Miss Universe Malta is Malta’s official preliminary pageant to the MissUnverse international pageants. Each year, one winner is chosen to represent the country of Malta at the Miss Universe pageants. They also receive the opportunity to represent the Miss Universe Organization throughout their home states for the duration of their reign as well as a prize package selected by the Miss Universe Malta directors.
All contestants for Miss Universe Malta must participate in four areas of competition: private panel interview with the judges, swimsuit, evening gown, and onstage question. Women who live in Malta and who are older than 17 years of age and younger than 28 years of age are eligible to compete in Miss Universe Malta. Additionally, contestants must never have been married or given birth to a child.