“The 2018 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live
From Historic Boardwalk Hall In Atlantic City
Sunday, September 10th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC

Atlantic City, NJ (July 10, 2017) – The press application is now open for the 97th Miss America Competition returning to Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m./ET) on the ABC Television Network.

If approved, you will receive a confirmation email and detailed media packet from the Miss America Organization after the application deadline on August 18th, 2017. Approved media will be granted access to onsite press conferences, designated events, and/or preliminaries taking place Wednesday Sept. 6th, Thursday Sept. 7th, Friday Sept. 8th, and final night on Sunday Sept. 10th.

For updates and information on “The 2018 Miss America Competition,” please visit Miss America Organization’s website at


Miss America Organization
Chelsea Mineur, 609-344-1800,

dick clark productions
Kelly Striewski, 310-255-4602,
Gina Sorial, 310-255-0308,

ABC Entertainment Group Communications
Bridgette Maney, 212-456-1429,

The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) 4 non-profit corporation, awards millions of dollars in annual college scholarship assistance making it the largest scholarship program for women in the United States. MAO is comprised of 51 organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. MAO contestants contribute over 500,000 hours of community service annually and have raised over $16 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 2007.

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