Online tickets sales for this year's pageant will start approximately 4 weeks prior to the state pageant.Purchasing Your Tickets
Select and purchase your seats in advance! Simply click on the "Buy Tickets" button to purchase your tickets to prelims and finals. Due to seating limitations and spacing, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance, as it is unlikely that tickets will be available for onsite purchase.
How You Can Purchase Your Tickets
In Person During Contestant Registrations
Tickets can be purchased in person from the box office during the contestant check-in on Friday night and Saturday morning.In Personal Prior to Each Show
Tickets can be purchased in person from the box office during the 60 minutes prior to the pageant preliminaries and the pageant finals.Online
Tickets can be ordered online at Ticketmaster by clicking the "Order Tickets" button on this page.
(Please note that Ticketmaster does charge a service fee with each ticket purchased online)
Tickets can be ordered by phone through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000
(Please note that Ticketmaster does charge a sizable service fee with each ticket purchased online)
Ticket orders in amounts of 10 or more can be ordered by phone by calling the Ames Center Box Office at (952) 895-4680 and are not subject to Ticketmaster’s convenience fee.
For the safety of the contestants, photography and video recording of any type are strictly prohibited at the pageants. If you wish to purchase photos or videos of the pageant, professional photos and videos will be available for purchase onsite.
IMPORTANT: The Prelims Show and the Finals Show are separate ticketed events. Audience members will want to purchase tickets to both shows, as all contestants participate in both events.