Having selected the first Miss Rodeo Oregon in 1957, the organization has continued over the years to be comprised of hardworking volunteers that help to ensure the success and expansion of the organization and its programs. Information about the program in its early years is scarce, but in recent years Miss Rodeo Oregon Inc. Foundation has taken great strides in becoming a strong and successful youth oriented organization, providing a program for Oregon horsewomen that encourages positive growth in strength of character and personality, healthy attitudes, self-fulfillment and self-respect. Miss Rodeo Oregon Inc. Foundation is organized and conducted to select the most qualified young Oregon horsewomen to promote the sport of rodeo in Oregon, and for Miss Rodeo Oregon to represent the state of Oregon at the annual Miss Rodeo America Pageant.
Enjoying MTRO Hallie Haslebacher's coronation on Saturday evening were two very special Miss Rodeo Oregon Sweethearts, Delta and RaeLynn! If you have a little girl who dreams of being a rodeo princess, we have a Sweetheart clinic in Central Oregon on Saturday, April 13!
Central Point is home to some recent coronations, and we are very excited to get back to the community who is so supportive! There will be a fabulous dinner catered by Hawaiian Hut, a dessert dash, silent and live auctions, and the Class of 2023 Miss Rodeo Oregon Hall of Fame presentation. Join us for this celebration of 2024 Miss Rodeo Oregon Abby Torgerson!!
A huge thank you to Wilco for their incredible donation of a Pendleton Wool Bag and McMenamins Pubs, Breweries & Historic Hotels for their incredible donation of some of their yummy products! Also, thank you to committee members Lynn Haynes for the wine donation, Lois Forester for the Pendleton Whiskey and Taylor Ann Skramstad for the Pendleton Bottle Arrangement. Because of their support we had a successful scholarship item to auction off at our Miss Teen Rodeo Oregon Coronation! We received very generous support, and all of the proceeds from the item benefit our scholarship program! Please remember to support these incredible businesses as a way to say thank you!