The 100th Anniversary Miss America Competition to be held on Dec. 16

The 100th Anniversary Miss America Competition to be held on Dec. 16
September 8, 2021 Lindsey Hansen

The Miss America Organization is excited to announce that the competition to determine the next Miss America will be held on Thurs., Dec. 16 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.

The final night of competition culminates a week of activities that will mark the Miss America Organization’s 100th Anniversary.

“We’re thrilled to be back at our glamorous new home at Mohegan Sun”, said MAO CEO Shantel Krebs. “As Miss America begins her second century of empowering women through scholarships and opportunities, we’re looking forward to showcasing that this program is more important and relevant than it ever has been.”

The 51 outstanding young women vying for the job of Miss America will begin their competition week on Sunday, December 12 with the first evening of preliminary competition followed by round two of preliminary competition on Mon., Dec. 13.

“Besides the competitive events, there are lots of events being planned to honor Miss America’s tremendous impact of preparing great women for the world and preparing the world for great women,” said Krebs.  “Miss America has broken barriers and truly made a difference in our home towns, states, and our nation.”

The week continues with anniversary events on Tues. and Wed., Dec. 13-14 and wraps up with the final night of competition on Thurs., Dec. 16.  Events and tickets will continually be updated at as they are announced.

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. The organization awards more than five million dollars in cash scholarships through national, state, and local programs every year. For more information, visit