Miss America 2011 Coming to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

Marking the 90th anniversary of the Miss America Pageant, 53 contestants will gather in Las Vegas for the 2011 Miss America Pageant presented by DSW. Returning to the Theatre at the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino for the sixth consecutive year, the contestants’ arrival kicks off a week of preliminary competitions (interview, lifestyle and fitness, talent and evening wear), culminating in the live telecast presented by DSW on ABC, Saturday, Jan. 15 at 9 p.m. (EST)/tape delay (PST). The arrival will be hosted by KTNV-TV’s Bryan Scofield with a special appearance by R&B superstars Boyz II Men.

Joining the contestants for the welcome ceremony will be Sam Haskell, III, chairman of the board, Miss America Organization; Art McMaster, president and CEO, Miss America Organization; David Hoenemeyer, vice president and general manager, Caesars Entertainment, Corp.; Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Oscar Goodman, mayor of Las Vegas.



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