FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

HOW CAN I ENTER THE MISS UNIVERSE GUYANA PAGEANT?
Potential contestants must apply to enter the Miss Universe Guyana pageant by applying through the application form on this website.

HOW CAN I COMPETE IN THE MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT?
To compete at Miss Universe, contestants must win their respective national pageants. To represent Guyana at Miss Universe, you must first win the National Preliminary, Miss Universe Guyana Pageant.

WHAT CAN I DO TO BEST PREPARE FOR THE PAGEANT?
Contestants should discuss preparing for the pageants with the pageant directors. They have a wealth of information, contacts and referrals. You can also start training in areas such as fitness and styling and also start with educating yourself about Guyana and its rich history, resources and current events.

ARE THERE AGE REQUIREMENTS?
Yes. Miss Universe Guyana contestants must be at least 18 and under 27 years of age before January 1st in the year they hope to compete in the Miss Universe.

ARE THERE HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS?
No.

CAN I BE MARRIED?
No, contestants may not be married or pregnant. They must not have ever been married, not had a marriage annulled nor given birth to, or parented a child. The titleholders are also required to remain unmarried throughout their reign.

CAN I COMPETE MORE THAN ONCE?
Contestants may compete more than once in the national preliminary, Miss Universe Guyana pageant. However, contestants may only compete in the Miss Universe pageant once.

AM I REQUIRED TO HAVE A PAGEANT COACH?
No. While some feel more prepared when they work with an experienced pageant coach who can give them tips, many women have won titles without any outside training. Candidates may also turn to their national director for assistance, as the director is experienced in providing effective guidance about the pageant.

WHAT IS THE JUDGING CRITERIA FOR MISS UNIVERSE GUYANA?
Contestants will be judged in three separate categories; evening gown, swimsuit, and a personality interview. There is no talent competition.

HOW ARE THE PAGEANT SITES CHOSEN?
The Miss Universe Guyana Organization will work closely with special event venues, private enterprises, government officials to find a location that would be suitable for the national pageant and its delegates. The location offering the optimal venue and support for the pageant is chosen.

HOW MANY CONTESTANTS WILL COMPETE IN MISS UNIVERSE GUYANA?
This information will become available closer to the pageant date. We encourage everyone to apply. After full consideration through the personal interviews, we will announce the final count of national delegates.

WHAT WILL MISS UNIVERSE GUYANA DO AFTER SHE IS CROWNED?
After the winner is crowned, they are prepped for a media tour where they will make multiple appearances at media outlets, networks, charitable organizations, sponsor events, etc. The titleholder will spend their reign representing her platforms, raising awareness and funds for charitable alliances, and traveling.