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Area Miss Rodeos gear-up for the national title

This year marks the 56th Anniversary of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Over the duration, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant has hosted hundreds of beautiful and talented cowgirls from across the country. Hopefuls converge annually for a week-long competition to select a representative to promote America’s Original Professional Sport – rodeo.

This year the Miss Rodeo America Pageant welcomes 28 cowgirls, ages 19-25, to Las Vegas to compete for the prestigious title of Miss Rodeo America 2011. Each year a new Miss Rodeo America serves as the official spokesperson for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

The pageant is Sunday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec. 4. It is a glamorous prelude to the famous Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the PRCA’s year-end championship event also held in Las Vegas in December.

Pageant activities are held at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, official sponsor and host hotel of the 2011 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. The horsemanship competition, Monday, Nov. 29, will be held at the South Point Equestrian and Event Center.

A complete pageant schedule of events and pageant ticket information can be found online at http://www.missrodeoamerica.com.

Contestants are judged in the categories of personality, appearance, horsemanship, knowledge and presentation. Each contestant will demonstrate her skills in public speaking, personal interviewing, horsemanship, knowledge of rodeo and general equine science, current event awareness, photogenic qualities, visual poise and overall professionalism.

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Miss Rodeo America 2010, Kelli Jackson of Eupora, MS, will crown her successor during a formal coronation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in The Orleans Showroom. A media conference with the newly crowned Miss Rodeo America 2011 will follow the ceremony at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

Contestants vying for the 2011 Miss Rodeo America title include Sara Grace Dixon of Wetumpka, AL; Kasey Jo Painter of Yuma, AZ; Synda Lockard of Shirley, AR; Markie Battaglia of Ramona, CA; Kasie Pigg of Pueblo, CO; Heather Hall of Kenansville, FL; Taylor Wong of Kaneohe, HI; Measha Gittins of Dayton, ID; Katie Lea Chaffin of Ipava, IL; Jordanne Blair of Lake City, IA; Danielle Dinges of Ness City, KS; Katie Jo Vanderslice of Pachuta, MS; Erin Watts of Bloomfield, MO; Jourdon Han of Rudyard, MT; Michelle Boeshart of Maxwell, NE; Lauren Neil of Reno, NV; Kelly Horton of Placitas, NM; Tiffany Kuntz of Bismarck, ND; Chassity Sisco of Ponca City, OK; Ashley Zeigler of Roseburg, OR; McKenzie Haley of Colome, SD; Breezy Smith of Martin, TN; Celesta Harvey of San Antonio, TX; Martina Wardle of Lehi, UT; Anita Moorhead of Jarratt, VA; Katie Garfield of George, WA; Amanda Breitenfeldt of Tigerton, WI; and Erin Heffron of Alta, WY.

The primary role of Miss Rodeo America is to promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and America’s Western heritage. She is a liaison between the rodeo fans and ProRodeo producers, sponsors and contestants.

As Miss Rodeo America, the new queen will travel extensively representing rodeo via many public appearances at rodeo performances, special events, schools and civic groups. She will take on the role of model and spokesperson in a variety of promotional events and commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and other service providers to the western industry.

Miss Rodeo America pageant contestants are awarded many gifts from generous sponsors. Each contestant is eligible to win a portion of more than $45,000 in educational scholarships that the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation disperses to pageant contestants annually.

National corporate sponsors of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant include: Wrangler Jeans and Shirts, Las Vegas Events, The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, American Quarter Horse Association, W. F. Young/Absorbine, Montana Silversmiths, Justin Boots, Bailey Hats, Dodge Trucks, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Landstrom’s Original Black Hills Gold Creations, Court’s Saddlery, Tandy Brands Accessories, Hobby Horse Clothing Company, Bonefrog Creative, Reata Ranch Gear, Red Wilk Construction, Buck’s Bags and Stone Horses.

This year marks the 56th Anniversary of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Over the duration, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant has hosted hundreds of beautiful and talented cowgirls from across the country. Hopefuls converge annually for a week-long competition to select a representative to promote America’s Original Professional Sport – rodeo.

This year the Miss Rodeo America Pageant welcomes 28 cowgirls, ages 19-25, to Las Vegas to compete for the prestigious title of Miss Rodeo America 2011. Each year a new Miss Rodeo America serves as the official spokesperson for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

The pageant is Sunday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec. 4. It is a glamorous prelude to the famous Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the PRCA’s year-end championship event also held in Las Vegas in December.

Pageant activities are held at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, official sponsor and host hotel of the 2011 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. The horsemanship competition, Monday, Nov. 29, will be held at the South Point Equestrian and Event Center.

A complete pageant schedule of events and pageant ticket information can be found online at http://www.missrodeoamerica.com.

Contestants are judged in the categories of personality, appearance, horsemanship, knowledge and presentation. Each contestant will demonstrate her skills in public speaking, personal interviewing, horsemanship, knowledge of rodeo and general equine science, current event awareness, photogenic qualities, visual poise and overall professionalism.

