The 2013 Miss Mint 400 competition will be the biggest ever held! Contestants simply upload three photos and create a public profile on The Mint 400 website, then encourage their friends and fans to vote for them. Judges will review ALL entries and pick nine Finalists. The lucky girl with the most online public votes will automatically become the tenth Finalist. All ten Finalists will receive a travel budget, a gift bag of prizes, and a free 3-night hotel stay at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino.
Historic Mint 400 race director and “Miss Mint 400” contest founder KJ Howe will lead the esteemed panel of judges in choosing the woman who best represents the spirit of The Mint 400. K.J., created “The Girls of the Mint 400″ in 1972 to add glamor and PR value to the race. The final judging will take place at The Miss Mint 400 Crowning Ceremony, where a panel of experts will determine the winner and the 2013 General Tire Miss Mint 400 will be crowned! ALL of the Finalists will hold the title of being a “Mint 400 Girl”, but only one can wear the crown!
Famous Miss Mint 400 women include Tracy Vaccaro, Vickie Reigle, Lisa Soulé, Anita Merritt, Angela Aames, Lisa Hunter, Suzanne Regard, and of coarse Vanna White and Lynda Carter, who all went on to appear in various movies and television series – as well as Mint Hotel and Casino advertising campaigns.
The 2012 Miss Mint 400 winner, Vanessa Golub-Ferrara, had this to say about being crowned 2012 Miss Mint: “It was an honor to be in the company of women like Vanna White and Lynda Carter,” commented Vanessa. “It definitely opened some doors for me, not just in modeling, but in pursuing my career in marketing.”
Check out video highlights of the 2012 Mint 400 below:
This year’s contest is open to women 18 years of age and older who are legal residents of the 50 U.S. states. The contest runs through March 15. To participate, entrants should visit www.themint400.com/missmint for entry forms, rules and details.
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About the General Tire Mint 400:
Known as “The Great American Off-Road Race,” The Mint 400 is an epic battle between some of the top off-road racers in the world in over twenty-two different classes of off-road vehicles. The race was started in 1967, and is steeped in American lore, as thousands of racers, as well as celebrities from around the world, have attempted to tame the brutal Nevada desert. An entire week of events lead up the famed off-road race in and around Las Vegas, including a vehicle parade, drivers meet and greet, pit crew contest, crowning of Miss Mint, multiple parties, qualifying, and Contingency or Vehicle Tech inspection.