Posted by Laura Sinacori - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington native Kristen Dalton began competing for the title of Miss Universe Sunday night.
Dalton competed against 83 other women in the preliminary round of the 2009 Miss Universe pageant in the Bahamas.
During the preliminary round, the contestants will compete in the swimsuit and evening gown categories.
The top 15 finalists will be selected from this competition and will be revealed during the Miss Universe competition on August 23rd.
You can watch the Miss Universe pageant on WECT starting at 9:00pm.