Miss Teen USA 2000
DateAugust 26, 2000
VenueHirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana
WinnerJillian Parry
CongenialityShari Short
PhotogenicKristen Johnson
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Miss Teen USA 2000, the 18th Miss Teen USA pageant, was televised live from Shreveport, Louisiana on August 26, 2000. At the conclusion of the final competition, Jillian Parry of Pennsylvania was crowned by outgoing queen Ashley Coleman of Delaware.

The pageant was hosted by newcomer Brian McFayden with color commentary by Ali Landry and Julie Moran for the third year. Landry held the Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1990, Miss Louisiana USA 1996 and Miss USA 1996 titles, making the semi-finals at Miss Teen USA 1990 pageant before winning Miss USA 1996.

During the pageant there were performances by Rachel Lampa, 98 Degrees and Westlife.

Host city

The pageant was held in Shreveport, Louisiana for the third consecutive year. Following the event, officials in indicated that they were reluctant to host the pageant for a fourth year because disorganization by the Miss Universe Organization meant that the city lost over $70,000 in expected revenue.[1]

Contestant notes


  1. ^ "Cities may not seek pageant". The Baton Rouge Advocate. 2000-09-01.
  2. ^ "Obituaries - Kimberly Williamson". Peoria Journal Star. December 30, 2004.
  3. ^ VanBros Stats. http://www.vanbros.com/usa/stats.html. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  4. ^ Miss Kansas USA Hall of Fame. http://www.misskansasusa.com/halloffame.html. Retrieved March 5, 2017.