One of my most favorite rodeos not only in the state of Oregon or the Columbia River Circuit (read more HERE about the Professional Rodeo Cowboy's Association's regional circuits) but in the entire country, is the Lake County Round Up. Where is Lake County, Oregon? Lakeview. Where is Lakeview? It's the last checkpoint of civilization... Continue Reading →
The one lesson that I wished that I had learned earlier on in life, a lesson that would have really helped me achieve success, is one of the first "adult" responsibilities we try to take as a youngster: dressing ourselves. Ever since I can remember, I have dressed myself. It's just one of those independencies... Continue Reading →
I have attended my county fair every single year for as long as I can remember. More than that, however, is that I have always been aware of all the different moving parts of what makes a county fair tick. This year, however, was my first year surviving a county fair as an employee and,... Continue Reading →
As long as I can remember, our local rodeos were the ultimate "get together" of community, family and people that we couldn't stop looking forward too as children. I think it has something to do with the fact that once school was out, there wasn't extra curricular activities that we were a part of because... Continue Reading →
It's hard to explain how it all came about. There can be so much and so little drama in the rodeo queen world but I have diligently done the best that I can to help as many young women as I can, to help them enjoy their time as a state titleholder, but to also... Continue Reading →
When I was first told to go check out the Bob Feist Invitational during the Reno Rodeo, I really just did because a guy that I was semi-interested in told me that I should go to it and that he would watch it with me. As an absolute fan of all rodeo events but especially... Continue Reading →
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!