The top ten contestants who will have the chance to capture the coveted Miss USA crown have been announced, and Miss Alaska has survived the first elimination of the night.
Alyssa London will continue in the competition with hopes of becoming the first Miss Alaska to be crowned Miss USA. The others vying for the title are Miss Minnesota, Miss New Jersey, Miss Missouri, Miss Tennessee, Miss California, Miss District of Colombia, Miss South Carolina, Miss New York, and Miss Illinois.
The top ten contestants will immediately move on to compete in the swimwear and evening gown portions of the competition. The number of contestants will then be narrowed down to half, and the remaining five will answer a question in front of the judges.
The top three will continue on to the closing round, where they will answer a final question.
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