Brittany Ann Payne, representing California, was crowned Miss Earth United States 2015 a the Radisson Hotel in Ontario, California on July 26. She was crowned by the 2014 titleholder Andrea Neu (Miss Earth Air 2014). Payne will now represent the U.S.A. in 2015 Miss Earth pageant to be held in Vienna, Austria on December 5th. Payne is a pageant veteran. She was 2nd runner-up in 2015 Miss California USA, 1st runner-up in Miss California United States 2013, 2nd runner-up in Ms. Racing Queen 2014 and also represented Bakersfield, California in 2013 Miss Hooters International.