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2013 Miss Universe National Costume Show

Miss USA - Erin Brady: Miss USA, 26, crushed the competition during the National Costume contest at the Miss Universe pageant in a Transformers-style, Optimus Prime costume. The robotic entry definitely represents the stars and stripes in a unique way and was a sight to see during the preliminary competition at the Vegas Mass in Moscow, Russia. Credit: Darren Decker/Miss Universe

2013 Miss Universe National Costume Show

The 2013 Miss Universe preliminary competition kicked off on Nov. 3, in Moscow, Russia, with the National Costume contest. Tune in to watch this bevy of beauties in the world competition on Nov. 9 on NBC at 9 p.m. ET/PT.