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Official preliminaries for the 2019-2020 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- January 4, 2020
Nancy Lee
(309) 762-0884
Venue:  Rockridge High School – 14110 134th Avenue West Taylor Ridge, IL
Closed Competition– Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Knox, Henderson, Stark Whiteside and Bureau counties only.

Miss Capital City & Miss Land of Lincoln- November 30, 2019
Sarah Duval and Rene Shelton
Venue: Ansar Shiner’s Club – 630 South 6th Street Springfield, IL 62701
Open Competition

Miss Chicago, Miss Windy City, Miss Cook County and Miss Gold Coast-  February 9, 2020
Lacy Crawford
Venue: Chicago High School for the Arts – 2714 West Augusta Boulevard Chicago, IL 60622
Miss Chicago/Gold Coast: Open Competition
Miss Windy City/Cook County: Closed to Cook, Lake, Will, Dupage, McHenry and Kane counties. 

Miss Kankakee County- November 9, 2019
Dr. Patricia Polk and Gloria Sanders
(815) 922-7243
Venue: Kankakee Jr. High School – 2250 E Crestwood Street Kankakee, IL
Open Competition

Miss Macomb- February 15, 2020
Marta Ewen and Lana Markham
(309) 333-2723
Venue: Macomb High School Fellheimer Auditorium – 1525 South Johnson Road (east side of school) Macomb, Illinois
Closed Competition– McDonough, Hancock, Warren, Schuyler and Fulton counties only

Miss Metropolis- October 20, 2019
Sandy Farmer
(618) 645-0363
Venue: Metropolis Community Center – 900 W 10th Street Metropolis, IL
Pageant begins at TBA
Closed Competition– Must live, work, attend school or church in Massac County, attend Shawnee Community College or live in Pope or Johnson County

Miss Mississippi Crown – October 27, 2019
Nicole Young and Stacy Paper
Venue: The Center for Living Arts – 220 19th St. Rock Island, IL 61244
Competition begins at 4PM
Open Competition

Miss Northern Suburbs and Miss Lake County- October 19, 2019
Robin Ruchti and Kristen Hadap
(847) 872-7140
Venue: Gorton Community Center
Competition begins at 3PM
Northern Suburbs: Open Competition
Lake County: Closed 
Competition to the counties of Lake, McHenry, Kane, Dupage, and Cook 

Miss Quincy – January 4, 2020
Lindsey Hess
(217) 440-3870
Venue: Quincy Community Theater
Competition begins at 6PM
Closed Competition– Adams, Brown, Hancock, Schuyler, Pike and Scott counties only.

Miss Southern Illinois & Miss Heartland- January 11, 2020
Samantha Constantine
Venue: Marion Cultural Civic Center- 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
Southern Illinois- Closed Competition- (217) or (618) Area Codes only.
Heartland- Open Competition

Miss Springfield/Central Illinois/Prairie State- August 24, 2019
Sherri Winters
(217) 622-9868
Venue: The Legacy Theater
Competition begins at 6:30PM
Miss Springfield- Closed Competition– (217) Area Code only.
Miss Central Illinois -Closed Competition- (217) and (309) Area Codes
Prairie State- Open Competition

Sweeps Pageant – March 7, 2020
Meganne Trela
Venue: John A Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, Illinois 62918

SPRING KICK-OFF – March 28th, 2020

Types of Pageants:

Open Competition: You must be a resident, full-time employee, or full-time student at a college or university in Illinois.
Closed Competition: 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 Competition: You must be a full-time student at the listed college or university.