The Miss Universe Pageant airs live this Sunday, December 20, 2015, but tonight, the preliminary competition took place. Check out the preliminaries in the above video. For the first 25 minutes, there is a photo montage from the contestants’ path to the pageant, so if you want to cut to the chase, skip to the 25 minute mark.
This year, 80 contestants will compete for the title and it will be the first time ever that the pageant airs on the FOX network.
The judges at the preliminary competition included:
Erika Albies – Vice President of Global Fashion Communications at IMG
Erin Brady – Miss USA 2013 from Connecticut
Julio Caro – Independent film and television producer and talent manager
Keiko Uraguchi – Director of Digital Partnerships for WME/IMG
Nischelle Turner – Correspondent for Emmy Award-winning Entertainment Tonight
Rocky Motwani – Entrepreneur
Zak Sorref – Leading entertainment marketing expert
Keep tuning in to Heavy.com for more coverage of Miss Universe.