Areas of Competition

Beauty with a Purpose*

Required for all Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee  contestants.

Optional for Miss Teen World America Kentucky/Tennessee  contestants.

All contestants will be required to submit their “Beauty with a Purpose” (BWAP) project package, including:
  • a brief description of their project and achievements in a text form

  • a 1-minute video statement from the contestant about their charity involvement. This may include photos from work they achieved for the charity. Professional editing is not required. Video will not be judged on editing skills. Free video editing apps are available for iPhone and androids.

All submissions will be reviewed by the judges prior to the final event and select the most well-rounded and elaborated projects to be presented during the MWAKY/TN 2019 final and the winners will advance to the top finalist position. During the final, judges will announce one winner who will receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Beauty with a Purpose” Award.

Top Model * 

Required for all contestants.

All contestants will participate in a runway show. Contestants will be judged by the ability to carry themselves on stage, pose and feel confident in front of the camera. Top judges’ picks advance to the top finalist position and one winner announced during the final, will receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Top Model” Award.

Influencer*

Required for all contestants.

All contestants will be required to post in social media and interact with their fans, using specific hash tags, check-ins, etc. (the list of requirements will be provided). One winner with the most social media traction announced during the final, will receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Influencer” Award and advance as a top finalist.

Leader*

Required for all contestants.

All contestants shall be split in groups via drawing. Girls in each group shall be asked one question and judges will cast their vote for one semi-finalist from each group. The semi-finalists will then be split in groups of two for the second round. In the third round, finalists are judged head-to-head again,  top judges’ picks advance to the top finalist positions and one will win “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Leader” and receive the award during the final event.
(Number of rounds and group sizes may change due to number of contestants competing.)

Sports

Optional for all contestants.

During the preliminary stage of the competition, the contestants will be participating in a sports competition (more details to follow). Top judges’ picks advance to the top finalist position and one winner announced during the final, will receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Top Model” Award.v

Entrepreneur

Optional for contestants.

(The contestants can opt in the Entrepreneur Challenge though after meeting the requirement of one full page ad in our program book.)
Starting from the date the application is submitted, the contestant can start an ad space selling campaign for our official Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee and Miss Teen World America Kentucky/Tennessee Program Book. The contestants will be accumulating points based on the number and type of ad space sold. The contestant with the most number of points shall receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Entrepreneur” Award and advance as a top finalist.

Talent

Optional for contestants.

Contestants willing to participate in this fast track will need to submit one performance video or self-tape for pre-judging. Based on the submitted videos, the judges will select  contestants that will participate in the talent competition during the preliminary stage of the competition. Acceptable formats: singing, dancing, playing an instrument (no specialty acts, acting, poetry, painting or monologues). One winner will be announced during the final, receive “Miss World America Kentucky/Tennessee 2019 – Talent” Award and advance as a top finalist. The winner will also perform their winning number during the final event.