Every year, the miss rodeo America pageant takes place to select who would become the official spokesperson and representative for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
Rodeo queens from reigning states across America are allowed to compete for the coveted crown of Miss Rodeo America.
This pageant didn’t just start; it’s been inaugurated ever since 1956 where Marilyn Scott Freimark emerged a winner. She eventually became a rancher Even though it’s a pageant, it’s not like every other one you know. Its categories focus on horsemanship, appearance, and personality.
Since its inception, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association have been having their end-of-season championship showcasing some of the best Cowboys, cowgirls, and livestock the rodeo world has to offer which has been nothing short of a mesmerizing event each year greater than the last.
Miss Rodeo is more than just a frivolous event, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant offers young women a once in a lifetime opportunity to garner one of the richest experiences of their lives while creating rock-solid foundations for their future endeavors.
The Miss Rodeo American, in the year 1990, made its permanent home in the sunny Las Vegas.
This annual pageant usually takes place in December of every year in conjunction with the National Finals Rodeo at Las Vegas, Nevada. Apart from the cash prize, the winner also gets a crown that fits with her Cowboy heart, scholarships, Montana Silversmiths jewelry and belt buckles, Justin Boots and a Wrangler apparel.
Who wears the crown has the chance of reigning for a year and has the opportunity of traveling over 120,000 miles during her reign. She also makes visits to schools, and other appropriate venues to promote rodeo.
Currently, Taylor McNair from the state of Mississippi is the 2019 bearer of the Miss Rodeo America title, and she’s the third person from her state to bear this title.
The Miss Rodeo America program makes available one of the most visible media spokespersons for the sport of rodeo and also the Western way of life.
The Miss Rodeo America Pageant has acknowledged the need for scholarships to aid contestants further their education. The Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation was established in 1997 to broaden the scope of the scholarship program.
The winner of Miss Rodeo America receives a $20,000 Educational Scholarship from the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation, with various other scholarships being awarded for winners of categories and recognition in other areas. Every contestant receives at a minimum $1,000 just for competing.
In the pursuit of better education, the contestants have gone to be doctors, lawyers, scientists, accountants, veterinarians, TV/Radio host, businesswomen to mention but a few. These ladies get through school without owing any money in loans. Katherine Merck, who won the title in 2016, praised the foundation for aiding her through Law School debt-free. Among many, this is just one of the many success stories.
The Miss Rodeo America gives scholarship grants of about $100,000 every year to the contestants at the pageant. Since inception, the foundation records over 1 million dollars in scholarship.
This year, the foundations have asked that each girl come up with a ‘bag’ and item to be auctioned. Sometimes these items are from their origin or home state, which the girl goes up on stage to describe and then the auctioneers will begin the selling or bidding process. However, this is also a judged event.
This year, the tropical Las Vegas is proud and ready to host the 2019 miss Rodeo Pageant which commences on the 1st of December through to the 8th of December. Over 30 contestants would be welcomed to compete in the weeklong competition.
All aspects of the competition except stated otherwise on the Official Miss rodeo Website would be held at the tropical Las Vegas. For information concerning tickets and also a full schedule of the 2019 Miss Rodeo America Pageant, visit Pagent schedule & Hotel Reservation information.
A reduced resort fee has been proposed to fans who would be staying in Las Vegas during the 2019 Wrangle NFR and 2020 Miss Rodeo America Pageant by the Tropicana Las Vegas and Miss Rodeo America organization. Don’t forget to get your tickets before they get sold out.