PRIVATE INTERVIEW 30%
Miss Ludington Area, Miss Michigan, and Miss America strives to prepare their delegates for real world scenarios, including interviews. Questions may range from their community service initiative to current events. Interview will continue for 30 second opening, 9-minutes Q&A, optional 30 second wrap up or closing statement.
ON STAGE CONVERSATION 10%
The On-Stage Conversation phase of competition is designed for the delegate to make an on-stage statement of her interests, opinions, and aspirations in answer to a question selected for her. One question will be asked, and the judge is to consider the answer to the question.
HEALTH & FITNESS 20%
The Health and Fitness competition is designed to determine the level of fitness of the delegate and to obtain a glimpse into her daily routine and lifestyle. The delegate’s drive, energy, and presence are to be likewise considered.
PERFORMANCE TALENT/HERSTORY 20%
The Performance Talent/HERstory phase of competition provides an insight into the delegate’s preparatory and performance skills. Consideration is given to whether the delegate’s talent selection fits these skills and her personality. The Talent competition acknowledges the quality of the talent being presented, the technical skill level, and the stage presence of the delegate.
EVENING GOWN 20%
The Evening Gown phase of competition is designed for the judge to assess the delegate’s beauty, poise, grace, and commanding stage presence
All contestants must have their Application, Fact Sheet, and MAO Registration complete in order to compete. Per National Level rules, all contestants must wear Rebel Athletic for Health & Fitness.