About Young American Women of Service

During their year as a Young American Women of Service representative, YAWOS participants are guided through monthly service challenges, initiatives and activities to help cultivate a natural desire to serve their communities and share with their peers. Our YAWOS Coordinator and Educator will help the YAWOS participants to be successful in navigating age appropriate service activities and keep a log of community service hours to be turned in for awards placement at nationals.  A year as a Young American Women of Service representative and participant is intended to be a year of growth and achievement


Each year, during the American Women of Service Pageant, girls up to 19 years old have the opportunity

to capture the spotlight as a Young American Woman of Service during the pageant weekend. Our

YAWOS participants will take part in a weekend full fo fun experiences, including a service project, a 

tea party, a pajama party, awards dinner, national opening number, group activity/event and much



The Young American Women of Service titleholders are  mentored by the contestants and later are

mentored by titleholders during their reign.  Young American Women of Service empowers young

women to begin their pageant career through volunteerism, giving back, and participating in their

school and community through our platform, The Crown CARE (Creating A Respectful Environment in

Schools/ Society).

New in 2021 we will have a selection of optional categories the YAWOS participants can take part in. These optional categories include performance talent, casual wear, fun fashion, evening gown, fitness, mommy and me modeling, role model, spokes model, super model, non performance talent, academic achievement, publishers award, resume, interview, and Crown CARES award. Awards are given in all age categories during International Finals.  Presidential Community service awards are given in various age divisions as outlined on the national website.