Miss Connecticut candidates arrive
The 18 candidates for Miss Connecticut 2021 arrived at Mohegan Sun on Friday for the opening day of the weekend competition.
The candidates for both Miss Connecticut and Connecticut's Outstanding Teen had rehearsals Friday evening.
Competition will open on Saturday with finals for Outstanding Teen, and preliminaries for Miss Connecticut. The Miss Connecticut Finals will be Sunday.
Occupancy at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theatre, which has been sold out, is limited to 80.
The New Miss Connecticut will compete in this year's Miss America competition, which will return to Mohegan Sun after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mohegan Sun this week announced a new three-year deal to host the competitions.
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