Teen Contestants

People's Choice Award Online Voting!

At this year’s pageant we are holding a special fundraiser called the People’s Choice Award. Online and onsite, we will be collecting your votes for your favorite contestant for the People’s Choice Award. $1.00 = 1 vote and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to this year's selected charity, Smile Train, an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate.

Voting will take place online and onsite right up to the start of the Pageant Finals on Sunday afternoon. Cast your votes before the finals show begins at 4pm in order for your votes to count! During the awards portion of the Pageant Finals, we will announce the People’s Choice Award winner!

This is a wonderful opportunity to vote for your special contestant, and great way to support a great organization. To place you votes online, simply enter the number of votes you wish to cast in the form below you contestant and click the Vote button. You will be redirected to a payment form to enter your information and provide your payment.

Miss South Dakota Teen USA 2019 Contestants


Cate B.
A special thank you to my family and friends for your support, especially Mom, Dad, Grace, Bachan and Papa, and Grandma and Grandpa Lay. I love you all, and couldn't have done this without you!

Kate D.
Thank you to Design interiors inc./ My momma for continuing to support me on the crazy adventures I chose to be apart of, I wouldn’t know where I’d be without you as my BIGGEST inspiration everyday and thank you for continuing to push me to be my best self!

Janelle D.
I want to thank so many people for getting me here, starting with my mom and Dad, for supporting me in every venture, big or small, I love you guys! Next I want to thank all of my friends and family, for dealing with all of the chaos I bring, and for being there for every minor freak out and talking me through it. The amount of love and support I get from all of you is amazing ,I am so blessed to have you all! Lastly I want to give a huge shout out to all of my sponsors, including, Mark Miller cattle, Bruce & Shari Narison, Nicholson Law, Denison Livestock, Butzer & sons trucking, John Cole family, Walth Family, Leta & Hubert Townsend, Erica Stewart & Mary Schweitzberger, Kaley Schweitzer, and Julie Dickau. Thank you again!

Anna F.
First i want to thank anyone that bought a necklace from me to help me acquire the entry money, I wouldn't be here without that kindness. Next I really want to thank my mom more than anyone, it wasnt easy getting here and I have much farther to go. I know she will always be here to support me and help me with any decisions I decide to make, i know i will never be alone as long she is around. Last I want to thank anyone and everyone that helps me out with my channel or watches one of my videos because that is my main focus and future support system to starting the movement and future for myself that I want to invest in.

Alexzaria F.
I would like to Thank! The American Legion Post 250 and the Auxiliary from Castlewood and Health Source Chiropractic for their generous contribution to help me attend this pageant. I would also like to Thank my friends and family for their generous donations. Weather it was money, taking pictures, or helping me find just the right outfit. Most of all I would like to Thank everyone for letting me be me! Thanks Again!!

Danielle H.
I would like to thank my parents and many sisters for all their support throughout this year. I greatly appreciate everything you've done. I also want to thank my friends and teammates who have encouraged me and helped in any way they could. I couldn't have done this without them.

Torrance H.
I would like thank my sponsors and support group for helping me make this experience possible. Being a Native American Teen, has challenges different than other teens challenges. This experience not only helps me become a stronger and well rounded person, but other young woman also. Thank you for your support.

Izabel K.
I would like to thank all of the generous businesses that have helped me prepare to compete. I would like to thank Jaks Bridal, Eric Sprecher Photography, Evolve Coaching and Consulting, Faces by Lizzie, and Judy’s Alteration. All of the small-town support that I have received is something that I will be grateful for, for the rest of my life. A huge thank you to the friends and family that are able to come support during pageant weekend. Also, my Mom, Melissa, my Grandpa, Lloyd, my Grandma, Claudia for always believing on me no matter what. Lastly, my biggest supporters, my little brother Carter and my cousin Gemma. I am so grateful for all of the help and support throughout my preparations!

Alexis K.
I would like to thank my wonderful mother, Heather, and grandmother, Susie, for all of their love and support. It is with their continued encouragement and support that I have become the person I am today. I would also like to thank my many friends and family members throughout the dart community. It is with their financial support and ongoing encouragement that I am able to compete in this year's pageant.

Jaimi M.
I'd like to say thank you to all of my family and friends who encouraged me and supported me. I never could have done this without you. I love you all! Also, I would like to say a special thank you to my mother for all of the extra support and love she has given me to help make it possible for me to do this. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by so many people who believe in me!

Luann M.
I'd like to give a huge thank you to all my sponsors who helped me reach my goal and be able to compete in the pageant. Being able to have such a great support system from family and friends makes this journey 100% more exciting! The support system from my sponsors and family does not go unrecognized and I truly cannot thank everyone enough who've helped me get this far. Thank you to everyone whose inspired me along the way of this journey, it means the world to me.

Jaydlynn N.
I would like to thank, Joe Carmody,Payless foods, Doug Heil State Farm Insurance, Homespun, Western Rancher, Mobridge Livestock Market, Burger King, Bridge City Marina, Hollenbeck Ranch, Dan and Mary Nickels, Jack and Terri Walth, and Dairy Queen for sponsoring me.

Matilyn O.
I want to thank my mom and dad, Grammy and poppy, nana and papa, and all my friends and family for there support. God bless.

Madison P.
Thank you to my parents for their support and encouragement throughout this experience. Thank you also to Cheri for her guidance in helping me prepare for the Miss Teen USA pageant.

Emma S.
I would not be competing for my dreams if it weren't for Susan DeWitte Photography, Great Plains Dental, Filly Flair boutique, Escape Float Spa, Sioux Falls Family Vision, Hair Unlimited (a special thanks to Leah), and my amazing friends and family. Win or lose, thank you, mom, for making me feel like a queen since day one.

Jenae S.
Thank you to my Mom and Dad for being my biggest fans no matter what, Andrea Marie Photography for the pictures, and also Harrington Chiropractic and Pizza Ranch Dell Rapids for the extra support

Shelby S.
A special thank you to Mom, Dad and Noah. You have always been there to cheer me on no matter what I do. Because of you, I am here today achieving my dreams. Kisses to my grandparents who have provided love and encouragement. Hugs to my very close friends who have always believed in me and have provided a lot of smiles and laughs. A special shout out to Madison and Ambrosia Custom Jewelry...You Rock. I am very grateful for everyone's confidence and faith in me. I love you all.

Jaimye Lynn W.
Hello everyone, thank you for joining us on such a great night! I want to thank my mom first and foremost, she is my Rock!! I love you mom! I also want to thank "Your Special Day" dress shop for having faith in me and sponsoring everything I do and also making my wardrobe absolutely perfect. I also want to thank my friends for making me go the distance and cheering me along the way, you are the BEST!!