FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2021
Ninety-two women from around the state will take the stage at The Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock June 13-19th vying to become the next Miss Arkansas and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen!
Competition kicks off on Sunday, June 13th with the Private Official Arrival Ceremonies which will take place at the Arkansas State Capitol. Though the event is closed to the public, friends and family can watch online via missarkansas.org with the 41 Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen candidates arriving at 1:00 p.m. and the 51 Miss Arkansas candidates arriving at 2:30 p.m.
Candidates will spend the next few days in rehearsals for their on stage performances, and competing in Private Interview with our esteemed panel of judges.
Competition will continue throughout the week with Preliminaries taking place Wednesday through Friday, June 16th – 18th. The Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen preliminary competitions will begin at 2:30 p.m. each afternoon. The Miss Arkansas preliminary competition will begin at 7:00 p.m. each evening.
The crowning of Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen 2021 will take place on Saturday, June 19th beginning at 1:00 p.m. The crowning of Miss Arkansas 2021 will take place beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 19th.
All competitions will be held at The Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock and will feature reigning Miss Arkansas Darynne Dahlem, of Greenwood, and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen Sarah Cate Lay, of Little Rock along with more than 130 Diamond State Princesses and Princes from around the state.
Tickets for the Preliminary Competition and Crowning can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
For those unable to attend the competitions in person, each of the preliminary competitions and the finals for both Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen and Miss Arkansas will be streamed on the official website, missarkansas.org. On Saturday night, June 19th, you can watch the finals of Miss Arkansas 2021 live on KATV beginning at 7:00 p.m.
“We are thrilled to again work with KATV to bring the Miss Arkansas Competition featuring our 51 candidates competing for the job of Miss Arkansas,” said Miss Arkansas Executive Director Jessie Ward Bennett. “This year we will have the largest group of candidates to ever compete on the stage for over $215,000 in scholarships. We are so thankful for the generous supporters and volunteers within this program that make these opportunities possible for these young women from right here in Arkansas! We hope our state will join us live at Robinson Performance Hall, watch on KATV or online at missarkansas.org and support these amazing young women.”
Information on 2021 Miss Candidates can be found at: http://www.missarkansas.org/contestants.htm
Information on 2021 Teen Candidates can be found at: http://www.missarkansasot.org/candidates.htm
To request press credentials for the 2021 Competition please email Toni Lindsey at missarkansaspress@gmail by June 12, 2021.
To request an interview with the reigning Miss Arkansas Darynne Dahlem or Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen Sarah Cate Lay, please call Toni Lindsey at (479) 409-4389 or email email@example.com.
To request an interview with the new 2021 titleholders for the week following their crowning, please call Toni Lindsey at (479) 409-4389 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.–