Become A Contestant

ms wheelchair Alabama

Eligibility Requirements


  • Be a U.S. female citizen

  • Be 21 years or older

  • use a wheelchair or scooter for 100% of her public mobility

  • be a resident of Alabama for the last 6 months

  • demonstrate effective communication skills

  • be available to act as a representative for people with disabilities

  • MUST be able to attend the Ms. Wheelchair America national pageant if crowned Ms. Wheelchair Alabama America    

Judging Criteria

 Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Accomplishments since the onset of their disability
  • communication kills with the media, public relations, and as an advocate for the disability community
  • Self-perception including poise, demeanor, self-confidence, appropriate attire, and personal presentation
  • Performance in personal and on-state interviews
  • Platform Speech: 2-minute presentation about any disability related topic
    • how passionate you are about your platform
    • how you plan to educate others on your platform

Applications may be emailed to  Applications postmarked or emailed after  12/15/2019 will not be accepted unless special arrangements have been made through the competition coordinator.