REPRESENT YOUR HOMETOWN BY
REGISTERING FOR THE CULTURAL PEAGANT
Contestants must be of Puerto Rican heritage regardless of place of birth. To qualify, only one parent must be
of Puerto Rican descent.
Contestants must be between the ages of 18 to 25 years old at the time of filling out the application.
No fee is required to apply to participate in the Cultural Pageant.
Once an applicant has been confirmed as an official contestant, the applicant will be required
to submit a $200.00 non-refundable processing fee at their first official meeting with Pageant
Applicants must have never been married or pregnant or given birth to a child, must reside in
the State of Florida, and be able to produce appropriate documentation regarding proof of age.
Contestants must be able to clearly represent the Puerto Rican culture and heritage as the
representative of the Florida Puerto Rican Parade, Inc. at various events and activities during
Contestants of the Cultural Pageant will be judged in 5 categories:
- Cultural Attire
- Evening Gown
- Final Question
Contestants are responsible for their required wardrobe for each segment. Each contestant is
encouraged to solicit sponsors. Each contestant is allowed one assistant backstage during the
pageant. The Miss Florida Puerto Rican Parade Cultural Pageant is not responsible for the
contestant’s personal belongings.
The Pageant application, rules and regulations affidavit must be completed and returned before
January 20, 2017. Two photos of the contestant must accompany the application. One photo should
be a head shot and the other a full length photo.
The photos may be used in the pageant journal and website and should show contestants at their best.
The Queen will reign for one year.
The producers, promoters and sponsors of the pageant will not be held accountable for any
sickness or other occurrences to the Queen or her party during the duration of the contest.