The interview is six minutes total at the local level — there is no opening or closing. There are typically 5-7 judges on a panel. Candidates are questioned on their background, educational and career goals, opinions on current events and social issues, their social impact initiative, and their interests, hobbies and extracurricular activities. The judges will have the candidate’s submitted resume and social impact initiative for the interview.Talent:
Candidates will perform a 90 second talent presentation of their choice. Some possible talents include all types of singing, dancing, gymnastics, instrumental music, dramatic or comedic monologues, baton twirling and ventriloquism.Talent Track Information
Evening Wear & Onstage Question:
Attire is the candidate's choice of evening wear. This phase of competition is designed to assess the candidate’s beauty, poise, grace, and commanding stage presence, as well as her ability to answer a question with eloquence and intelligence in front of a large audience. Candidates will answer a question onstage related to their social impact initiative of choice.Lifestyle & Wellness:
Attire is athletic wear. This phase of competition is designed to see how well the candidate maintains a lifestyle of good physical health and whether or not she has the sense of confidence and self-assurance needed to be a titleholder. The candidate should show that she takes care of herself and participates in activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.