LITTLE ROCK — Ninety-two women from around the state will take the stage June 13-19 at The Robinson Performance Hall in Little Rock vying to become the next Miss Arkansas and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen.

The competition kicks off on June 13 with the private official arrival ceremonies that will take place at the Arkansas State Capitol. Though the event is closed to the public, friends and family can watch online via the official website, with the 41 Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen candidates arriving at 1 p.m. and the 51 Miss Arkansas candidates arriving at 2:30 p.m.

Events will continue throughout the week with preliminaries taking place June 16-18. The Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen preliminary competitions will begin at 2:30 p.m. each afternoon. The Miss Arkansas preliminary competition will begin at 7 p.m. each evening.

The crowning of Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen 2021 will take place at 1 p.m. June 19 and Miss Arkansas 2021 will be crowned at 7 p.m. that day.

All competitions will be held at The Robinson Performance Hall, 426 W, Markham St., and will feature reigning Miss Arkansas Darynne Dahlem, of Greenwood and Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen Sarah Cate Lay of Little Rock.

Tickets for the preliminary competition and crowning can be purchased at

For those unable to attend the competitions in person, each preliminary competition and the finals will be streamed on the website. The finals of Miss Arkansas 2021 will be presented live at 7 p.m. on KATV.