The Miss USA 1982 pageant ended with Terri Utley winning the title of Miss USA 1982 and getting the opportunity to advance to the Miss Universe 1982 pageant!
Top 5 finalists at the Miss USA 1982 pageant were:
First Runner-Up - Luann Caughey
Second Runner-Up - Susan Gasser
Third Runner-Up - Kim Weeda
Fourth Runner-Up - Kristina Chapman
Top 12 at the Miss USA 1982 pageant were:
Janet Marie Flaherty
Sherly Deanice Levy
Sondra Dee Jones
Special Awards at Miss USA 1982 were:
Dana Ruth Mintzer who won Miss Congeniality.
Sondra Dee Jones who won Miss Photogenic.