The hottest ladies in Vegas

Like the caribou migration of the Great White North, every year a bevy of great, tanner-than-white, bikini-clad vixens make a pilgrimage to the MGM Grand's Wet Republic in hopes of being crowned the "hottest female in Las Vegas" -- and earning a share of the $100k purse -- by strutting their stuff on the catwalk to live tunes from the likes of LMFAO, and, surprising no one, Naughty by Nature

Anyone brave enough to ogle such hardbodies while wearing swim trunks can catch contestants every Friday afternoon through August 10th, but to get an idea of what you're in for, go ahead and ogle these photos capturing 2012's kick-off event.