Miss Ohio USA 2012 and Miss Ohio Teen USA 2012 Pageants will be held on October 14 and 15, 2011 at the Vern Riffe Center For the Arts in Portsmouth on for the 11th consecutive year. Ashley Caldwell, Miss Ohio USA 2011 and Morgan Smigel, Miss Ohio Teen USA 2011, will pass the crowns to their successors at the end of the event. The winner of Miss Ohio USA 2012 will represent the State in Miss USA 2012 Pageant while the winner of Miss Ohio Teen USA 2012 will represent the State in Miss Teen USA 2012.
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Ashley Caldwell, Miss Ohio USA 2011, will pass the crowned to her successor at the end of the event
The orientation for the Miss Ohio and Miss Teen Ohio pageant is scheduled to be held at the newly renovated Holiday Inn in downtown Portsmouth this weekend with the participation of about 500 people. According to local pageant director Kim Bauer, there will be 135 contestants between the Miss Ohio and Miss Ohio Teen pageants.
Courtesy of Miss Ohio USA.