Accounts for 25% of the overall score for both Teen & Miss Contestants, lasts 10 minutes for Miss & 8 minutes for teen, and occurs in a private room before the pageant. This provides time for judges to privately speak with each contestant 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 contestants 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 10% of the overall score for Miss Contestants & 15% for Teen Contestants, the smallest percentage throughout the competition. Like the name, it shows that the contestant 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.
Miss Contestants will wear a swimsuit for this phase of competition. Choose a swimsuit that represents you and fits yours body type. Wear clear or nude heals to keep your feet from taking the focus. Earrings are a must. Be CONFIDENT and full of life!
Teen Contestants will perform a Fitness Routine as a group & also individually. You will wear matching tank tops, black workout bottoms and white tennis shoes.
Accounts for 30% of the overall score for Miss Contestants & 35% for Teen Contestants, 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 20% of the overall score for Miss Contestants. For Teen Contestants this phase is combined with evening gown, and together make 25% of the teens total score.
On stage question shows the judges each contestant’s 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 and speaks throughout the community.
Questions are written by other contestants generally. Be present on stage. Answer the question genuinely and honestly. Share personal experiences, opinions, and do not be afraid to take risks.
Accounts for 15% of the overall score for Miss Contestants, the last impression on the judges. Again for Teen Contestants 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”.
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.