Miss Universe Canada 2012, the 61st edition of the Pageant, will be held at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (Bluma Appel Theatre) in Toronto. Delegates from across Canada will be in Toronto from May 11th to May 20th and will compete for the title of Miss Universe® Canada 2012 awarded on Saturday, May 19th, 2012. The reigning Miss Universe® Canada, Chelsae Durocher will crown her successor before a live audience. With an established reputation, the Metro St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts Theatre has been chosen to be the host venue for the 2012 Miss Universe® Canada pageant.
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The pageant consists of two separate audience attended events:
Pageant Presentation Show (Thursday, May 17th, 2012): All delegates from across Canada compete before a live audience and a judging panel in the traditional categories (Swimwear and Evening Gown) for the chance to be selected as one of the Judges’ 15 semi-finalists. In addition, 5 segment winners will be joining the group of semi-finalists for a chance to win the title.
Miss Universe® Canada 2012 Pageant Finale Show (Saturday, May 19th, 2012): The top 20 semi-finalists from Thursday’s Pageant Presentation Show will compete for the title of Miss Universe® Canada 2012 in front of a judging panel as well as our live audience in the traditional categories (Swimwear and Evening Gown), plus the addition of a live interview/question and answer segment. However, all delegates will be involved in production numbers throughout the show.
Miss Universe® Canada delegates are selected each year by competing in local and regional casting calls and pageants held in select areas across the country. ‘Beauties of Canada’ has the exclusive rights to send a Canadian representative to the Miss Universe® Pageant.