Sophia Primozich was crowned Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2016 by outgoing titleholder Hayden Grace Hammond on November 29, 2015. She will have the opportunity to compete at the 2016 Miss Teen USA Pageant where she hopes to be crowned by the reigning Miss Teen USA Katherine Haik from Louisiana.
Minnesota has not been very successful at Miss Teen USA, with their first placement coming in 1995, in the pageant's thirteenth year. Minnesota teens have performed best in the 2000s, with two top fifteen, three top ten placements and a 4th runner-up placement.
Miss Minnesota Teen USA 2016 Final Results
First runner-up : Jackie Burriss
Second runner-up : Rachel Flynn
Third runner-up : Kala Schmidt
Fourth runner-up : Kelly Brown
Semi-finalists : Elyse Noe, Kayla Kleinsteuber, Kala Schmidt, Sidney Waling, Dasia Mestad, Jackie Burriss, Gwendolyn Buchanan, Anna Korger, Rachel Flynn, Patricia Cazalvilla, Isabel Peters, Kagai Vang, Sophia Primozich, Kelly Brown, Taylor Fondie