Miss Costa Rica
Miss Costa Rica is a national beauty pageant in Costa Rica. The winner of the pageant represents Costa Rica at Miss Universe pageant.
The pageant for Miss Costa Rica selects young women aged 18 to 27, with each contestant representing a province, to compete for the opportunity to represent their country for a year and participate in the annual Miss Universe international competition.
Recent Representatives At Miss Universe
|Year||Province||Miss Universe Costa Rica||Placement at Miss Universe|
|2020||San José||Ivonne Cerdas||Top 10|
|2019||San José||Paola Chacón||Unplaced|
|2018||San José||Natalia Carvajal||Top 10|
|2013||Guanacaste||Fabiana Granados||Top 16|
|2011||Heredia||Johanna Solano||Top 10|
|2010||San José||Marva Wright||Unplaced|
*In 2017 The Miss Costa Rica Crown was awarded to the previous year’s First Runner-up, Elena Correa, without an official contest ceremony.
Reinas de Costa Rica
Reinas de Costa Rica is a beauty pageant in Costa Rica that selects representatives for the Miss World and Miss International pageants.
Following the cessation of sending contestants to these pageants by the Miss Costa Rica pageant in 2006, the franchise was obtained by the Reinas de Costa Rica organization, headed by Alan Aleman.
However, after a two-year absence from the Miss World pageant in 2017-2018, the organization ultimately lost the franchise to the newly established Concurso Nacional de Belleza de Costa Rica contest in 2019. Furthermore, the organization also lost the Miss Earth franchise to Jose Vásconez in 2016.
It should be noted that this pageant is not associated with the Miss Costa Rica Organization.
Concurso Nacional de Belleza de Costa Rica
Concurso Nacional de Belleza de Costa Rica is an annual beauty contest, which is in charge of delegating the representatives of Costa Rica in various international contests.
It has been operating in the country since 2019, after in 2017, the Reinas de Costa Rica lost the Miss World franchise .
Recent Representatives At Miss World
|Year||Province||Miss World Costa Rica||Placement at Miss World|
|2021||Puntarenas||Tamara Dal Maso||Unplaced|
|2019||San José||Jéssica Jiménez Muñoz||Unplaced|
|2016||San José||Melania González Monge||Unplaced|
|2015||Pérez Zeledón||Ángelica Reyes||Unplaced|
|2014||San José||Mariam Natasha Sibaja Bermúdez||Unplaced|
|2013||Heredia||Yarly Marín Ledezma||Unplaced|
|2012||San José||Silvana Sánchez Jiménez||Unplaced|
|2010||Alajuela||Dayana Aguilera Sequeira||Unplaced|
- Due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, no pageant in 2020.
- Costa Rica did not participate Miss World in 2017 and 2018.
The development of the contestants has been based on the catwalk, diction, general culture, image care, makeup, hairstyles and photography, the same preparation that will double for their representation abroad.