NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miss Universe Organization is proud to announce its sponsors for the 2012 MISS USA® Competition, which airs live on NBC on Sunday, June 3 (9-11 p.m. ET) from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas at the Theatre for Performing Arts.
- Official Sponsors are:
- Farouk Systems Inc. / CHI (Official Hair Care Sponsor)
- Australian Gold (Official Sun Care Sponsor)
- Kooey Australia (Official Swimwear Sponsor)
- Diamond Nexus (Official Jewelry Sponsor)
- Chinese Laundry (Official Footwear Sponsor)
- Sherri Hill Fashions (Official Fashion Sponsor)
- Rain Cosmetics (Official Cosmetics Sponsor)
- New York Film Academy
The sparkling, coveted crown the contestants are vying for is created by Diamond Nexus, and will sit upon beautiful tresses styled by Farouk Systems, the makers of CHI and Biosilk. Throughout the competition, each of the contestants will be donning Chinese Laundry footwear to accompany their striking Sherri Hill evening gowns and sophisticated swimwear provided by Kooey Australia. Completing every look will be Australian Gold products for sun-kissed skin, and Rain Cosmetics for a camera ready glow. Finally, the newly crowned Miss USA 2012 will receive full tuition, room and board to the New York Film Academy.
The pageant will feature contestants from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. They will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The telecast will conclude with one contestant ultimately being crowned Miss USA 2012.
For the second year in a row, fans can vote online for their favorite contestant through June 2, the evening before the telecast. The contestant with the most votes will automatically reach the semifinals (Top 16). To vote, log on to www.missusa.com, www.nbc.com, or the Official Miss USA Facebook Page.
About Miss Universe Organization
The Miss Universe Organization, a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture, is a global community empowering role models of beauty, health and leadership for young women of today. As part of the Miss Universe Organization, Miss USA is dedicated to partnering with charities around the world, and to increasing awareness of breast and ovarian cancers. For more information, visit: www.missusa.com.
SOURCE The Miss Universe Organization