The Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the U.S. state of South Dakota in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen pageant. The pageant is held in Hot Springs, South Dakota.
|Miss America's Outstanding Teen|
|September Kirby (Executive Director)|
Olivia Odenbrett of Brandon was crowned Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen on June 3, 2022 at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings, South Dakota. She competed in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2023 pageant at the Hyatt Regency Dallas in Dallas, Texas on August 12, 2022.
The results of Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen as they participated in the national Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition. The year in parentheses indicates the year of the Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition the award/placement was garnered.
|Year||Name||Hometown||Age||Local title||Talent||Placement at MAO Teen||Special scholarships at MAO Teen||Notes|
|2022||Olivia Odenbrett||Brandon||15||Miss Siouxland's Outstanding Teen||Contemporary/Lyrical Dance|
|2021||Kianna Healy||Hartford||18||Musical Theater Vocal, "I'm a Star" by Scott Alan|
|2019-20||Payton Steffensen||Yankton||16||Acrobatic Musical Theatre Dance, "Call Me Back" from Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown|
|2018||Jessica Benson||Rapid City||17||Miss Hot Springs' Outstanding Teen||Vocal, "100 Easy Ways to Lose a Man" from Wonderful Town|
|2017||Elizabeth Nesland||17||Miss Sioux Empire's Outstanding Teen||Electric Violin, "The Phantom of the Opera"||Miss Hub City 2022|
|2016||Hunter Widvey||17||Miss Rapid City's Outstanding Teen||Vocal, "Als Luise die Briefe" by Mozart||Later Miss South Dakota 2022|
|2015||Cameron Schroder||Huron||17||Miss Sioux Empire's Outstanding Teen||Vocal, "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun" from Annie Get Your Gun|
|2014||Taylor Bird||Arlington||17||Miss Jack's Outstanding Teen||Vocal, “My Hallelujah Song”|
|2013||Nina Mesteth||Rapid City||16||Miss State Fair's Outstanding Teen||Ballet en Pointe||Younger half-sister of Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen 2006, Aja Kessler|
|2012||Meridith Gould||Sioux Falls||17||Miss Siouxlands' Outstanding Teen||Dance||Later Miss South Dakota 2014|
Later Miss Minnesota USA 2017
2nd runner-up at Miss USA 2017 pageant
|2010||Emma Thomas||Rapid City||16||Miss Rapid City's Outstanding Teen|
|2009||Jessica Dyk||Lyrical/Pointe Dance|
|2008||Carrie Wintle||Iroquois||14||Piano||Later Miss South Dakota 2018|
|2007||Autumn Simunek||Hot Springs||14||Ballet||Contestant at National Sweetheart 2012 pageant |
Later Miss South Dakota 2015
|Kelly Johnson||Sioux Falls||14||
|2006||Aja Kessler||Rapid City||17||Ballet en Pointe||Half-sister of Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen 2013, Nina Mesteth|
Contestant at National Sweetheart 2009 pageant
2nd runner-up at Miss South Dakota 2009 pageant
|2005||Hailey Soyland||Madison||17||Vocal, "I Believe"||Currently a country singer who goes by the name Hailey Steele|
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Miss South Dakota Carrie Wintle, who was Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen in 2008...
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