Medford woman representing Oregon in USA Miss Mermaid Pageant

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local woman is hoping to make a splash at the USA Miss Mermaid Pageant next week in Virginia.

Calley Duvall says she has been selected to represent Oregon.

She’s been ‘mermaiding’ for the last 6 years.

Duvall says because of health issues, she needs to stay active and swimming is one of the ways she does it.

Since she loves costumes and creating them – she made herself a mermaid tail and found a passion for it.

“I’ve been working on form and practicing going the distance, just trying to be the best I can be while having fun. I’m supporting the Dunn House here in Medford and I’m also supporting the Oregon Coast Aquarium,” she said.

Duvall is still looking for last-minute sponsors and donations for her trip to nationals.

If you’d like to help, contact her directly at 541-646-0013.

If you’re interested in learning more about the pageant, visit

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