Applications accepted now for Ms. Arkansas Senior America 2021

Dixie Makepeace Ford (left), Ms. Arkansas Senior America 2018, and Sharon Morgan Tahaney, Ms. Arkansas Senior America 2019.

Applications are currently being accepted for contestants in the Ms. Arkansas Senior America Pageant 2021 to be held at The Legendary Vapors in Hot Springs on Saturday, June 5.

Applications, entry fee, and virtual talent presentations must be received by the May 15 deadline. To obtain an application, state rules and judging criteria, email your request to For the convenience of potential contestants statewide, the application process will be online. On the day of the pageant in Hot Springs, all Covid safety guidelines will be followed, with the talent category being virtual.

The pageant is open to Arkansas women age 60-85 and is an opportunity for senior women to showcase their wisdom, philosophy of life and life achievements.

According to Patricia Genovese, pageant administrator for Arkansas Senior America, the women who compete in this pageant are community influencers who continue to serve long after the event. This is a statewide search for the gracious lady who brings wisdom, experience, talent, skills, and stories to younger generations, providing an opportunity to build a better society by example.”

“Senior women in Arkansas have a lot to offer, so we hope women across the state will make a commitment to be a contestant in the Ms. Senior Arkansas Pageant 2021,” Genovese said. “We want to spotlight the Age of Elegance even during the Age of Covid.”

More information about the Ms. Senior Arkansas Pageant 2021 can be found at AmericaPageant/. Potential contestants may contact Genovese at (501) 622-3131 or email puppy

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