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Miss Universe Sierra Leone

I AM SL Organization
Formation 2016
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Freetown
Location
Membership
Miss Universe
Miss International
Miss Earth
Official language
English
President
Swadu Natasha Beckley
Website iamsl.org

Miss Universe Sierra Leone is a national Beauty pageant in Sierra Leone. The pageant selects Sierra Leone's representatives for Miss Universe, Miss Earth, Miss International, Miss Supranational, Miss Grand International and Miss Tourism Queen International beauty pageants.

History

The Miss Universe Sierra Leone was founded in 2016 by Natasha Beckley. According to the pageant, it is in under The International Ambassadors of Sierra Leone (I.AM.SL) Pageant Agency which produces national contests like Miss Universe Sierra Leone, Miss Independence Sierra Leone and Miss Teen Sierra Leone.[1]

Purposes

The main purpose of the organization of Miss Universe Sierra Leone is to promote Local Tourism in Sierra Leone and to expose young Sierra Leonean women to different cultures and nationalities.

National franchises

In 2016 The Miss Universe Sierra Leone Organization had received a mandatory to select Miss Sierra Leone to Miss Universe Organization for the first time in history.[2] Beside that news, the organization also signed to be a national franchise holder to Miss Earth, Miss International, Miss Supranational, and Miss Tourism Queen International.

Titles

Editions

The following is a list of all I Am Sierra Leone Pageant editions since 2016.

Year Winner Represented Venue Contestants Winner's Notes
2016 Hawa Kamara Western Area Urban Brookfields Hotel Freetown 18 Miss West Africa International 2013
2017 Adama Lakoh Kargbo Bombali Freetown 7

Big Four pageants

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Miss Universe

Year Miss Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2016 Hawa Kamara Western Area Urban Unplaced
  • Best National Costume (Top 12)
2017 Adama Lakoh Kargbo Bombali visa problem

Miss Earth

Year Miss Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2016 Josephine Kamara Port Loko Unplaced
2017 Esther Williams
(Dethroned)
Western Area Urban Did not compete
Ismatu Daramy Western Area Urban Unplaced
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Miss Friendship (Group 1)

Miss International

Year Miss Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2016 Maseray Swarray Kenema Unplaced
  • Miss International Africa
2017 Abie Mansaray Western Area Urban Unplaced

Other International pageants

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

Miss Grand International

Year Miss Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2017 Rubie Nenneh Timbo Western Area Urban Unplaced

Miss Tourism Queen International

Year Miss Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2016 Mariatu Dukuray Kenema Unplaced
  • Miss Elegant
  • Best Talent (Top 15)
2017 Nyallay Sia Kamara Kono Did not compete

Male pageants

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists

I AM Sierra Leone agency also holds Mister Sierra Leone. The main winner goes to Mr. Supranational competition. I AM Sierra Leone is officially franchise holder for male pageants such as Mr. Supranational and Manhunt International.

Mister Supranational

Year Mister Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2017 Ibrahim Mansaray Bombali Did not compete

Manhunt International

Year Mister Sierra Leone District Placement Special Awards
2017 Patrick Amara Western Area Urban Did not compete

See also

References

  1. ^ "Road to Miss Universe Sierra Leone". missosology.info. 18 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Miss Universe Sierra Leone Debuts". awoko.org. 18 May 2016. 

External links