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Miss California declared Miss USA 2011

Miss California USA 2011, Alyssa Campanella, of Los Angeles, is crowned Miss USA 2011 during the 2011 MISS USA Competition at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 19, 2011. She will next represent USA in the Miss Universe Pageant in September. UPI/Richard Harbaugh/Miss USA Organization
Miss California USA 2011, Alyssa Campanella, of Los Angeles, is crowned Miss USA 2011 during the 2011 MISS USA Competition at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 19, 2011. She will next represent USA in the Miss Universe Pageant in September. UPI/Richard Harbaugh/Miss USA Organization | License Photo

LAS VEGAS, June 19 (UPI) -- Miss California Alyssa Campanella won the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas Sunday night.

The 21-year-old redhead represented New Jersey at the Miss Teen USA 2007 competition, where she was first runner-up to Hilary Cruz.

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The first runner-up in the Miss USA 2011 race was Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham, while the second runner-up was Miss Alabama Madeline Mitchell.

Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live," and Giuliana Rancic, co-anchor of "E! News," served as hosts of the 2011 Miss USA pageant at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Singer and TV personality Kelly Osbourne provided color commentary for the event, which aired live on NBC.

Campanella will represent the United States in the Miss Universe competition Sept. 12 in Brazil.

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