A new Miss Louisiana USA will be crowned Oct. 29 at The Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette.
Winner of the pageant will represent Louisiana at the Miss USA 2012 pageant in Las Vegas.
If she wins the national title, she will represent the United States at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant.
In addition to the crown, she will earn a scholarship to Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO and additional prizes.
Tickets to the event are available online for both Friday’s preliminary and Saturday’s final competitions.
Contestants for Miss Louisiana USA 2012 are:
- Whitney Moss, Acadiana
- Holly Richey, Baton Rouge
- Terryn Tikker, Benton
- Erin Edmiston, Camellia City
- Mallory Cramer, Capital City
- Ashlyn Falgout, Central
- Samantha Huff, Concordia Parish
- Lauren Whittle, East Baton Rouge
- Sarah Stafford, Florida Parish
- Shimiyia McGlon, Grambling
- Devin Boyd, Greater Baton Rouge
- Val Williams, Gulf Coast
- Mariah Gewin, Lafayette
- Renee Angelle, Lake Charles
- Rachel Warner, Lakeland
- Morgan Murray, Lakeshore
- Alexis Johnson, Leesville
- Christina Famularo, LSU
- Brittlyn Boudreaux, New Iberia
- Kristen Girault, New Orleans
- Holly Peek, Northshore
- Merrill Bankston, Northwest
- Brittney Rixner, Orleans
- Kacey Brister, Rosepine
- Christian Bordelon, Southeast
- Jacqueline Delery, Southshore
- Kari Miller, Sportsman’s Paradise
- Courtney LeBlanc, St. Martinville
- Brandi Stout, Toledo Bend
- Jamie Roddy, UL
- Alyssa Clark, Vermilion Parish