Atlantic City, NJ (July 14, 2016) – It’s time again for the countdown to the crown! Our 52 stunning contestants will compete on September 11, 2016, in Atlantic City, NJ, from Boardwalk Hall live on ABC.

There are many exciting events leading up to final night, including three nights of preliminaries on September 6, 7, & 8. Single-night or four-night package tickets to the 2017 Miss America Competition are now available on or toll-free at 1-800-745-3000.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, our contestants will participate in one of Miss America’s beloved traditions, the Miss America “Show Us Your Shoes” Parade on the Atlantic City boardwalk! Parade Producer Todd Marcocci and his talented team at Under the Sun Productions have created an amazing spectacle for all to enjoy. To purchase reserved tickets in our prime viewing area at Kennedy Plaza, click here: “Show Us Your Shoes.”

For updates on competition week events, visit our website at

About The Miss America Organization
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually.  The Miss America Organization is comprised of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $14 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007.

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