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Miss Arkansas 2016 Savvy Shields waves to the crowd last September during the Miss America Show Us Your Shoes parade on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. After being crowned Miss America 2017, Shields has tried to stay true to herself while trying to savor and remember as much as she can while holding the title. ‘It feels like I’ve crammed five years into one year, and other times it feels like I was crowned yesterday,’ she says of her travels and appearances as Miss America.

The countdown to the biggest pageant of the year is on. 

Tickets for the Miss America pageant and all preliminary nights can now be purchased online here or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. 

On September 10, 52 talented contestants from across the country will compete for the crown at  Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City The pageant will be broadcasted live on ABC between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST. 

Prior to the televised pageant, there will be three nights of preliminaries on Sept. 6, 7, and 8. Anyone interested can purchase ticket packages for all four nights.

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the 52 contestants will participate in the “Show Us Your Shoes” Parade on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. To purchase reserved seats in our prime viewing area at Kennedy Plaza, visit www.missamerica.org

“This event provides a unique opportunity for us to showcase Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City on a national stage,” CRDA Executive Director Chris Howard said in a statement. “The Miss America Competition is one of the City’s proud traditions and highlights Atlantic City’s position as a premier entertainment and vacation destination.”

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