Miss Rodeo America 2010, Kelli Jackson of Eupora, MS, will crown her successor during a formal coronation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in The Orleans Showroom. A media conference with the newly crowned Miss Rodeo America 2011 will follow the ceremony at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

Contestants vying for the 2011 Miss Rodeo America title include Sara Grace Dixon of Wetumpka, AL; Kasey Jo Painter of Yuma, AZ; Synda Lockard of Shirley, AR; Markie Battaglia of Ramona, CA; Kasie Pigg of Pueblo, CO; Heather Hall of Kenansville, FL; Taylor Wong of Kaneohe, HI; Measha Gittins of Dayton, ID; Katie Lea Chaffin of Ipava, IL; Jordanne Blair of Lake City, IA; Danielle Dinges of Ness City, KS; Katie Jo Vanderslice of Pachuta, MS; Erin Watts of Bloomfield, MO; Jourdon Han of Rudyard, MT; Michelle Boeshart of Maxwell, NE; Lauren Neil of Reno, NV; Kelly Horton of Placitas, NM; Tiffany Kuntz of Bismarck, ND; Chassity Sisco of Ponca City, OK; Ashley Zeigler of Roseburg, OR; McKenzie Haley of Colome, SD; Breezy Smith of Martin, TN; Celesta Harvey of San Antonio, TX; Martina Wardle of Lehi, UT; Anita Moorhead of Jarratt, VA; Katie Garfield of George, WA; Amanda Breitenfeldt of Tigerton, WI; and Erin Heffron of Alta, WY.

The primary role of Miss Rodeo America is to promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and America’s Western heritage. She is a liaison between the rodeo fans and ProRodeo producers, sponsors and contestants.

As Miss Rodeo America, the new queen will travel extensively representing rodeo via many public appearances at rodeo performances, special events, schools and civic groups. She will take on the role of model and spokesperson in a variety of promotional events and commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and other service providers to the western industry.

Miss Rodeo America pageant contestants are awarded many gifts from generous sponsors. Each contestant is eligible to win a portion of more than $45,000 in educational scholarships that the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation disperses to pageant contestants annually.

National corporate sponsors of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant include: Wrangler Jeans and Shirts, Las Vegas Events, The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, American Quarter Horse Association, W. F. Young/Absorbine, Montana Silversmiths, Justin Boots, Bailey Hats, Dodge Trucks, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Landstrom’s Original Black Hills Gold Creations, Court’s Saddlery, Tandy Brands Accessories, Hobby Horse Clothing Company, Bonefrog Creative, Reata Ranch Gear, Red Wilk Construction, Buck’s Bags and Stone Horses.

This year marks the 56th Anniversary of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Over the duration, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant has hosted hundreds of beautiful and talented cowgirls from across the country. Hopefuls converge annually for a week-long competition to select a representative to promote America’s Original Professional Sport – rodeo.

This year the Miss Rodeo America Pageant welcomes 28 cowgirls, ages 19-25, to Las Vegas to compete for the prestigious title of Miss Rodeo America 2011. Each year a new Miss Rodeo America serves as the official spokesperson for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

The pageant is Sunday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec. 4. It is a glamorous prelude to the famous Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the PRCA’s year-end championship event also held in Las Vegas in December.

Pageant activities are held at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, official sponsor and host hotel of the 2011 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. The horsemanship competition, Monday, Nov. 29, will be held at the South Point Equestrian and Event Center.

A complete pageant schedule of events and pageant ticket information can be found online at http://www.missrodeoamerica.com.

Contestants are judged in the categories of personality, appearance, horsemanship, knowledge and presentation. Each contestant will demonstrate her skills in public speaking, personal interviewing, horsemanship, knowledge of rodeo and general equine science, current event awareness, photogenic qualities, visual poise and overall professionalism.

Miss Rodeo America 2010, Kelli Jackson of Eupora, MS, will crown her successor during a formal coronation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in The Orleans Showroom. A media conference with the newly crowned Miss Rodeo America 2011 will follow the ceremony at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

Contestants vying for the 2011 Miss Rodeo America title include Sara Grace Dixon of Wetumpka, AL; Kasey Jo Painter of Yuma, AZ; Synda Lockard of Shirley, AR; Markie Battaglia of Ramona, CA; Kasie Pigg of Pueblo, CO; Heather Hall of Kenansville, FL; Taylor Wong of Kaneohe, HI; Measha Gittins of Dayton, ID; Katie Lea Chaffin of Ipava, IL; Jordanne Blair of Lake City, IA; Danielle Dinges of Ness City, KS; Katie Jo Vanderslice of Pachuta, MS; Erin Watts of Bloomfield, MO; Jourdon Han of Rudyard, MT; Michelle Boeshart of Maxwell, NE; Lauren Neil of Reno, NV; Kelly Horton of Placitas, NM; Tiffany Kuntz of Bismarck, ND; Chassity Sisco of Ponca City, OK; Ashley Zeigler of Roseburg, OR; McKenzie Haley of Colome, SD; Breezy Smith of Martin, TN; Celesta Harvey of San Antonio, TX; Martina Wardle of Lehi, UT; Anita Moorhead of Jarratt, VA; Katie Garfield of George, WA; Amanda Breitenfeldt of Tigerton, WI; and Erin Heffron of Alta, WY.

