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Courtney Black, 16, won a contest that features a two-day trip to New York City to pick out her dream prom dress. The Bemidji High School junior loves the color pink and previously was considering a pink prom dress in St. Cloud. When asked what kind of dress she will look for from, she laughed, "Probably pink. Or shiny." Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji girl wins Ultimate Prom Giveaway contest

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When Courtney Black won a grand prize in an online prom dress contest, she threw its organizers for a bit of a loop.

The contest, offered through, features a trip to New York City to pick out a dream prom dress, have a makeover and participate in a photo shoot.


But contest organizers couldn't figure out how to get her there.

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