2017 Judging Criteria

All contestants are judged in 3 areas of preliminary competition; Interview, Physical Fitness, & Evening Gown. There is an optional Talent portion that will provide bonus points to the contestant’s overall preliminary score before being announced into the semifinalists. In order to participate in the talent portion, you must submit a $100 talent production fee. The winner of this preliminary talent will automatically be entered as a semifinalist.

Preliminary Scoring:

  • 40% Physical Fitness: each contestant is evaluated on her physical fitness, stage presence, and overall impression.
  • 40% Evening Gown: each contestant is evaluated on grace, poise, style, stage presence, the confidence with which she carries herself, and overall impression.
  • 20% Interview Competition: Contestants are interviewed by the judges, based on the information submitted from the judges profile form. Each delegate will receive 8 minutes. Contestants are scored on their communication skills and personality.
  • Winner of Talent will automatically become a semifinalist.

Following the Preliminary, the semifinalists with the highest scores from preliminary plus the Top Talent and Miss Entrepreneur will be announced after the opening dance of the Final Show. After the announcement of the semifinalists, all the scores will be erased and every semi-finalist will have an equal opportunity to be the next queen. There will be 4 areas of competition on the show finale, which includes; Physical Fitness, Evening Gown, platform, and the Final Q&A. Only the Final 5 will have an ON-STAGE question and showcase their platform to the audience. They will each have 15 seconds to answer the question. Finally, the judges will decide between the final 5 who the queen will be. Rankings are based on their overall impression of each delegate. The 2017 Winner will be announced as Miss Asian North America 2017.

The Top 3 Talents will also perform during the show finale but will not be judged.

Show Finale Scoring

  • 40% Physical Fitness:
  • each contestant is evaluated on her physical fitness, stage presence, and overall impression.

  • 40% Evening Gown: each contestant is evaluated on grace, poise, style, stage presence, the confidence with which she carries herself, and overall impression.
  • 20% Q&A / Platform: Questions prepared by the judges & contestants Pageant Platform