Ms. BPCC Pageant Outline

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Mock Interviews

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 1:30 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 18, 2016 | 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 individually 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 19, 2016 | 5:00 p.m. | BPCC Theatre (Approximately 1½ hours)

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

Pageant

Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. | BPCC Theatre (Doors open to the public at 5:00 p.m.)

Part I: Opening Introduction in Casualwear

Attire: Casual outfit of contestant’s choice
Purpose: To introduce the 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

All contestants must be at the theatre on the day of the pageant no later than 4:00 p.m. dressed in evening gowns for pictures. A professional photographer will be available 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.