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Official preliminaries for the 2018-2019 Miss Illinois Scholarship Competition. All information is subject to change; contact local competition directors for most up-to-date information. To contact a local director, click on the director’s e-mail below.

Miss Blackhawk Valley- November 3, 2018 (70th Anniversary!)
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, Warren, Knox, Henderson, Stark, Whiteside, and Bureau counties only.

Miss Capital City & Miss Land of Lincoln- November 24, 2018
Allison Buzick and Stephanie McGovern

Venue: Ansar Shiner’s Club
630 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Pageant Begins at 5:30PM
Open Pageant

Miss Chicago & Miss Windy City- December 29, 2018
Lacy Crawford
Venue: Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
Open Pageant

Miss East Central- November 17, 2018
Ashley Lithgow
Venue: Danville Area Community College
Pageant begins at TBA
Open Pageant

Miss Kankakee County- November 10, 2018
Dr. Patricia Polk and Gloria Sanders
(815) 922-7243
Open Pageant

Miss Macomb- February 16, 2019
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 and Fulton counties only

Miss Metropolis- October 21, 2018
Sandy Farmer
(618) 645-0363
Venue: Metropolis Community Center
900 W 10th Street
Metropolis, IL
Pageant begins at TBA
Closed Pageant– Massac County only

Miss Northern Suburbs and Miss Lake County- October 20, 2018
Robin Rutchi and Kristin Hadap
(847) 872-7140
Venue: Gorton Community Center
Northern Suburbs: Open Pageant
Lake County: Closed Pageant
 to the counties of Lake, McHenry, Kane, Dupage, and Cook 

Miss Quincy – January 5, 2019
Lindsey Hess
(217) 440-3870
Venue: Quincy Community Theater
Quincy- Closed Pageant– Adams, Brown, Hancock, Schuyler, Pike and Scott counties only.

Miss Southern Illinois & Miss Heartland- September 29, 2018
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- September 22, 2018
Sherri Winters
(217) 622-9868
Venue: The Legacy Theater
Pageant Begins at TBA
Miss Springfield- Closed Pageant– (217) Area Code only.
Miss Central Illinois/Prairie State- Open Pageants

Sweeps Pageant – March 9, 2019
Meganne Trela
Venue: John A Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918
Open Pageant 


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.