Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina - 50 Women Compete To Become The Latin Queens of California In The Largest Competition of Its Kind

50 Women Compete To Become The Latin Queens of California In The Largest Competition of Its Kind



50 women from throughout the state of California will compete to become the next Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina on Sunday, November 18th at the Pasadena Convention Center.



In its' fifth year, Miss California Latina has grown into the largest competition in the state for women of Latin decent. It includes a Teen division, ages 13-18 and Miss Division, ages 19-27. Miss California Latina is a preliminary to the national Miss Latina US competition, the most prestigious and well known pageant system in the world for U.S. Latinas, as well as the longest-running, since 1983. Winner of the Miss Latina US goes on to compete in the worldwide competition of Miss America Latina del Mundo event.





Miss California Latina competition weekend kicks off with the annual Purple Carpet media event on Friday, November 16th, hosted by Miss California Latina 2012, Ana Valenica and Miss Teen California Latina 2012, Jasmine Huerta. On Saturday November 17th, the Miss and Teen California Latina preliminary events will be featured during the Latin Connection Expo at the Pasadena Convention Center. Latin Connection Expo is a free event open to the public and will host various vendors. Doors open at noon.



The coronation show, featuring guest performers and celebrity invited guest, will include the crowning of a winner in both the Miss and Teen divisions. The final show begins at 6pm and will be held on Sunday, November 18th at the Pasadena Convention Center.



“Pasadena looks forward to welcoming the 2012 Miss California Latina Pageant,” said Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard. who will be in attendance for the final show. “The pageant’s mission of empowering young women of Latin and Hispanic origin is very important to Pasadena, the State of California and the entire country. We are proud to have been selected as the host city for this coveted event.”



The competition is comprised of an interview competition, a swimwear competition for the Miss division, fashion wear for Teen division, and an evening gown competition. During the interview portion, the judges will focus on personality, culture, intellect, successes, talents, goals and ambitions while paying special attention to each candidate’s poise, charm, self-confidence, as well as the substance of her answers. Throughout the swimsuit/fashion wear competitions, each candidate will be judged on figure, physical fitness and confidence; and during the evening gown segment, contestants will be expected demonstrate self-confidence, sense of style, beauty and grace while modeling the gown of her choice.



Winners of the Miss and Teen California Latina pageant will receive gifts, prizes and cash valued at $10,000. Winner of Miss California Latina will receive an all expensed paid trip to Latina America to represent the state of California at the annual Miss Latina US competition. California has had a history of doing well at the national level with all representatives in the past four years placing in the finals.

The Miss California Latina event is generously sponsored by Crown Diva, Organic Root Stimulator and Shiekh Shoes.

 

About Miss California Latina:

The mission of the Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina pageants is to empower women of Latin and Hispanic origin living in California and enable them to embrace and showcase their Latin American culture while serving the community. The Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina pageants provide personal and professional opportunities for young women to take pride their in culture, have a voice in politics, and in-turn, make a difference in the community. The organization provides a forum where the beauty, viewpoints, talents and accomplishments of young Latinas are not only highlighted, but have a purpose. Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina are the preliminaries to the national Miss Latina US and Miss Teen US Latina, the most prestigious and well known pageant in the world for U.S. Latinas, as well as the longest-running (since 1983).



Miss California Latina 2011 Ana Valenica, placed 3rd runner-up at the Miss Latina US pageant in Playa De Carmen this past May. Many of the winner and contestants of the Miss California Latina have gone on to appeared on national TV shows such as "Nuestra Belleza Latina" and "Model Latina".

The Miss California Latina and Teen California Latina Pageants are owned and produced by The Gala Company.

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