2019 Miss Rodeo Oregon Taylor Ann Skramstad
Taylor Ann Skramstad of Umapine is the first Miss Rodeo Oregon from the eastern side of the state in 15 years. Taylor Ann will travel many thousands of miles in 2019; she is eager to represent this great state, its rodeo committees, and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association!
Taylor Ann is the twenty-three-year-old 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 many awards. She continues to compete in Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, and Team Roping. She has proudly competed for Walla Walla Community College as a member of their collegiate rodeo team.
Taylor Ann has been deeply involved with her community, involved in 4-H, FFA, and representing her local riding organizations and PRCA rodeos. In 2010, she was the Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse Princess and returned in 2011 as their Queen. She has also represented two of the Big Four Rodeos as the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days Queen in 2012 and as a Pendleton Round-Up Princess in 2017. She competed in the Miss Rodeo Oregon Pageant in August 2018 and won the categories of Horsemanship, Personality, Appearance, and Photogenics,
A junior at Eastern Oregon University with a dual enrollment at Oregon State University, Taylor Ann is majoring in Agricultural Science and minoring in Political Science. A collegiate athlete, she is on the EOU Spirit Squad and is a member of both their Cheerleading Squad and Dance Team. She also stays involved academically as a member of the Agricultural Technical Club. After completing her bachelor’s degree, she plans to attend the University of Idaho College of Law 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.
2019 Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon Meredith Moore
Meredith Moore lives in Umapine, Oregon with her parents Aaron and Andrea and younger brother Isaac. She is 16 years old and a sophomore at Weston McEwen High School where she is active in multiple sports, cheerleading, band, FFA, and FBLA. Meredith is also active in 4H where she shows market hogs and market steers and competes in public speaking. She has also been a member of the Cayuse Junior Rodeo and was a 2018 Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse Princess. Meredith was awarded the title of Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon in July 2018 at the Miss Rodeo Oregon Junior/Teen Pageant where she won the categories of Speech, Knowledge, Horsemanship, Personality, and Congeniality. In her spare time, she enjoys riding, hunting, fishing and traveling.
During her year, Meredith has chosen to team up with the Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom’s literacy program and will be visiting schools across the state. As Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon, she is very excited to promote the sport of rodeo and the western way of life, something she cares deeply about, in Oregon and beyond. In the future, Meredith hopes to attend the United States Air Force Academy and later serve her country.
2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon Rowdy Israel
Rowdy Israel is the 12-year-old daughter of Nicole Israel and resides in the beautiful Eastern Oregon town of Dayville. With a population of 145 people, Rowdy is well known for her participation at the Dayville School in academics, volleyball, and basketball. Throughout the community and county, Rowdy is also known for her ongoing volunteer commitment and for her love of rodeo.
Rowdy is a top competitor in the Cinnabar Mountain Playday Rodeo series, the 4-H horse show for the past few years, and in several of the Grant County parades and activities. Rowdy was awarded the title of Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon at the Miss Rodeo Oregon Junior/Teen Pageant in July 2018 where she won the categories of Horsemanship, Appearance, and Photogenics.
Rowdy--along with her equine partner Peanut, a 23-year-old black and white American Paint horse--is super excited to see everyone on the rodeo road real soon. Rowdy is extremely blessed and excited to be your 2019 Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon. To represent rodeo and this beautiful state in which we live is truly a dream come true!
Steeped in Rich Tradition
Miss Rodeo Oregon was first established in 1957 with the crowning of Judee (Fisher) Hagen of The Dalles. See all Miss Rodeo Oregon titleholders from over the years as well as Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon and Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon titleholders.