REQUIRED AREAS OF COMPETITION
Interview (30%)  -   Formal Wear (30%)  -  Personal Introduction (30%)  -  Online Bio & Picture Page (10%)
We Have Completely Eliminated The "On Stage Question" From Our Competition.
Interview (30%)
Round Robin Style.
Judging Criteria:
Confidence, Knowledge & Overall Impression
Attire:
Trendy Dress, Skirt/Top, Jumpsuit.  We Do Not Require A Traditional Suit Or Pantyhose.  Shoes Should Be Age Appropriate & Compliment Outfit.
Time Limit:
Three Minutes (Per Judge) - Princess, Little & Pre-Teen
Four Minutes (Per Judge) - Junior, Teen & Miss
Formal Wear (30%)
Each Delegate Will Showcase Her Style & Grace In A Gown Of Her Choice.
Judging Criteria:
Evening Gown, Poise & Overall Impression
Attire:
All Divisions Required To Wear An Age Appropriate Full Length Gown.  No Bare Midriffs For Princess, Little, Pre-Teen Or Junior Miss.  Small Heels Or Flats Required For Princess, Little & Pre-Teen.
Time-Limit:
90 Seconds
Personal Introduction (30%)
Contestants will need to prepare and deliver an introduction about themselves.  To compliment our 2020 theme, please also include what makes you...Beautifully Strong!
Judging Criteria:
Content, Delivery & Confidence
Attire:
2020 Official National Shirt (included in attire package), White Pants & Nude/Skin Tone Heels.  Small Heels or Flats For Junior Division.  Group Photo Will Also Be Taken In This Outfit.
Time Limit:
Thirty Seconds - Princess
Sixty Seconds - All Other Age Divisions
Be creative and have fun with this.  Even though what you say is significant, how you say it is equally important.  All introductions need to include full name, title, hometown & state (if it varies from title).  Please also include what makes YOU...Beautifully Strong!
Online Bio & Picture Page (10%)
Online Bio:  Please fill out the online bio, which will be available from the DELEGATE LOGIN section after 5/1/19.
Submission Deadline is 10/1/19.
Picture Page: Please prepare an 8.5" x 11" picture page (similar to the example) that tells a story about who you are.  You may include hobbies, family, friends, vacations, school, community athletics, etc.  Print five copies on quality paper and place each one in its own sheet protector.  Please label the back of each copy with your name and age division.  Place ALL FIVE COPIES inside a large envelope and label the outside with your name and age division.  Please bring this with you to Check-In.  These items will not be returned.
THE ELITE 8
We Will Crown One National Queen, Per Age Division, Based On The Criteria Listed Above.  In Addition To The Six Age Division Queens, We Will Also Crown Two National Ambassadors.  Visit Our Ambassador Page Now To Learn More About How You Can Win This Title.  Don't Miss Your Chance To Become One Of Our ELITE 8 in 2020!
ELITE 8 PRIZE PACKAGE
Our Elite 8 Will Receive A National Crown, Embroidered Rhinestone Sash, Trophy, Flowers, Crown Case, Queens Retreat Weekend For Queen & Guardian, Royalty Trip (Family Invited), Various Elite Photoshoots, ELITE Luggage, ELITE Apparel, National Attire Credit & Additional Prizes.  Full Prize List Will Be Available Closer To Event.   Our Six Age Divisions Queens Will Also Receive A Cash Scholarship Up To $1,250.00.
TOP FIVE FINALISTS
Each Top 5 Finalist Will Receive A Cash Scholarship, 2021 National Elite Gift Certificate, Top 5 Tee & Trophy.
1st Runner-Up ($900) - Cash Prize Up To $500 & $400 Gift Certificate
2nd Runner-Up ($675) - Cash Prize Up To $375 & $300 Gift Certificate
3rd Runner-Up ($450) - Cash Prize Up To $250 & $200 Gift Certificate
4th Runner Up ($225) - Cash Prize Up To $125 & $100 Gift Certificate
*Cash Awards Based On The Number Of Contestants In Each Division.  See Scholarship Fee For Cash Prize Breakdown.