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 competition. This provides time for judges to privately speak with each contestant and get to know them individually. The responsibility of Miss Carbon County & Miss Teen Carbon County is considered a job, which makes the interview similar to a job interview. Most questions will come from the contestants resume & platform statement. 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 paperwork format. Be approachable and genuine, remember that the judges are real people.
Accounts for 10% of the overall score for Miss & Teen contestants, the smallest percentage throughout the competition. Like the name, it shows that the contestant is physically active and values her health, a quality of a great role model and example. Judges are looking for the young woman who is comfortable, confident, lively, and bright with personality. Miss Contestants will wear an active wear outfit, and walk a modeling pattern. Spandex material only (no cotton). Contestants will wear a Spandex top (crop top or full length), spandex workout bottoms (biker shorts (knee length), capri or full length), white tennis shoes. Show personality in the outfit you choose. No naval piercings. Teen Contestants will compete in Fitness in Active Wear, they will perform a Fitness Routine as a group & also individually. You will wear matching tank tops (provided by the organization), black workout bottoms (capri or full length) and white tennis shoes.
Active Wear Wardrobe Examples for Miss Carbon County Contestants
Example of Teen Fitness Routine
Accounts for 30% of the overall score for Miss contestants & Teen contestants, the highest percentage throughout the pageant. The winner of Miss Carbon County & Miss Teen Carbon County will perform her talent at community events. 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. Talent is can be up to 90 seconds long.
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 Contestants & Teen Contestants.
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 are likewise considered. The EVENING GOWN should complement both the young woman’s individual style and personality.
Choose a color and style of gown 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.
Accounts for 20% of the overall score for Miss Contestants & Teen Contestants and is the last impression for the judges.
On-stage question shows the judges each Contestants 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 Teen Carbon County promote their personal service platform and speaks throughout the community.
Miss & Teen Contestants will receive two questions; a question about their service platform and then a question from the judges. The judge will be given a mic to ask their question to a specific contestant. The judges question is a continuation of the private interview, questions are written by the judges about something talked about or discussed in the private interview; 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.
Evening Gown will be worn for this phase of competition.