You can reach us by calling 310-975-3138
Our email address is: info@MissCaliforniaLatina.com
Our mailing address is: PO Box 16476, Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Yes. MISS U.S. LATINA™ (originally named “MISS LATINA USA,” changed in a 2001 revision per agreement with Miss USA/Universe Organization) is the first national competition established in the United States exclusively for Latinas leading to an international event.
It continues to be the only pageant whose winner advances to a world competition (MISS AMERICA LATINA DEL MUNDO). It is also the only national Latina pageant in the US that follows traditional pageant guidelines for participants and affiliate preliminary competitions, among which is that delegates may not be married or have children, and only one delegate can represent each state.
Miss U.S. Latina is the most prestigious and famous pageant in the world for Latinas living in the United States, as well as the longest-running (Since 1983).
MISS U.S. LATINA™ and MISS TEEN U.S. LATINA™ and state organizations have preliminary competitions, which are produced by local and state directors. The winner of the city competition goes on to compete in the state event for her home city; state winners go on to the national competition. However, a delegate may enter a state competition without having won a city title, and where there are no state preliminaries, she may apply for her state’s representation as an at-large delegate.
2008 was the first year that California held it's state pageant for Miss and Teen California Latina produced by The Gala Company. Prior to this, California was an large state and delegates were selected though an application process.
In 2013 the Miss U.S. Latina Pageant celebrated its 30th anniversary. MISS TEEN US LATINA™ made its debut in September 2003 in Riviera Maya-Cancun, Mexico.
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 Gala Company produces the Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina pageants under the direction of Jennifer Rodriguez.
The Miss California Latina and Miss Teen California Latina will always been held in the state of California. The city will be determined on a yearly biases. The goal is to bring the Miss California Latina pageants to different cities throughout the state of California.
Locations of Past Miss and Teen California Latina
2008 - Huntington Beach Hotel, Huntington Beach
2009 - Huntington Beach Hotel, Huntington Beach
2010 - Maya Hotel, Long Beach
2011 - Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach
2012- Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena
2013 - Westin, Pasadena
2014 - Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Long Beach
No. The competition is also open to residents of the USA who meet all of the other eligibility requirements.
All contestants will participate in a series of preliminary competitions in personal interview and evening gown. Teens will also compete in a preliminary Fashion Wear challenge competition and Miss will compete in swimwear. The top delegates in each division will move on to a final round of competition which consists of the same categories, with the addition of an onstage personal statement. Please click Judging criteria link for more details.
No, there is no performing talent required.
We make school the number one priority! Our program only encourages your success! Almost all of your appearances, celebrity events, and charity work will take place during the weekend and will be scheduled in advance.
Each Titleholder on a state and national level is awarded cash and prizes from the event's official sponsors. Note all prizes are listed until after the competition takes place. Please click here for prize list to date.
English and Spanish are the official languages of the program. It is NOT a requirement for contestants to speak Spanish, although it is encouraged.
No. There is no height requirement at all.