Katherine Haik dazzles in a deep red dress while arriving for the Miss Teen USA 2016 Azure Pool event held at The Palazzo inside The Venetian on Wednesday night (July 27) in Las Vegas.
The 16-year-old reigning Miss Teen USA 2015 welcomed the 2016 competitors for the event, just after hosting a pajama party earlier in the week and taking a ride on the gondolas earlier in the day.
Here are all the contestants: Erin Snow, Miss Alabama Teen; Nneamaka Isolokwu, Miss Alaska Teen; Tristany Hightower, Miss Arizona Teen; Makenzie Sexton, Miss Arkansas Teen; Athenna Crosby, Miss California Teen; Alexis Wynne, Miss Colorado Teen; Katy Brown, Miss Connecticut Teen; Emily Hutchison, Miss Delaware Teen; Dylan Murphy, Miss District Of Columbia Teen; Gracie Smith, Miss Florida Teen; Bentley Wright, Miss Georgia Tee; Joahnnalee Ucol, Miss Hawaii Teen; Kate Pekuri, Miss Idaho Teen; Olivia Pura, Miss Illinois Teen; Lauren Boswell, Miss Indiana Teen; Hannah Bockhaus, Miss Iowa Teen; Madison Moore, Miss Kansas; Christiaan Prince, Miss Kentucky Teen; Ellie Picone, Miss Louisiana Teen; Jessica Stewart, Miss Maine Teen; Amy Ingram, Miss Maryland Teen; Alexis Frasca, Miss Massachusetts Teen; Unjane Wells, Miss Michigan Teen; Sophia Primozich, Miss Minnesota Teen; Lauren Rymer, Miss Mississippi Teen; Dallas Ezard, Miss Missouri Teen; Jami Forseth, Miss Montana Teen; Erika Etzelmiller, Miss Nebraska Teen; Carissa Morrow, Miss Nevada Teen; Valeria Podobniy, Miss New Hampshire Teen; Gina Mellish, Miss New Jersey Teen; Margeaux Greene, Miss New Mexico Teen; Natalia Terrero, Miss New York Teen; Emily Wakeman, Miss North Carolina Teen; Paige Mathison, Miss North Dakota Teen; Olivia Turk, Miss Ohio Teen; Hellen Smith, Miss Oklahoma Teen; Mikaela Bruer, Miss Oregon Teen; Sydney Dolanch, Miss Pennsylvania Teen; Malia Cruz, Miss Rhode Island Teen; Marley Stokes, Miss South Carolina Teen; Makenzie Falcon, Miss South Dakota Teen; Savannah Chrisley, Miss Tennessee Teen; Karlie Hay, Miss Texas Teen; Abby Larson, Miss Utah Teen; Tammy Vujanovic, Miss Vermont Teen; Gracyn Blackmore, Miss Virginia Teen; Claire Wright, Miss Washington Teen; Cassy Trickett, Miss West Virginia Teen; Karly Knaus, Miss Wisconsin Teen; and Shelly McRoberts, Miss Wyoming Teen.
Miss Alaska Teen, Miss Hawaii Teen, and Miss Florida Teen are also pictured below showing off their athleisure gear.
The 2016 Miss Teen USA Pageant will stream on Saturday, July 30th at 8PM ET/PT on the Miss U App, Miss Teen USA Facebook Page and MissTeenUSA.com from The Venetian Las Vegas.