Ms. BPCC Outline

Mock Interviews

Monday, February 17, 2014 / 6:00 p.m. / F-220

Attire: Business casual
Purpose: To familiarize the contestants with the professional interview process and with proper interview etiquette

Official Interviews

Thursday, February 20, 2014 / 5:00 p.m. / F-220

Attire: Corporate/business attire
Purpose: To introduce the contestants to the judges in a formal one-on-one interview-style setting.
Judging:

Each contestant will interview with the judges for approximately 12 minutes.
Contestants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas while remaining poised
  • Ability to project confidence and intelligence
  • Ability to interact comfortably with the judges

Rehearsal

Friday, February 21, 2014 / 5:00 p.m. / Theatre

Attire: Casual and comfortable (Bring the shoes to be worn in the pageant.)
Purpose: To familiarize contestants with all aspects of the Pageant.

Pageant

Saturday, February 22, 2014 / 6:00 p.m. / Theatre

Contestants must be at the theatre no later than 4:00 p.m. dressed in evening gowns for pictures. Doors will open to the public at 5:00 p.m.

Part I: Opening Performance in Sportswear

Attire: Sportswear or casual outfit
Purpose: To introduce contestants to the audience.
Judging:

Contestants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Overall ability to present a positive first impression in both personality and appearance

Part II: Evening Gown and On-Stage Question

Attire: Formal evening gown
Purpose: To display style, grace, and beauty while demonstrating the ability to remain poised in impromptu situations.
Judging:

Contestants will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Ability to present a positive impression in style, grace, and beauty
  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas while remaining poised
  • Ability to project confidence and intelligence
  • Voice quality

Photography

A professional photographer will be available to take pictures and will offer photograph packages at reasonable prices for purchase. A proof book will be provided to the Office of Student Life. Contestants will be notified when orders can be placed.