Rodeo Royalty

Meet Our 2020 Rodeo Queen, Alyssa Sauter 

Alyssa Sauter is 20 years old and is from the small-town Moriarty, New Mexico. She currently works in the local preschool helping young individuals grow to their full potential as well as helping with their special education program.

Alyssa has a passion for rescuing animals in need of help. her recent rescue were two orphaned baby skunks who now reside in a hayfield miles away from home. She as well as enjoys horseback riding, coaching sports, hunting, camping, and spending time with her dogs.

Blessed with the opportunity to represent Rodeo de Santa Fe she plans to set examples of determination and trust throughout the program and to represent the cowboy way of life to generations after her.

Meet Our 2020 Rodeo Princess, Taylor White

Taylor is the 15 year old daughter of James and Raquel White and is the oldest of three. She attends Moriarty High School where she is active in FFA and 4h.

Taylor grew up riding Dressage and Hunter Jumpers but then decided to go a different route into the sport of rodeo where she now has a very supportive family throughout this journey! She aspires to be an orthopedic surgeon on livestock because she knows how important legs are in the sport of rodeo.

Taylor is very excited to hold the new role of being the new 2020 Miss Rodeo de Santa Fe Princess!

2020 Incoming Royalty

(L to R) Abigail Lovato, Miranda Sandoval (2019 Queen), Makayla Henson (2019 Princess), Jocelyn Davis (Runner Up Princess), Maxine Manzanares, Taylor White (2020 Princess), Carissa Gibbard (Runner Up Queen), Alyssa Sauter (2020 Queen)

2020 QUEEN RESULTS

Miss photogenic: Abigail Lovato
Modeling: Abigail Lovato 
Speech: Abigail Lovato 
Impromptu questions: Alyssa Sauter
Personal Interview: Abigail Lovato 
Horsemanship: Carissa Gibbard
Runner-Up: Carissa Gibbard 
2020 RDSF Queen: Alyssa Sauter 

2020 PRINCESS RESULTS

Miss photogenic: Taylor White
Modeling: Taylor White 
Speech: (Tie) Maxine Manzanares and Jocelyn Davis
Impromptu questions: (Tie) Maxine Manzanares and Jocelyn Davis
Personal Interview: Taylor White 
Horsemanship: Jocelyn Davis
Runner-Up: Jocelyn Davis
2020 RDSF Princess: Taylor White 

2020 NON-POINT CATEGORIES

Miss Congeniality: Abigail Lovato
Silent Judge Winner: Maxine Manzanares 

Royalty Applications

We are accepting applications for 2020/21 Rodeo de Santa Fe Queen and Princess.

Queen contestants must be between the ages of 18 and 25; Princess Contestants must be between the ages of 13-17.

Applications must be submitted by May 1, 2020.

Candidates must be within 100 mile radius of Santa Fe and available for Rodeo and City promotions and various functions throughout their year of reign. The contest will held in the Santa Fe County Large Annex and the Rodeo de Santa Fe arena. Contestants will be judged on knowledge of PRCA rodeo, animal welfare, horsemanship, outgoingness, and public speaking. The Queen will receive monetary scholarship or custom saddle, custom made crown and buckle, and sash. The Princess receives a custom made crown, buckle, and sash.  The incoming royalty will be crowned Saturday night of this year’s rodeo.

The incoming Queen will have the opportunity to compete for State Fair Queen in September 2020, Miss Turquoise Circuit in October 2020, or Miss Rodeo New Mexico in June, 2020.

There is a $50 application fee and the last date for application is May 1, 2020. The contest will take place May 11, 2020.

Any interested young ladies should contact Fiona at (505) 699-1527 or email fionamllr@yahoo.com.

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