ABC Presents 97TH MISS AMERICA Live from Atlantic City
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. EST), 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." On-sale ticketing information for "The 2018 MISS AMERICA Competition" will be announced soon. For more information on "The 2018 MISS AMERICA Competition," please visit MISS AMERICA Organization's website at www.missamerica.org. About The MISS AMERICA Organization The MISS AMERICA Organization, a 501(c) 4 non-profit corporation, awards millions of dollars in annual college scholarship assistance making it the largest scholarship program for women in the United States. MAO is comprised of 52 licensed organizations which includes all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. MAO contestants contribute over 500,000 hours of community service annually and have raised over $15 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals since 2007.