Setting The Standard For Latinas In The World of Pageantry!™

 

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible?

Miss Teen Belleza Latina – age 14-18 (single, never married, no children, must be at least 25% Hispanic)

(must not be older than 18 as of December 31st of the competition year)

Miss Belleza Latina - age 19-29 (single, married, divorced, single mom, must be at least 25% Hispanic)

(must not be older than 29 as of December 31st of the competition year)

Ms. Belleza Latina - age 30 & (single, married, divorced, single mom, must be at least 25% Hispanic)

Entrant must be a naturally born, genetic female. 

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How do I enter?

There are two ways to enter the Belleza Latina International Pageant: 

At-Large Entry
If there are no preliminary pageants in your area, you may enter the international pageant directly.  This is called "At-Large Entry". 

State Pageant
We currently have prelim pageants in Connecticut, Massachusetts & Texas.

 

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Is there an entry fee?

We regret that we must charge an entry fee.   The Belleza Latina International Pageant is self-supporting and relies solely upon entry fees to cover production expenses.  The entry fee is $950.

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What does the fee include?

Approximately half of the entry fee is directed back to each delegate in the form of the Official Crown, Sash, Meals, Entertainment / Siteseeing, Parties, Gifts, and Prizes. 

Entry fee includes:

  • Eligibility for all prizes & awards
  • Custom Belleza Latina crown
  • Embroidered title sash
  • Official Belleza Latina t-shirt & tote bag
  • Half- page ad in Program book
  • Promotion on national site
  • Copy of Pageant Program Book
  • Full photo CD of all events during pageant week.

Entry fee does not include:

  • Travel expenses
  • Lodging
  • Competition wardrobe
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Opening # outfit (required)

 

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What does the remainder of my entry fee pay for?

The cost to produce the Belleza Latina pageant is very costly.  The remainder of your entry fee pays for prizes, airfare and lodging for the International Queens, judges and production staff, venue, hotel rentals, printing, entertainment, choreography, production staff, sound and lighting, stage decorations, and many additional operational expenses. You may also seek sponsors or you may pay the entry fee yourself.

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What forms of payment are accepted?

Payment may be made by personal check, money order, or credit card via PayPal online to mtorres@msbellezalatina.com . Checks & Money Orders should be made payable to:

 

Miss Belleza Latina

Attn: Ramonita Pedrogo

28 Ranley Road

Mattapan, MA 02126

 

Delegates may pay the fee in full or may select a payment plan.  A $250 deposit is required to initiate a payment plan. Payments of any amount must be made at least every 30 days until the total fee is received.  Failure to remit payment every 30 days may result in loss of title and fees paid.  Delegate's title will be assigned and the crown and sash will be ordered only after payment has been received in full by Miss Belleza Latina.

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If I am unable to compete, will I be issued a refund or a credit?

No.  Due to extremely high production costs, we are not able to return any payments.  Please make sure you are able to participate in the international pageant before sending any funds.  All fees paid to Miss Belleaza Latina, Inc. are NOT REFUNDABLE and NOT TRANSFERABLE in full or in part for under any circumstances. This includes entry fees, advertising fees, pageant admission tickets, guest meal fees and any other fees paid.

 

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Do all delegates receive a crown & sash?

Yes.  The official Belleza Latina crown and sash is included in the entry fee. The order will be placed for your crown and sash immediately upon receipt payment in full of the entry fee.  Crowns & sashes generally take about 4-6 weeks to come in.  If you are scheduled for an appearances and need these items quicker, just let us know and we can put a rush on the order or how the items shipped directly to you from our vendor.  In these cases, you will be asked to pay the "rush" fee charged by our vendors and/or the shipping.

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