Around the Tiers: Miss Upstate New York

By Haley Burton

January 10, 2014 Updated Jan 10, 2014 at 12:43 PM EST

Corning, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The 2014 Miss Upstate New York and Miss Finger Lakes competitions will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11.

Local 100 Union Hall at 100 Nasser Civic Center Plaza will host the scholarship pageants, which are official preliminary competitions to Miss New York and Miss America.

Saturday's pageant is open to the public.

Women ages 17-24 will be competing in interview, talent, lifestyle/fitness and evening wear competitions.

Alexandra Curtis, Miss Upstate New York 2013, stopped by WBNG's studio to talk about her reign and her experience in the Miss America organization.

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, was Miss New York and is from Syracuse.