Czech Miss

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Czech Miss
Formation2005
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersPrague
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss Earth
Miss Supranational
Official language
Czech
President
Josef Kozáček
Websitewww.ceskamiss.cz

Czech Miss (Czech: Česká Miss) is a national beauty pageant in the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

Iveta Lutovská, Czech Miss 2009, Top 10 at Miss Universe

Czech Miss was established in 2005 and is organized and produced by Michaela Maláčová, Miss Czechoslovakia 1991 and director of Miss Marketing s.r.o. From 2005-09, the pageant selected a winner to represent the country in Miss Universe, and a first runner up participated in the Miss Earth pageant.[1] In 2010, Czech Miss and its rival pageant, Miss Czech Republic (Czech: Miss České Republiky) merged under the direction of Maláčová, and two winners were selected.[2] The winner of Czech Miss 2010 competed in Miss Universe 2010 and Czech Miss World 2010 vied in Miss World 2010, while the first runner up competed in Miss Earth 2010 pageant.

Since 2011 the pageant has selected three winners: Czech Miss, Czech Miss World, and Czech Miss Earth to compete in Miss Universe, Miss World, and Miss Earth respectively.[1][3][4] Since 2016, the pageant no longer crowns Czech Miss World; the third places goes to represent in Miss Supranational pageant.

In 2012, Czech Miss pageant produced an international winner for the first time when Tereza Fajksová won Miss Earth 2012 in the Miss Earth pageant.[5][6][7]

Titles[edit]

Czech Miss sends delegates to participate in the Big Four international beauty pageants including a minor international pageant. Note that the year designates the time Czech Miss has acquired that particular pageant franchise.