The International Pageant system has been developed to promote today’s young women and their accomplishments. Around the world women are finding this system to be the opportunity to work with others to become positive role models. Being the premiere pageant for young women has given Miss International® a chance to open doors for all women around the world.

Miss Criteria: Age 19-30 as of July 1st, a resident of Illinois and a U.S. Citizen.

The winner receives over  $70,000 in scholarships!

Areas of Competition

Interview (40% of score)


Interviews will be conducted between 5 judges and each contestant. Each contestant will have 5 minutes with each judge. No political or religious questions allowed. Each contestant will need to have a platform for which she will speak on during her year if selected as Miss Illinois International.

Fitness Wear (20% of score)


Each contestant will wear the official fitness wear of the Miss International Pageant System. Each contestant will be judged on being physically fit, energetic, and healthy.

Fun Fashion Wear (20% of score)


This segment of the competition is designed to allow each contestant to express her own personal sense of style.  Each Contestant will wear her own personal choice of fashion wear.

Evening Gown (20% of score)


Each contestant will wear her own personal choice of a floor length evening gown with no cut outs. Each contestant will be judged on grace, poise and elegance in Evening Wear.