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Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013
Date August 29, 2012
Presenters Raymond Arrieta, Alexandra Fuentes, Mayra Matos, Viviana Ortiz
Venue Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center, Santurce, Puerto Rico
Broadcaster Telemundo
Entrants 32
Placements 16
Withdraws Aguada, Aguadilla, Camuy, Coamo, Florida, Guayama, Gurabo, Hormigueros, Lajas, Morovis, Naguabo, Rio Grande, Sabana Grande, San German, Utuado, Yabucoa
Returns Adjuntas, Aibonito, Arecibo, Caguas, Corozal, Fajardo, Jayuya, Lares, Patillas, Ponce, Rincón, San Sebastián
Winner Monic Marie Pérez Díaz
Arecibo Arecibo
Congeniality Yubelkis Inocencia Paredes Valdez
Trujillo Alto Trujillo Alto
Photogenic Monic Marie Pérez Díaz
Arecibo Arecibo

The 58th Annual Miss Universe Puerto Rico pageant was held at the Centro de Bellas Artes de Santurce, on August 29, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.[1]

Bodine Koehler, who won the title of Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012, crowned her successor, Miss Arecibo, Monic Marie Pérez as Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013, who then represented Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2013 on November 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.[2]

Also, the contestants from Puerto Rico for the Miss Intercontinental 2013, Miss Supranational 2013, Miss Continente Americano 2013 and Top Model of the World Puerto Rico 2013 competitions were chosen.

Placements

Final Results Contestant
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013
Miss Intercontinental Puerto Rico 2013
Miss Supranational Puerto Rico 2013
  • Cayey Cayey – Desirée Del Rio De Jesús
Miss Continente Americano Puerto Rico 2013
  • Mayagüez Mayagüez – Cristina María Franceschini Sánchez
Top Model of World Puerto Rico 2013
Top 10
  • Canóvanas Canóvanas – Nicole De Jesús Andino
  • Fajardo Fajardo – Patricia Corcino Pérez
  • Humacao Humacao – Roselyn Yarelis Acosta Ortega
  • Rincón Rincón – Giselle Marie Negrón Coro
  • Toa Alta Toa Alta – Ariana Karina Díaz Díaz
Top 16

Historical significance

  • Arecibo won Miss Universe Puerto Rico for the first time.
  • The following municipalities also made the semifinals last year were Aguas Buenas, Arroyo, Cayey, Mayagüez, Toa Alta, and Toa Baja.
  • Toa Baja placed for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Las Piedras last placed in 2002.
  • Lares last placed in 2004.
  • Fajardo last placed in 2007.
  • Adjuntas and Arecibo last placed in 2009.
  • Dorado and Rincón last placed in 2010.
  • Canóvanas, Corozal, and Humacao last placed in 2011.

Contestants

Here is a list of the official 32 contestants:[3]
Municipality Contestant Age Height Hometown
Adjuntas Adjuntas Laura Irizarry Montañez
21
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Adjuntas
Aguas Buenas Aguas Buenas Angélica Sofía Vázquez Lozada
19
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Guaynabo
Aibonito Aibonito Marielasofía Pennet Jordan
22
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Aibonito
Arecibo Arecibo Monic Marie Pérez Díaz
22
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Arecibo
Arroyo Arroyo Génesis María Dávila Pérez
19
1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Arroyo
Bayamón Bayamón Stephanie Román De León
19
1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Bayamón
Caguas Caguas Kristtal Marie Cruz Nieves
21
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Bayamón
Canóvanas Canóvanas Nicole De Jesús Andino
19
1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Bayamón
Carolina Carolina Janyll Cintrón Torres
25
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Carolina
Cataño Cataño Karina Rosalba Núñez Cintrón
20
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
San Juan
Cayey Cayey Desireé Del Río De Jesús
25
1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
San Juan
Corozal Corozal María Nelly Vicioso Martínez
23
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
San Juan
Dorado Dorado María Alejandra Feliciano Jimenez
19
1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Bayamón
Fajardo Fajardo Patricia Corcino Pérez
24
1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Bayamón
Guaynabo Guaynabo María Licell Rivera Doreo
25
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Bayamón
Humacao Humacao Roselyn Yarelis Acosta Ortega
19
1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Bayamón
Jayuya Jayuya Tessy Inez Liddell Acevedo
21
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Bayamón
Lares Lares Jerrica Lee Rivera Rivera
21
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Bayamón
Las Piedras Las Piedras Idaliz Pedraza Izquierdo
20
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
San Juan
Loíza Loíza Yanitza Marisol Rivera Rivera
26
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Loíza
Luquillo Luquillo Marina Vega Berti
21
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Luquillo
Mayagüez Mayagüez Cristina María Franceschini Sánchez
20
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Mayagüez
Orocovis Orocovis Amanda Ortíz Rosado
23
1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Orocovis
Patillas Patillas Marlene Cruz García
22
1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Bayamón
Ponce Ponce Catherine Irizarry Zayas
20
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Ponce
Rincón Rincón Giselle Marie Negrón Coro
24
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
San Juan
San Juan San Juan Andrea Rivera Ayala
19
1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
San Juan
San Sebastián San Sebastián Bárbara Fernández Báez
21
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Bayamón
Toa Alta Toa Alta Ariana Karina Díaz Díaz
21
1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
San Juan
Toa Baja Toa Baja Marla Samarie Delgado Adorno
20
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
San Juan
Trujillo Alto Trujillo Alto Yubelkis Inocencia Paredes Valdez
26
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Trujillo Alto
Yauco Yauco Natalia Marie Leyva Lezcano
21
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Ponce

