PAGEANT WEEKEND: Miss Iowa USA Competition

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The Miss Iowa USA and Miss Iowa Teen USA pageants will be held in Newton this weekend.

The preliminaries will be held on Saturday at the Newton Community High School.  The doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the competition starting at 8 p.m.

The pageant finals will be held on Sunday.   The doors will open to the public at 3:30 p.m. with the finals starting at 4 p.m.

In the pageant, the ladies compete in three categories: the swimsuit competition, the evening gown competition and the interview competition.

Along with the title of Miss Iowa USA or Miss Iowa Teen USA, the winner will win scholarships, prizes and the chance to compete to be Miss USA or Miss Teen USA.

More information on the pageant or on how to get tickets to the competition is available here.