Isabel Chikoti was crowned Miss Universe Zambia 2017 at the conclusion of the event held Saturday night at the Mulungushi Conference Centre. She beat 16 other candidates for the title. Mercy Mukwiza placed 1st Princess while Luwi Kawanda placed 2nd Princess.
Chikoti will represent Zambia at the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant on November 26. This marks the return of Zambia to the Miss Universe competition after an absence of 7 years. The last delegate they sent was Alice Rowlands Musukwa in 2010.