Confused on the scoring for Miss America 2019? You're not alone. Again, this was the official documentation given to the 2019 candidates prior to the competition. "1. Personal Interview with Preliminary Judges - 20% | Wardrobe: Candidate’s Choice: Interview Attire ● Allows insight into the contestants ability to fulfill the responsibilities outlined in the job description and national contract ● Provides the opportunity to learn as much as possible about the contestant’s qual
Below is the actual job description the Miss America contestants (er candidates) were given prior to the September competition. A competition that was to shift towards a more talent-based competition with the preliminary talent score worth a whopping 50%! Interestingly, but not surprisingly, talent is only referred to in one short sentence in the Miss America job description and historically has been a distant memory for each year's new Miss America. Read it for yourself... "