Bakersfield Stampede Days Rodeo

Bakersfield, CA… my home sweet home!  Needless to say, I was thrilled to be at my hometown rodeo as Miss Rodeo California! It was such an honor! My week got off to a great start by having a wonderful friend of mine, Jesse Tennant, Miss Rodeo Washington, come and judge the Stampede Days Pageant! The […]



33rd Annual Ramona Rodeo

Hello everybody! On May 16th I visited schools in Ramona, helped with TV News spots, and attended the rodeo kick-off party where I met Jerry Honeycutt of Honeycutt Rodeo, Inc.  Honeycutt has been the stock contractor for Ramona Rodeo since 1991. The next morning I attended some more schools to spread the word about the rodeo […]



Springville Sierra Rodeo

After traveling out of state for the past several months, it felt so good to be in California for the Springville Sierra Rodeo!  Springville is such a beautiful and welcoming town.  When I arrived, I had the opportunity to visit the Springville Elementary School, with Rider Kiesner, World Champion Trick Roper, being the main entertainment to […]



Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo!

“Oklahoma you’re OK!” Well, now having been to the Sooner State I can definitely say that Oklahoma was no ok but great!  I was so thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the Ram National Circuit Finals Rodeo!  This rodeo is where two representatives from each state (the Year End Circuit Finals Champion and the Circuit […]



Bakersfield Stampede Days Rodeo

On May 3rd and 4th I attended the Cops & Cowboys  Stampede Days Rodeo in Bakersfield. Being from San Diego, I was not accustomed to the heat! I now understand what people mean when they say San Diego has perfect weather.  Even with the heat of summer, I was so happy to be at the […]



49th Annual Lakeside Rodeo

Hello Everyone! I recently had the pleasure of attending the 49th Annual Lakeside Rodeo which was held April 19th – 21st. I have been attending the Lakeside Rodeo for years and was honored to participate this year as the 2013 Teen Miss Rodeo California. Lakeside Rodeo has four performances and is presented by the El […]



2013 Ag Day at the Capitol

What a better way to celebrate National Agriculture Week than by attending Ag Day at the Capitol! Ag Day at the Capitol is a wonderful event where California Ag is highlighted. Numerous agriculture-related groups and organizations set up booths in front of the steps of the state capitol to educate the public about how important […]



Norco Mounted Posse Rodeo Queen Pageant

I couldn’t have been more excited when I was asked to judge the Norco Mounted Posse Rodeo Queen Pageant! I realized that judging 11 wonderful young ladies was not going to be a simple task, but I knew I was really going to enjoy my job! I arrived in Norco on Friday to be greeted […]



Adventures in the Sunshine State!

After being away from Florida for 12 years, I was very
 excited to be in Kissimmee for the 130th Silver Spurs Rodeo! I had
 so many adventures in the Sunshine State that I hardly know where to
begin!  Having been in 8 degree weather 
in South Dakota the week before, it felt wonderful to land in […]



Are you North or South Dakota?

When people learn my name, one of  the usual questions is “So, are you North or South Dakota?”  Well, at least I can say that I have been to South Dakota twice now! I had a blast at the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo in
Rapid City!  The fun began
immediately when my plane landed; it […]