Miss USA 2013: Miss USA 2013 to be held in June16

Miss USA 2013, the 62nd Miss USA pageant, will be held on June 16, 2013 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The winner will represent the United States at Miss Universe 2013. The outgoing titleholder of Miss USA 2012, Nana Meriwether of Maryland, will crown her successor at the end of the event. The 50 states and the District of Columbia will compete for the prestigious title and the pageant will be televised live on NBC and webcast on Xbox Live, which will be available in Canada, Europe and the United States. 
     Viewers can interact with the pageant via Twitter, Xbox SmartGlass and Zeebox. Xbox Live's webcast will also feature poll questions that are tabulated in real-time during the pageant.Competition Set to Air From Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas“The MISS USA competition is one of the most anticipated live events of the year,” said Mr. Trump. “Teaming up with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Caesars Entertainment has been a successful formula that enables us to produce one of the best shows year after year.” “Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is proud to partner with the Miss Universe Organization in hosting this spectacular event for the sixth year in a row,” said David Hoenemeyer, regional president of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. “The MISS USA Competition is one of the most exciting events of the year, so it’s only fitting that one of the most exhilarating resorts on the Strip serves as host.” 

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Contestants will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The show concludes with one contestant ultimately being crowned Miss USA 2013.Last year’s telecast concluded with Miss Rhode Island, Olivia Culpo, being crowned Miss USA 2012. After Culpo won the title of Miss Universe last December, first runner-up Nana Meriwether, Miss Maryland USA 2012, assumed the role of Miss USA.The MISS USA telecast now reaches approximately 90 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.missusa.com. The telecast will again be produced by dick clark productions, led by Barry Adelman.


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and 10.7 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA’s mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to LVCVA.com or LasVegas.com.
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)


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