On June 20th 130 Hooters Girls from all over the world will compete in Hollywood, Florida at the 13th Annual Miss Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. The event will take place at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and will be broadcast live to all Hooters restaurants in the country and streamed live at Hooters.com.
Five days prior to the pageant the Hooters Girl contestants will arrive at the Westin Diplomat in Fort Lauderdale for pageant rehearsals, photo shoots for Hooters Magazine and Hooters Calendar as well as media opportunities. On Tuesday, June 16th some of the Hooters Girls will also be paying a visit to the children at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
The Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant is the richest pageant in the world, with over $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded to the top contestants. A celebrity panel of judges will determine who will bring home the 1st place prize of $50,000 and represent Hooters for the next year. Sara Hoots, the reigning Miss Hooters International from Selma, Texas will crown this year’s winner.
Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 450 Hooters restaurants in 43 states and 26 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit www.hooters.com.