Engaging Youth in Leadership and Community Service
IMPORTANT DATES & DETAILS

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About BMOC

Big Man on Campus (BMOC) was created in 2010 to promote high achievement and confidence among high school males and the local youth community. The pageant allows young men a chance to share their talents and receive recognition for their achievements. This pageant’s purpose is not to judge outer beauty, but to highlight those young men whose distinguished character and integrity make them an important figure on their high school campus and local communities. This project also serves as the main fundraiser for the Youth Resources Teen Advisory Council which serves high school students in Vanderburgh, Warrick, Gibson and Posey counties.

Expectations

  1. Contestants must be seniors in high school in good standing.
  2. Contestants will conduct themselves respectfully during meetings, rehearsals and the Big Man On Campus event.
  3. Contestants will not be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, use tobacco products or use foul language at any meetings, rehearsals or the Big Man On Campus event.
  4. Contestants will provide their own wardrobe and understand that they will be disqualified for inappropriate dress during any portion of the Big Man On Campus event.
  5. Contestants will display the highest degree of sportsmanship during the event and behave courteously to all contestants, Youth Resources staff, BMOC co-chairs, Teen Advisory Council members, adult and youth volunteers, EVSC staff and audience members.

Important Dates

Contestant Meeting
Date: TBD
Time: 6pm
Location: Youth Resources’ office

Dance Practice #1
Date: Sunday, March 28
Time: 4pm
Location: Expressive Dance Academy

Tech & Talent Rehearsal
Date: Thursday, April 1
Time: 6pm
Location: Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center Auditorium

Dance Practice #2
Date: Thursday, April 8
Time: 4pm
Location: Expressive Dance Academy

Full Dress Rehearsal
Date: Tuesday, April 6
Time: 6pm
Location: Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center Auditorium

Dance Dress Rehearsal
Date: Wednesday, April 14
Time: 6pm
Location: Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center Auditorium

BMOC Event
Date: Thursday, April 15
Arrival time: 4pm (We’ll have pizza!)
Location: Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center Auditorium
Doors open: 5:30pm
Event start time: 6pm

Judging Categories

  1. Overall On-Stage Impression
  2. On-Stage Question(s)
  3. Talent
  4. Group Performance
  5. Extreme School Spirit

Awards Presented

  1. Crowd Favorite (Voted on by the audience via ticket stubs and donations)
  2. Mr. Congeniality (Voted on by all BMOC participants)
  3. 1st Runner Up (Decided by the judges)
  4. Big Man On Campus (Decided by the judges)

What to Bring to BMOC

  • Suit or professional attire for Formalwear/Interview
  • Materials/costume for Talent
  • Materials/costume for Extreme School Spirit
  • BMOC t-shirt (provided) and pants/shorts/shoes for Group Performance
BIG MAN ON CAMPUS CONTESTANT APPLICATION

Please fill out the following application and click submit at the end.

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