Until September 10th, at-home fans and viewers have had the opportunity to vote their favorite contestants from the preliminary competition into the semi-finals of the pageant. The contestants who has been voted forward will be revealed during the pageant, which airs at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT tonight on ABC. As far as scoring goes for the judges, check out the criteria that the contestants are judged on below.
Composite Score – 30% (Top 16)
Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit – 20% (Top 16)
Evening Wear – 20% (Top 10)
Talent – 30%
Each judge ranks the Top 5 contestants in the order that they believe the contestants should each finish. The total scores of the pageant are based on the point totals from the final ballot.