State Pageant Competition

Interview

Contestants will sit down with each of our judges for a one on one personal interview. Our interview questions are age appropriate and not designed to stump you but rather give the judges a glimpse of your true personality, goals, and plans for the role of being at National Queen. Sample interview questions for all ages will be provided to help you practice beforehand.

Interview Appearance & Introduction

Just before their interview, our contestants will have the opportunity to present a 30 second introduction. Contestants will be scored on their public speaking ability, poise, grooming, and appearance in their interview outfit. Example introductions and outfit guidelines are included in our paperwork to help you prepare.

Eveningwear

All of our contestants will compete in the eveningwear competition in the gown of their choice. Each contestant will take her walk in a moment in the spotlight showcasing their poise, personality, and confidence on stage. All of our contestants will use a predetermined walking pattern that will be provided in your newsletters leading up to pageant weekend.

National Queens Competition

Eveningwear

All of our contestants will compete in the eveningwear competition in the gown of their choice. Each contestant will take her walk in a moment in the spotlight showcasing their poise, personality, and confidence on stage. All of our contestants will use a predetermined walking pattern that will be provided in your newsletters leading up to pageant weekend.

Interview Appearance & Introduction

Just before their interview, our contestants will have the opportunity to present a 30 second introduction. Contestants will be scored on their public speaking ability, poise, grooming, and appearance in their interview outfit. Example introductions and outfit guidelines are included in our paperwork to help you prepare.

Interview

Contestants will sit down with each of our judges for a one on one personal interview. Our interview questions are age appropriate and not designed to stump you but rather give the judges a glimpse of your true personality, goals, and plans for the role of being at National Queen. Sample interview questions for all ages will be provided to help you practice beforehand.

Final Pageant

At our exciting pageant finals we'll announce our Top Finalists based on the scores in our preliminary competitions. These finalists will showcase their eveningwear and introduction one last time and receive a final pageant score. This score is added to their total score to determine our National Winner and Queen's Court.

National Victory Competition

Eveningwear

All of our contestants will compete in the eveningwear competition in the gown of their choice. Each contestant will take her walk in a moment in the spotlight showcasing their poise, personality, and confidence on stage. All of our contestants will use a predetermined walking pattern that will be provided in your newsletters leading up to pageant weekend.

Interview Appearance & Introduction

Just before their interview, our contestants will have the opportunity to present a 30 second introduction. Contestants will be scored on their public speaking ability, poise, grooming, and appearance in their interview outfit. Example introductions and outfit guidelines are included in our paperwork to help you prepare.

Interview

Contestants will sit down with each of our judges for a one on one personal interview. Our interview questions are age appropriate and not designed to stump you but rather give the judges a glimpse of your true personality, goals, and plans for the role of being at National Queen. Sample interview questions for all ages will be provided to help you practice beforehand.

Live Optional Score

Contestants in the Victory competition are required to compete in at least one on stage optional competition. These include: Actress, Modeling, Fashion, Talent, or Speech. The highest score of their live optional competitions will be added to the scores from Preliminary Competitions to calculate their final score. This  final score will determine our Winner and Court. 

National Optional Competitions

Talent

Contestants can compete with a 2 minute on stage talent of their choice. Judges will be looking for presence, entertainment value, confidence and poise under pressure. All talent presentations will be stopped at the 2 minute mark. Makeup is allowed in all age divisions for this competition.

Photogenic

Judges will be looking for age appropriate and natural styling, complimentary grooming, and overall photo quality and presentation. Please note scores in the photogenic competition will not be used toward your National Victory scores. Makeup is allowed for all age divisions.

Model

Walk the runway in an off the rack outfit of your choice. Our judges will be looking for poise, confidence, personality, a natural comfortable walk, and stage presence. Outfits should reflect something casual that you could wear in an everyday capacity. Makeup is allowed for all age divisions.

Actress

Contestants will have 90 seconds to perform a commercial, scene, or monologue of their choice. Entries will be performed in our audition studio and recorded for our judges to review.  Judges will be looking for entertainment value, performance quality, and poise. Makeup is allowed for all age divisions.

Speech

 Showcase your public speaking skills in this newly formatted competition. Contestants may select a topic of their choice to perform a speech up to 2 minutes long. judges will be looking for professionalism, content, and a confident delivery. Makeup is allowed in all age divisions.

Fashion

Contestants will model their outfit in a walking pattern of their choice. Outfits should reflect high fashion and unique ensembles that show your personal style. Our judges will be looking for personality, confidence, and age appropriate styling. Makeup is allowed for all  age divisions.

Cover Girl

Our Cover Girl program recognizes contestants who take the extra step to promote American Coed in their local communities. Earn amazing prizes, gain valuable public speaking skills, and take home a national title with this competition.

And Many More..

American Coed is proud to offer several other amazing competitions such as Academic Achievement, Volunteer Service, Miss Personality, Miss Influencer, People's Choice Award, the Erin Joy Award and many more to come!