The 2012 Miss Pole Champ USA competition started out with a bang as they crowned its first two regional winners. Tera Dega won the Northeast Regional held at Xpertease in New York, while Cole took the Midwest Regional at pt’s Showclub in Indianapolis, in. Both Tera and Cole move on to the National Finals to be held at the Pink Pony in Tampa, FL on Saturday, March 10.

“I’m so happy to have the return of Northeast winner Tera Dega! She’s always so much fun to watch!” said event coordinator Nakita Kash. “I am also very impressed with the Midwest winner Cole. She beat some really tough competition, so she will be an amazing competitor at nationals!”

“I can’t wait to see how this week unfolds as we have some previous regional winners coming to defend their titles! It will be a great show!”

Up next, are the North and South Regionals. On Wednesday, January 25, the Oval Office in Green Bay, WI will host the North Regional and the Emperors Club in West Palm Beach, FL is the site of the South Regional to be held on Saturday, January 28.

Other regional competitions include: Southwest Regional at Tens Showclub in Tucson, AZ on February 7; West Regional at Babes Cabaret in Las Vegas, NV on February 9; Northwest Regional at Club SinRock in Renton, WA on February 12; East Regional at Christines Cabaret in Philadelphia, PA on February 17; and Southeast Regional at the Trophy Club in Greenville, SC on February 23.

Anyone not able attend any of these events in person can watch it live or via video-on-demand at www.misspolechampusa.com or www.gentlemensclubtv.com.

The Oval Office is located at 1100 Main St., Green Bay WI 54301. Tel: (920) 569- 1888. www.ovalofficeclub.com. The Emperors Club in located at 8340 Resource Dr., West Palm Beach, FL. Tel: (561) 800-1547. www.emperorspalmbeach.com.

For further information on the 2012 Miss Pole Champ USA competition, go to www.misspolechampusa.com.