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'Shark Tank' star, Taya Kyle will judge Miss America competition

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, Kevin O'Leary attends the Disney ABC Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The the Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, that "Shark Tank" cast member O'Leary will be a celebrity judge for this year's Miss America pageant, along with Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, and paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, Kevin O'Leary attends the Disney ABC Winter TCA Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The the Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and ABC announced Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, that "Shark Tank" cast member O'Leary will be a celebrity judge for this year's Miss America pageant, along with Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, and paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

"Shark Tank" cast member Kevin O'Leary will be a celebrity judge for this year's Miss America pageant, along with Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, and snowboarder Amy Purdy.

The three, announced Wednesday by the Miss America Organization, dick clark productions and the ABC network, join country star Brett Eldredge as judges for the pageant, which airs Sept. 13.

Viewers will have a hand in the judging this year. They can vote through Sept. 10 on Facebook and Twitter for their top choice. The fan favorite will move on to the top 15 in the competition.

The Miss America pageant will be held at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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