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Mayfair Theater

4626 N Knox Ave

Miss Chicago Miss Windy City Miss Gold CoastMiss Cook County

Miss Chicago & Gold Coast are Open Competitions.
Miss Windy City & Miss Cook County are Closed Competitions to candidates that reside in the following counties: Cook, Lake, Will, DuPage, McHenry, & Kane. 


Items to turn in now

Due - 12/04/22
Resume | SII Essay | Headshot | Talent Track | Contract | Miss Chicago Local Fee | Program Book Ads


Education background

Professional background

Skills and Community Service


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Social Impact Initiative

One Page Essay 
1 - What is the cause?
2 - How is it relevant to you?
3 - How have you been involved in the cause?
4 - How would you promote awareness of your cause if chosen as Miss Chicago?
See Full Instructions Here



Clear picture of high quality

Focus on best features


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Talent Track

If using music, submit in .mp3

Max length is 90 seconds

See Reference Guide


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- signed contract
- signed rules & regulations
- front & back of medical card
- front & back of government issued ID
- proof of Illinois eligibility


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$50 per Ad
Most Sales receives Entrepreneurship Award

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Phases of Competition

Private Interview
Onstage Question/SII
Red Carpet

- Opening Number - 
Not Scored | Introductions Only | No Dancing
*Black cocktail dress or pantsuit*

Private Interview


Professional pantsuit or dress

10 minutes of private conversation with judging panel

Topics of conversation include information from your Resume, SII Essay, and Current Events.


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Onstage Question &
Social Impact Initiative Statement

15 second statement about your chosen Social Impact Initiative

Answer one question onstage from a judge.

Questions will be a followup from private interview topics.

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90 second performance

Perform your choice of talent

Common choices are: dance, vocal, instrument, and monologue


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Red Carpet

Individual modeling of formal attire

Formal dress or pantsuit


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A word from the directors...

We're so glad that you have chosen Chicago to compete at. The Miss Chicago Organization is dedicated to supporting young women and teens in the Chicago metro area. We hope that you enjoy your experience with us and we can't wait to meet you on January 7th, 2023. 

Jason Pica II
Leah Nikolaus

Co-Executive Directors
Miss Chicago Organization