The Miss Blackpool 2012 competition got off to a flying start at Uncle Tom’s Cabin on Queens Promenade with nine contestants in the first heat trying for a place in the final.
The winner was 22-year old Charlotte Kershaw (right of the picture) from Blackpool with the runner up place going to the former Miss Blackpool title holder Ella Green (left).
Heat two of the competition takes place tomorrow.
Entry to the competition is free and hopefuls can turn up on the night.
Admission to the heats at Uncle Tom’s is free.