Miss Hospitality contestants to arrive in Hattiesburg Sunday

Miss Hospitality contestants to arrive in Hattiesburg Sunday

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - 30 young women from across the state will arrive in Hattiesburg Sunday for the upcoming Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant.

Contestants will check into the Century Park residence hall at the University of Southern Mississippi and will also begin rehearsals Sunday.

Preliminaries for the 66th annual pageant will be next Friday night at the Saenger Theater and finals will be Saturday night, also at the Saenger Theater.

Miss Hospitality serves as a goodwill ambassador for the state and helps promote tourism and economic development.