MS.CHINATOWN APPLICATION

APPLICATION FORM | ANNUAL 55th MISS LOS ANGELES CHINATOWN | 55

Participation Prerequisite and Eligibility (All Applicants must meet ALL of the following prerequisites which are subject to change without notice)

􏰁  Identifies as Female

  • 􏰁  Between the Age of 18 and 26 years old

  • 􏰁  Single

  • 􏰁  Education with High School Diploma or Equivalent Education (the California High School Proficiency

  • Examination (CHSPE) and the General Educational Development (GED))

  • 􏰁  Must be fluent in English

  • 􏰁  At least 25% Chinese Ancestry

  • 􏰁  U.S. Citizenship or Proof of Legal Stay in the U.S.

  • 􏰁  Resident of the Greater Los Angeles Area

  • 􏰁  No current or previous felony or criminal charges, record, or act

[Official Documentation Proof of the above facts must be available for verification upon request]How to Apply: [Application will not be processed until ALL of the documents are submitted]

  1. Completed and signed Application Form with 800-1000 word essay with an introduction and answers the following questions:

    1. Growing up as a Chinese American, what was the one thing you were most proud of?

    2. If there was one thing you could change today about the Chinese American community in Los

      Angeles, what would it be?

    3. If you were selected as this year’s winner to Miss. Chinatown, what would be your platform and vision

      to serve the community?

  2. A copy of the applicant’s California Driver’s License or Identification issued by DMV.

  3. Scan of 4” x 6” photo headshot

  4. Resume with additional interests and involvement included

  5. Application and materials submitted will become property of Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles

    and will NOT be returned or refunded

  1. No application or contestant fee is required. All outfits will be sponsored for selected contestants but make-up and hair will not be covered.

    Application can be submitted by email to info@lachinesechamber.org with subject line of “[APPLICATION] 2020 Miss Los Angeles Chinatown - INSERT CONTESTANT NAME”

    Application Deadline: By 11:59 PM on October 30, 2019 Preliminary Interview: November 2, 2019

    Selection of contestants will take place exclusively by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles upon completion of Preliminary Interviews. Any and all contestant selection results will be deemed final.

    Important Things to Remember:

    • You will be notified via email within one week after the Preliminary Interview whether or not you have been successfully chosen and entered as a Contestant.

    • Chosen Contestants must sign and agree to the terms stated in the Contestant Agreement.

Every contestant must attend all rehearsals, workshops, photo sessions, and promotional activities. Contestant winners are required to attend the Press Conferences, Fashion Show, Contest, Parade, Festival, Banquets, and any other activities scheduled and approved by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles. Failure to attend these events may jeopardize all the title terms and conditions.

Rehearsal Schedule (Mandatory appearance and subject to change without further notice)

[Absence, tardiness, and / or failure to participate at any rehearsal and / or training courses will result in point deduction(s) or disqualification.]

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  • All scores and results from competition are final.
    Events with mandatory appearance

  • Press Conference (Date & Location TBD)

  • 55th Miss Los Angeles Chinatown Competition: Saturday, January 18, 2020 (Sheraton San Gabriel Hotel)

PART A: APPLICATION PERSONAL INFORMATION

[You must be 18 years of age at the time this Application is submitted.]

Name *
Name
Address
Address
Home Phone *
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Cell Phone
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Part B: Applicant's Education Information
Part C: Applicant's Employment Information
Part D: Sponsorship Information [Sponsorship Fee: $2,000] [Although having your own sponsor is highly recommended, it is not required]
Name
Name
PART E: REFERENCES [Please provide TWO references. By signing this application, you hereby authorize CCCLA to contact the following individuals for reference purposes only.]
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
Name
Name
Phone
Phone
Address
Address
I, the undersigned, affirm that I am _______ years of age on the date of execution of this Agreement, and hereby apply to enter the 2020 Miss Los Angeles Chinatown competition. I have read and understand each and every requirement stated herein this Application. If accepted, I will comply with all rules and regulations pertaining to said competition. The undersigned further agrees, if selected to enter as Contestant, to participate in ALL functions and promotional activities conducted by and managed by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles and to comply with all rules and regulations set forth for the contestants and title holders throughout the Chinese New Year Celebration and the titled year. In the event that I hold a current title from any other pageant, I will provide Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles with a written consent from the Chairperson of that specific pageant authorizing me to enter and participate in the 2020 Mr. and Miss Los Angeles Chinatown competition no later than one week after notification of acceptance and entry as a Contestant of 2020 Miss and Mr. Los Angeles Chinatown competition. The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles reserves the right to modify, revise and / or cancel any rules and / or regulations when necessary at any time upon execution of this Agreement. I understand that if any contestant, including the undersigned, violates any rules and / or regulations and / or fails to provide all facts truthfully on the application, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles has the sole and absolute right to cancel my candidacy and / or any other candidacy in addition to the right to remove any title under the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles’s own discretion without further explanation. I further agree to hold the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, its employees, directors, staff, agents, or in whatever capacity, free and harmless from any and all claims and liabilities for loss, damages, and / or injuries caused suffered by me at any given time and anywhere in connection with competition activities and / or during any of my participation in any and all activities and functions related to the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles.