Applications are being accepted for the title of Mrs. Delaware International 2017, an official preliminary to the Mrs. International Pageant, which will be held Aug. 7-13 at The Culture Center in Charleston, West Virginia.

The woman selected as Mrs. Delaware International 2017 will become an ambassador from Delaware and will receive an official title, crown and sash.

Competitions will include: private, one-on-one interview, with each contestant selecting a platform which she will speak about throughout her reign; fitness wear, in lieu of swimsuit competition; and evening gowns with husbands escorting their wives on stage.

Married women between the ages of 21-56 living or working in Delaware who are interested can call 540-989-5992 or email mary@mrsinternational.com.