The 2017 Miss Brainerd and Baxter United States Pageant will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd.

There will be 23 contestants competing to win nine titles in the Jr Teen, Teen, Miss, Ms Woman and Mrs Divisions.

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Competing in the Junior Teen Division:

• Ava Aanes, the 13-year-old daughter of Heather Aanes and Ryan Aanes, is sponsored by Patricia A. Aanes, attorney at law.

• Kelli Allison, the 14-year-old daughter of Crisi Esser and Jazlyn Pare-Allison, is sponsored by her parents.

• Isabel Bundy, the 14-year-old daughter of Holly Ulm, is sponsored by Discovery Horse, LLC.

• Kylie Christenson, the 14-year-old daughter of Bethany and Trent Christenson, is sponsored by Pearl Vision and Hilltop Camper and RV.

• Jenna Hanson, the 14-year-old daughter of Bill and Tanya Hanson, is sponsored by Nisswa Smiles.

• Karlie Ray, the 15-year-old daughter of Michelle Ray, is sponsored by Rice Lake Construction and James Klink Construction.

• Emily Rhoda, the 14-year-old daughter of Paul and Sarah Rhoda, is sponsored by Engum's Academy.

• Jasmine Townsend, the 15-year-old daughter of Kerry Townsend and Heidi Balvik- Townsend, is sponsored by Hair Force One.

• Stephanie Whiting, the 14-year-old daughter of Michelle Whiting and Greg Whiting, is sponsored by Kathleen Lordbock, broker, Keller Williams.

Competing in the Teen Division:

• Lora Davis, 16-year-old daughter of Gae and Dave Davis, is sponsored by Verizon.

• Claire Ehman, the 16-year-old daughter of Daniel Ehman and Suzanne Elfstrand, is sponsored by Dan Ehman Landscaping.

• Mariah Fitch, the 18-year-old daughter of Michael Fitch and Tina Brainard, is sponsored by A-Affordable Bail Bonds and Stash Otto.

• Kaytlin Hart, the 18-year-old daughter of Angela and Ryan Hart, is sponsored by Lake Country Dental, John Franzen Stucco and American Door Works.

• Haley Helmin, the 16-year-old daughter of Amanda and Kyle Helmin, is sponsored by Vercon, Inc.

• Mariah Hummer, the 16-year-old daughter of Robyn Hummer and Donald Hummer, is sponsored by Don Hummer Construction.

• Emily Johnson, the 17-year-old daughter of Trina and Joe Johnson, is sponsored by Blue Frog Rentals and Hytec Construction.

• Chayse Pickar, the 16-year-old daughter of Angie and Pat Pickar, is sponsored by Elite Underground.

• Anna Vreeland, the 17-year-old daughter of Joe and Julie Vreeland, is sponsored by Modern Man.

Competing in the Miss Division:

• Shayna Harms, the 19-year-old daughter of Diana Charboneau, John Charboneau and Todd Harms, is sponsored by her parents.

• Nicole Harris, the 20-year-old daughter of Lawre and Michael Harris, is sponsored by Brainerd Community Action.

Competing in the Ms Woman Division:

• Heather Aanes is sponsored by Advantage PCA.

• Tina Brainard is sponsored by Hair Force One and Billy Banxarath.

Competing in the Mrs Division:

• Amanda Helmin, the wife of Kyle Helmin. Her sponsor for the pageant is Country Side Products.

The Miss Brainerd/Baxter United States Pageant is a preliminary competition to the Miss Minnesota and Miss United States Pageants. Tickets to the pageant are all general seating for $15, with children 5 and under, free. Doors to the theater will open at 6 p.m. with a silent auction set up in the theater.