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Miss Louisiana Teen USA
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss Teen USA
Official language
WebsiteOfficial website

The Miss Louisiana Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of Louisiana in the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Louisiana is in the top 10 most successful states at Miss Teen USA in terms of number and value of placements. Notable former Miss Louisiana Teen USA titleholders are Miss USA 1996 Ali Landry, Miss Teen USA 2004 Shelley Hennig, Miss Teen USA 2015 Katherine Haik, and Jennifer Dupont, who placed first runner-up at Miss America 2005. Landry and Hennig have gone on to successful acting careers. Candice Stewart, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2002 was a contestant on CBS's Big Brother 15 in 2013.

At 15, Haik is the youngest woman to win the Miss Teen USA title.[1]

Miss Louisiana Teen USA is produced by RPM Productions since 1990, which also produces the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA state pageants for Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Ainsley Ross of Bossier City was crowned Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2022 on February 20, 2022 at Lafon Performing Arts Center in Luling. She will represent Louisiana for the title of Miss Teen USA 2022.

Gallery of titleholders

Results summary


Louisiana holds a record of 18 placements at Miss Teen USA.



Year Name Hometown Age1 Placement at
Miss Teen USA
Special Awards at
Miss Teen USA
2024 Ava Watson New Orleans 17 TBA
2023 Averi Crawford Baton Rouge 16
2022 Ainsley Ross Bossier City 18
2021 Gracie Petry Lafayette 18 Top 16
2020 Sydney Taylor Livingston 18 4th Runner Up
2019 Emma Brooks McAllister Houma 16
2018 Lindsey Conque[2] Lafayette 16[2] Top 10
2017 Hailey Crausby[3] Lake Charles 18
2016 Ellie Picone[4] Mandeville 16 Top 15
2015 Katherine Haik Franklinton 15 Miss Teen USA 2015
2014 Mary Risener[5] Houma[5] 18
2013 Bailey Hidalgo Denham Springs 15 Top 16
2012 Marlee Henry Lacassine 18
2011 Elizabeth Heinen Eunice 16
2010 Brianna Waguespack Paulina 15
2009 Brittany Alyson Guidry Houma 16 4th runner-up Later Miss Louisiana USA 2014 and 3rd runner-up at Miss USA 2014.
2008 Lindsey Gayle Evans Blanchard 18 3rd runner-up Dethroned October 21, 2008 due to arrest for theft and drug possession.[6] Posed in Playboy, seen in Blurred Lines
2007 Logan Travis Amite 15
2006 Kelsey Lawson Baton Rouge 17
2005 Morgan Maulden Prairieville 18
2004 Keisha Barras Delcambre 17 Did not compete Originally first runner-up; assumed the title after Hennig won Miss Teen USA 2004
Shelley Catherine Hennig Destrehan 17 Miss Teen USA 2004
2003 Megan Bologna Covington 19
2002 Candice Dontrelle Stewart Metairie 18 Later Miss Louisiana USA 2005
2001 Paige Egan New Orleans 18 Semi-finalist
2000 Nina Moch Shreveport 18 Semi-finalist
1999 Sarah Thornhill Slidell 18 1st runner-up
1998 Jennifer Dupont Plaquemine 17 Miss Louisiana USA 2000 and Miss Louisiana 2004. First runner-up at Miss America 2005.
1997 Sarah Price Mandeville Sister of Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1995, Shawn Price
1996 Kimi Fairchild Denham Springs 15
1995 Shawn Price Mandeville Sister of Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1997, Sarah Price
1994 Sarah Lowther Covington 18 Semi-finalist
1993 Heather DuPree Baton Rouge 16 Later Miss Louisiana 1998
1992 Evelyn Ellis Sulphur 18
1991 Allison McIntyre Baton Rouge 16 Top 6
1990 Ali Germaine Landry Breaux Bridge 16 Semi-finalist Later Miss Louisiana USA and Miss USA 1996, finished 6th at Miss Universe 1996
1989 Kim Clower West Monroe
1988 Amy Pietsch Ringgold 18 2nd runner-up
1987 Bobbie Jean Brown Baton Rouge 17 2nd runner-up
1986 Shasta St. Angelo Baton Rouge 17 Semi-finalist
1985 Julie Scimeca Baton Rouge
1984 Robin Swain Baton Rouge Miss Congeniality
1983 Vail Cavalier[7] Houma[7] 18[7]

1 Age at the time of the Miss Teen USA pageant


  1. ^ Chareunsy, Don (28 July 2016). "10 questions with 2015 Miss Teen USA Katherine Haik". Las Vegas Review-Journal.
  2. ^ a b "Miss Louisiana Teen USA".
  3. ^ Brasted, Chelsea (9 October 2016). "Miss Louisiana USA, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2017 crowned". The Times-Picayune.
  4. ^ Wartelle, Kris (26 October 2015). "Lake Charles native named Miss Louisiana USA". The Advertiser.
  5. ^ a b Warren, Rachel (5 November 2013). "Houma resident represents state as Miss Louisiana Teen USA". Houma Today.
  6. ^ "Miss Louisiana Teen USA loses crown after pot bust". Today. 22 October 2008.
  7. ^ a b c "A Look at Miss Teen USA". Lakeland Ledger. 28 August 1983.