BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – It is time for the “2013 Miss Alabama” competition! Since 1921, women have been vying for the “Miss Alabama” title, and this year is no different! Starting Wednesday night, you can watch 51 intelligent, beautiful and talented contestants, in night one of the preliminaries. The pageant takes place at Samford University’s Wright Center. The preliminary rounds are Wednesday through Friday. The winner will be crowned in Saturday night’s final round, and will go on to compete in the “Miss America Pageant.” Each night starts at 7:30 p.m.