The 2006 Miss Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant was the 10th annual Miss Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant. The pageant was held on June 30, 2006 at Aladdin Casino's Theater of Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were over 120 Hooters Girls as contestants. Michelle Nunes, representing the Hooters Casino Hotel was crowned the winner. Nunes took home $50,000
The judges included television personality Brooke Burke; Leeann Tweeden of "The Best Damn Sports Show," NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.; NBA Player and Sportscaster, John Salley; Rob Dibble from Fox Sports News "The Best Damn Sports Show"; Jerry Buss, owner of the LA Lakers; and Nick Valvano, CEO of The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
The top five winners included: 1st Runner Up, Stacie Burns (representing Hooters.com), 2nd Runner Up Randi Jackson (representing Jacksonville, FL), 3rd Runner Up, Kat Longa (representing Miss September in the Hooters Calendar), and 4th Runner Up, Sarah Coggin (representing the Southwest). Rounding out the top ten finalists in no particular order are Ambar Martinez (representing Venezuela); Beverly Mullins (representing Brandon, FL); Natalie Pandorf (representing the Original Hooters in Clearwater, FL); Nicole Del Valle (representing Las Vegas) and Linsey Toole (representing Miss December in the Hooters Calendar).