Here are Miss America 2013 contestants photos and video. The 92nd annual pageant on Sat. Jan. 12, 2013 takes place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and is broadcast live on television ABC 9 p.m. starting at ET with returning hosts Chris Harrison (‘The Bachelor’) and Brooke Burke-Charvet (‘Dancing with the Stars).’
Get the scoop on the pageant schedule, the names of all 53 contestants, as see photos, video clips and more, below after the jump.
Watch video of the arrival ceremony in Las Vegas above, featuring all contestants and scroll down for more pageant details.
As noted, in total there are 53 contestants who represent the 50 states, and additionally the District of Columbia (DC), Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The reigning Miss America 2012 Winner is Miss Wisconsin, Laura Kaeppeler. will relinquish her crown to the 2013 winner.
Click here for to watch videos on YouTube videos of all the contestants.
Pageant judges are as follows: Bradley Bayou (fashion designer), Cheryl Burke (professional dancer with ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’), Sam Champion (ABC ‘Good Morning America), Mary Hart (former Entertainment Tonight host), Daymond John (branding expert and entrepreneur, ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’), McKayla Maroney (member of U.S. Olympics women’s gymnastics team), and Katie Stam Irk (Miss America 2009).
See the official Miss America Organization Web site www.missamerica.org for more details on online voting, as well as apps for mobile phones including iPhone, iPad and Android.. For the latest news and updates, visit the official Facebook fan page and Twitter @MissAmericaOrgs.
The Miss America Organization has put less emphasis on beauty and pageantry in recent years and, proclaims itself as the largest scholarship organization for women, giving out some $45 million annually.
In the days leading up to the pageant, there will be several preliminary competitions; once posted you can see the pictures here. Check the official Miss America Organization YouTube channel for videos — including bikini swimsuit and evening gown — of these events.
The full list of 2013 Miss America contestants is below. Check back to find out the winners on pageant night.
Miss Alabama, Anna Laura Bryan
Miss Alaska, Debbe Eben
Miss Arizona, Piper Stoeckel
Miss Arkansas, Sloane Roberts
Miss California, Leah Cecil
Miss Colorado, Hannah Porter
Miss Connecticut, Emily Audiber
Miss Delaware Delaware, Alyssa Murray
Miss District of Columbia (DC), Allyn Rose
Miss Florida Florida, Laura McKeeman
Miss Georgia, Leighton Jordan
Miss Hawaii, Skyler Kamaka
Miss Idaho, Whitney Wood
Miss Illinois, Megan Ervin
Miss Indiana, MerrieBeth Cox
Miss Iowa Iowa, Mariah Cary
Miss Kansas, Sloane Lewis
Miss Kentucky, Jessica Casebolt
Miss Louisiana, Lauren Vizza
Miss Maine, Molly Bouchard
Miss Maryland, Joanna Guy
Miss Massachusetts, Taylor Kinzler
Miss Michigan, Angela Venditti
Miss Minnesota, Siri Freeh
Miss Mississippi, Marie Wicks
Miss Missouri, Tippe Emmott[
Miss Montana, Alexis Wineman
Miss Nebraska, Mariah Cook
Miss Nevada, Randi Sundquist
Miss New Hampshire, Megan Lyman
Miss New Jersey, Lindsey Petrosh
Miss New Mexico, Candice Bennatt
Miss New York, Mallory Hagan
Miss North Carolina, Arlie Honeycutt
Miss North Dakota, Rosie Sauvageau
Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracke
Miss Oklahoma, Alicia Clifton
Miss Oregon, Nichole Mead
Miss Pennsylvania, Jordyn Colao
Miss Puerto Rico, Kiaraliz Medina
Miss Rhode Island, Kelsey Fournier
Miss South Carolina, Ali Rogers
Miss South Dakota, Calista Kirby
Miss Tennessee, Chandler Lawson
Miss Texas, DaNae Couch
Miss Utah, Kara Arnold
Miss Vermont, Chelsea Ingram
Miss Virgin Islands, Aniska Tonge[
Miss Virginia, Rosemary Willis
Miss Washington, Mandy Schendel
Miss West Virginia, Kaitlin Gates
Miss Wisconsin, Kathryn Bess Gorman
Miss Wyoming, Lexie Madden
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