Miss Teen USA 2006
DateAugust 15, 2006
Presenters
Entertainment
VenuePalm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California
Broadcaster
Entrants51
Placements15
WinnerKatie Blair
Montana Montana
CongenialityBlair Griffith
Colorado Colorado
PhotogenicMelissa Lingafelt
North Carolina North Carolina
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Miss Teen USA 2006, the 24th Miss Teen USA pageant, was televised live from Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California on August 15, 2006. The pageant was won by Katie Blair of Montana.

For the third time, the pageant was hosted by Palm Springs. It had previously been held there in 2003 and 2004. On August 10, the 51 contestants competed in a preliminary presentation show where they were judged in swimsuits and evening gowns. Scores from this judging will determine the top 15 on the live telecast on August 15, 2006.

At the conclusion of the final competition, Katie Blair of Montana was crowned by outgoing titleholder Allie LaForce of Ohio. This was the first year that Montana made the initial cut in the competition, and until this pageant Montana was the only state which had not placed. This is the first major pageant title won by a delegate from Montana.

All the delegates were first to required to win their state pageant, which in some states also meant holding a local title.

Results

Placements

Map showing placements by state
Map showing placements by state
Final Results Contestant
Miss Teen USA 2006
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
Top 10
Top 15

Special awards

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic

Delegates

The Miss Teen USA 2006 delegates were:

Previous placements in state pageants

The following delegates had also competed in previous Miss Teen USA state pageants:

Crossovers

Judges

References and notes