A new Miss Mississippi will be crowned Saturday night in the final round of the competition that kicked off Wednesday with three nights of preliminary competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
Friday night’s Miss Mississippi preliminary winners were Miss Midtown Pointe Connor Dowdell in Evening Gown and Miss Leaf River Valley Charity Lockridge in Talent.
On Thursday, Miss Mississippi State University Emmie Perkins was the preliminary Red Capet winner and Miss Riverbend Kayla Braswell was the preliminary Talent winner in the second round preliminary competition of the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg.
Thirty-one contestants are competing for the crown.
Wednesday night’s preliminary winners were:
Formal wear: Miss Jones County Karsyn Ulmer, formal wear who won the formal wear competition at Wednesday’s preliminary.
Talent: Miss University Abigail Church won Wednesday’s talent competition with a dance performance.
How to watch
This year’s Miss Mississippi competitions will be streamed live Wednesday through Saturday night at missmisslive.com.
Tickets to live streams of the Miss Mississippi 2022 competitions vary in cost by night:
Preliminary rounds are: 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday stream for $20 per night, while Saturday’s session is $35.
Crowning of Miss Mississippi: 8 p.m. Saturday streams for $35
An all-access package to streaming all the night’s competitions is available for $82
Miss Mississippi’s final night will be aired locally in the Jackson area on WLBT-TV at 8 p.m. Saturday
The winner of the competition will represent the state at the next Miss America competition, for which no date has not yet been set.
Miss Mississippi 2022 contestants
Thirty-one contestants from throughout the state are competing will compete:
- Kaylin Costello (Miss All America City)
- LaRhonda Mack (Miss Barnes Crossing)
- Ally Hopper (Miss Deep South)
- Camille Green (Miss Delta)
- Madeleine Thompson (Miss Delta Crossroads)
- Presley Jackson (Miss Delta State University)
- Hunter Rush (Miss Fairpark)
- Maddie Stevens (Miss Golden Triangle)
- Angel Gail Lang (Miss Greenville)
- Katelyn Perry (Miss Gulf Coast)
- Vivian O’Neal (Miss Hattiesburg)
- Landry Payne (Miss Heartland)
- Tiara Jackson (Miss Hinds Community College)
- Karsyn Ulmer (Miss Jones County)
- Charity Lockridge (Miss Leaf River Valley)
- Avery-Claire Littleton (Miss Lee County)
- Connor Dowdell (Miss Midtown Pointe)
- Emmie Perkins (Miss Mississippi State University)
- Alyssa Rogers (Miss Natchez Trace)
- Meredith Sides (Miss New South)
- Hannah Smith (Miss Pearl River Community College)
- Rebekah Williams (Miss Pearl River Valley)
- McKay Lee Bray (Miss Pine Belt)
- Dariyel Johnson (Miss Presley Heights)
- Rachel Graham (Miss Red Hills)
- Kayla Braswell (Miss Riverbend)
- Angela Alexander (Miss Southern Oaks)
- Lydia Bishop (Miss Starkville)
- Morgan Harris (Miss Tupelo)
- Abigail Church (Miss University)
- Leah Kat Adcox (Miss University of Southern Mississippi)