See All 51 Miss America Contestants in Their "Red Carpet Glamour" Evening Gowns
To a teenager, there's nothing more iconic than prom. The night lets youngins dress up and act like swanky adults until curfew -- or at least that's what every teen movie from the '90s and early aughts taught us. So it's no wonder that choosing an outfit for this evening is kind of a big deal. Prom dress shopping is a rite of passage in itself for any teenager, and trying on magical gowns and flowing skirts is a dream -- but some of the gowns out there are more like a nightmare.
The newly-rebranded "Miss America 2. But the evening gown competition will still be a part of Miss America, this year with a theme of "red carpet glamour. During the gown round, contestants will now also be offered an opportunity to speak about their platform, the advocacy and awareness work all titleholders undergo with a view to promoting a particular cause. See more photos from the preliminaries at the Miss America Facebook page. More Goodies.