“The 2018 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live
From Historic Boardwalk Hall In Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ (February 1, 2017) – The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced today that the 97th Miss America Competition will return to Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m./ET) on the ABC Television Network. Packed with glitz and glam, the spectacular evening will showcase the serious smarts and tremendous talent of 52 women representing their home states and territories as they compete to bring home the crown. At the conclusion of the intense competition, one woman will win the coveted Miss America title.
“As we barrel towards our 100th Anniversary, I am so proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with dick clark productions, ABC, and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) in Atlantic City as we join forces to create great television and continue celebrating the empowerment of America’s most outstanding young women,” said Sam Haskell, Executive Chairman & CEO of the Miss America Organization.
“The 2018 Miss America Competition” follows three days of Preliminary Competitions and two weeks of various Miss America events held on and around the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 52 contestants will also participate in the celebrated, fan-favorite “Show Us Your Shoes” Parade, which will travel along a two-mile route on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Saturday, September 9.
dick clark productions and the Miss America Organization will collaborate on all creative, marketing, sponsorship, licensing, ticketing and distribution elements of this year’s show. Anthony Eaton and Tall Pony Productions will produce “The 2018 Miss America Competition.”
Ticket on sale information for “The 2018 Miss America Competition” will be announced soon.
For updates and information on “The 2018 Miss America Competition,” please visit Miss America Organization’s website at www.missamerica.org.
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The United States National Pageant Organization® is excited to announce a local visit to the New Orleans area for community service, appearances, and tours for the national titleholders of the Miss & Mrs. United States pageant!
In conjunction with the Miss Louisiana United States Organization and its sponsors, the national titleholders will be attending two local Mardi Gras Balls, giving back to the community through service projects in town, and riding in the Krewe of Perseus Parade on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Slidell.
The national titleholders arriving to New Orleans on Thursday, February 9, 2017 include:
Little Miss United States 2016 Angel Guerrero of Hawaii
Miss Teen United States 2016 Mary McGeorge of Virginia
Miss United States 2016 Alayah Benavidez of Texas
Ms. Woman United States 2016 Katie Hill of Florida
Mrs. United States 2016 Ashley Stremme of North Carolina
Iris Mittenaere, Miss Universe France 2016 is crowned Miss Universe at the conclusion The 65th MISS UNIVERSE® Telecast airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, January 29 from the Mall of Asia Arena. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside The Miss Universe Organization.
First runner up was Miss Haiti, Raquel Pelissier and second runner up was Miss Colombia, Andrea Tovar.
We’ve attached a gallery of pictures of the lovely Iris Mittenaere, Miss Universe below.
All photos are courtesy of Miss Universe Organization