It's official: Miss USA Pageant to be held in Reno

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Reno will be home to the Miss USA Pageant.

March 28, 2019, The Reno Sparks Visitors and Convention Authority (RSCVA) approved spending up to $350,000 to help bring the event to Reno.

The Miss USA website now officially lists Reno as the site of Miss USA and Miss Teen USA for 2019.

According to the RSCVA agenda, the request was made on behalf of the International Management Group, which owns the pageant.

The Miss USA Pageant is scheduled to take place Thursday, May 2, 2019.