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63rd Annual Miss Universe Preliminary Competition

63rd Annual Miss Universe Preliminary CompetitionWednesday, January 21, 7pm – FIU Arena, 1180 S.W. 113th Ave, Miami

The Miss Universe Preliminary Competition marks the first time all of 88 contestants are on stage competing in both swimsuit and evening gown. A distinguished panel of judges evaluate the contestants in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The Preliminary Competition ultimately determines who makes the Top 15, which will be revealed during the live telecast on Sunday, January 25th. The Miss Universe National Costume Show followed the Preliminary Competition, where contestants from around the world wear outfits representative from their native countries. The evening was hosted by Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler & Roxanne Vargas. #MissUniverse #Top15 @MissUniverse

Photos by: Julie Pauline