Entries Now Open for 2016 Miss Rodeo Mandan Pageant
Entries are now open for the 2016 Miss Rodeo Mandan queen and princess pageants. The queen and princess serve as ambassadors for Mandan Rodeo Days, the community and the sport of rodeo and are selected during the annual July 2-4 rodeo.
Miss Rodeo Mandan contestants must be residents of the state and between the ages of 17 to 23 as of Dec. 31, 2016, to assure eligibility for the Miss Rodeo North Dakota Pageant in 2017. Princess contestants must be between the ages of 8 and 12 as of July 1 and be from Mandan or within an approximate 125-mile-radius.
Contestants in both divisions must be available July 2 to 4 for participation in pageant competition and rodeo activities. Both queen and princess candidates are judged on horsemanship, speech, personal interview, appearance and modeling.
Young ladies who are interested in participating may alsoo contact Pierette Johnson of the Mandan Rodeo Pageant Committee at 701-527-4324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Contestant entries will remain open through June 17.
New royalty will be crowned during the July 4 rodeo performance by 2016 Miss Rodeo Mandan, Ashley Bateman of New Salem, and Miss Rodeo Mandan Princess, Halle Rivinius of Carson. Mandan Rodeo Days celebrates its 137th anniversary in this year.