Amarillo is the official site of the 2016 Miss Texas Latina Pageant.
La “Cuna de Reinas” translated in English the Cradle of Queens will host Miss Texas Latina 2016 from November 25th-29th.
Contestants with Latina ancestry chosen in affiliate city competitions across the state will arrive with a week-long schedule of activities culminating with the coronation of Miss Texas Latina 2016 on Sunday November 29th, at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.
Latinas between the ages of 18 and 26 are showcased in the Miss Texas Latina state competition celebrating beauty and culture, and looking for role models in their winners, as found with current and former titleholders.
More than 30 delegates will arrive to the city of Amarillo on Wednesday, November 25th at our host hotel the Wyndham Garden Amarillo.
A full week of activities they will begin with orientation, several photo shoots, interviews, and rehearsals throughout the week.
They will also visit Conner Nursing Home on Thanksgiving Day to visit the elderly as part of community service.
Partnered once again with the Hispanic Student Association from West Texas A&M University to collect toys for the annual “One Toy, One Dream” program.
These toys will be sent to children in poverty in Mexico.
Each city ambassador with the dream of becoming the next Miss Texas Latina and achieve the opportunity to advance to the next level of competition and becoming “More than a model, a Role Model”.
The winner of Miss Texas Latina 2016 will advance and represent the state of Texas at the national Miss U.S. Latina in the Caribbean.
Host country for Miss U.S. Latina 2016 to be announced by our national office within the next months.
Miami-based Organización Miss America Latina Inc. produces the Miss U.S. Latina™ Pageant, as well as the Miss Latin America® of the World Pageant.
Over the years, the Miss U.S. Latina Pageant has been hosted by various Latin American countries aside from Mexico since its founding in Miami in 1983, among these Costa Rica, Bolivia, Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
Mexico has hosted the pageant a total of five times prior to this year, once in Hermosillo, Sonora in 1989 and the other four in 2003, 2005, 2012 and 2013 in Riviera Maya.
Through its Miss Texas Latina program, the pageant organization has been fostering cultural awareness and stronger ties between the Texas, U.S. and Latin America.
All eligible Latinas are encouraged to participate in their local preliminary for the chance at living this amazing experience.
Fore more information go to www.misstexaslatina.com