2024 Entry Requirements

Mrs South Africa’s Entry Terms & Conditions For 2024.

Entries for 2024 are now open. Entries will close on Monday 29th January 2024 17h00

Enter Mrs South Africa 2024 Now! Please read all the entry terms and conditions below before completing the form.

1. ENTRY TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.1. All entrants are required to acknowledge that they have read and understand the Mrs. South Africa’s Terms and Conditions prior to entry
1.2. Entries will open online in November 2023 
1.3. Entries will close on Monday 29th January 2024 17h00. No late entries will be considered

2. PRE-REQUISITES FOR ENTRY

2.1. While Mrs. South Africa does screen and conduct the relevant checks, it is the contestant’s responsibility to check and ensure compliance with the criteria required

2.2. The following pre-requisites which must be fulfilled in order to enter Mrs. South Africa:

2.2.1. The contestant has a valid South Africa Identity Document and is a citizen or permanent resident within the Republic of South Africa, with their indicated gender as female
2.2.2. The contestant is between the ages of 25 and 55 and should be turning 25 or 55 years of age in 2024
2.2.3. The contestant is legally married in terms of the laws of the Republic of South Africa and in possession of a valid marriage certificate, issued by the South African Department of Home Affairs
2.2.4. The contestant has valid passport for travel purposes
2.2.5. If the contestant does not possess a valid passport, she must apply for and obtain one as soon as is reasonably possible. This is because she may need a passport for international competition/s, should she win the Mrs. South Africa Pageant
2.2.6. Contestant has a valid South African Driver’s License 
2.2.7. If the contestant does not possess a valid South African Drivers Licence, she must apply for and obtain one as soon as is reasonably possible. This is because the prize package may include a car, should she win the Mrs. South Africa pageant
2.2.8. Should the entrant be selected as Semi-finalist or Finalist in 2024, she will be required to avail herself on all compulsory dates, as indicated on the 2024 Calendar. The format and details of these compulsory event dates will be shared, with contestants, closer to the time
2.2.9. The contestant should not be or fall pregnant during the journey. Mrs. South Africa promotes and encourages family values and Mrs. South Africa does not discriminate against pregnancy, it will be physically strenuous for both the contestant (and foetus) to compete in Mrs. South Africa, and at an international level, if she wins Mrs. South Africa while maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Mrs. South Africa would not want to jeopardise the contestant (or foetus) health
2.2.10. The contestant must not have been involved in any past activities that may place Mrs. South Africa, its Pageant and/or organisers in a compromised and/or humiliating light both publicly or privately. These activities include, but are not limited to criminality, prostitution, nude public appearances, nude photography and nude videography. Should this come to light, Mrs. South Africa reserves the right to withdraw the contestant, with immediate effect
2.2.11. The contestant must not have a past or present criminal record or be involved in any criminality or any kind. Should this come to light, Mrs. South Africa reserves the right to withdraw the contestant, with immediate effect
2.2.12. Should a contestant separate, divorce or become widowed during her participation in the pageant, she must notify the Mrs. South Africa Management Team immediately. She will not be withdrawn and may continue in her year of entry
2.2.13. The contestant must not be an immediate family member of the Mrs. South Africa Management Team
2.2.14. The contestant may be any height or weight as this is not restricted, as a condition for entry
2.2.15. The contestant may or may not have tattoos, as this is not restricted
2.2.16. The contestant may have any educational background
2.2.17. The contestant does not need to have prior modelling or pageant experience 

3. COMPLETION OF THE ONLINE ENTRY FORM

3.1. In order to enter, entrants will need to complete all six steps:
3.1.1. Read the Mrs. SA terms and conditions, these Entry Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy
3.1.2. Complete the online entry form, on this website and answer all the questions. Online entry form will be available in November 2023. There will not be any ‘manual or hard copy’ entry forms
3.1.3. Attach two high resolution photos, to the online entry form
3.1.4. Attach a clear copy of a valid SA ID & a clear copy of a valid SA Marriage certificate
3.1.5. Review the Mrs. South Africa Calendar for 2024 and Contestant FAQ’s on the website. 2024 Calendar will be available in December 2023
3.1.6. Pay the non-refundable entry fee of R650, which includes 15% VAT, via Payfast or EFT. Online entries will not be processed if payment has not been made. Proof of payment must be emailed to marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za

