Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014

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Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014
Date October 3, 2013
Venue Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center, Santurce, Puerto Rico
Broadcaster Telemundo
Entrants 28
Placements 16
Withdraws Adjuntas, Aguas Buenas, Aibonito, Arroyo, Canovanas, Cataño, Corozal, Guaynabo, Humacao, Jayuya, Lares, Las Piedras, Loiza, Moca, Patillas, Rincon, San Sebastián Yauco
Returns Añasco, Cabo Rojo, Camuy, Ceiba, Cidra, Hatillo, Juana Diaz, Morovis, Río Grande, Salinas, Utuado, Vega Alta, Yabucoa
Winner Gabriela Berrios Pagán
Toa Baja Toa Baja
Congeniality María Isabel Velez
Camuy Camuy
Photogenic Stephanie Soto
Añasco Añasco

The 59th Annual Miss Universe Puerto Rico pageant was held at the Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center, Santurce, Puerto Rico, on October 3, 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.[1]

Monic Perez, who won the title of Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013, crowned her successor as Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014, Gabriela Berrios, of Toa Baja, who will represent Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2014.

Placements[edit]

Final Results Contestant
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014
1st Runner-Up
(Miss Intercontinental Puerto Rico 2014)
  • Bayamón Bayamón – Aleyda Enid Ortiz Rodríguez
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
  • Cayey Cayey – Patricia Quiñones Negrón
5th Runner-Up
Top 12
  • Cabo Rojo Cabo Rojo – Zamira Mendoza Morales
  • Carolina Carolina – Linoshka Marlene Castro González
  • Cidra Cidra – Lourel Victoria Vivoni Ortiz
  • Luquillo Luquillo – María Rivera García
  • San Juan San Juan – Larissa Dones Rosario
  • Yabucoa Yabucoa – Tershya Marie Soto Morales
Top 16
  • Arecibo Arecibo – Suzette Eunice Rivera Sanes
  • Camuy Camuy – María Isabel Vélez González
  • Dorado Dorado – Kristhielee Yinaira Caride Santiago
  • Orocovis Orocovis – Irmalís Rodríguez Figueroa

Historical significance[edit]

  • Toa Baja won Miss Universe Puerto Rico for the first time.
  • The following municipalities also made the semifinals last year were Arecibo, Cayey, Orocovis, and Toa Baja.
  • Toa Baja placed for the fifth consecutive year.
  • Cayey placed for the third consecutive year.
  • Luquillo last placed in 2000.
  • Cidra last placed in 2004.
  • Añasco last placed in 2006.
  • Cabo Rojo last placed in 2009.
  • Dorado and Juana Diaz last placed in 2010.
  • Bayamón and San Juan last placed in 2011.
  • Camuy, Carolina, Río Grande, and Yabucoa last placed in 2012.
  • Gabriela Berrios is the first Miss Universe Puerto Rico since Uma Blasini to win the competition after placing Runner-Up a previous year. Blasini placed 4th Runner-Up in 2005 and won in 2007. She is also the fifth consecutive winner of Miss Universe Puerto Rico to also win the Payless Best Catwalk Award.

Contestants[edit]

Here is a list of the official 28 contestants:

