What Is Required of The Winners?

The winners will be our representatives during the events such as the Celebration of the International Week of Panama in the County of Los Angeles, Panama’s Independence Parade, Miss Pan-American International Pageant, Central American Independence Celebration and others if applicable.

More than a beauty contest, Srta. Panama-California is a reaffirmation of the self-confidence and the pride of the contestants representing their culture. This annual event encourages the young ladies with Panamanian origin to maximize their complete potential sharing a positive image of life and a good example to other young ladies with the same cultural background: sharing the pride of being Panamanian.

Srta. Panama-California celebrates the vitality of our today's Panamanian young ladies in California, living in a different culture and country; so preserving their heritage in their daily lives is worthy to crown with them this title.


Must be from a Panamanian family.

Must reside in California.

Single between 17 – 28 years of age.

Must have A Sponsor (for details contact coordinators).

Complete application.

Submit two pictures (face and body).

Attend all training sessions.

Responsible to attend all training sessions that include make-up workshops, modeling sessions, photo sessions, communication skills and total image preparation for pageant with modeling trainer and choreographer.


Crown for the winner (value of $500 dollars).

Scholarship for modeling, acting and personal development by Rubio’s Studio (value of $995.00).

Swimsuits for the participants by Malibu Swimsuits (value of $75.00).

Photo session (value of $379.80).

Costumes, shoes for the Opening show.

Winner will represent VPO in other cultural events & pageants.






Are registered titles of Viva Panama Organization since 2003.

VPO always with the purpose of promoting the different facets of Panama's Culture, strives through this event to urge our youth to feel proud of their ancestry and heritage, representing Panama in the different social, cultural events in the Los Angeles community.

Srta. Panama California more than a pageant, it is a cultural, diplomatic and social event and it is an excellent and exciting experience for all the participants, who attend to different cultural events in Los Angeles, Southern California, national and even internationally.

What Are We Looking For?

The Judges will look for a title holder that is passionate about herself, and has some sort of direction in her life. We are looking for titleholders who can promote the Culture of Panama, not only locally but statewide and internationally as well.

The winner must be physically fit, command presence, of good moral character, but most importantly, a winner that is herself at all times.

Srta. Panama California