Miss Teen USA 2018
DateMay 18, 2018
Presenters
VenueHirsch Memorial Coliseum, Shreveport, Louisiana
Broadcaster
Entrants51
Placements15
WinnerHailey Colborn
 Kansas
CongenialityKennedy Cromeens
 Alabama
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Miss Teen USA 2018, the 36th Miss Teen USA pageant, was held on May 18, 2018 at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport, Louisiana. Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff of Missouri crowned her successor Hailey Colborn of Kansas at the end of the event.[1]

It was the first time the pageant was held concurrently with its sister pageant Miss USA 2018, which was held on May 21, 2018.[2]

Results

Placements

Miss Teen USA 2018 results.
Miss Teen USA 2018 results.
Final Results Contestant
Miss Teen USA 2018
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
Top 10
Top 15

Special Award

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality

Historical significance

Pageant

Selection of contestants

One delegate from the 50 states and the District of Columbia were selected in state pageants held from September 2017 to February 2018.

Preliminary round

Prior to the final competition, the delegates competed in the preliminary competition, which involves private interviews with the judges and a presentation show where they compete in athletic wear and evening gown. It was held on May 16 at the Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City. For the first time since 2009, the preliminary round was not broadcast.

Finals

During the final competition, the Top 15 finalists compete in athletic wear, evening gown and in a customized final question round, and the winner is decided by a panel of judges.

Broadcasting

The pageant was webcast on the pageant's Facebook and YouTube pages, as downloadable live events available on the Asian and American PlayStation Stores for PlayStation 4 consoles and on Xbox Live in 42 regions for the Xbox One line of consoles via the Facebook Video application, with support for 4K Ultra HD, HDR10 video[a] and Dolby Atmos spatial audio. It was the first time since debuting in 2012 where the pageant was not broadcast on Xbox 360 consoles.

Contestants

All 51 delegates have been confirmed:[3]

State Contestant Age[b] Height Hometown Placement Notes
Alabama Alabama Kennedy Cromeens[4] 17 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Birmingham
Alaska Alaska McKinley Wooten[5] 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Wasilla
Arizona Arizona Macy Deak[citation needed] 16 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Scottsdale
Arkansas Arkansas Mackenzie Hinderberger[6] 19 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Fayetteville Later 3rd runner-up at Miss Arkansas USA 2021
California California Janeice Love[7] 17 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Barstow Top 15
Colorado Colorado Chloe Zambrano[8] 17 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fruita 2nd runner-up
Connecticut Connecticut Elle Sauli[9] 17 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m) Newtown
Delaware Delaware Brynn Close[citation needed] 18 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Middletown
Washington, D.C. District of Columbia Madison Chambers[citation needed] 18 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Washington, D.C.
Florida Florida Lou Schieffelin 17 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Winter Park Top 10
Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia Savannah Miles 17 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Lawrenceville Top 10
Hawaii Hawaii Kylyn Rapoza[10] 18 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Hilo
Idaho Idaho Jacy Uhler[11] 18 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Boise
Illinois Illinois Sydni-Dion Bennett[12] 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Chicago 3rd runner-up First African American Miss Illinois Teen USA
Later Miss Illinois USA 2021
Indiana Indiana Ella Harrison[13] 17 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) New Albany
Iowa Iowa Isabella Russell[14] 17 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Marshalltown
Kansas Kansas Hailey Colborn[15] 17 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Wichita Miss Teen USA 2018
Kentucky Kentucky Jordan Crozier 19 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Somerset Later top 16 at Miss Kentucky USA 2020
Louisiana Louisiana Lindsey Conque[16] 17 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Lafayette Top 10
Maine Maine Erin McPherson[17] 17 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Hartford
Maryland Maryland Caleigh Shade[18] 18 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Cumberland Top 15
Massachusetts Massachusetts Lexi Woloshchuk[19] 18 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Monson
Michigan Michigan Anane Loveday[20] 16 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m) Grosse Ile Top 15 Born in Ethiopia
Minnesota Minnesota Peyton Schroeder[21] 18 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Rosemount
Mississippi Mississippi Julieanna Jackson[citation needed] 15 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Mize
Missouri Missouri Chloe Bartlett[22] 19 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Liberal
Montana Montana Elley Munson 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Billings
Nebraska Nebraska Michaela Edstrand 17 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Omaha
Nevada Nevada Britney Barnhart 16 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Las Vegas Top 15 Sister of Miss Nevada Teen USA 2008 Lauren Hudman and daughter of Miss Oklahoma USA 1982 Jill Barnhart.
New Hampshire New Hampshire Natalie Jenkins[23] 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Nashua
New Jersey New Jersey Diana Smerina 16 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) Freehold
New Mexico New Mexico Madison Turner 18 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Mosquero
New York (state) New York Saige Guerin 17 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Staten Island
North Carolina North Carolina Kaaviya Sambasivam[24] 18 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Winston-Salem 4th runner-up Later 1st runner-up at Miss North Carolina USA 2021
North Dakota North Dakota Ashlyn Erickson[25] 18 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fargo
Ohio Ohio Sofia Durina 18 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Columbiana
Oklahoma Oklahoma Zoe Ferraro[citation needed] 17 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Bixby
Oregon Oregon Jaycie Forrester[26] 16 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Tualatin
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Kailey Grill[27] 18 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Mars
Rhode Island Rhode Island Aliyah Moore[28] 18 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Pawtucket
South Carolina South Carolina Kirby Elizabeth Self[29] 18 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Greenwood 1st runner-up
South Dakota South Dakota Shania Knutson[30] 18 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Viborg Later 1st runner-up at Miss South Dakota USA 2021
Tennessee Tennessee Sofie Rovenstine[31] 19 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Franklin Top 10 Appeared in the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Texas Texas Brenna Flynn[32] 18 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Fort Worth
Utah Utah Madilen Kellogg[citation needed] 19 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Layton Top 10
Vermont Vermont Alexandra Diehl[33] 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) St. Albans Previously Miss Vermont's Outstanding Teen 2016
Virginia Virginia Himanvi Panidepu[34] 18 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Centreville First Indian American Miss Virginia Teen USA
Washington (state) Washington Summer Keffeler[35] 17 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Monroe Sister of Stormy Keffeler, original titleholder of Miss Washington USA 2016
West Virginia West Virginia Trinity Tiffany[36] 16 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Huntington Top 15
Wisconsin Wisconsin Alexis Loomans[37] 16 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Waunakee
Wyoming Wyoming Mackenzie Kern[38] 18 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Casper Later Miss Wyoming USA 2021

Judges

Notes

  1. ^ 4K/HDR video available on the Xbox One S and X models only
  2. ^ Ages at the time of the pageant

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