Municipality Contestant Age Height Hometown
Añasco Añasco Stephanie Soto Ríos
17
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Bayamón
Arecibo Arecibo Suzette Eunice Rivera Sanes
23
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Arecibo
Bayamón Bayamón Aleyda Enid Ortiz Rodríguez
24
1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Bayamón
Cabo Rojo Cabo Rojo Zamira Mendoza Morales
20
1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Cabo Rojo
Caguas Caguas Krystal Marie De Jesús Nogueras
18
1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
San Juan
Camuy Camuy María Isabel Vélez González
22
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Ponce
Carolina Carolina Linoshka Marlene Castro González
22
1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Carolina
Cayey Cayey Patricia Quiñones Negrón
24
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Cayey
Ceiba Ceiba Krystal Lee Pérez Flores
21
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Bayamón
Cidra Cidra Lourel Victoria Vivoni Ortiz
21
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
San Juan
Dorado Dorado Kristhielee Yinaira Caride Santiago
22
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Ponce
Fajardo Fajardo Julimar Terie Santiago Rivera
18
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Fajardo
Hatillo Hatillo Carla Michelle Harrison Canals
25
1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
San Juan
Juana Díaz Juana Diaz Alexandra Porrata Montalvo
19
1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Juana Diaz
Luquillo Luquillo María Rivera García
26
1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
San Juan
Mayagüez Mayagüez Alexandra Ninoshka Alemañy Ojeda
17
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Mayagüez
Morovis Morovis Luz Johanna Rivera Collazo
25
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Morovis
Orocovis Orocovis Irmalís Rodríguez Figueroa
25
1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
San Juan
Ponce Ponce Shantal Yaniré González Peña
18
1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Ponce
Río Grande Río Grande Larissa Santiago Escazo
22
1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
San Juan
Salinas Salinas Natacha Marie Romero Correa
19
1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Salinas
San Juan San Juan Larissa Dones Rosario
17
1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
San Juan
Toa Alta Toa Alta Ethelin Tort Santiago
25
1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Mayagüez
Toa Baja Toa Baja Gabriela Berríos Pagán
23
1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
San Juan
Trujillo Alto Trujillo Alto Diandra Janisse Nieves Morengo
23
1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Trujillo Alto
Utuado Utuado Natalie Maldonado Montalvo
24
1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Utuado
Vega Alta Vega Alta Weadaleth Albarrán Ortiz
19
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Vega Alta
Yabucoa Yabucoa Tershya Marie Soto Morales
21
1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Yabucoa

Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014 Mall Tour[edit]

The delegates of the Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2014 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 Sears summer season clothes on the runway. The mall tour mini competition awards were given as follow:

Award Contestant
Best Auto-Presentation Award
Sears Fashionista Award
  • Dorado Dorado – Kristhielee Caride
Miss Fitness
  • Cidra Cidra – Lourel Vivoni
Most Improvised Answer
Payless Best Legs Award
Hair TRESemmé
Talent Show Award

Gala de Premios (Special Awards Gala)[edit]

The Special Awarda Gala took place on September 25, 2013 and the following awards were given:

Award Contestant
Best Body Award
Econo Altruistic Award
Caras Most Beautiful Face Award
Bloom Beauty Award
  • Caguas Caguas – Krystal De Jesús
TRESemmé Most Beautiful Hair Award
  • Cayey Cayey – Patricia Quiñones
Payless Best Catwalk Award

These awards will be given during the pageant on October 3:

Award Contestant
Miss Photogenic
Miss Congeniality
  • Camuy Camuy – María Isabel Vélez
Best National Costume
Miss Sears Style

Best National Costume[edit]

Final Results Contestant
Winner
2nd Place
3rd Place
  • Caguas Caguas – Krystal De Jesús
4th Place
5th Place
6th Place
  • Ceiba Ceiba – Krystal Lee Pérez
7th Place
  • Camuy Camuy – María Isabel Velez
8th Place
9th Place
  • Cayey Cayey – Patricia Quiñones
10th Place

Contestants notes[edit]

  • Miss Toa Baja, Gabriela Berrios, competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012 as Toa Alta, she finished as 2nd Runner-Up. She also competed in Miss Supranational 2012 and she finished in the Top 10.
  • Miss Bayamón, Aleyda Ortiz, later placed 1st Runner-Up at Miss Intercontinental 2013 and later competed in Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014 where she became the third Puerto Rican woman to be crowned Nuestra Belleza Latina.
  • Miss Carolina, Linoshka Castro, was Miss Turismo Latino 2011. She also competed at Miss Earth Puerto Rico 2011, where she placed 2nd Runner-Up.
  • Miss Cayey, Patricia Quiñones, competed in Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2009 representing Rio Grande. She placed in the Top 10. She later won the title of Miss Puerto Rico International 2014 and will now represent the island at Miss International 2014 in Japan.
  • Miss Arecibo, Suzette Rivera, represented Puerto Rico on the Reina Hispanoamericana 2013 where she placed 4th Runner-Up.
  • Miss Hatillo, Carla Harrison, competed in Miss Mundo de Puerto Rico 2009 representing Camuy. She placed in the Top 12.
  • Miss Yabucoa, Tershya Soto, competed in Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013. She placed in the Top 20 semifinalists.
  • Miss Río Grande, Larissa Santiago, is a well known top model on the island.
  • Miss Luquillo, Maria Rivera, competed in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2013, representing Guaynabo. She didn't classify.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss Universe puerto Rico 2014 tendrá 40 participantes". Miss Universe Puerto Rico. June 14, 2013. Retrieved June 14, 2013.