Each Miss Illinois contestant participates in an individual 10-minute press conference-style interview with our panel of judges. Contestants are asked questions from their interview fact sheet, Community Service Initiative (CSI), education, career goals, and other topics decided by the judging panel.Talent/HERStory:
Contestants perform a 90 second talent of their own choosing. Some possible talents include singing, dancing, gymnastics, instrumental music, monologues, baton twirling, flag routine etc.Talent Track Information
Contestants model on stage in an evening gown of her own choosing, representative of what she would wear to a formal, black tie social event. On-Stage Conversation:
On-Stage Conversation topics will vary from preliminary nights to the final night. More information on this requirement will be provided at the Spring Kick Off (SKO).Health and Fitness:
Contestants will walk a high-energy routine with movement and posing to demonstrate commitment to health and fitness.
Required documents and due dates can be found on the Instructions for Miss Illinois Paperwork
At-Large/Fair/Festival/College/University titles are required to register with MAO and must purchase an official crown & sash. See step 3 for additional instructions.