Miss Washington USA 2022 will be crowned at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center in Renton, Washington, United States on February 5, 2022. It is the 65th edition of the state-level beauty pageant that selects Washington’s Miss USA candidate.
Currently, Washington has 13 Miss USA placements including the coronation of Dorothy Anstett in 1968. The state was also represented by Miss USA 1953 third runner-up Nancy Petraborg and Miss USA 1979 first runner-up Tracey Goddard.
Representing West Mill Creek, Christine Brodie was crowned Miss Washington USA 2021 at the Hilton Garden Inn Wilsonville Portland in Wilsonville, Oregon, USA on March 21, 2021. Kristina Kovalevich, Mazzy Eckel, Hailey Sturgill and Maricres Castro were the respective first, second, third and fourth runners-up.
There are 36 women competing for the Miss Washington USA 2022 crown. If facial beauty is the only criterion, these will be my Top 8 candidates:
#8. Cierra Nalani Richards (Pierce County)
#7. Maggie Laughlin (Tricities)
#6. Katrina Lautenschlager (Endicott)
#5. Brenna Pirozok (Bellevue)
#4. Alexandra Aqua (West Seattle)
#3. Starla Sampaco (West Bellevue)
#2. Celeste Amadon (Downtown Seattle)
#1. Mazzy Eckel (Capitol Hill)