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.
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!
Why am I nervous for a pageant where I know almost everyone trying out? Because I care, not about the winning but for each girl to be happy at the conclusion of the pageant!
Despite being the representatives for the rodeos and the organizations, doing the "dirty work" that the competitors don't typically want to be a part of, rodeo queens have been the burden of many stereotypes. I am here to de-bunk some of these!
I know, everyone who is going to read this either already knows or never saw this coming... And by "this" I mean that I am running for the title of 2016 Miss Rodeo Oregon this upcoming august. I apologize for this but I think it's time that I explain myself, I think everyone deserves that... Continue Reading →