Miss Carnaval Miami by Carnaval MiamiDear Contestant,

Pease follow the 3 steps

  1. Fill out the form in this page
  2. Pay your application fee via PayPal or a Credit Card (Mandatory payment at the time of submission)
  3. Wait for the approval email

Deadline to register your application will be January 15, 2020. Once we have reviewed your application we will send an email to all participants that have been accepted into the event.


Contestants Must:

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26 on Competition Night
  • Be single, Never Married and Not be a Parent
  • Possess strong verbal communication skills (Spanish a plus but not necessary)
  • Currently reside in South Florida
  • Be of good moral character
  • Submit two photographs (1 close-up & 1 full body)
  • Submit proof of age (ie., driver’s license)
  • Submit $200 entry fee with application

Contestants Receive:

  • Pageant and Interview training by Alicia Faccio Modeling
  • Competition opening outfit
  • Competition Swimwear
  • Choreography training by Gerri Carrucho
  • Make up for Competition
  • Hair for Competition by A’Kut Salon by Ariel Cubas

The winner and her court must be available to appear in public, radio, television and other related activities of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana and CARNAVAL MIAMI for a full year including but not limited to a minimum of fifteen (15) personal appearances on behalf of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana (KCLH) and Miss Carnaval Miami Sponsors.

The judges’ decisions are final, and the scores will not be disclosed.

The Miss Carnaval Miami competition is a qualifier for the Miss Florida USA pageant and follows the rules of the Miss Florida USA organization unless otherwise specified.

The winner may not compete in any other pageant during the year of reign unless approved by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana (KCLH). Both the MCM winner and the four runners-up MAY NOT sign with any persons or agencies with regards to any promotional publicity using photographs or personal appearances for product endorsements or any other type of advertisement during the reign/qualifying year or using the “MISS CARNAVAL MIAMI” title or any similar title or name associated with “CARNAVAL MIAMI”, without prior written consent of Kiwanis Club of Little Havana (KCLH).

The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana reserves the right to the title of “MISS CARNAVAL MIAMI” and any other similar title or names associated with “CARNAVAL MIAMI”.

All contestants will be notified by the KCLH office as to the time and place of Miss Carnaval Miami 2020 Rehearsals, Orientation, Filming, Photo Sessions, Preliminary Competition and Judges’ Interview, which will all be held prior to the event, they are all mandatory. Failure to attend sessions will automatically disqualify contestant. No exceptions. THE KIWANIS CLUB OF LITTLE HAVANA, AT THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, MAY ELIMINATE ANY PARTICIPANT FOR WHATEVER REASON AT ANY TIME. All awards and prizes will be distributed after all the Carnaval Miami events are completed, at the discretion of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana.


Step 1. Fill out the Application

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    I hereby declare that I have read and kept a copy of the Rules & Regulations of Miss Carnaval Miami 2020. I also agree to abide by these Rules & Regulations. Furthermore, I forever discharge, release, indemnify and hold the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, Inc. and its members harmless from and against any or all claims, demands, losses, liability, damages and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of the subject matter of this application and the activities contemplated by it, whether for personal injury or property damage caused by the intentional or negligent act or omission of the undersigned or those of a subcontractor or any one for whose act the undersigned may be liable. Registration cut-off date can be extended if deemed necessary by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana". Any Prizes and Awards are subject to Sponsor acquisition.

    Step 2. Photos

    Photos submitted will be use for social media, be sure to pick you best one!

      Submit your headshot and bodyshot photos

      Upload two (2) digital images, must be less than 5MB in JPG format.

      Step 3. Get the email

      Once you have been juried into the event a separate email will be sent to you.

      Please submit any questions to: reception@kiwanislittlehavana.org