The Miss Universe Jamaica Beauty, Fashion and Wellness pageant takes place Saturday at the National Arena.
Eighteen contestants will vie for the title and a chance to represent Jamaica at the Miss Universe finals.
The event will feature additional entertainment from Gem Myers as well as 2016 Rising Stars winner Elton Earlington and singer Alaine.
There are six sectional prizes to be awarded in the categories of Best in Swimwear, Best in Evening Gown, Most Congenial, Most Photogenic, Miss Essence of Style, and Altruism Award.
The Miss Universe pageant has produced standout queens including Yendi Phillips, Kaci Fennell, Davina Bennett.