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Official preliminaries for the 2017-2018 Miss Illinois Scholarship Pageant. All information is subject to change; contact local pageant directors for most up-to-date information. To contact a local director, click on the director’s e-mail below.

Miss Blackhawk Valley- November 11, 2017
Nancy Lee
(309) 762-0884
Venue:  Rockridge High School
14110 134th Avenue West
Taylor Ridge, IL 61284
Pageant begins at TBA
Closed Pageant– Rock Island, Henry, Mercer counties only

Miss Capital City & Miss Land of Lincoln- November 25, 2017
Allison Buzick and Stephanie McGovern

Venue: Ansar Shiner’s Club
630 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Open Pageant

Miss Chicago & Miss Windy City- January 20, 2018
Rachel Johnson and Lacy Crawford
(217) 741-3283
Venue: Vittum Theatre
Chicago, IL
Open Pageant

Miss East Central- January 27, 2018
Brooke Allen
(217) 495-0730
Venue: TBA
Pageant begins at TBA
Open Pageant

Miss Kankakee County- November 4, 2017
Dr. Patricia Polk and Gloria Sanders
(815) 922-7243
Open Pageant

Miss Macomb- February 24, 2018
Marta Ewen and Lana Markham
(309) 333-2723
Venue: Macomb High School Feellheimer Auditorium
1525 South Johnson Road (east side of school)
Macomb, Illinois
Closed Pageant – McDonough, Hancock, Warren, Schuyler, Adams and Fulton counties only

Miss Metropolis- October 29, 2017
Sandy Farmer
(618) 645-0363
Venue: Baymont Inn and Suites Theatre
203 E. Front Street, Metropolis, IL  62960
Pageant begins at TBA
Closed Pageant– Massac County only

Miss Northern Suburbs- October 14, 2017
Robin Rutchi and Kristin Hadap
(847) 872-7140
Open Pageant

Miss Quincy – January 6, 2018
Lindsey Hess
(217) 440-3870
Venue: TBA
Quincy- Closed Pageant– Adams, Brown, Hancock, Schuyler, Pike and Scott counties only.

Miss Southern Illinois & Miss Heartland- November 5, 2017
Samantha Constantine
Venue: Marion Cultural Civic Center
800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
Southern Illinois- Closed Pageant- (217) or (618) Area Codes only.
Heartland- Open Pageant

Miss Springfield/Central Illinois/Prairie State- October 7, 2017
Sherri Winters
(217) 622-9868
Venue: Glenwood High School
1501 Plummer Blvd, Chatham, IL
Pageant Begins at TBA
Miss Springfield- Closed Pageant– (217) Area Code only.
Miss Central Illinois/Prairie State- Open Pageants

Sweeps Pageant – TBD
Meganne Trela
Venue: John A Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918
Open to contestants who have competed in a local preliminary during the current pageant year

Types of Pageants:

Open Pageants: You must be a resident, full-time employee, or full-time student at a college or university in Illinois.
Closed Pageants: You must be a resident of the specified area, full-time employee in the specified area, or full-time student in a college or university located in the specified area.
College Pageants: You must be a full-time student at the listed college or university.