RENO, Nev. (March 13, 2018) — The search for Miss Reno Rodeo 2019 has begun! This year’s Miss Reno Rodeo pageant offers contestants the exciting opportunity to compete for the coveted position of goodwill ambassador of the 100th Reno Rodeo, a major milestone for the “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West.”. Women between the ages of 18-24 with a passion for horsemanship, travel and rodeo culture are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is April 13.
“The people, opportunities, and experiences that I have been blessed with being a part of the Reno Rodeo are some I will hold onto forever,” said Jennifer Fisk, Miss Reno Rodeo 2018. “ I cannot wait for another amazing young woman to enjoy this life. To all the girls thinking of running for the title of Miss Reno Rodeo 2019, do it with all your heart! Work hard, ask questions, seek help, and use your resources because it will all pay off in the end and it is worth every second.”
The pageant will take place June 6-8, 2018 at various locations throughout Reno. Contestants will be judged on public speaking, horsemanship skills and equine and rodeo knowledge. The final coronation ceremony will be held at the Peppermill Casino on Friday evening, June 8 at 6 p.m., where the winner will be crowned Miss Reno Rodeo 2019.
Reigning Miss Reno Rodeo, Jennifer Fisk, is a senior currently studying at the University of Nevada, Reno, working toward a degree in Veterinary Science. Before her reign as Miss Reno Rodeo, Jennifer was involved in 4-H, FFA, had competed in judging teams and in public speaking competitions, and has taught Greenhand Leadership Conferences to promote agricultural education in high schools in the region. On behalf of Reno Rodeo, she travels to various rodeos and events all over the country, including the National Finals Rodeo, as well as engages in various community outreach efforts.
According to the Reno Rodeo, strong candidates for Miss Reno Rodeo are poised and elegant, but aren’t afraid to have fun and get their boots dirty. Miss Reno Rodeo carries herself with integrity and is always honest and reliable. The Miss Reno Rodeo pageant reflects decades of Nevada and Reno Rodeo history, with Miss Reno Rodeo playing an important part of that legacy.
For more information or to apply, please contact the Reno Rodeo office or email [email protected].
About the Reno Rodeo
The Reno Rodeo is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned sporting event, and one of the top five rodeos in North America. Reno Rodeo is a non-profit organization made up of over 500 volunteers. This year’s Reno Rodeo is scheduled for June 14-23, 2018. Competition includes bareback, team roping, saddle bronc, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, women’s barrel racing and bull riding. Like Reno Rodeo on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or for more information on the Reno Rodeo, visit www.renorodeo.com.