Miss USA 2017 : Info

Miss USA 2017, the 66th edition of Miss USA, was held on 14th May 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kára McCullough of the District of Columbia was crowned Miss USA 2017 by her predecessor Deshauna Barber of the District of Columbia. McCullough represented the United States at the Miss Universe 2017 and placed in the top 10.  

Chhavi Verg of New Jersey and Meridith Gould of Minnesota were adjudged first and second runners-up respectively. Top 5 also included Whitney Wandland of Illinois and Megan Gordon of South Carolina. Top 10 also included Alyssa London, India Williams, Bayleigh Dayton, Hannah Lopa and Allee-Sutton Hethcoat. Mikaela Shaw of Wyoming and Bayleigh Dayton of Missouri were awarded Miss Congeniality.

This was the first back-to-back win for a state at Miss USA since Texas won the crown in 1988 and 1989. Terrence J and Julianne Hough served as hosts, while Ashley Graham also returned as backstage host, all for a second consecutive year. Brett Eldredge, Pitbull, and the cast of Michael Jackson: One by Cirque du Soleil performed.

The contestants who competed at Miss USA 2017 were –

Baylee Smith Miss Alabama USA 2017

Alyssa London Miss Alaska USA 2017

Tommy Lynn Calhoun Miss Arizona USA 2017

Arynn Nicole Johnson Miss Arkansas USA 2017

India Williams Miss California USA 2017

Sabrina Janssen Miss Colorado USA 2017

Olga Litvinenko Miss Connecticut USA 2017

Mia Jones Miss Delaware USA 2017

Kara Deidra McCullough Miss District of Columbia USA 2017

Linette De Los Santos Miss Florida USA 2017

Deanna Hope Johnson Miss Georgia USA 2017

Julie Kuo Miss Hawaii USA 2017

Cassie Lewis Miss Idaho USA 2017

Whitney Wandland Miss Illinois USA 2017

Brittany Winchester Miss Indiana USA 2017

Kelsey Weier Miss Iowa USA 2017

Catherine Carmichael Miss Kansas USA 2017

Madelynne Myers Miss Kentucky USA 2017

Bethany Trahan Miss Louisiana USA 2017

Brooke Harris Miss Maine USA 2017

Adrianna Christine David Miss Maryland USA 2017

Julia Scaparotti Miss Massachusetts USA 2017

Krista Ferguson Miss Michigan USA 2017

Meridith Gould Miss Minnesota USA 2017

Ashley Hamby Miss Mississippi USA 2017

Bayleigh Dayton Miss Missouri USA 2017

Brooke Bezanson Miss Montana USA 2017

Jasmine Fuelberth Miss Nebraska USA 2017

Lauren York Miss Nevada USA 2017

Sarah Mousseau Miss New Hampshire USA 2017

Chhavi Verg Miss New Jersey USA 2017

Ashley Mora Miss New Mexico USA 2017

Hannah Lopa Miss New York USA 2017

Katie Coble Miss North Carolina USA 2017

Raquel Wellentin Miss North Dakota USA 2017

Dinaleigh Baxter Miss Ohio USA 2017

Alex Smith Miss Oklahoma USA 2017

Elizabeth Denny Miss Oregon USA 2017

Cassandra Angst Miss Pennsylvania USA 2017

Kelsey Swanson Miss Rhode Island USA 2017

Megan Gordon Miss South Carolina USA 2017

Tessa Dee Miss South Dakota USA 2017

Allee-Sutton Hethcoat Miss Tennessee USA 2017

Nancy Gonzalez Miss Texas USA 2017

Baylee Jensen Miss Utah USA 2017

Madison Cota Miss Vermont USA 2017

Jacqueline Carroll Miss Virginia USA 2017

Alex Carlson-Helo Miss Washington USA 2017

Lauren Roush Miss West Virginia USA 2017

Skylar Witte Miss Wisconsin USA 2017

Mikaela Shaw Miss Wyoming USA 2017