(ATLANTIC CITY, NJ) -- The Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance has announced that the Miss’d America Pageant has selected a new home at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City for the 2019 Atlantic City signature drag event, Miss’d America. This year’s pageant will take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:00pm in Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
The event will feature lavish sets, incredible numbers, and a super hero theme led by the reigning wonder woman Miss’d America 2019 Andriana Trenta along with returning host, the marvelous Carson Kressley. There will also be a dazzling special guest performer Frankie Z, who will make this year’s show one of the hottest tickets in one of the hottest properties in Atlantic City.
The annual pageant has been a 28-year long-standing tradition for the LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive community in the seaside resort. “We are so excited to be opening a new chapter in Miss’d America history at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City,” said Richard Helfant, President of the Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance and Executive Producer of the pageant. “It will be fabulous to be back on the Boardwalk.”
A portion of the proceeds from the 2019 Miss’d America Pageant will go to the Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance who will distribute to various LGBTQ and LGBTQ supportive charities. Since its inception, the pageant has donated over $400,000.00.
“We feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to present Miss’d America, which has become such a long running popular event in the Atlantic City community impacting the LGBTQ community,” said Joe Lupo, President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. “One of Hard Rock’s core motto’s is “All Is One” and we could not be more proud to come together to support our LGBTQ community and supporters and truly demonstrate we are all one community.”
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Tickets are available for purchase beginning Monday, July 22 and are priced at $35 or $65. Purchases can be made by visiting Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s website or by visiting Ticketmaster.
VIP tickets are also available for purchase at $100 per ticket, which includes one complimentary drink and admission to an exclusive post pageant meet and greet reception. A “Diamond Tiara” table for eight is also available for $1,200.00, which includes bottle service, a complimentary bottle of champagne, and admission into the post pageant meet and greet reception. VIP and Diamond Tiara purchases are available by calling the group sales office at 609-449-6037.
“Wanna Be A Super Queen” - A contestant search is currently being conducted in New Jersey, New York, Washington DC, Baltimore, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and many other states. Contestants are being asked to complete a submission form and submit a three-minute video of their talent for consideration by a very distinguished panel of entertainment industry moguls.
Contestants competing for the title of Miss’d America 2020 will be judged in the categories of swimsuit, talent, evening gown and must complete a Judges’ Interview. Along with the crown and sash, Miss’d America will receive $5,000.00 in cash and must be available for multiple appearances throughout her reigning year. First runner-up will receive $2,500.00 and second runner-up will receive $1,500.00.
For information on contestant search, contact Mortimer Spreng at email@example.com.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is located at 1000 Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey.