Miss Sing Tao

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Miss Sing Tao pageant is hosted by Sing Tao Daily in San Francisco, CA since 2003. A Cover Girl is chosen by judges every month as contestants to compete in the final competition. The final competition is usually held in December of each year. Winners of the month and year-end pageant will represent as ambassadors of Sing Tao Daily and the Chinese-American community in public events and appearances.

Eligibility and Instructions[edit]

All applicants must be at least 15 years of age, full/part Chinese, never been married or pregnant, and have legal residency in the United States.
Applications packets must include:

  • A completed application form achievable in the Sing Tao Daily Western Edition publications
  • Two recent 4R photographs, one full body and one profile shot
  • Applicant’s resume in Chinese and/or English
  • 300 – 500-word introductory cover letter
  • Application fee

All applications will be carried over every month until December. Rules are (or can be) changed at any time and applicants will not be informed individually.
Please refer to Sing Tao Daily Western Edition for updates and contact information.
The contestant must not be the employee (or his/her family member) of Sing Tao Daily News Group.

Preliminary Competition[edit]

Judges will select a contestant every month to proceed in the Final Competition. Each contestant will be featured as a Monthly Cover Girl (Titleholder) on the Sing Tao Weekly Magazine with additional interviews on Sing Tao Daily and singtao.TV, receives exquisite gifts, and be printed in the following year's Sing Tao Cover Girl Calendar.

Final Competition[edit]

All 12 Cover Girls within each year will compete in the Final Competition hosted in December. They will be judged in three mandatory segments (opening number and introduction; sports and lifestyle; and on-stage question in evening wear) and an optional talent segment.

Pageant Titleholders[edit]

Year Miss Sing Tao 1st Princess

(2009-2010)

2nd Princess

(2009-2010)

Talent Photogenic

(2003-2008, 2011-)

Dynamic Angel

(2003-2008, 2012)

People's Choice

(2004-2011, 2013)

Congeniality

(2014)

2003 Diana Qi -- Lauria Wu -- Diana Qi Diana Qi -- --
2004 Janice Xin -- -- Fonda Chen Janice Xin Cindy Lee Theresa Shi --
2005 Claire Yuan -- -- Lynn Ngai Jiapei Sun Jasmine Nachtigall Jessica Tsai --
2006 Joanna Wu -- -- Joanna Wu Lillian Yee Jessica Chen --
2007 Lisa Fei -- -- Tiffany Tam Sanyee Yuan Lisa Fei Esme Liu --
2008 Christina Zhang -- -- Annie Zhou Christina Zhang Yanni Ding Alice Pan --
2009 Jocelyn Low Vicky Hibbert Sally Zhang Gloria Yang -- -- Frances Wang --
2010 Rita Huang Rebecca Hu Emily Tang Rebecca Hu -- -- Ruby Wong --
2011 Michelle Kay -- -- Vivian Wei Aurora Li -- Sammy Huang --
2012 Diana Weng -- -- Cathy Yuan Esther Mao Shirley Liu -- --
2013 Jewel Pi -- -- Irene Wang Michelle Thach -- Elaine Liao --
2014 Ge Wang -- -- Emily Lam Megan Lo -- -- Tiffany Meng
2015 Michelle Wang -- -- Rachel Wu Natalie Chen -- -- --
2016 Chelsea Lo -- -- Aurelia Yang Cecilia Jing -- -- --

Monthly Titleholders[edit]

2016 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Felicia
Tang
湯珺潔
Anna
Zheng
鄭安安
Shiyi
Yang
楊詩溢
Cecilia
Jing
金格格
Aurelia
Yang
楊美琪
Elva
Yan
顏 顏
Odile
Jah
賈藝軒
Sabrina
Chen
陳家媛
Nina
Chang
張璨因
Chelsea
Lo
盧定禧
Katherine
Wu
吳沛琳
Summer
Zhou
周 璇

Titleholders' Progress in National Pageants[edit]

Miss Chinatown USA[edit]

Year Representative Award(s) Year in Miss Sing Tao
2008 Tiffany Tam* Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce/First Princess 2007
2009 Claire Yuan* Miss Talent 2005
2010 Christina Zhang* Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2008
Shadow Liu Not Placed 2008
2011 Lisa Fei* Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2007
Jenny Chin Not Placed 2006
2012 Snow Feng Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2007
Jenny Chin Second Princess 2006
Annie (Mengying) Zhou* Not Placed 2008
2013 Sanyee Yuan* Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2007
2014 Shirley (Mengying) Liu* Miss San Francisco Chinatown 2012
2015 Jewel Pi* Second Princess 2013
2016 Michelle Chang Miss Chinese Chamber of Commerce/First Princess 2012
Ge Wang* Third Princess 2014
Theresa Nguy Fourth Princess 2014
2017 Emily Lam* Fourth Princess 2014
Michelle Wu Not Placed 2012
Alison Chan Not Placed 2013

(*) Sponsored by Sing Tao Daily

Miss Asian Global/America[edit]

Year Representative Award(s) Year in Miss Sing Tao
2006 Claire Yuan* Miss Asian San Francisco 2005
2007
2008 Jenny Chin Not Placed 2006
2009
Laura Sallette* Not Placed 2007
Tiffany Tam Miss Talent 2007
Jane Zhao Not Placed 2007
Annie Zhou Not Placed 2008
2010
2012 Emily Tang* Miss Asian America
First Princess
2010
2014
2015 Jennie Li* Miss Asian San Francisco
Second Princess
2014
Theresa Nguy Not Placed 2014
2016 Crystal Lee* Miss Asian Best in Cultural Attire
Top Ten Finalist
2015

(*) Sponsored by Sing Tao Daily
- Note: Starting 2012, the Miss Asian America Pageant expanded to become the Miss Asian Global Pageant where delegates around the world can vie for the title.

Miss National Asia[edit]

Year Representative Award(s) Year in Miss Sing Tao
2007 Claire Yuan First Princess 2005
Jacqueline Sand Second Princess 2006

Miss America[edit]

Year Representative Award(s) Year in Miss Sing Tao
2006 Jasmine Nachtigall Miss California's Outstanding Teen First Runner-Up
Miss San Francisco's Outstanding Teen
2005
2010 Tiffany Tam Miss San Jose 2007
Jasmine Nachtigall Miss California Top 12 Finalist
Miss Yosemite Valley
2005
2012 Vivian Wei Miss San Francisco 2011
2013 Michelle Chang Miss Gavilan Hills
Miss San Francisco First Runner-Up
2012
Diana Noriega-Weng Miss San Francisco Second Runner-Up 2012
2014 Diana Noriega-Weng Miss Redwood City/San Mateo County 2012
2017 Natalie Chen Miss Golden Gate's Outstanding Teen
- Best in Talent Award
2015

Titleholders' Progress in International Pageants[edit]

Miss Chinese Cosmos[edit]

Year Representative Award(s)
2004 Diana Qi Miss Talent

Miss Chinese International[edit]

Year Representative Award(s)
2015 Shirley Liu Not Placed

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