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Miss USA Pageant - Rima Fakih winning the 2010 Pageant
Rima Fakih winning the 2010 Miss USA Pageant and crowning
The "2011 Miss USA Pageant" will air live on June 19th on NBC. Miss USA travels the nation as an advocate for breast and ovarian cancer awareness, education, research, and legislation. Each contestant from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will be judged in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The Miss Universe and Miss USA Pageants are a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture. Utilizing its nationwide grass roots infrastructure, the Miss Universe Organization is committed to increasing awareness of breast and ovarian cancers. By forging relationships with organizations committed to research and education, such as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Gilda's Club, Miss USA is armed to educate women today.