Wyoming cowgirls to compete for crown
The Miss Rodeo Wyoming pageant is celebrating 58 years of western tradition with eight young women from across Wyoming competing for the coveted jade crown. The annual MRW pageant will be held Aug. 12-16 in Douglas, Wyo. The pageant is held in conjunction with the 2013 Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo. Young ladies will be challenged in the areas of horsemanship, appearance and personality. The highlight of the Pageant is the speech and modeling luncheon at the Douglas Inn and Convention Center on Thursday, Aug. 15. For ticket information please see the itinerary on the website at missrodeowyoming.com. The crowning of the 2014 Miss Rodeo Wyoming will be during the rodeo performance Friday, Aug. 16.
Holly Kennedy, Miss Rodeo Wyoming 2013, from Laramie will pass down her crown at the conclusion of the pageant. However, this pageant is not the end of her reign. Miss Kennedy will be traveling to Las Vegas in December during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo to vie for the coveted title of Miss Rodeo America.
The 2014 Miss Rodeo Wyoming contestants are all from the great Cowboy State and are: Desiree Bridges – Miss Puzzleface Ranch Rodeo of Jackson, Laurel Austin – Miss Laramie Jubilee Days of Laramie, Katrina Barnett – Miss Cody Stampede of Cody, Marissa Mason – Miss Teton County Fair and Rodeo of Jackson, Bridget Seidel – Miss Cody Nite Rodeo of Cody, Kaycee Auen – Miss Wyoming Livestock Roundup of Casper, Lisanne Fear – Miss Sublette County Rodeo Queen of Daniel and Christina Albertini – Miss Sweetwater Ranch Sorting Queen of Rock Springs.
–Miss Rodeo Wyoming pageant