The title for the Miss USA 2014 contest was won by none other than Nia Sanchez who is Miss Nevada.
It all took place on a live telecast by NBC from the venue of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The momentous occasion was the Miss USA 2014 contest and Nia Sanchez took the trophy in the end.
The former Miss Nevada was crowned the Miss USA for 2014. This time around the whole event was very exhilarating and highly stimulating in its fast-paced process as seen on television.
"E! News" co-anchor Giuliana Rancic, and MSNBC's "Way Too Early" show host Thomas Roberts hosted the Miss USA 2014 competition along with style expert Jeannie Mai.
The panel of experts who sat behind their desks to judge the competitors and participants finally handed in a verdict and it went in favor of Nia Sanchez.
Nia is 24 years old so that makes her a young adult. And it’s been more than a decade since she has been practicing Tae Kwon Do. She has earned a 4th Degree Black Belt in the martial art. She has also visited over a dozen countries as a tourist and she has played a role for Disney Studios as well.
The panel of judges include Karl Malone, Ian Ziering, Lance Bass, Rumer Willis, Allie Laforce, Dolvet Quince, Barbara Palacios, Randy Couture and Melissa Peterman.
Florida Georgia Line band performed along with special guest Nelly. Other performances of the evening include big names like Marc Broussard, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Horns and Latin Grammy award winning band Camila.
The contestants of the 2014 MISS USA competition include females from all the 50 states of USA and the District of Columbia. All these contestants were judged in three major categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview.
As for the major opponents faced by Nia Sanchez, they were: Miss North Dakota, Audra Mari, who was at #2 and Miss Georgia, Tiana Griggs, who ended up at the number three spot.
If Miss USA 2014 is named Miss Universe 2014, the first runner up, Audra Mari, will assume the duties of Miss USA 2014. And Audra Mari will also perform the duties of Miss USA 2014 if she cannot fulfill her duties for some reason.
There were more than 20 female participators in this contest of beauty and grace. The list of benefits and perks Nia Sanchez will be getting are:
- year long supply of CHI hair products;
- an annual scholarship and lodging from New York Film Academy;
- wardrobes from various companies;
- skincare products;
- tanning products;
- a gym membership along with various therapeutic amenities and health services.
A number of chances may also be availed for furthering one’s career thanks to the prize Nia Sanchez has just won. She is one lucky martial artist and beauty model who has shown the world that dreams can come true if one tries hard enough.