From the MRA Blog

Meet The Queen; California Coming from the Golden State, my name is Rachel Owens-Sarno, Miss Rodeo California 2016. I’m blessed to live in Lakeside, in beautiful San Diego County. One of my favorite things about my hometown is the diversity of the culture. In a quick 20-minute drive, I can be; at the beach, the mountains, […]

Farewell from Miss Rodeo California 2015

My year as Miss Rodeo California has been far greater than good. I can’t pick a favorite moment because there were so many. I can’t pick a favorite rodeo because they all had so many wonderful things about them. I can’t seem to pick a favorite anything because each day was my favorite. Each day […]

May 2015

The month of May was filled to the brim with California rodeos. I traveled from Bakersfield, to Sonora, to Ramona, to Bishop and ended the month in Santa Maria. At Bakersfield I had the privilege of judging their queen contest. It was a wonderful experience being on the other side of the table as a […]

April 2015

April brought the start of what PRCA cowboys and WPRA cowgirls call the “California Run.” I was so excited to be a part of some of California’s finest rodeos and it was about time I saw some rodeo action in my home state. Oakdale Rodeo I kicked off the season at Oakdale Rodeo in the […]

March 2015

Celebrating National Ag Day at the Capitol in Sacramento was an outstanding opportunity to meet many people involved with our state government and agriculture. I am so thankful to Johnny Zamrzla, Bob Fox, and the Rossers for including me in the event. We had a great booth featuring one of Flying U Rodeo’s bucking horses […]

February 2015

My first trip to Florida was definitely one to remember. From an airboat ride to holding a python to meeting so many wonderful people, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. I was able to stay with Sheila Shirah, Miss Rodeo Florida during my stay and within the first few hours of being on the East Coast we […]

January 2015

I cannot believe I am already one month into being Miss Rodeo California 2015. It feels as though it has flown by, but then again I have already been able to do so many things and meet so many great people. By the way this is Carollann Scott, Miss Rodeo California 2015, and this is […]

Home to the Motherlode!

Most of you know I am from the valley, but my roots actually started in the foothills! I graduated 8th grade from a Jamestown elementary school and was always an attendee of the Motherlode Roundup and Parade!  This rodeo was truly like going home for me, I had only dreamed about being a part of […]

Ramona Rodeo and Parade

The 34th annual Ramona Rodeo, themed Tattoos on R Town was an amazing trip!!!! Southern California was a new adventure for me and I loved every minute I got to spend with Brittany Phillips, Jolinda, the Honeycutt Rodeo Producers and all of Ramona’s fun loving community.  My 4 days was filled with school visits, autograph […]

Glennville Parade and Rodeo

Just got back from a wonderful adventure in Glennville! Left out early Sunday morning and discovered that 10 miles of road can take you an hour to get down!! Once I arrived at the rodeo grounds I was greeted by some of the amazing rodeo committee and volunteers! I was given the honor and privilege […]