Miss USA 2017

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Miss USA 2017
Kára McCullough at the NRC 03 (cropped).jpg
Kára McCullough, Miss USA 2017
Date May 14, 2017
Presenters
Entertainment
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Broadcaster
Entrants 51
Placements 10
Winner Kára McCullough
 District of Columbia
Congeniality Bayleigh Dayton
 Missouri
Mikaela Shaw
 Wyoming
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Miss USA 2017 was the 66th Miss USA pageant. It was held on May 14, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.[1][2][3] The show was hosted by Julianne Hough and Terrence J, reprising their 2016 hosting roles.[4][5][6][7] Model and body activist Ashley Graham also returned as backstage host.[5] Brett Eldredge, Pitbull, and the cast of Michael Jackson: One by Cirque du Soleil performed.[8]

Deshauna Barber of the District of Columbia crowned her successor Kára McCullough of the District of Columbia at the end of the event. McCullough represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2017 competition. This is the first back to back win for a state at Miss USA since Texas won the crown in 1988 and 1989. Entertainment reporter Alex Wehrley, a former Miss Wisconsin USA, and Barber hosted the preliminary competition held on 11 May 2017.[9][10]

Results[edit]

Miss USA 2017 results.
Final Results Contestant
Miss USA 2017
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
Top 5
Top 10

Awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality[11]

Order of announcement[edit]

Contestants[edit]

51 delegates have been confirmed:[12]

State Name Age[13][14] Height[14] Hometown[13][14] Placement Notes
Alabama Alabama Baylee Smith[15] 20 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Tuscaloosa
Alaska Alaska Alyssa London[16] 27 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Anchorage Top 10
Arizona Arizona Tommy Lynn Calhoun[18] 27 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Tucson
Arkansas Arkansas Arynn Johnson[19] 20 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Hot Springs
California California India Williams[20] 20 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Lafayette Top 10
Colorado Colorado Sabrina Janssen 21 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Denver
Connecticut Connecticut Olga Litvinenko[21] 27 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Greenwich
Delaware Delaware Mia Jones[23] 21 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Bear
Washington, D.C. District of Columbia Kára McCullough 25 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Washington, D.C. Miss USA 2017
Florida Florida Linette De Los Santos[24] 25 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Miami
Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia DeAnna Johnson[25] 21 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Hazlehurst
Hawaii Hawaii Julie Kuo 23 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Honolulu
Idaho Idaho Cassie Lewis[26] 26 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Moscow
Illinois Illinois Whitney Wandland[27] 25 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Chicago Top 5
Indiana Indiana Brittany Winchester[28] 27 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Indianapolis
Iowa Iowa Kelsey Weier[29] 26 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) West Des Moines
Kansas Kansas Catherine Carmichael 26 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Manhattan
Kentucky Kentucky Madelynne Myers[30] 22 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Louisville
Louisiana Louisiana Bethany Trahan[31] 21 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Lake Charles
Maine Maine Brooke Harris[32] 26 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Lee
Maryland Maryland Adrianna David[33] 22 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Rockville
Massachusetts Massachusetts Julia Scaparotti[34] 25 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Peabody
Michigan Michigan Krista Ferguson[35] 24 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Detroit
Minnesota Minnesota Meridith Gould[36] 22 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Minneapolis 2nd Runner Up
Mississippi Mississippi Ashley Hamby 24 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Madison
Missouri Missouri Bayleigh Dayton[37][38] 23 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Lee's Summit[38] Top 10
Montana Montana Brooke Bezanson[39] 20 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Missoula
Nebraska Nebraska Jasmine Fuelberth[40] 20 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Norfolk[40]
Nevada Nevada Lauren York[41] 23 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Las Vegas
New Hampshire New Hampshire Sarah Mousseau[42] 26 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Portsmouth[42]
New Jersey New Jersey Chhavi Verg[43] 20 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Edison 1st Runner Up
New Mexico New Mexico Ashley Mora[44] 25 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Albuquerque
New York (state) New York Hannah Lopa[45] 25[45] 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Spencerport[45] Top 10
North Carolina North Carolina Katie Coble[46] 27 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Charlotte
North Dakota North Dakota Raquel Wellentin[47] 24 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fargo
Ohio Ohio Dinaleigh Baxter[48] 24 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Winchester
Oklahoma Oklahoma Alex Smith 20 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Mooreland
Oregon Oregon Elizabeth Denny 26 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Roseburg
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Cassandra Angst 23 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Feasterville
Rhode Island Rhode Island Kelsey Swanson 23 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Cranston
South Carolina South Carolina Megan Gordon 23 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) North Augusta Top 5
South Dakota South Dakota Tessa Dee[49] 26 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Mitchell
Tennessee Tennessee Allee-Sutton Hethcoat 25 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Franklin Top 10
Texas Texas Nancy Gonzalez 27 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Freeport
Utah Utah Baylee Jensen 23 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) South Jordan
Vermont Vermont Madison Cota 21 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Bellows Falls
Virginia Virginia Jacqueline Carroll[50] 23 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Stanardsville
Washington (state) Washington Alex Carlson-Helo 23 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Mill Creek
West Virginia West Virginia Lauren Roush[51] 22 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Mason
Wisconsin Wisconsin Skylar Witte 19 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Schofield
Wyoming Wyoming Mikaela Shaw 23 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Casper

Judges[edit]

Contestants were evaluated by separate panels of judges for the preliminary and final competitions.[8]

Preliminary judges[edit]

Telecast judges[edit]

General references[edit]

  • "Miss USA 2017 Results". missuniverse.com. IMG Universe. May 15, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2017.

References[edit]

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