The primary role of Miss Rodeo America is to promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and America’s Western heritage. She is a liaison between the rodeo fans and ProRodeo producers, sponsors and contestants.

As Miss Rodeo America, the new queen will travel extensively representing rodeo via many public appearances at rodeo performances, special events, schools and civic groups. She will take on the role of model and spokesperson in a variety of promotional events and commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and other service providers to the western industry.

Miss Rodeo America pageant contestants are awarded many gifts from generous sponsors. Each contestant is eligible to win a portion of more than $45,000 in educational scholarships that the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation disperses to pageant contestants annually.

National corporate sponsors of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant include: Wrangler Jeans and Shirts, Las Vegas Events, The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, American Quarter Horse Association, W. F. Young/Absorbine, Montana Silversmiths, Justin Boots, Bailey Hats, Dodge Trucks, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Landstrom’s Original Black Hills Gold Creations, Court’s Saddlery, Tandy Brands Accessories, Hobby Horse Clothing Company, Bonefrog Creative, Reata Ranch Gear, Red Wilk Construction, Buck’s Bags and Stone Horses.

This year marks the 56th Anniversary of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant. Over the duration, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant has hosted hundreds of beautiful and talented cowgirls from across the country. Hopefuls converge annually for a week-long competition to select a representative to promote America’s Original Professional Sport – rodeo.

This year the Miss Rodeo America Pageant welcomes 28 cowgirls, ages 19-25, to Las Vegas to compete for the prestigious title of Miss Rodeo America 2011. Each year a new Miss Rodeo America serves as the official spokesperson for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

The pageant is Sunday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec. 4. It is a glamorous prelude to the famous Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the PRCA’s year-end championship event also held in Las Vegas in December.

Pageant activities are held at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, official sponsor and host hotel of the 2011 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. The horsemanship competition, Monday, Nov. 29, will be held at the South Point Equestrian and Event Center.

A complete pageant schedule of events and pageant ticket information can be found online at http://www.missrodeoamerica.com.

Contestants are judged in the categories of personality, appearance, horsemanship, knowledge and presentation. Each contestant will demonstrate her skills in public speaking, personal interviewing, horsemanship, knowledge of rodeo and general equine science, current event awareness, photogenic qualities, visual poise and overall professionalism.

Miss Rodeo America 2010, Kelli Jackson of Eupora, MS, will crown her successor during a formal coronation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in The Orleans Showroom. A media conference with the newly crowned Miss Rodeo America 2011 will follow the ceremony at The Orleans Hotel & Casino.

Contestants vying for the 2011 Miss Rodeo America title include Sara Grace Dixon of Wetumpka, AL; Kasey Jo Painter of Yuma, AZ; Synda Lockard of Shirley, AR; Markie Battaglia of Ramona, CA; Kasie Pigg of Pueblo, CO; Heather Hall of Kenansville, FL; Taylor Wong of Kaneohe, HI; Measha Gittins of Dayton, ID; Katie Lea Chaffin of Ipava, IL; Jordanne Blair of Lake City, IA; Danielle Dinges of Ness City, KS; Katie Jo Vanderslice of Pachuta, MS; Erin Watts of Bloomfield, MO; Jourdon Han of Rudyard, MT; Michelle Boeshart of Maxwell, NE; Lauren Neil of Reno, NV; Kelly Horton of Placitas, NM; Tiffany Kuntz of Bismarck, ND; Chassity Sisco of Ponca City, OK; Ashley Zeigler of Roseburg, OR; McKenzie Haley of Colome, SD; Breezy Smith of Martin, TN; Celesta Harvey of San Antonio, TX; Martina Wardle of Lehi, UT; Anita Moorhead of Jarratt, VA; Katie Garfield of George, WA; Amanda Breitenfeldt of Tigerton, WI; and Erin Heffron of Alta, WY.

The primary role of Miss Rodeo America is to promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and America’s Western heritage. She is a liaison between the rodeo fans and ProRodeo producers, sponsors and contestants.

As Miss Rodeo America, the new queen will travel extensively representing rodeo via many public appearances at rodeo performances, special events, schools and civic groups. She will take on the role of model and spokesperson in a variety of promotional events and commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and other service providers to the western industry.

Miss Rodeo America pageant contestants are awarded many gifts from generous sponsors. Each contestant is eligible to win a portion of more than $45,000 in educational scholarships that the Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation disperses to pageant contestants annually.

National corporate sponsors of the Miss Rodeo America Pageant include: Wrangler Jeans and Shirts, Las Vegas Events, The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, American Quarter Horse Association, W. F. Young/Absorbine, Montana Silversmiths, Justin Boots, Bailey Hats, Dodge Trucks, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Landstrom’s Original Black Hills Gold Creations, Court’s Saddlery, Tandy Brands Accessories, Hobby Horse Clothing Company, Bonefrog Creative, Reata Ranch Gear, Red Wilk Construction, Buck’s Bags and Stone Horses.

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