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Become a Contestant

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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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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Miss Illinois 2018 Dates

Miss Illinois 2018 will be held in Marion, IL June 4-9! Stay tuned for further event updates! ...
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Miss Illinois 2017 Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 14th 10:30AM- Opening Ceremony, The Pavilion- Meet your Miss Illinois and Outstanding Teen Contestants 7:00PM- Preliminary Competitions for Miss Contestants (Omega Outstanding Teens in Evening Gown/Onstage Question), Marion Cultural and Civic Center Thursday, June 15th 7PM- Preliminary Competition for Miss Contestants (Alpha Teens in Evening Gown/Onstage Question), Marion Cultural and Civic Center Friday, June 16th 11:30AM- Princess Luncheon, The Pavilion- See our Miss Illinois Contestants and the Princess Class of 2017 at a Candyland themed luncheon where our Princesses will be crowned. 2:30PM- Miss Illinois Ribbon Cutting, Marion Cultural and Civic Center- Join the Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization ...
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