What You Need To know About the MISS USA Competition
The 2018 MISS USA® Competition airs LIVE on Monday, May 21 at 8/7c on FOX from the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana.
Fans can VOTE for their favorite contestant throughout the competition. The fan votes will be factored into the selection committee score. You can vote 10x per round via vote.missusa.com.
Vanessa Lachey and Nick Lachey will take the stage together to host the competition, with TV personality and fashion expert Carson Kressley and supermodel and pageant expert Lu Sierra as competition insiders to provide analysis and commentary throughout the live telecast. Lee Brice is set to perform during the show, and along with his hosting duties, Nick Lachey will take the stage to perform with fellow 98° bandmates Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre, and Jeff Timmons.
The 2018 MISS USA® competition is a two-hour special event which concludes with Miss USA 2017 Kára McCullough crowning her successor. Women representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia will compete for the opportunity of becoming the next Miss USA. To learn more about this year's contestants, click here.
The 2018 MISS USA® marks the 20thanniversary of the competition's first appearance in the sister cities of Shreveport-Bossier. Offering cultural arts and entertainment sites, world-class outdoor sporting events, historic landmarks, festivals and more, Shreveport-Bossier provides visitors an endless variety of opportunities to enjoy.