First-night preliminary competition and the introduction of the judges in the 2012 Miss America Pageant at Planet Hollywood on Jan. 10, 2012. Winners Miss Utah Danica Olsen (lifestyle and fitness) and Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler (talent) are pictured here.
Jan 5, 2012 (9:04 p.m.)
For the seventh consecutive year, beauty queens will take over Las Vegas this week as 53 women compete in the Miss America pageant. The competition at Planet Hollywood’s Theater for Performing Arts will feature women ages 17 to 24 representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.