Miss Mitchell Competition
The Miss Mitchell Scholarship Organization develops the annual local competition, Miss Mitchell, 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 in 2019. The 2019 Miss Mitchell competition will be held on January 12th, 2019 at the beautiful Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center.
The Miss Mitchell competition consists of a private interview with the judges, onstage Evening Gown, onstage question, and Talent (90 seconds).
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 January 12th 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 7 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 (date TBD), and required to attend Pre-Pageant in Pierre (date TBD), and the Miss South Dakota and Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen Pageants in Brookings in June 2019.