The ABC Television Network and The Miss America Organization announced today that “The 2019 Miss America Competition” will air live on ABC, SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 (9:00–11:00 p.m. EDT), from Atlantic City’s famed Boardwalk Hall. The three nights of preliminary competition will take place Sept. 5-7 at Boardwalk Hall followed by the Miss America Parade Sept. 8 on the Atlantic City boardwalk.

The 2019 Competition marks the dawning of a new day for the Miss America Organization. This year’s show will highlight women from all walks of life who are advancing the message of female empowerment through their efforts in the areas of scholarship, talent and social impact. Now with a historic, all-female leadership team paving the way for both the Miss America Organization and the Miss America Foundation, a new era of progressiveness, inclusiveness and empowerment has begun.

Tickets for “The 2019 Miss America Competition” go on sale in June and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

About The Miss America Organization
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c) (4), is one of the most recognizable household names in America working to empower young women through education and service.  The Miss America Organization is comprised of 51 licensed state organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  Miss America candidates contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $17 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. The Miss America Foundation, a 501(c) (3), provides academic, community service, and other scholarships to young women.

ABC Media Relations
Bridgette Maney
(212) 456-1429
bridgette.maney@abc.com

The Miss America Organization
Chelsea Mineur
(609) 344-1800
chelsea.mineur@missamerica.org

Follow “The Miss America Organization” on social media:
Facebook: @MissAmerica
Twitter: @MissAmericaOrg
Instagram: @MissAmerica
Official website: www.MissAmerica.org
Hashtag: #MissAmerica

Cheat tweet: Tune in! @missamerica is back on ABC! The 2019 Miss America Competition airs Sunday, 9/9 at 9 p.m. #MissAmerica #ABCPublicity