Reno – The search for Miss Reno Rodeo 2020 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 101st Reno Rodeo. Women between the ages of 18-24 with a passion for horsemanship, travel and rodeo culture are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is April 19.
“Being Miss Reno Rodeo has hands down been the most rewarding experience of my life,” said Miss Reno Rodeo 2019, Kaely Juzek. “I cannot wait for the next Miss Reno Rodeo to join the family. For any women thinking of running for Miss Reno Rodeo 2020, take the leap! The friendships you make and the experiences you gain are invaluable.”
The pageant will take place June 12-14, 2019 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 on Friday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m., where the winner will be crowned Miss Reno Rodeo 2020.
Reigning Miss Reno Rodeo, Kaely Juzek, is a fourth generation Nevadan, but first generation cowgirl. Before her reign, Juzek was involved in 4-H and was a member of the Reno Rodeo Flag Team, as well as the Reno Rodeo Drill Team. She now is a certified Equine Massage Therapist and owns her own business, Destiny Equine. 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.