Sunday, 12. March 2017, Santa Clara, Pageant 2017

QUALIFICATIONS:
=> Natural born female
=> At least 1/4 Vietnamese
=> 18+ years of age (Miss)
=> 35+ years of age (Mrs)

Application DEADLINE:
OPEN till all qualified contestants have been selected.

COMPETITIONS:
Round 1 | Evening Gown & Ao Dai
Round 2 (Top 5) | Q & A

JUDGES PANEL (7):
Head Judge: Anh Nguyet Cao
5 Female Judges + 2 Male Judges

The JUDGING CRITERIA will include:
=> 20% from The Executive & Planning Committees
Attendance, participation, personality, overall qualities and character.
=> 80% from The 7-Judges Panel (50% Evening Gown Competition + 50% Ao Dai Competition)
Round 1 = 100% will determine Top 5
Round 2 = 20% from the Executive & Planning Committees + 80% from The 7-Judges Panel
FINAL SCORES = Round 1 (30%) + Round 2 (70%)

PRELIMINARY COMPETITION | Saturday, March 11th, 2017 @ Santa Clara Convention Center (not open to the public)
COMPETITION | Sunday, March 12th, 2017 @ Santa Clara Convention Center

PAGEANT WEEK SCHEDULE:
Wed, March 8th | Orientation
Thu, March 9th | Presentation 1
Fri, March 10th | Presentation 2
Sat, March 11th | Interviews / Talent Competition
Sun, March 12th | Pageant

TITLES:
=> Miss Vietnam USA, Miss Vietnam California, 1st Princess & 2nd Princess will be based on the Judging Criteria above.
=> Mrs Vietnam USA, Mrs Vietnam California, 1st Runner Up, & 2nd Runner Up will be based on the Judging Criteria above.
=> Mrs. Commerce will be determined by the 7-Judges Panel & The Executive and Planning Committees on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 (if applicable).
=> Miss/Mrs. Talent will be determined by the 3-Judges Panel at the Preliminary Competition on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 (if applicable).
=> Mrs. Charity will be determined by the Executive Committee by March 1st, 2017 (if applicable).
=> Miss People's Choice will be determined by votes from the audience on Pageant Day. *Using the points system, each dollar is worth 1 point. Winner is based on the highest amount of points. *All $ collected from this title will benefit the MVNUSA Scholarship Foundation.

Email: MissMrsVNUSA@gmail.com
Website: www.MissMrsVNUSA.org

PRIZES: MISS VIETNAM USA Pageant 2017
=> MISS VIETNAM USA | $1,000 cash + gifts
=> MISS VIETNAM CALIFORNIA | $800 cash + gifts
=> 1ST PRINCESS | $700 cash + gifts
=> 2ND PRINCESS | $500 cash + gifts
=> MISS PEOPLE'S CHOICE | $500 cash + gifts
=> MISS TALENT | $500 cash + gifts (if applicable)

PRIZES: MRS VIETNAM USA Pageant 2017
=> MRS VIETNAM USA | $1,000 cash + gifts
=> MRS VIETNAM CALIFORNIA | $800 cash + gifts
=> 1ST RUNNER UP | $700 cash + gifts
=> 2ND RUNNER UP | $500 cash + gifts
=> MRS COMMERCE | $500 cash + gifts (if applicable)
=> MRS TALENT | $500 cash + gifts (if applicable)
=> MRS CHARITY (if applicable)

CONTESTANT FEES:
Application - $300 (scholarships available)
Hair & Makeup (optional) - $150
Keepsake DVD (optional) - $100
Program Booklet Full Color Ad Page (recommended) - $500

TICKETS:
$100 | Sponsor
$50 | VIP
$25 | General
Tickets are non-refundable.
Limited Seating to 600 guests.

1:30PM | VIP/Sponsors Exclusive Event
2:15PM | Doors open
3:00PM | Show begins

EXECUTIVE & PLANNING COMMITTEES:
Executive Director | KimDzung Luu (415) 246-5757
Executive Co-Directors | KimHue Ly (408) 823-9565
Executive Co-Directors | Annie Le (408) 218-4691
Pageant Director | Kimmy Huynh (408) 807-8338
Pageant Co-Directors | NgocTrang Nguyen (408) 206-8623 & Linda Tran (831) 269-9609

Marketing Director | Jessica Do
Technical Director | Dong Le

SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION COMMITTEE:
MissMrsVNUSASF@gmail.com
Chair | Queen TuyetMai Hurt, PhD (UC Berkeley)
Co-Chair | Queen ThanhXuan Vo, MBA (UC Los Angeles)
Co-Chair | Queen NgocHan Nguyen (UC Berkeley)

OFFICIAL VIDEOGRAPHERS:
DVD | Dong Le Productions
Documentary | Viet Vung Vinh

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS:
Lead | Hoang Le Photography
Photographer | Mike Tran Photography
Photographer | Son Tran


*** Absolutely no other videographers allowed inside theatre on pageant day.

*** All guest photographers, please contact our Lead Photographer, Hoang Le

Miss & Mrs. Vietnam USA is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Federal ID #46-3914979. All donations are tax deductible. Please make check payable to Miss & Mrs. Vietnam USA.

***WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE ANY CHANGES AS SEEM APPROPRIATE TO OUR PROGRAM. We THANK YOU for your understanding and CONTINUOUS SUPPORT. Thank you!

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