The Miss Alabama competition is underway after preliminaries began Wednesday night. The competition will continue on Thursday and Friday with the winner being crowned on Saturday night in Birmingham.

The competitions are nightly at 7:00 p.m. at Samford University’s Wright Center. To purchase tickets call 205-871-6276. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You can also email

You can book Miss Alabama for your event.

The contestants are judged based on looks, presence, wit, and talent. Every Miss Alabama contestant has to have won a qualifying pageant somewhere in the state. The winner of the Miss Alabama pageant will be a contestant in the Miss America pageant.

The reigning Miss Alabama is Miss Lauren Bradford. Lauren competed in the 100th Anniversary Miss America competition on December 16th, 2021 at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Connecticut and finished as 1st Runner up to Miss America 2022 and won over $42,000. She is a fiddle player.

The 2022 Miss Alabama candidates are:

  • ·       Ella Kate Nichols Miss Appalachian Valley

  • ·       McKenzie Gay Miss Auburn University

  • ·       Chaney Scott McCorquodale Miss Baldwin County

  • ·       Dominique Verville Miss Birmingham

  • ·       Abbie Stockard Miss Cahaba Valley

  • ·       Taylor Simmons Miss Capital City

  • ·       Madison Chapman Miss Centennial

  • ·       Breighanna Vigor Miss Coastal Alabama

  • ·       Mary Catherine Dulaney Miss Cotton State

  • ·       Hannah Adams Miss Covered Bridge

  • ·       Abby Sosa Miss Cullman County Fair

  • ·       Hannah Beall Miss Gardendale Magnolia

  • ·       Emee Baldwin Miss Hamilton

  • ·       Ashley Taylor Miss Heart of Dixie

  • ·       Emma Wright Miss Historic Springville

  • ·       Jordan Carraway Miss Hoover

  • ·       Taylor Blatchford Miss Iron City

  • ·       Kaylee Knight Miss JSU

  • ·       Ibby Dickson Miss Jefferson County

  • ·       Chandler Mordecai Miss Leeds Area

  • ·       Ashlyn Powers Miss Magic City

  • ·       Maggie Bishop Miss Marshall County

  • ·       Brianna Burrell Miss Mobile Bay

  • ·       Kate Webb Miss North Jefferson Area

  • ·       Madeline Rigdon Miss Phenix City

  • ·       Jessica Patterson Miss River City

  • ·       Mary-Coker Green Miss Shelby County

  • ·       Maggie Tubbs Miss Singing River

  • ·       Whitney Wright Miss Southern Union

  • ·       Lacey Wood Miss Sylacauga

  • ·       Eden Webb Miss Tennessee Valley

  • ·       Caroline Clark Miss Troy University

  • ·       Isabella Weyerman Miss Trussville

  • ·       Leah Humble Miss Tuscaloosa

  • ·       Elizabeth Miller Miss UAB

  • ·       Lindsay Fincher Miss University of Alabama

  • ·       Ashlyn Nichols Miss University of Mobile

  • ·       Claire Hendrickson Miss UNA

  • ·       Lydia Fisher Miss Walker County

  • ·       Anna Kate Lucas Miss Wallace State

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