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Congratulations Taylor Ann Skramstad, 2019 Miss Rodeo Oregon!

Coronation Saturday, August 18 @ Canby Rodeo. Photo by Jeff Wong.

A twenty-three year old woman from Umapine, Oregon has won the title of 2019 Miss Rodeo Oregon.  Taylor Ann Skramstad is the daughter of Scott and Kelly Skramstad.  Growing up with her three younger siblings on the Lazy SK Quarter Horse Ranch, she has helped her family raise and train countless horses.  Taylor Ann has been competing in rodeos since an early age, winning over twenty belt buckles, and she continues to compete in Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, and Team Roping at the college level.

A senior at Eastern Oregon University, Taylor Ann is majoring in Agricultural Science and minoring in Agronomy.  After completing her bachelor’s degree, she plans to attend Willamette Law School to obtain her law degree.  Taylor Ann is passionate about agriculture and fascinated by government and policy.  She plans to combine her interests by running for a seat on the Oregon State Senate to advocate for Oregon agriculture and Eastern Oregon.

Taylor Ann will travel many thousands of miles next year, representing Oregon rodeo and Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc.  She is an ambassador for Oregon’s western heritage and lifestyle.  The date and location of her coronation has yet to be determined.

Photogenic Award--Taylor Skramstad. Leather Frame sponsored by Bob Roy.

Congeniality Award--Morgan Spear. Montana Silversmith Necklace and Earring Set sponsored by Lauren Gibson, JMRO

Personality Award--Taylor Skramstad. Pendleton Bag sponsored by Lois Forester

Written Test Award--Sam Henricks. Beauty Kit sponsored by Melissa McGill, MRO 2004

Knowledge Award--Kelsey Leinbach. Western purse sponsored by Jean McPherson and Turquoise necklace sponsored by Lynn Haynes

President's Sales Award--Taylor Skramstad. Embroidered Chair sponsored by Bethany Rowe, 2018 MTRO and Leather Feather Necklace sponsored by Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc.

Sales Achievement Award--Taylor Skramstad. Embroidered Chair sponsored by Addy Crouch, 2018 MTRO and Charm Bracelet sponsored by Raylah Holm.

Appearance--Taylor Skramstad. Navajo Pearls and Turquoise Necklace sponsored by Diana Wirth.

Jim Haynes Memorial Speech Award--Kelsey Leinbach. Hat Can sponsored by the Haynes Family.

Spirit Award--Morgan Spear. Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc. Clinic Scholarship

Horsemanship Award--Taylor Skramstad. Custom Silver Spurs sponsored by Vicki Christensen, MRO 1973

1st Runner Up Award--Sam Henricks. Custom Saddle Blanket sponsored by Molly and Jerry Hall; Montana Silversmith Barrette sponsored by Julie Singer.

2019 MRO Trophy Saddle and Breast Collar sponsored by Bob Roy Saddles

2019 MRO Montana Silversmith Trophy Buckle sponsored by Glenda and Jimmy Franich and Barb Carr

Montana Silversmith Earrings sponsored by Tanya Cloutier

2019 MRO Custom Flag Boot sponsored by Kayla Vincent, MRO 2017

2019 MRO Custom Hat Can sponsored by Hood View Graphics

2019 MRO Montana Silversmith Banner Pin sponsored by Julie Singer

2019 MRO Official Banners sponsored by Diane Labant/Keller Williams Realty

2019 MRO Custom Spurs sponsored by Stephanie Crop Hedin, MRO 2000

2019 MRO Spur Straps sponsored by Debbie Tupper/Double T Ranch

2019 MRO Custom Boot Bag sponsored by Jessi Cornforth, 2018 MRO

2019 MRO Bronc Halter sponsored by Tanya Marie Utberg, MRO 1996, and John Jardine

2019 MRO Saddle Pad sponsored by Melissa McGill, 2004 MRO

2019 MRO Goody Box sponsored by Lynn Haynes

2019 MRO Chap Bag and Luggage Set sponsored by Lynn Haynes

2019 MRO Pageant Flowers sponsored by Swan Island Dahlias

2019 MRO $1500 Educational Scholarship Award sponsored by Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc.

2019 MRO Official Business Cards sponsored by Tanya Cloutier

2019 MRO Autograph Print Design and MRA Ad Layout sponsored by Vicki Holleman-Perez

Hospitality Room at Best Western Wilsonville Hotel sponsored by Dr. Wally Zimmerman

2019 Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon, Meredith Moore!

TrailSong Photography

A 15-year-old Umapine teen was crowned 2019 Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon on July 14th at the conclusion of the 2-day pageant held in conjunction with the Philomath Frolic and Rodeo in Philomath, Oregon.  Meredith Moore, the daughter of Aaron and Andrea Moore, will be a sophomore at Weston-McEwen High School in the Fall and is active in sports, 4-H, FFA, FBLA, jazz band, and choir.  Meredith is currently serving as 2018 Princess of the Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse Court.

In addition to winning the state title, Moore won the categories of Public Speaking, Knowledge, Horsemanship, Personality, Congeniality, and tied for the Miss Rodeo Oregon Spirit Award.

Moore will spend 2019 representing Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc. by making public appearances, riding in parades and at rodeos, and promoting the rodeo and western industries.   Moore will hold her fundraising coronation event on February 23, 2019 in Milton-Freewater.

2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon, Rowdy Israel!

TrailSong Photography

A 12-year-old Dayville girl was crowned 2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon on July 14th at the conclusion of the 2-day pageant held in conjunction with the Philomath Frolic and Rodeo in Philomath, Oregon.  Rowdy Israel, the daughter of Nicole Israel, will be in 7th grade at the Dayville School in the fall and is active in volleyball, basketball and the Cinnabar Mountain Playday Rodeo Series.  In 2017, Rowdy served as Little Miss Northwest Professional Rodeo Association.

In addition to winning the state title, Israel won the categories of Horsemanship, Photogenics, and Appearance.

Israel will spend 2019 representing Miss Rodeo Oregon, Inc. by making public appearances, riding in parades and at rodeos, and promoting the rodeo and western industries.   Israel will hold her fundraising coronation event on March 2, 2019 in John Day.