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Happy Birthday, Miss America!

Happy Birthday, Miss America! Iconic Organization Reaches 99th Anniversary NEW YORK, NY (September 8, 2020) –  The Miss America Organization celebrates 99 years since its inception on the Boardwalk of Atlantic City in 1921.  The "Atlantic City's Inter-City Beauty Contest,"  known as the first Miss America Pageant, was started by local businessmen in an effort to extend the shore tourism season past ...

Miss America Postpones Annual Broadcast and Competitions to 2021 

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** May 8, 2020 Miss America Postpones Annual Broadcast and Competitions to 2021  NEW YORK, NY (May 8, 2020) –  The Miss America Organization announced Friday that the Miss America 2021 Competition, previously scheduled for December, is being delayed to next year due to the nation-wide impact of COVID-19.  For the safety, health and welfare of the enormous community necessary to make ...

Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier Crowned Live on NBC

MISS AMERICA 2020 CAMILLE SCHRIER CROWNED LIVE ON NBC UNCASVILLE, CT (December 19, 2019) – Miss Virginia, Camille Schrier, was crowned Miss America 2020 last night live on NBC at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The Miss America competition, which returned to NBC this year, was broadcast on NBC and live-streamed on NBC.com in a two-hour live special. The 99th ...

Miss America 2020 Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Miss America 2020 Scholarship Award Winners Announced Uncasville, CT (December 19, 2019) – The Miss America Organization and The Miss America Foundation have announced the 2020 Scholarship Award Winners for STEM, Women in Business, Social Impact Initiative, and Equity and Justice and the Dakota State University and Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences STEM Scholarship. For the first time in ...

Georgia, Oregon, and Virginia Win Preliminary Awards at the Second Night of the Miss America 2020 Competition

Georgia, Oregon, and Virginia Win Preliminary Awards at the Second Night of the Miss America 2020 Competition Two Nights of Preliminaries Conclude at the Miss America 2020 Competition at Mohegan Sun Uncasville, CT (December 17, 2019) -  The second and final night of Preliminaries for the Miss America 2020 Competition, took place last evening, once again in the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo ...

New Jersey, Michigan and Georgia Win Preliminary Awards at the First Night of the Miss America 2020 Competition

New Jersey, Michigan and Georgia Win Preliminary Awards at the First Night of the Miss America 2020 Competition Both Nights of Preliminaries Live-Streamed for the First Time Uncasville, CT (December 16, 2019) - On Monday, December 15, the first of two preliminary nights for the Miss America 2020 Competition, took place in the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center. For the first ...

Miss America 2020 Scholarship Award Finalists

Miss America 2020 Scholarship Award Finalists Uncasville, CT (December 13, 2019) -  The Miss America Organization and The Miss America Foundation have announced the 2020 Scholarship Award Finalists for STEM, Women in Business, Social Impact Initiative, and Equity and Justice.  For the first time in the history of these awards, finalists will be interviewed on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in the ...

Lauren Ash, Karamo and Kelly Rowland Announced as Judges for ‘Miss America 2020’ on NBC

LAUREN ASH, KARAMO AND KELLY ROWLAND ANNOUNCED AS JUDGES FOR ‘MISS AMERICA 2020’ ON NBC “Access Hollywood” Hosts Kit Hoover And Mario Lopez to Serve as Co-Hosts for Dec. 19 Two-Hour Live Telecast. NEW YORK – Dec. 11, 2019 – “Superstore” co-star Lauren Ash, “Queer Eye” culture expert Karamo and singer/songwriter/actress Kelly Rowland have been selected as judges for the upcoming “Miss America 2020” ...

Miss America 2020 Competition Preliminary Hosts and Judges Announced

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Miss America 2020 Competition Preliminary Hosts and Judges Announced Preliminary and Final Night Competition to be Streamed Live for the First Time. Uncasville, CT (December 10, 2019) – For the first time in Miss America history, the 2020 Miss America Competition Preliminaries will be live-streamed from the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 15, and Monday, December 16. ...

Dakota State University Delivers Multi-Faceted Support to The Miss America Organization’s Mission of Education

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University to Sponsor New Scholarship and the Miss America 2020 Preliminary Competition Dakota State University Delivers Multi-Faceted Support to The Miss America Organization’s Mission of Education Uncasville, CT (December 10, 2019) – The Miss America Organization (MAO) is pleased to announce that The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University (DSU) has ...