THE 96TH MISS AMERICA COMPETITION TO AIR ON
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON ABC
“The 2017 Miss America Competition” To Broadcast Live
From Historic Boardwalk Hall In Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ (March 24, 2016) – The Miss America Organization, dick clark productions, and ABC announced today that the 96th Miss America Competition will return to Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 (9:00 – 11:00 p.m./ET) on the ABC Television Network. The evening will be filled with glitz and glam when 52 women representing their home states and territories compete to bring home the crown. All the contestants boast serious smarts and substantial talents, which will result in an intense competition for the coveted Miss America title. After a tough competition between the states and territories, there will only be one left standing when the evening concludes.
"We are thrilled to rejoin our friends in Atlantic City for another three years,” said Sam Haskell, Executive Chairman & CEO of the Miss America Organization. “Miss America and dick clark productions are proud to continue to embrace the tradition and memories of producing our competition in the city where it all began 95 years ago!"
“The 2017 Miss America Competition” follows three days of Preliminary Competitions and a variety of Miss America events held on and around the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk including the annual “Steel Pier Miracle Mile Walk” featuring all 52 contestants on a charity walk to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals on Friday, September 9, and the highly-anticipated "Show Us Your Shoes” Parade held on Saturday, September 10. http://www.missamerica.org/news/press-releases.aspx?id=938