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Miss Illinois 2016

2016 Miss Illinois Competition will be June 12th-June 18th at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion, IL.

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America’s Choice Voting

The 2017 Miss America live broadcast will once again include an “America’s Choice” contestant as part of the Top 15. The voting for America’s Choice opens this Wednesday, August 10th. VOTING OPENS: Wednesday, August 10 at 12:00:01pm ET VOTING CLOSES: Monday, September 5 at 11:59:59pm ET VOTING SITES: and/or * VOTES PER DAY ALLOWED: 1 vote per day per user, regardless of where the vote is made It is important to note that on both the Miss America website and Facebook, you will have to be logged in to a Facebook account in order to cast your vote. *Note from Miss ...
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Current List of Approved Miss Illinois Preliminaries 2016-17

Miss Northern Suburbs - 8/20/2016 Miss Metropolis - 10/23/2016 Miss Kankakee County - 11/5/2016 Miss Blackhawk Valley - 11/5/2016 Miss Capital City/Land of Lincoln - 11/26/2016 Miss East Central - 1/28/2017 Miss Southern Illinois/Heartland - 1/21/2017 Miss East Central - 1/28/2017 Miss Springfield/Prairie State        TBA Miss Chicago/Windy City        TBA ...
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Miss Illinois Award Winners 2016

Jaryn Franklin - Miss Blackhawk Valley Miss Illinois Omega Prelim Lifestyle & Fitness Miss America State Community Service Award Omega Prelim Evening Gown Award Nancy Foote Interview Award Amelia Mugavero - Miss Springfield Miss Illinois - First Runner-up Alpha Prelim Talent Janna Harner - Miss Southern Illinois Miss Illinois - Second Runner-up Michela Moe - Miss Fox Valley Miss Illinois - Third Runner-up Alpha Prelim Lifestyle & Fitness Alpha Prelim Evening gown Salute Ad Sales Award Christin One - Miss Chicago Miss Illinois - Fourth Runner-up CMN Miracle Maker Nancy Foote Interview Award Jori Parys - Miss Prairie State Miss Illinois - Semi-finalist Omega Prelim Talent ...
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    September 6 - September 11

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