Accounts for 25% of the overall score for both Teen & Miss Candidates, lasts 10 minutes for Miss & 8 minutes for teen, and occurs in a private room before the competition. This provides time for judges to privately speak with each Candidate and get to know them individually. The responsibility of Miss Carbon County & Miss Carbon County's OT is considered a job, which makes the interview similar to a job interview. Most questions will come from the Candidates resume. Judges want to see how the young women present themselves, their confidence, and their fluidity of speech. This provides an opportunity for the judges to see characteristics of a great role model and community representative.
Wear business attire that represents you. Make sure make up is natural and lighter than 'Stage Makeup'. Have polished paperwork; use appropriate grammar, be honest and original, and follow the specified format. Be approachable and genuine, remember that the judges are real people.
Accounts for 15% of the overall score for Teen Candidates only, the smallest percentage throughout the competition. Like the name, it shows that the Candidate is physically fit and values her health, a quality of a great role model and example. Judges are looking for the girl who is comfortable, confident, lively, and bright with personality. Teen Candidates will perform a Fitness Routine as a group & also individually. You will wear matching tank tops, black workout bottoms and white tennis shoes.
Even though there is no longer a Lifestyle and Fitness phase of competition for Miss Candidates you should still live a healthy and fit lifestyle. Participating in this type of competition requires a lot of stamina and you are also setting an example for the Teen, Junior, Little & Mini Miss Royalty Members, show them that you value your health.
Below is Miss Orem's Outstanding Teen FULL Competition. For the Fitness Routine watch between minutes 11:40-15:40!
Accounts for 40% of the overall score for Miss Candidates & 35% for Teen Candidates, the highest percentage throughout the competition. The winner of Miss Carbon County & Miss Carbon County's Outstanding Teen will perform her talent at community events and at the State Competition. The judges are looking for a talented, prepared performance that has technical difficultly and is entertaining. Judges take into account overall presentation, consume, and musicality.
Choose a talent, song, costume, etc that represents you. Make it meaningful; be inspiring, motivational, passionate, entertaining, or important. Be prepared and invite the audience into your performance.
Watch as Miss Utah 2017 wow's the audience with her Violin Solo!
Accounts for 15% of the overall score for Miss Candidates. For Teen Candidates this phase is combined with evening gown, and together make 25% of the teens total score.
On stage question shows the judges each Candidates ability to speak in public; it shows that she is intelligent and eloquent in speech. This is a time for the audience to see a glimpse of what happened in interview. Miss Carbon County & Miss Carbon County's OT promotes her personal platform (Social Impact Initiative) and speaks throughout the community.
Outstanding Teen Candidates will receive two questions; a get to know you question written by another candidate, and a question about their platform (Social Impact Initiative). For Miss Carbon County the onstage question is a continuation of the private interview, questions are written by the judges about something talked about or discussed in the private interview, candidates will answer one question; will not be a replica question. he judge Be present on stage. Answer the question genuinely and honestly. Share personal experiences, opinions, and do not be afraid to take risks.
Accounts for 20% of the overall score for Miss Candidates, the last impression on the judges and is combined with a Statement about the candidates Social Impact Initiative. Again for Teen Candidates this phase is combined with on stage question, and together make 25% of the teens total score.
This shows the contestants grace, poise, and how she carries herself. Designed for the contestant to make an on-stage statement of her compelling charm, presence and personality. Further, her beauty, sense of style, composure and allure must be projected “across the footlights”. The EVENING WEAR should complement both the young woman’s individual style and personality, expressed in the “total look”.
For Miss Candidates at the end of the modeling pattern will give a 5-8 second purposely created statement, aka a "verbal tweet", that will have no context for judges or audience as there is no time for any explanation about the Social Impact Initiative. The goal is to understand the candidate's ability to have a social impact. Allows a chance to hear a candidates presentation of her Social Impact Initiative (SII) for social media in a different setting.
Choose a color and style of dress that makes you feel like a million bucks. Wear the dress, do not let the dress wear you. Be warm and sincere on stage. Take your time, this is your moment. Remember to move your arms naturally as if they were an extension of your dress.