Miss Mitchell Pageant
The Miss Mitchell Scholarship Pageant is an annual local pageant which serves as a preliminary to the Miss South Dakota and Miss America pageants. Both a Miss and a Teen winner will be crowned to continue on to Miss South Dakota and Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen. The 2018 pageant will be held on February 17th, 2018 at the brand new Mitchell Performing Arts Center.
The Miss Mitchell competition consists of a private interview with the judges, onstage Evening Gown, Talent (90 seconds), and Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit.
Miss Mitchell's Outstanding Teen consists of a private interview with the judges, onstage Evening Gown, Talent (90 seconds), and Lifestyle and Fitness in Activewear.
Pageant day begins at 8:00 am on February 17th at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center. Interviews and rehearsals will begin in the morning for both Teen and Miss contestants, and will continue through the afternoon, culminating with the Miss Mitchell Pageant at 6:30 pm.
Miss Mitchell and Miss Mitchell's Outstanding Teen will be expected to promote their personal platforms, along with Children's Miracle Network, the national platform, throughout the city and state during their year of service.
They will also be expected to attend Pageant Bootcamp in Brookings on February 24th, and required to attend Pre-Pageant in Pierre May 19th & 20th, and the Miss South Dakota and Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen Pageants in Hot Springs June 10-16.