Private Interview: This is a private interview with the judging panel. Judges will ask questions regarding the platform and resume in addition to current events in an effort to get to know each contestant. Attire: business dress or suit. (10 Minutes – Miss; 8 Minutes – Teen)
Talent: Each contestant gets 90 seconds to showcase their talent of choice to the judges. If accompaniment is required, a recording must be provided – no live accompaniment is permitted unless done by the contestant. A piano and microphones will be provided, but if your talent requires any additional props, please provide your own. Note: Contestants must write their own talent introduction and turn it in prior to competition. Attire: something that complements your talent and is showy and attention-grabbing.
Evening Wear: This phase of competition is meant to show a contestant’s poise and self-confidence. Contestants will be taught a simple modeling pattern the day of competition. Attire: evening gown of choice.
Lifestyle & Fitness: This phase of competition is meant to showcase a contestant’s self-confidence, energy and physical fitness. Contestants will be taught a simple modeling pattern the day of competition. Attire: swimsuit of choice (one piece or two piece allowed; no string bikinis!).
On-Stage Interview: Contestants will be asked two questions on stage. One question will be selected from their private interview, and one question will be written by fellow contestants and drawn at random.