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Candidates for Miss Teen Bonner County and Miss Bonner County Rodeo

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Please join us at the Rodeo August 20th and 21st, 2010.  Gates open at 6:00 P.M.  Performance is at 7:00 P.M.  at the Bonner County Fairgrounds.  Liz and Savannah have traveled hundreds of miles in 2010 representing the sport of rodeo and Bonner County.  They have rode in parades, spoke at luncheons and dinners, and been involved in several community service projects.  Liz and Savannah reflect pride, compassion, and dedication to their titles and will assist the girls trying out for the 2011 titles.


Come out to the Rodeo and meet Liz and Savannah.  Friday is “Family Night” there will be drawings for four bikes and Wrangler stick horses.  Saturday night is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” and drawings for Wrangler Sick horses.  Both night’s there is Muttin’ Bustin, local barrels, and a Trick Horse Exhibition. Following Saturday’s performance- Dance in Indoor Arena-Contests and prizes. Dust off your boots, kick up your heels and Join the Fun!  M

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Below is a list of candidates trying out for Miss Teen Bonner County and Miss Bonner County Rodeo. Tryouts will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at the Ed Brown Bandstand located on the Bonner County Fairgrounds, at 9:00 a.m.


Order of events:  Speeches, Modeling, Impromptu Questions, Personal Interviews, and a Written Test on Rodeo Knowledge.  A break will occur for approximately an hour followed by Horsemanship in the outdoor arena, Horsemanship Pattern #1, Flag Run, Grand Entry Run and Second Reigning Pattern on a different horse.


Contestants are also judged on; A Portfolio, their Personality, and their Appearance.  Scores are out of 300 Points. Values are as follows: Horsemanship 75, Arena Presence 25, Rodeo Knowledge 10, Impromptu Questions 20, Modeling 20, Appearance 15, Personality 15, Personal Interview 35, and Portfolio. 50 for Miss Bonner County Rodeo contestants and 40 for Miss Teen Bonner County Rodeo.



Girls trying out for Miss Teen Bonner County Rodeo;


Sammy Russell is currently getting ready to start the ninth grade at Sandpoint High School.  She would like to pursue her education in sports training and/or the equine field.  She has been riding horses since she was 2 years old. Her hobbies include riding her horse “Wrangler”, gymnastics, singing and being outdoors. 



Payton Lee Jackson-Vandenberg interests are in Law Enforcement.  She has been in Horse 4-H since she was 8 years old.  She loves riding and feels it would be a great honor to represent Bonner County and the opportunity to make a difference.






Miss Bonner County Rodeo Contestants;


Libby Stockdale is a graduate from Sandpoint High School.  She looks forward to continuing her education and plans on being an Elementary School Teacher.  She has been involved with horses her entire life and just completed her 11th year in 4-H Horse.  She has been rodeoing since she was 4 years old.  She feels the Rodeo has been a positive experience in her life and she would like to do the same for others.



Jordan E. Hurley just completed 2 years of college at NIC, and she is pursuing a Nursing Degree.  She has been in 4-H horse for 5 years for Baldy’s Colored Cavalry.  She carried a flag in the Battle of the Bulls.  She enjoys planting flowers, riding horses, hunting with her dad, snowboarding, snowmobiling and even outdoor chores.



Katy Reynolds is a high school graduate, her GPA is 3.75.  Her intention is to become a veterinarian technician.  She has an immense love for animals and wants to protect and take care of them.  She has owned horses since she was 4 years old.  She grew up in Bonner County and she has fond memories attending the Rodeo.  Her goal is to promote the sport of Rodeo and to educate the public in regards to the rodeo and to be a role model to her peers.






Lenora Norton’s goal is to become a Police Officer.  Her whole life has been devoted to horses.  She has shown horses for about 7 years and has been Rodeoing for over 3 years.  Her hobbies include the sport of rodeo, barrel racing, and 4-H.  Her goal is to follow in her mother’s footsteps who reigned as Rodeo Queen in Newport, WA.

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Rhonda Livingstone is the Bonner County Fair manager

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