3.2. Successful online entry will be confirmed by a website-generated confirmation email to the entrant’s specified email address
3.3. Thereafter, entrants will also receive an email from the Mrs. South Africa Management team, which will outline the next steps
3.4. A valid operational email address must be provided, in order for Mrs. South Africa to communicate with all entrants. Mrs. South Africa Pty Ltd will not be held responsible for communications not received due to in-operational email addresses
3.5. All cancellations or withdrawal of entry must be submitted, in writing, to Chief Operating Officer, Marlene Reddy-Ribeiro on marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za
3.1. In order to enter, entrants will need to complete all six steps:
3.1.1. Read the Mrs. SA terms and conditions, these Entry Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy 
3.1.2. Complete the online entry form, on this website and answer all the questions. Online entry form will be available in November 2023. There will not be any ‘manual or hard copy’ entry forms
3.1.3. Attach two high resolution photos, to the online entry form
3.1.4. Attach a clear copy of a valid SA ID & a clear copy of a valid SA Marriage certificate
3.1.5. Review the Mrs. South Africa Calendar for 2024 and Contestant FAQ’s on the website. 2024 Calendar will be available in December 2023
3.1.6. Pay the non-refundable entry fee of R650, which includes 15% VAT, via Payfast or EFT. Online entries will not be processed if payment has not been made. Proof of payment must be emailed to marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za 
3.2. Successful online entry will be confirmed by a website-generated confirmation email to the entrant’s specified email address
3.3. Thereafter, entrants will also receive an email from the Mrs. South Africa Management team, which will outline the next steps
3.4. A valid operational email address must be provided, in order for Mrs. South Africa to communicate with all entrants. Mrs. South Africa Pty Ltd will not be held responsible for communications not received due to in-operational email addresses
3.5. All cancellations or withdrawal of entry must be submitted, in writing, to Chief Operating Officer, Marlene Reddy-Ribeiro on marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za
*NB The act of completing and submitting the online entry form constitutes a binding agreement acknowledging that all the above, as well the Mrs. South Africa’s Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy, noted on website has been read, understood, and accepted, in full, by the Entrant

4. ENTRY FEE

4.1. The entry fee is R650 per entrant, and this includes 15% VAT
4.2. The entry fee is non-refundable and will not be refunded to the entrant, even if they withdraw their application
4.3. This is payable via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) OR deposit at Standard bank OR on the online payment portal i.e. Pay fast
4.4. This must be paid upon completion of the entry form online
4.5. Proof of payment must be emailed to marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za
4.6. Valid proof of payment are: A clear photo of the original bank deposit slip OR downloaded proof of payment, from internet banking site is required OR email confirmation from Pay fast
4.7. The following is note considered valid proof of payment: SMS bank notifications OR email notifications from the bank OR Screenshots from cell phones
4.8. Mrs. South Africa Pty Ltd Banking details:
Name of Account: Mrs. SA Beauty Pageant
Bank: Standard Bank
Account Number: 282926879
Branch Name: Clearwater
Branch Code: 001206
Amount: R650.00
Reference: (Name) Entry
4.9. Applicants should use “Name, Entry fee” as beneficiary reference for all EFT payments

5. PHOTO SPECIFICATIONS

5.1. Entrants must attach two clear, high resolution photos to their online application. This must be one full length photo and one head and shoulders photo
5.2. This does not need to be professional photos
5.3. Photos should be:
• One head & shoulders photo and one full length photo
• High resolution, in .jpeg or .png format
• Entrant must be dressed in simple daywear
• Entrant must be positioned against plain background and standing alone
• Recent photo, from the past year
5.4. Photos must NOT be:
• Entrant’s wedding photos or ‘Selfies’ or
• Entrant in dress up costumes, gym wear or active wear or
• Entrant with other people or ccreenshots from social media or
• Low resolution or in .pdf or .doc format

Should an entrant require assistance with photographs, we recommend they contact Mrs. SA’s Official Photographers, based in Gauteng, who may be able to assist them. *This is optional to utilise


6. NATIONAL CASTING: 2nd FEBRUARY 2024, GAUTENG

6.1. All entry forms will be screened by the Mrs. South Africa Management Team
6.2. Based on this, Mrs. South Africa will likely host a National Casting on Friday 2nd February 2024, in Gauteng
6.3. All qualifying entrants will be invited to the National Casting and they must avail themselves in person, in order to be considered for a place as a Semi-finalist, for 2024
6.4. No virtual attendance will be allowed
6.5. At this casting, Entrants will be interviewed, in person
6.6. From this pool, the 2024 Semi-finalists will be chosen
6.7. More details will follow in early 2024, from the Mrs. South Africa Management Team

7. SEMI-FINALIST WORKSHOP: 3rd – 4th FEBRUARY 2024, GAUTENG

7.1. A Semi-finalist Workshop, over two full days i.e. Saturday 3th and Sunday 4th February 2024, will take place in Gauteng

7.2. This is compulsory for all successful semi-finalists
7.3. This is to prepare all Semi-finalists for the journey ahead, as well as to upskill and empower them
7.4. All Semi-finalists must attend, in person. Virtual attendance will not be allowed

7.5. The dress code is “Pageant casual” which is smart day wear
7.6. The final times and itineraries will follow in early 2024. Generally they start quite early and end late each day
7.7. All travel and accommodation during the entry and Semi-finalist stages are to the entrant’s own account

8. SOCIAL MEDIA

8.1. We encourage entrants to follow Mrs South Africa on all the social media platforms and links can be found on our home page.

9. QUERIES

9.1. Due to the high volume of queries, all queries can be directed to Marlene Reddy-Ribeiro, Chief Operating Officer, on email only please at marlene@mrssouthafrica.co.za.
9.2. Whatsapp will not be used as means for communication given the high volume of application and queries

Mrs South Africa pty ltd wishes you Good Luck for your Application!