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The Miss Wyoming USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state Wyoming in the Miss USA pageant. It is currently produced by Future Productions based in Savage, Minnesota since 2005.[1]

Miss Wyoming USA
Formation1952
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersCasper
Location
Membership
Miss USA
Official language
English
Key people
Denise Wallace
Craig Heitkamp
WebsiteOfficial website

Wyoming is the second least successful state behind Montana and ahead of Delaware that did not place in Miss USA until 1986, the second-to-last state to make their first placement. It had having only reached the semi-finals twice, in 1986 and 2010. This state has, however, won five Miss Congeniality awards and one Miss Photogenic award.

Three Miss Wyoming USAs have won the Miss Wyoming Teen USA title and competed at Miss Teen USA, four have competed at Miss America and one has competed at Miss America's Outstanding Teen.

Katie Bozner of Buffalo was crowned Miss Wyoming USA 2020 on September 14, 2019 at John F. Welsh Auditorium on Natrona County High School in Casper. She will represent Wyoming for the title of Miss USA 2020 on the spring of 2020.

Gallery of titleholdersEdit

Results summaryEdit

PlacementsEdit

  • Top 10: Beth King (1986)
  • Top 15: Claire Schreiner (2010)

Wyoming holds a record of just 2 placements at Miss USA.

AwardsEdit

  • Miss Congeniality: Linda Leafdale (1966), Pam Williams (1979), Cynthia Pate (2009), Mikaela Shaw (2017), Callie Bishop (2018)
  • Miss Photogenic: Beth King (1986)

WinnersEdit

Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at Miss USA Special awards at Miss USA Notes
2020 Caitlin "Katie" Bozner Buffalo 24 TBA TBA
2019 Addison Treesh Gillette 18
2018 Callie Bishop Casper 27 Miss Congeniality Previously Miss Wyoming Teen USA 2008
2017 Mikaela Shaw Casper 23 Miss Congeniality (tied with Miss Missouri USA 2017 Bayleigh Dayton) Previously Miss Wyoming 2015, Contestant at National Sweetheart 2013
2016 Autumn Olson Saratoga 20 Previously Miss Wyoming Teen USA 2013
2015 Caroline Scott Cheyenne 22 Previously Miss Wyoming Teen USA 2010 and top 15 at Miss Teen USA 2010
2014 Lexi Hill Gillette 20
2013 Courtney Gifford Sheridan 24 Triple Crown winner
2012 Holly Allen Lander 23
2011 Kaitlyn Davis Laramie 20
2010 Claire Schreiner[2] Gillette 23 Top 15
2009 Cynthia Pate Casper 22 Miss Congeniality
2008 Cassie Shore Casper 22
2007 Robyn Johnson Sheridan 22
2006 Kristin George Casper 24 Previously Miss Wyoming Teen USA 2000
2005 Abby Norman Laramie 21 Miss Congeniality at National Sweetheart 2002
2004 Katie Rudoff Green River 20 Previously Miss Wyoming Teen USA 1999
2003 Jamie Gorman Cheyenne
2002 Jeannie Crofts Cheyenne
2001 Heather Jackelen Rock Springs Later Miss Wyoming 2005 and Miss Galaxy 2007
2000 Rebecca Smith Jackson Hole
1999 Arnica Bryant Cheyenne
1998 Megan Starr Wigert Cheyenne 22 Top 15
1997 Stacy Dawn Cenedese Cheyenne Previously Miss Wyoming 1992
1996 Kellee Nicole Kattleman Laramie
1995 Susan Elizabeth Shaffer Cheyenne
1994 Tolan Clark Cheyenne
1993 Leissann Marie Stolz Cheyenne
1992 Lisa Postle Green River
1991 Wendy Lee Dunn Laramie
1990 Cheryl James Cheyenne
1989 Chandra Anderson Jackson
1988 Kristen Youmans Casper
1987 Michelle Zimmermann Recluse
1986 Beth King[3] Cheyenne 22 Semi-finalist Miss Photogenic
1985 Wendy Hartwigsen Gillette
1984 Cheryl Rawson Laramie
1983 Joanie Engstrom Rawlins
1982 Judy Lynn Wilder Casper
1981 Deborah Aspinwall Riverton
1980 Suzie Harris Casper
1979 Pam Williams Casper Miss Congeniality
1978 Kathryn Flitner Greybull
1977 Michele Fisser Cheyenne
1976 Murlie Colosky Laramie
1975 Kimberly Jayne Pring Cheyenne Later Miss Wyoming 1978
1974 Debbie K. Petty Rawlins
1973 Michele Walter Cheyenne
1972 Tamara Tulley Cheyenne
1971 Mary Kay Heaton Cheyenne
1970 Elizabeth Swarthout Sheridan
1969 Pam Lewis Cheyenne
1968 Penny Smathers Douglas
1967 Helen Barker Buffalo
1966 Linda Leafdale Thermopolis Miss Congeniality
1965 Linda Lou Peck Sheridan
1962 Ann Bonner Powell withdrew
1961 Judy Larae Walton Cokeville
1960 Anita Simon Cheyenne
1958 Dorothy Kochiras Evanston
1957 Marilyn Hawkins Casper
1956 Marilyn Scott Cheyenne
1955 Barbara Kaye Latta Casper
1954 Faith Radenbaugh Heart Mountain
1953 Nancy Rogers Cheyenne

1 Age at the time of the Miss USA pageant Note: there were no event held in 59, 63 and 64.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Future Productions, LLC State Directors". Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Gillette woman to compete in Miss USA pageant". KULR-TV. Associated Press. May 13, 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  3. ^ "Miss Wyoming Wins Miss Photogenic". Kentucky New Era. May 12, 1986. Retrieved 1 November 2010.

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