3-4th, 2023

Luling, LA


Luling is part of Louisiana’s River Parishes, which is a strip of land, about 30 miles long, along the Mississippi River. Known as the River Parishes and located in between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. They are known for their unique history, agriculture, cuisine, and ecosystems. Influences from Germans, Acadians (Cajuns), French, Spanish, Native Americans and enslaved Africans blend together to create a regional culture – unique even to Louisiana.

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The Dr. Rodney R. Lafon Performing Arts Center is a premier 1,304 seat proscenium theater, and a world-class facility that magnifies arts education and elevates the social culture of the community through visual and performing arts experiences in Luling, Louisiana.

The Hilton New Orleans Airport is on Airline Drive, just five minutes from I-10. Louis Armstrong International Airport is three miles away and the hotel provides a free 24-hour shuttle. Lakeside Shopping is nine miles away and the hotel is only 20 minutes from the French Quarter. They have two onsite restaurants that feature local New Orleans cuisines, and both an outdoor pool and fitness center.

The Host

Tim Tialdo

Tim Tialdo is a 3-Time Emmy Award winning TV host and Producer from Denver, Colorado. Tim has been a part of the RPM productions family and since 2015 hosting their pageants across 4 states. In 2019, he had the opportunity to host the Miss Teen USA pageant alongside former Miss USA, Nia Sanchez, in Reno, NV. He also created and hosted a podcast for 2 years called “Life After the Crown” Podcast where he interviewed former pageant contestants & titleholders about their successful professional and life experiences across many different industries.



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