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!"
Today's events on the exciting kick off day on the road to the 2016 Miss Rodeo America included an impromptu question and the judging of the girls' customer designed Wrangler jeans.
This weekend at the 2016 Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant presented me with a unique opportunity to reach a national audience while showcasing the pageants of state title holders as well as answer questions that people may have about rodeo queening! What I wanted to do as the host for Rodeo Chat's Snapchat during the Miss Rodeo Washington Pageant is really highlight all of the aspects and all of the hard work that these young ladies go through just to COMPETE at the pageant, nothing even close to what they will be doing as title holder. I think that we were pretty successful!
Having just completed my first rodeo queen pageant I thought I would let you know my top 10 tips for competing in a pageant yourself... or at least things that you should keep in mind!
With schedule changes, wardrobe changes, and so much more going on we decided that instead of stressing over everything that it was going to be the best for our sanity that we just accepted that things were just going to be what they'll be! I think that helped us the most to be honest! Yes we were nervous, why wouldn't we be?! Nothing about the pageant was "easy" persay but things were made easier knowing that we were all rooting for each other to do our absolute best!
She said, “You either wear fashion, or fashion wears you; make sure it’s the former.” Follow us as we take a deeper look into the meaning of Fashion Forward in the Rodeo Queen World!