A non-competitive mentoring program
for young women ages 4-18
Each year, during the American Women of Service Pageant, girls ages 4-18 years have the opportunity
to capture the spotlight as a princess during the pageant weekend. Our YAWOS princesses, up to age
12, attend a tea party the day of the national pageant and participate in specially design princess
training. Our titleholders age 13 and above participate in patriotic party and service project, where
they will be able to put their community service skills to work.
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
During the national pageant competition, Young American Women of Service participants are invited
to participate in the opening number portion of the pageant programing and are invited to our dinner
auction, where community service awards are given based on the number of hours each participant
Community Service awards are given on the following levels: The Red Award for 250+ hours of
community service, the White Award for 150-249 hours of community service, and the Blue Award for
up to 149 hours of community service. Additional community service awards will be given in the
following age categories for the overall most community service hours logged: ages 4-6, ages 7-9,
ages 10-12, ages 13-15, and age 16+.
It’s the perfect experience for girls who want to get started in pageants and learn about giving back in
a community of civic minded female role models. Young women will love the opportunity to represent
their states and regions as they mentor others through community service and civic involvement.