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MISS RODEO KENTUCKY 2024 PAGEANT

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
NOVEMBER 9-11, 2023

PAGEANT INFORMATION

Pagean Information

Each November, The Miss Rodeo Kentucky Pageant selects one young woman in each division to serve as an official ambassador who will promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), Kentucky's agricultural industry and the Western way of life. Miss Rodeo Kentucky will represent the state of Kentucky at the annual Miss Rodeo America pageant held in the December of her reign.

During the pageant, each contestants skills and experience will be tested through public speaking, written test, horsemanship, interviews and stage competition. The three-day pageant will culminate with the crowning of Miss Rodeo, Miss Teen Rodeo and Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2024 at the Fashion Show & Coronation. 

Throughout the year, selected titleholders will have many experiences for both personal and professional growth through philanthropic platform development, networking opportunities, appearances, civic public speaking engagements, and so much more.

For questions and/or entry assistance, please contact:

Lauren Johnson

MRKI Pageant Director

missrodeokentucky@gmail.com

(812) 498-8592

Age Divisions: 

  • Miss Rodeo Kentucky (20-25)

  • Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky (15-19)

  • Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky (10-14)

Entry Requirements:

Due September 1, 2023:

  • Completed Entry Application

  • $100 Entry Fee (paid when submitting entry application)

  • Horsemanship Release (uploaded with application)

  • Participant Release (uploaded with application)

  • Photo Copyright Release (uploaded with application)

Due September 22, 2023:

  • $300 minimum in Program Ad Sales

Due November 9, 2023 at Contestant Check-In:

  • Sell a minimum of 20 Fashion Show & Coronation tickets

Additional Forms:

*NOTE: The following documents (Horsemanship Release, Participant Release and Photo Copyright Release) must be uploaded as part of the entry application.

PURCHASE PAGEANT MEDIA

Purchase Pageant Media
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OFFICIAL PAGEANT PHOTOGRAPHER

TO ORDER PHOTOS, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW:

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OFFICIAL PAGEANT VIDEOGRAPHER

TO ORDER VIDEO FOOTAGE, PLEASE CONTACT:

MEGAN COADY

info@vidhorse.com

Meet The Contestants

MEET THE CONTESTANTS

MISS RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:

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Sydney Cannon | Lexington, Kentucky

Miss Rodeo Fayette County

Sydney is a 25-year-old resident of Lexington, Kentucky. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Kentucky, working on a Master's degree in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. After completing her education, Sydney plans to pursue a PhD program and continue working with the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys hiking and riding her horse, Mojito. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Sydney said, “Being able to represent the state of Kentucky in this manner would mean, to me, representing a place of opportunity, where it is encouraged to try new things and safe to fail until you succeed… Being a Miss Rodeo Kentucky Titleholder would also mean representing the industry that welcomed me to the other side of the fence with open arms, and representing every little girl who wants to try something for the very first time”.

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Zoey Norris | Breeding, Kentucky

Miss Rodeo Adair County

Zoey is a 22-year-old resident of Breeding, Kentucky. She has completed her junior year at the University of Kentucky, majoring in Animal Science. In 2020, she was a recipient of the Kentucky Equine Education Scholarship. Zoey is a partner in a waste management business, promoting recycling and providing driveway-safe dumpsters to local Kentucky residents. In her spare time, Zoey enjoys kayaking, leather crafting, hiking, barrel racing and exercising Thoroughbred racehorses. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Zoey said, “In a world with so many challenges, I long to take the "Blinkers Off" campaign and use my voice to expose how the emotional connection with horses can be healing… Joining the Miss Rodeo America Family will increase my visibility allowing me to uplift others and spread more joy. It is my mission to teach others to embrace the American spirit of rodeo, promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and encourage increased participation in agriculture at a local and national level”.

MISS TEEN RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:

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Molly Boyd | Allen, Kentucky

Miss Teen Rodeo Floyd County

Molly is the 19-year-old daughter of Dr. Lee and Sandra Boyd. She resides in Allen, Kentucky, with her parents. Molly is currently attending Morehead State University, where she majors in Biomedical Science. After completing her education, Molly plans to follow in the footsteps of her father by attending dental school. In her spare time, she likes to play volleyball, show horses and spend time with friends. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Molly said, “ I want this title to make a difference. This title would give me a chance to represent the excellent state of Kentucky and show people what the agriculture and rodeo aspect is like in Kentucky. I would love to see the rodeo industry grow in the state of Kentucky. Outside of the rodeo industry alone, I would love to make A difference in Miss Rodeo Kentucky and help it grow”.

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Olivia Davis | Union, Kentucky

Miss Teen Rodeo Boone County

Olivia is the 17-year-old daughter of Jeff and Penny Davis. She resides in Union, Kentucky, with her parents. Currently, Olivia is a senior in high school and after graduation plans to attend Colorado State University to major in Equine Science. She has served as the President of the Boone County Elite Drill Team for two years. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys photography, concerts and gluten-free baking. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Olivia said, “I want to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky Title holder because I want to show people what thorganization can do for others and how being a title holder can impact not just their lives but the lives of anyone that crosses paths with them. The title can be used to bring attention to any number of important issues”.

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Reagan Webb | Morehead, Kentucky

Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County

Reagan is the 19-year-old daughter of Michael and Michelle Webb. She resides in Morehead, Kentucky, where she is currently a freshman at Morehead State University. In 2019, Reagan was fortunate enough to be a member of the gold medal winning USA Young Riders Saddleseat Team. In addition, she is the Ohio Junior Rodeo Association 2022 Barrel Racing Champion and 2023 Queen. In her spare time, Reagan enjoys dancing, riding horses and cheerleading. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Reagan said, “It would be an honor for me to represent Kentucky and the rodeo community. Kentucky has always been near and dear to my heart as I have spent a great deal of time in this beautiful state competing in every sort of horse competition imaginable. I knew upon graduation that I would find my way to what I feel is my home state”.

JUNIOR MISS RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:

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Addisyn Gillum | Greenup, Kentucky

Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County

Addisyn is the 11-year-old daughter of Brad and Amanda Gillum. She resides in Greenup, Kentucky, with her parents. Addisyn is currently in the fifth grade and excels in her academic endeavors, receiving all A’s for the 2022-2023 school year. After she completes her primary and secondary education, Addisyn plans to attend Morehead State University to become a teacher. In her spare time, she enjoys showing horses and cheerleading. When asked why she wanted to be a Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Addisyn said, “I want to be Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky to be able to impact people in a positive way. I have many role models and they have helped me achieve many things already as an 11 year old. My cousin is my role model and after seeing her spend the year as Miss Rodeo Kentucky it became my dream too. If I was to win the title I would use my year to travel across Kentucky and be a role model to younger girls, just like me”.

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Sophia Cecil | Burlington, Kentucky

Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County

Sophia is the 11-year-old daughter of Greg and Sarah Cecil. She resides in Burlington, Kentucky, with her parents. Sophia is currently in the sixth grade and prides herself on being a straight A Honor Roll student. After completing her education, Sophia's goal is to become a professional barrel racer. Outside of school and volunteering with her church, Sophia enjoys spending time riding and caring for her horses. When asked why she wanted to be a Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Sophia said, “Since my friend, Abby Williams won Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, I have been thinking that it would be an honor to be a titleholder as well. Abby has inspired me to reach for my goals personally and my equestrian goals. If I am honored with Miss Junior Kentucky Rodeo, I hope to inspire others to reach for their goals”.

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