Two North Dakota pageant winners crowned in Fargo
FARGO—Abigail Pogatshnik of Bismarck was crowned Miss North Dakota USA 2018 and Ashlyn Erickson of Fargo was named Miss North Dakota Teen USA 2018 in pageants Sunday, Nov. 5.
Both titleholders, named in a ceremony at Festival Concert Hall on the campus of North Dakota State University, now will compete next year at the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA national pageants.
The competition, held annually, consists of three equally weighted segments: evening gown, swimwear/activewear and interview. Eligible young women must be between the ages of 14 and 27 and be unmarried residents of North Dakota in order to be eligible.