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Local Hooters Girl qualifies for international swimsuit pageant

Local Hooters Girl Lexi Jackson of the Hooters restaurant located in Fargo will be among the 100 contestants from around the world competing in the 15th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant on June 25 at the Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, Fla.

Jackson will vie for $150,000 in cash and prizes and the title of Miss Hooters International 2011.

"All of our gorgeous Hooters Girls contestants advanced to the finals through local and regional contests or were selected as the top Hooters Girls to represent their city," explained Alexis Aleshire, public relations manager for Hooters. "Hooters fans will be watching and cheering for their favorite Hooters Girl on June 25 as the show airs on TV at every Hooters on 9 p.m. at night."

The 100 finalists will travel to Miami from all over the world to compete in the pageant and participate in charity events as well as photo shoots for Hooters Magazine and Hooters Calendar. Hooters will be airing the Pageant in all the Hooters restaurants. Fans may also view the Pageant live on Fuel TV beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern Time on June 25.

"The annual Swimsuit Pageant is a fun night out at your local Hooters restaurant," said Aleshire. "Enjoy great food, good company and the excitement of the Pageant featuring some of the most beautiful Hooters Girls in the world."

In addition to the cash prize, Miss Hooters International 2011 will be featured in the Hooters Magazine, Hooters Calendar and in national television commercials

For more information on Hooters located in Fargo, or on the 2011 Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant, visit