comfortable attire is
present yourself to the judges
during your one-on-one
interviews as you might to
legislators, students and
interviewers as Ms. Wheelchair
|Relax...have fun preparing for the competition
and be ready for a great day!
The Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts judging is based upon criteria established by the Board of
Directors of the Ms. Wheelchair America Program.
1. Personal achievements/accomplishments since onset of disability only in the areas of:
2. Adjustments to disability
1. Ability to deal with media, peers, civic groups, etc.
2. Public relations skills
3. Advocacy for persons with disabilities
**Appropriate attire/personal presentation
**Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts is not a beauty contest and therefore this is not a license to
choose the most attractive participant. Instead, the items in this category are simply to
express a desire to have a pleasing appearance capable of obtaining favorable responses from
any audience before which Ms. Wheelchair Massachusetts would appear.**