Road to Miss America 2012:
Miss South Dakota 2011, the 65th edition of the Pageant, will be held on June 25, 2011 at the Mueller Civic Center Auditorium. The winner will represent South Dakota in Miss America 2012.
Following a week chock full of rehearsals, appearances, rehearsals, and more rehearsals, the contestants will begin competition at 7 p.m. on June 23 for the first preliminary round. After a second round of competition on June 24, the stage will be set for the finals – and the crowning of a new Miss S.D. on June 25.
This year’s winner will receive her crown from Miss S.D. 2010, Loren Vaillancourt, who heard her name called last year on the same stage.
The first seven contestants will compete in Talent and On Stage Question on Thursday night; Swimsuit and Evening Wear on Friday. The final seven contestants will have the opposite schedule.