I think it's such an interesting position that I am in. I never felt like I was a part of the rodeo queen world but I spent one year in the mix and then I was out. To this day, I have never felt like I belong. In light of the start of 2017, I... Continue Reading →
FIVE FAST FACTS WITH THE 2016 SISTER'S RODEO QUEEN ALY FAZZ Rodeo Dates: June 10 - 12 The Sister's Rodeo has the biggest purse nationally for the second weekend in June. The Sister's Rodeo has been featured in the New York Times and on The Late Night Show with David Letterman. I absolutely love musicals... my favorite is "Hello Dolly!" In my family I am known as the "Uno Champion" and it's been near impossible to beat me since the time I was 5 years old!
Rodeo Queens are just like every other mainstream sport with three different seasons; preseason, league, and the post season. We may not be athletic but we are all athletes, training hard for our season, for our finals, and for our career
I live in a lifetime where the most patriotic thing we see is Captain America in the Avenger's movies. My guy friends scoff at Chris Evan's character, laughing at his old fashioned manners, polite-gentleman-like behavior and respect for women while my gal friends literally swoon every time he's on screen. We can't even begin to comprehend what it was like to be alive and to be a part of society as The Greatest Generation.
When it comes to being a rodeo queen mom no one has don more or worked more years than Barb Carr, the current Miss Rodeo Oregon Pageant Inc. president and mother of 2011 Miss Rodeo Oregon and 2012 Miss Rodeo America Mackenzie Carr Ivie. Check out her thoughts about what it's like to be the "Ultimate Rodeo Queen Mom!"
Our next feature is Vixen Wrecks, the mother of last year's Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon. She discusses how the year bonding with her daughter, traveling throughout Oregon is one she wouldn't trade for anything. She speaks of the lessons she learned and the message of loving yourself enough to love others speak volumes to those mom and daughter duos out there conquering the rodeo road!
Our next Mother's Day blog post comes from the first mother to ever have two young women in the Miss Rodeo Oregon Pageant program: Susan Sheely. Susan is the mother of Hannah and Katie Sheely who were the 2013 Teen Miss Rodeo Oregon and 2013 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon at the same time!
Kristi Schrock is the mother of the first ever sister's to hold the title of Miss Rodeo Oregon; the 2013 Miss Rodeo Oregon Nicole Schrock and the 2016 Miss Rodeo Oregon Katie Schrock. She talks about how she loves her camera as her form of artwork to showcase what the life of a rodeo queen mom is like... through the lens of her Canon camera.