The Ms Massachusetts United States pageant is a preliminary for the Ms United States national pageant. Contestants wishing to compete for the title of Ms Massachusetts United States must be a citizen of the United States and be between the ages of 25 - 39. Ms contestants can be previously married, divorced or widowed and may have given birth. The pageant is composed of four categories. Each pageant category is worth 25%. They include Interview, On-Stage Question, Evening Gown and Swimsuit.