Hooters to Host International Swimsuit Pageant in Miami Featuring 101 Hooters Girls from Around the World

Contestants Competing for Miss Hooters International Title, Crown and $100,000 in Cash and Prizes

Jun 13, 2012, 09:00 ET from Hooters of America, LLC

ATLANTA, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, June 23 Hooters will host the 16th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant in Miami, FL.  101 of the most beautiful Hooters Girls around the world will represent their Hooters restaurant and hometowns to compete for the $50,000 first place prize, crown and chance to represent Hooters for a year as Miss Hooters International. 

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The Hooters Girl contestants were selected from over 18,000 Hooters Girls who presently work in one of the 430 Hooters restaurants worldwide.  The contestants received a coveted spot in the pageant by competing in local swimsuit contests or were selected as the top Hooters Girl to represent their market. 

This year's pageant will be held at The Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater and will be broadcast on FX and to all Hooters restaurants across the country on June 23rd at 10 PM ET.  The contestants will be judged by a celebrity panel of judges.  The first place contestant, Miss Hooters International 2012, will receive $50,000 cash, a feature in the Hooters Magazine, Hooters Calendar and appear in national TV commercials. 

Other awards will be presented to Miss Hooters World, representing Hooters 27 international markets; Miss Hooters Congeniality; Miss Hooters Magazine Viewer's Choice, who is selected based of voting at www.facebook.com/Hooters and Miss Photogenic. 

Hooters of America, LLC is the franchisor and operator of over 430 Hooters restaurants in 44 states and 27 foreign countries.  The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida.  Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly, world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls.  For more information about Hooters visit www.Hooters.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/Hooters or www.Facebook.com/Hooters.  

1. Jocelyn Davis        

Albuquerque, NM

2. Jaime McDermott   

Altoona, PA

3. Afton Storton          

Anaheim, CA

4. Sam Arena              

Atlanta, GA

5. Lauren  Bye              

Austin, TX

6. Holly Loudon            


7. Brittany Farmer         

Baton Rouge, LA

8. Brittney Oakes           

Bay City, MI

9. Brooke Ingram           

East Birmingham, AL

10. Blair Engberg             

Bloomington, IL

11. Amanda Jemini          

Boca Raton

12. Kelsey Bourdon         

W. Boca Raton, FL

13. Jordyn Chessmore      

Boise, ID

14. Evelise Souza             

Sao Paulo, Brasil

15. Cynthia Adriano        

Cancun, Mexico

16. Megan Corley            

Orlando Airport, FL

17. Jenell Hendrix            

Champaign, IL

18. Kirsten Cooper           

Chantilly, VA

19. Kellie Johnson            

Charleston, WV

20. Taryn Walker             

Clearwater, FL

21. Erika Hendrickson     

Sanford, FL

22. Shawnee Boze           

Columbia, MO

23. Jessica Brook Lundy  

East Columbia, SC

24. Jamie Gunnels            

Columbus, GA

25. Kathy Diehl               

Columbus, OH

26. Lacey Deese               

Concord, NC

27. Brittainy Taylor          

Concordville, PA

28. Kayla Rose Stobbs     

Corpus Christi, TX

29. Veronica Chavarria    

Costa Rica

30. Josefina Sumova        

Czech Republic

31. Kristin Brooks            

Daytona Beach, FL

32. McKenzie Barentsen  

Denver, CO

33. Reba Williams            

Destin, FL

34. Nikia Hubbard           

Fayetteville, NC

35. Megan Hood              

Nottingham, UK

36. Hillary Cook              

Fairview Heights, IL

37. Kelsey Thielbar          

Fargo, ND

38. Celeste Davis             

Fayetteville, NC

39. Kaylee Farris              

Fort Smith, AR

40. Ashley Knight            

Ft. Myers, FL

41. Amber Hatley              

Greenville, NC

42. Hellen Santandrea      


43. Kristina Wheat           

Gulfport, MS

44. Michelle Blake           

Hamilton, Canada

45. Rhonda Paul              

Hampton, VA

46. Ashley Pike                

Hiram, GA

47. Victoria Brown          

Hollywood, CA

48. Tia Spence                

Honolulu, HI

49. Nicole Scott               

Las Vegas, NV

50. Aiana Garland            

Horn Lake, MS

51. Heather Latch            

Houston, TX

52. Tiffany Anne Saint    

Humble, TX

53. Coral Greaves            

Castleton, IN

54. Alex Clowers             

Irving, TX

55. Mayu Kubota             

Tokyo, Japan

56. Sarah Whitson            

Johnson City, TN

57. Brooke Adams           

Kirby, TX

58. Eunhey Park               


59. Casey Luckey              

Lakeland, FL

60. Sarah Hinton              

Lansing, MI

61. Morgan Whitworth    

Louisville, KY

62. Kacie Dauenhauer     

Metairie, LA

63. Lizbeth Bravo            

Mexico City, Mexico

64. Juliete Cabrera           

Doral, FL

65. Crystal Vizcarra         

Mission Valley, CA

66. Rachel Vander Veen  

Missoula, MT

67. Mary Beech                

Tillmans Corner, AL

68. Erika Ross                  

Monroeville, PA

69. Olivia Braive              

Montreal, Canada

70. Crystal Rhoads          

Murfreesboro, TN

71. Lindsay Lanier           

Myrtle Beach, SC

72. Hayley Fletcher          

New Castle, DE

73. Ashley Palmer            

Newport News, VA

74. Marissa  Raisor           

Newport, KY

75. Jessica Curry-Keith    

New Castle, DE

76. Kristina Zoch             

Rockford, IL

77. Chelsea Smith            

Oklahoma City, OK

78. Jessica Hauss              

Orland Park, IL

79. Janet Layug                

North Lakeland, FL

80. Tyler Suess                 

Rockford, IL

81. Shabon Foster            

Rockville, MD

82. Ana Rosa Gallardo    

Roswell, GA

83. Chelsea Davis            

Sacramento, CA

84. Elva Villarreal            

Midvale, UT

85. Natasha Quoma         

Sanford, FL

86. Lindsay Peters           

Saugus, MA

87. Amber Swisher          

Savannah, GA

88. Cheandre Van Blerk  

South Africa

89. Michelle Delaney       

Albuquerque, NM

90. Brittany Marshall       

Houston, TX

91. Rachel Mundwiller    

Springfield, MO

92. Sophia Salvati           

St. Louis, MO

93. Tycie Wise                

Tempe, AZ

94. Kayla Messick            

Newport News, VA

95. LeeAnn Carr              

Toledo, OH

96. Keely Carlton             

Toronto, Canada

97. Aneta Kowal              

Troy, MI

98. Shelby Coker             

Waco, TX

99. KJ Schwester             

Wayne, NJ

100. Nicole Bier                 

Winnipeg, Canada

101. Nikki Kennedy          

Winston Salem, NC



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