Contestant passes out at Miss Fla. USA rehearsal Paramedics treat two women, Paramedics were called Thursday to treat two contestants who fell ill while rehearsing outside for the Miss Florida USA pageant. The women were poolside at the Westin Diplomat, where the pageant will be held, rehearsing and taking pictures when the suns heat and the humidity began to take a toll on them. Paramedics were called to treat Day and another contestant who was ill. Right now, I think theyre going to do a little bit of IVs on her just to make sure shes fully hydrated, has her electrolytes back in her, said Miss Clearwater Cher Hubsher, who is also a nurse. The hot sun is beaming down on us. Its so hard to even open our eyes, that this could have happened to anybody. The women who were treated were given fluids and ordered to take it easy for the rest of the day.