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Miss Illinois 2017

2017 Miss Illinois Competition will be June 11th-June 17th at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion, IL.

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Certified Judges’ Training December 3rd

CERTIFIED JUDGE'S TRAINING: There will be a Certified Judge's Training for those interested in becoming a certified judge on December 3, 2016 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL 62704. Training will be from 12:30pm-3:00pm. $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 are not permitted to attend training. We ...
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Jaryn Named STEM Finalist ...
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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 ...
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  1. 2017 Miss Illinois Competition

    June 11 - June 17