Online PR News – 06-June-2011 – – Ms. Latina International officially kicks off its 2011 Casting Season in New York City as its 1st 2011 stop of its 10-city casting tour for 2011-2012 beauty pageant television show at Crown Plaza La Guardia Hotel.

Ms. Latina International announces New York City pre-casting for 2011-2012 beauty Pageant competition and upcoming television reality show, Yo So La Reina. Latina women 18-27 compete for a major beauty competition in a mini-bootcamp weekend format at Crown Plaza New York La Guardia Hotel, 104-04 Ditmars Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY 11369. Celebrity judging for first round casting begins Saturday, June 11, at 9 am.

"Our casting experience is like none other. We are a powerfully inspirational major pageant and women's empowerment program all in 48 hrs," says Founder Angela Posillico. "We have a wide casting like American Idol and blend it with the hot Latina Pageant flavor of America's Next Top Model meets The Apprentice in our weekend televised casting bootcamp".

The selected Saturday semi-finalists immediately compete in December in mini-bootcamp professional tracks including "Ready, AIM Shoot! (Professional Personal Photograph Session); "Dancing with the Stars": (Choreography Session with Celebrity Choreographer); "Say it Right the 1st Time!" (Professional Spokesmodel interview tips and techniques to blow away your next on-air interview by nationally recognized current MLI titleholders); "Walk Like you Own It!" (Pageant and Modeling session); "The Ultimate Makeover Techniques Session; and "Fit is In - Unlock Your Inner MVP," (Celebrity Fitness Training Session).

The Top 50 are announced on Sunday, June 12, 2011, at the Puerto Rican Day Parade, for those getting their "Golden Ticket" to compete for major prize packages worth more than $100,000 cash and prizes+, and the chance for regional appearances before traveling to Orlando next summer for the LIVE televised Stiletto Bootcamp & FINALE WEEK.

Every city competition semifinalist receives a free pageant swagbag, regardless of their status in the competition. The highest scoring delegate of the overall weekend wins the city title of Ms. Latina International - New York City, a $1,000 cash prize, and the chance to participate in the summer 2012 television reality series taping.

Posillico says, "We give every Latin woman in the New York Metro region the chance to be seen by a legitimate major internationally renowned, recognized, and industry respected entertainment agency professional, and compete for the ultimate prize package in summer 2012, the "Triple Threat Contract" - which comprises of an acting, modeling, and choreography contract with BLOC Talent Agencies of NY/LA/ATL."

Registration fee is $35.00 and online registration is encouraged at Crown Plaza LaGuardia has also offered discounted overnight accommodations at group rates for friends and family of auditioners and press.

About the MLI Pageant: The Ms. Latina International Organization is the only Latina beauty, scholarship, and "international competition" which allows contestants to live within the States, and represent her country's heritage with at least a 25% Hispanic background. In its 7-year history, contestants have won 4-year scholarships to accredited universities worth $20,000 - $40,000.00. Founder Angela Posillico is an innovative entrepreneur, CEO, and former Mrs. New Jersey Globe. Ms. Posillico credits the success of the pageant and show to it being a Women's empowerment group and not just a typical beauty pageant.

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