Credit: Frederick M. Brown/ Getty Images Photo: Mark Ballas at the 26th Annual Imagen Awards Gala on August 12, 2011

There he is, Miss America judge!

Dancing With the Stars pro Mark Ballas will be among the list of judges for the 2012 Miss America competition.

This seems a little out of Mark’s usual comfort zone, but he did date a pageant-ish girl named Pia Toscano and we know the singer/dancer will be a savvy judge of the talent portion of the competition.

It’s good that Mark is getting more judging experience. Maybe someday he can take the place of one of the DWTS judges. Or maybe his mom or dad could jump in?

Catch Mark judging a bevy of beautiful ladies when the pageant airs on ABC at 9 pm ET/PT on January 14.

Source: (via @DWTSgossip)

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