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Are you ready to begin your journey to becoming the next Miss Illinois? Learn more about competing, eligibility, and find local pageants near your area.

Miss Illinois Events

2018 Miss Illinois Competition will be June 6th—June 9th at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion, IL.

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Click to read more about becoming a teen contestant for the upcoming pageant!

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Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization Statement Regarding Miss America Organization Leadership

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Official Statement Regarding Changes to Miss America

The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization and its Board of Directors supports Miss America and its mission of empowering the women of our program by highlighting their intellect and many talents. While change can be difficult, we celebrate our nearly 100-year history and embrace our new format moving into the future. Though changes will occur at the state level next year, our competition this week will take place in its original format as planned. Our contestants are in great spirits, and looking forward to showcasing their communication skills this week during our statewide competition where we will award nearly $50,000 in ...
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Certified Judges Training November 25th

There will be a Certified Judge’s Training for those interested in becoming a certified judge on November 25, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL 62704. Training will be from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Cost is $45 for a 2 year certification. Those who are interested should contact Meganne Trela, Director of Operations, at Please note that all former contestants must be 4 years post competition to judge, and no coaches (paid or unpaid) are permitted to judge in our program per MAO rules and regulations. Additionally, parents of contestants or potential contestants are not permitted to attend training ...
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