Judging Criteria

2018 Miss Black USA Competition

Preliminary competition for all contestants.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW (15%)

Articulation
Composure
Overall response

Personal Fitness (15%)

Stage Presentation
Overall Appearance
Body Condition
Sportswear Selection

TALENT (35%)

Artistic Expression
Technical Skill
Stage Presence
Professionalism
Overall Performance

EVENING GOWN (15%)

Style
Poise
Grace
Professionalism
Overall Presentation

QUESTION AND ANSWER (20%)

Ability to think fast on feet
Articulation
Composure
Overall Response

 

Final competition for Top 15 contestants.

The 15 highest scores will make up the top 15 finalists – their slates will be cleared and they will re-compete in the following categories:

Question & Answer: 30%
Personal Fitness: 25%
Evening Gown: 20%
Talent: 25%


Announcement of the Top Five Finalists and Winner

The top 5 highest scores will make up the top5 finalists (winner, 1st runner up, 2nd runner up, 3rd runner up, and 4th runner up)