Last night the Miss America contestants participated in an online lottery to select their competition placements! Ohio's Erica Gelhaus will be the 12th of 18 women in the Sigma Group; this is the last group to interview, then they compete in Swimsuit and Evening Gown on Tuesday night, Talent Wednesday and conclude the preliminary competition with On Stage Question Thursday.
Click to enlarge the complete placement chart:
According to a message board, the women chose there slots in this order; it's probably close, but not guaranteed to be 100% accurate:
Tennessee, Utah, Connecticut, North Carolina, Hawaii, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Arizona, Ohio, Florida, Minnesota, Maryland, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, Alaska, Indiana, Puerto Rico, Iowa, Mississippi, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Washington, South Dakota, Michigan, Rhode Island, South Carolina, New York, Oregon, Louisiana, Nebraska, Georgia, DC, New Jersey, Virginia, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, Virgin Islands, California, Idaho, Missouri, Massachusetts, Maine, Kentucky, Montana, Vermont, New Hampshire, West Virginia, North Dakota, Kansas, Texas, Nevada