There are four price levels of tickets available for this year’s pageant. Below are the details for each, and how you can purchase your tickets. All tickets are assigned seating and you will be able to select your specific seats whether ordering online or in person. We recommend purchasing your tickets either in person during the contestant check-in on Friday night or on Saturday morning, or purchasing your tickets in person prior to the shows on Saturday night or Sunday afternoon. If you choose to purchase your tickets from Ticketmaster either online or over the phone, Ticketmaster will change you a sizable service fee per ticket.
Prelims $79 | Finals $85 • Main Floor Front (plus the $3 venue fee)Tier 2
Prelims $55 | Finals $59 • Main Floor Front/Middle (plus the $3 venue fee)Tier 3
Prelims $44 | Finals $44 • Main Floor Middle/Rear & Balcony Front (plus the $3 venue fee)Tier 4
Prelims $31 | Finals $31 • Main Floor Rear & Balcony Rear (plus the $3 venue fee)
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.COVID Policy (Updated 3/22/22)
With the reduction of COVID cases nationwide, there will be no COVID-related requirements for this year’s state pageant. Masks are certainly recommended for audience members but are not required.Photo/Video Policy
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.