Today, at 15:00 the 18 official candidates to the crown of Miss Ecuadorwill be introduced to the press. Candidates enrolled on the contest on October 3, 22 were shortlisted and went through four elimination rounds, which were broadcast live on the reality show “Road to Miss Ecuador 2012.
“The TV Show, which presented the last eliminated contestant yesterday, shows the girls with the group of judges, chosen by Gamatv and the Miss Ecuador organization, they put a score on each of the candidates.
The amount of points depends on how many inches or pounds the contestants reduce, how they look on the catwalk, skin care, if they have identification papers delivered on time, among others.
The present Queen, Claudia Schiess, had to go through these tests in the first ‘reality’ that took place last year. Not being eliminated and having a good score led to her to being Miss Ecuador 2011. She says the show is just a sample of work and effort that a candidate has to do to be queen. “It’s not only about looking pretty, you prepare yourself physically, emotionally and in general education. It’s also about having our own criteria to represent the country. ”