Upcoming Local Pageants


- 9/12: Miss Moorhead (open)
- 9/19: Miss Coon Rapids (open)
- 9/20: Miss North Star (closed)
- 9/26: Miss Bemidji (closed)
- 9/26: Miss Northern Lakes (open)

Class of 2016

If you are between the ages of 17 and 23, you can enter a local pageant across the state of Minnesota. Learn more about how you can compete and join the Miss Minnesota 2016!

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Local Pageants Statewide

If you are interested in competing for the title of Miss Minnesota, your journey begins here.

Each contestant that competes in the Miss Minnesota Scholarship Pageant must first enter and win a local title. Here is a list of our official local pageants throughout the state. Be sure to check their pageant dates, websites and Facebook pages for more information on how to enter. Go to our Competition Info link to see eligibility requirements.

Good luck!

Attention Local Pageant Directors and Titleholders ~
Be sure to update your information for our website. You can follow this link. Thank you!

New Titleholder Information

Miss Bemidji

Dual Pageant with Miss Northern Lakes
- Closed 
Director: Angie Pagnac

Pageant Date: September 26, 2015

Email Website Facebook Miss Bemidji

Miss Brainerd Lakes

Dual Pageant with Miss Central Lakes (50th Anniversary) - Open

Directors: Cyndi Kalenberg

Pageant Date: Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Email  Website Facebook Miss Brainerd

Miss Central Lakes

Dual Pageant with Miss Brainerd Lakes - Open

Directors: Cyndi Kalenberg

Pageant Date: Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

Held in Brainerd, Minnesota

Email  Website Facebook Miss Central Lakes

Miss Central Minnesota


Director: Jodi Swaja

Pageant Date: November 7, 2015

Held in Hutchinson, Minnesota

Website: www.misscentralmn.weebly.com

Email Facebook 

Miss Chain of Lakes

Katherine Majkrzak  
- Open

Pageant Date: October 3, 2015

Held at Blaine High School in Blaine, Minnesota

Email Website Facebook Miss COL

Miss Coon Rapids

Director: Theresa Leggate
- Open

Pageant Date:
September 19, 2015

In 2014, the Miss Coon Rapids Scholarship Pageant celebrated 50 years in the Miss America system!


Email Website Facebook Miss Coon Rapids

Miss Frazee

Directors: Jay Estenson and Alice Furey
- Closed

Pageant Date: July 25, 2015


Email Miss Frazee

Miss Grand Cities

Director: TBA
- Open


Email Website Facebook Group Miss GC

Miss Heart of the Lakes

Dual Pageant with Miss Perham
- Open

Director: Kasandra Schaumburg

Contact:  perhampageants@yahoo.com

Pageant Date: August 14, 2015

Email Website Facebook Miss HOTL

Miss Mankato

Director: Shelly Bartlett
- Open

Pageant Date: TBA


Email Web Facebook Miss Mankato

Miss Midwest

Dual Pageant with Miss Morris
- Open

Director: Dawn Kosbab 

Pageant Date: 2016 TBA

Held in Morris, Minnesota

Email Facebook Group Miss Midwest

Miss Minneapolis

Dual Pageant with Miss St. Paul
- Open


Email Website Facebook Miss Mpls

Miss Moorhead

Director: Amber Nelson
- Open

Pageant Date: September 12, 2015


Email Website Miss Moorhead

Miss Morris

Dual Pageant with Miss Midwest
- Closed

Dawn Kosbab

Pageant Date: 2016 - TBA

Email Facebook Group Miss Morris

Miss Northern Lakes

Dual Pageant with Miss Bemidji
- Open

Director: Angie Pagnac
Pageant Date: September 26, 2015

Held in Bemidji, Minnesota

Email Facebook Miss N Lakes

Miss North Star being crowned
Miss North Star

Director: Kelsey Filpula-Didrikson


Held in Roseau, Minnesota

(closed - only for local contestants whose address is within 100 miles of any border in the Counties of Roseau and Marshall, in Minnesota)

Email Facebook Miss North Star

Miss Northwest

Director: Cindy Moore
- Closed
Pageant Date:  2016 - TBA

Held in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Email Website Miss Northwest

Miss Olmsted County

Dual Pageant with
Miss Rochester - Open 

Director: Jill Mertens-Baker

Pageant Date: January 9, 2016

Held in Rochester, Minnesota

Email Website    Facebook Miss Olmsted County

Miss Perham

Dual Pageant with Miss Heart of the Lakes - Closed
Director: Kasandra Schaumburg

Contact:  perhampageants@yahoo.com

Pageant Date: August 14, 2015

Email Website  Facebook Miss Perham

Miss Riverfest

Dual Pageant with Miss Thief River Falls - Open
Director: Shelby Sorvig
Pageant Date:  July 14, 2015

Held in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Email Miss Riverfest

Miss Rochester

Dual Pageant with
Miss Olmsted County - Open 

Director: Jill Mertens-Baker

Pageant Date: January 9, 2016

Email Website   Facebook Miss Rochester

Miss South Central

Dual Pageant with Miss Waseca County Sleigh & Cutter - Open
Directors: Jennifer Burt - Miss SC/Miss WCSC; Molly Kopischke, OT
Pageant Date: November 21, 2015

Held in Waseca, Minnesota

Email Website Facebook Group Miss SC

Miss St. Croix Valley

Director: Berniece "Bernie" Meyer

Pageant Date: February 27, 2016

Held in Maplewood, Minnesota @ Hill Murray High School

Facebook Group  Miss St. Croix Valley

Miss St. Paul

Dual Pageant with Miss Minneapolis 
- Open


Email Website Facebook Miss St Paul

Miss Thief River Falls

Dual Pageant with Miss Riverfest - Closed

Director: Tammy Sparby and Tamar Dagg

Pageant Date: July 14, 2015

70th Anniversary!

Email Facebook Miss Thief River Falls

Miss Waseca County Sleigh & Cutter

Dual Pageant with Miss South Central
- Closed
Directors: Jennifer Burt, Miss WCSC/Miss SC; Molly Kopischke, OT
Pageant Date: November 21, 2015

20th Anniversary!

Email Website Facebook Miss WCSC

Miss Winona

Director: Karen Schultz
- Closed

Pageant Date: 2016 date TBA

Email Web Facebook Miss Winona

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