HOW CAN I ENTER THE MISS OCEAN PAGEANT?
Potential contestants can apply to enter the Miss Ocean pageant through the Cleaner Oceans Club
director by post and email, provided all of the information
requested is provided. Please note that all information
provided is treated in the strictest confidence and is subject
to Data Protection measures.
Current Mailing Address (city/town, county, postcode)
Phone number(s) with area code and mobiles
Current Age (proofs required)
diving, surfing, sailing or other sporting certificates
DO I NEED PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?
Though not absolutely essential, potential contestants will benefit from some experience by way of entry to a local
pageant, but just as importantly, some experience in or on the
WHAT CAN I DO TO BEST PREPARE FOR THE PAGEANT?
Contestants should discuss preparing for the pageants with the
organizers of their local country or state directors, if
they have that experience. If not, we would suggest that
contestants look at other pageants to see how other
contenders present themselves. Practice makes perfect.
ARE THERE AGE REQUIREMENTS?
Yes. Miss Ocean contestants must be at least 18 and under 40 years of age before January 1st in the year they hope to compete in. Thirty
and above would class you as a senior competitor.
CAN I BE MARRIED?
No. Contestants may not be married or pregnant, or we would
see you as a Mrs, rather than a Miss. They must not have
been married, nor had a marriage annulled. The titleholders are also required to remain unmarried throughout their 12 month reign.
We hope that this makes sense to you. Once Miss Ocean is
established - and if there is demand, we may stage a tandem
competition for senior aquanauts, the name of which should be
CAN I COMPETE MORE THAN ONCE?
Contestants may compete more than once in their local pageants, but only once per year. However, contestants may only compete in the Miss Ocean pageant once.
AM I REQUIRED TO HAVE A PAGEANT COACH?
No. While some feel more prepared when they work with an experienced pageant coach who can give them tips, many women have won titles without any outside training.
WHAT IS THE JUDGING CRITERIA FOR MISS OCEAN?
Contestants will be judged in five separate categories; aquatic
skills, general deportment (fashion sense including
evening gown), personality
talents and overall
impression. There is a requirement to be able to
swim and to be prepared to swim at appropriate
venues and especially when competing/demonstrating your
Points will also be awarded for costume design and
originality. You may design your own clothing or promote a
WHERE CAN I WATCH THE MISS OCEAN EVENT?
A network broadcaster is likely to air the event in the United Kingdom and distribute the show to international markets.
HOW ARE THE MISS OCEAN PAGEANT SITES CHOSEN?
The Miss Ocean organizers work throughout the year with private enterprises, state and city government officials and, in the case of Miss Ocean pageants held overseas, with foreign governments to establish the Host Site(s) for each production. The city or country offering the optimal venue and support for
the Miss Ocean water-sport pageant is chosen.
HOW MANY CONTESTANTS ARE LIKELY TO COMPETE FOR MISS OCEAN?
It is anticipated that there will be around 20-30 candidates for the first Miss Ocean pageant. As the event
matures, from 40 to as many as 80 countries may send candidates to compete.
WHAT DOES MISS OCEAN DO AFTER SHE IS CROWNED?
After the winner is crowned,
she is prepped for a media tour where she makes multiple appearances at media outlets, networks, charitable organizations, sponsor events, etc. The
title holders spend their reign representing ocean related issues, raising awareness and funds for charitable alliances, and
traveling for the 12 months of their reign. This is in
accordance with their chosen Platform (see below).