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013 Mall Tour

The delegates of the Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013 edition, made a summer mall tour on the most importants malls of the island. During the tour the delegates competed on different mini competitions and presented JcPenney's summer season clothes on the runway. The mall tour mini competition awards were given as follow:
Award Contestant
Best Auto-Presentation Award
Miss Top Model Look Award
  • Arroyo Arroyo – Génesis Dávila
Miss Fitness Award
  • Yauco Yauco – Natalia Leyva
Best Smile Award
Most Beautiful Eyes Award
  • Lares Lares – Jerrica Rivera
Talent Show Award
Best Legs Award
  • Arroyo Arroyo – Génesis Dávila
Goya Best Cook Award

Gala de Premios (Special Awards Gala)

It took place on August 23, it was hosted by Puerto Rican TV host Alexandra Fuentes. These awards were given:
Award Contestant
Best Figure
Best National Costume
Bloom Beautiful Face Award
Tressemé Most Beautiful Hair
Payless Best Catwalk Award
Miss Altruistic Beauty Contestant
Winner
1st Runner-Up
  • Cayey Cayey – Desirée Del Río
2nd Runner-Up
These awards were given during the pageant on August 29:
Award Contestant
Miss Photogenic
Miss Congeniality
Miss JcPenney Style

Contestants Notes

  • Miss Arroyo, Genesis Davila, later competed in Miss Mundo de Puerto Rico 2014 representing Arroyo where she won the title and will represent Puerto Rico at Miss World 2014 in London on December 14, 2014.
  • Miss Bayamón, Stephanie Román, competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011 representing Bayamón. She finished as 1st Runner-Up. She competed in Miss Continente Americano 2011 but didn't qualify.
  • Miss Cayey, Desireé Del Río, competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011 representing Ciales. She finished as 3rd Runner-Up. She later competed in Miss International 2011 and finished as 3rd Runner-Up. Sha later went on to compete on Miss Supranational 2013, she placed on the Top 20 and won the Miss Photogenic award.
  • Miss Fajardo, Patricia Corcino, competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2010 representing Caguas, but didn't classify. She later went on to compete on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011, where she finished on the 6th place.
  • Miss Adjuntas, Laura Irizarry, won the Elite Model Look Puerto Rico 2010 and represented Puerto Rico in China.
  • Miss Yauco, Natalia Leyva, was chosen to represent Puerto Rico at the Reinado Internacional del Banano 2012 in Ecuador. She finished in the Top 5.[4]
  • Miss Toa Alta, Ariana Diaz competed in Top Model of the World 2013. She placed as semifinalist. Ariana was chosen to compete after the resignation of Miss Orocovis, Amanda Ortiz.
  • Miss Corozal, María Nelly Vicioso, later competed in Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013 where she placed in the Top 30. She then competed in Miss Dominican Republic 2013, representing Santo Domingo Este, where she placed in the Top 13.

References

  1. ^ Miss Universe Puerto Rico. August 2, 2012 http://www.missuniversepuertorico.com/candidatas/default.aspx . Retrieved August 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Monic Marie Pérez Díaz Crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013". Beauty Pageant News. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.missuniversepuertorico.com/candidatas/default.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.vocero.com/natalia-leyva-parte-a-ecuador/
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