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  • Must be a woman.

  • Must use a wheelchair for 100% of her daily community mobility.

  • Must be a United States citizen.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Cannot have held a state title for the Ms. Wheelchair America, Inc. program in any other state.

  • Cannot have competed at a Ms. Wheelchair America National pageant previously.

  • Must be a resident of Louisiana for a minimum of six (6) months prior to the state competition.

  • Must be available to fulfill the requirements of a state titleholder. These include travel within Louisiana, travel to the national pageant, and numerous public appearances.

  • Must be able to articulate their platform.

Please include the following with your application:

  • Two (2) 5 X 7 vertical black and white or color pictures, label back of photo with your name. The portraits should be of your head and shoulders and must be of professional quality.  Emailing the photos is preferred.  This is for our program book.


  • Payment - Option 1: Fee of $150.00 if paid by Contestant. Option 2: Fee of $300.00 from sponsor(s) check(s) payable to BIALA must accompany your application. If you would like to pay online, please contact


  • Signed Release Form


To view the rules and to enter the MWLA 2022 Competition, please download and fill out the application below. Send the completed application to: &

*Video applications are accepted as long as the potential participant answers all of the required questions and submits all of the required attachments.*

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