Miss America Will No Longer Judge Contestants on Beauty

Miss America Will No Longer Judge Contestants on Beauty


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right?

The Miss America pageant issued a statement saying, “Miss America is pivoting their mission to define women’s wellness as being based on optimal health, rather than physical appearance.”

Miss America dropped the swimsuit competition in 2018 saying, “By eliminating the swimsuit competition, it created an opportunity for us to redefine women’s wellness and what it means to be a great woman today in modern America.”

The 100th Anniversary Miss America Competition will be held on Thursday, December 16th at Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut!

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