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Read the historical articles on our past Miss Rodeo Canada alumni, contestants, and board members! For individual information on our past rodeo queens - be sure to visit the Alumni page!

 

ALUMNI

 

Name

MRC
Year

Date

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Connie Ivins
1955
       
    June 25, 1955 - Macleod-Claresholm Rodeo Site of Queen Competition  
 

 

July 11, 1955 LH Rodeo Queen Ivins to Appear in North America Finals  
    Aug. 11, 1955 CN "Queen Connie" Off to Compete at Casper Rodeo  
    Aug. 15, 1995 CN Cardston Girl Runner Up as Miss Rodeo  
    July 1, 1955 LH Cardston Girl is Rodeo Queen  
    July 28, 1956 CN Cardston Girl crowned Queen (Photo)  
    Jan. 22, 1957 CN Smiling Honeymooners - Wedding Announcement (Photo)  
    Jan. 22, 1957 - Special Guests at Stockmen's Ball  
    July 25, 1960 - Patty Ivens (Connie's Sister) Easy Winner in Barrel Racing Contest  

 

 

 

Mary L. Cook
1956
       
    July 19, 1956 - Rodeo Queen Full Page
    July 20, 1956 - Queen Contest Judging under Way Full Page
    July 23, 1956 - It's Exhibition Week Here; Plans being Finalized Full Page
    July 27, 1956 - Rodeo Queens Feted at Luncheon (Photo) Full Page
    July 27, 1956 - Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
    July 28, 1956 - Cardston Girl Crowned Queen Full Page
    July 28, 1956 - Cardston Girl Miss Rodeo Full Page
    July 28, 1956 - New Rodeo Queen Eyes More Honors Full Page
    Aug. 2, 1956 - Queen Contest in Spotlight Full Page
    Oct. 11, 1956 - Rodeo Queen to Compete for Crown Full Page
    Oct. 21, 1956 - Off to Chicago to compete in International Rodeo Queen Contest Full Page
    Oct. 31, 1956 - Royal Sendoff for Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
    Nov 27, 1956 - Golden Spurs award - Int. Ranch Girl Full Page
    Nov 29, 1956 - Rodeo Queen Tells of Gala Chicago Visit Full Page
    June 27, 1957 LH Coleman rodeo Queen to be Crowned July 6 (Photo) Full Page
    June 29, 1957 - Three Girls Seek Cardston Rodeo Queen Contest Title (Photos) Full Page
    July 15, 1957 MHN Mary Lynn Cook named Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
    July 15, 1957 - Contestants - All Rodeo Canada contest Full Page
    July 16, 1957 - Crown Dixie Forsyth 1957 Rodeo Queen Full Page
    July 17, 1957 - Trio of Cardston Rodeo Beauties (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1957 - Contestants for 1958 MRC Pageant (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1957 - Ball Park Full Page
    July 22, 1957 - Miss Cardston named Rodeo Queen Winner Full Page
    July 22, 1957 - Cowgirl Crowning (Photo) Full Page
    July 26, 1957 - Queen Patsy Honored Guest at Rodeo Full Page
    July 26, 1957 - Crowning Ceremonies - Barabara Smyth - Miss Rodeo Lethbridge for 1957 Full Page

 

 

 

Dixie Forsyth
1957
       
    1957 - In International Meet  
    June 29, 1957 LH Three Girls seek Cardston Rodeo Queen Contest Title (Photo) Full Page
    June 29, 1957 LH Queen Contest Winner Will be Named Soon

Full Page

    July 15, 1958 - Two Rodeo Queen Contests Highlight Exhibition Events Full Page
    July 15, 1957 CN Contestant - Barbara Smyth (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1957 - Contestants - Miss Rodeo Canada Pageant (Photo) Full Page
    July 22, 1957 MHN Cowgirl Crowning (Photo) Full Page
    July 23, 1957 - Queen Dixie Full Page
    July 23, 1957 - Miss Rodeo Lethbridge will be crowned in Impressive Ceremony Full Page
    July 24, 1957 - Queens stood ankle deep in water to lend hand Full Page
    July 26, 1957 - Queen Patsy Honored Guest at Rodeo Full Page

 

 

 

Joanne Sharples
1958
       
    July 15, 1958 - Two Rodeo Queen Contests Highlight Exhibition Events Full Page
    July 16, 1958 LH Joanne Sharples (Photo)  
    July 22, 1958 LH Contestants - Miss Rodeo Canada Contest (Photo) Full Page
    July 25, 1956 LH Rodeo Queens Full Page
    July 26, 1958 MHN Audrey Loses to Cardston Queen Full Page
    July 26, 1958 LH Cardston Repeats in Queen Contest (Photo) Full Page
    Oct 17, 1958 - Canada's Rodeo Queen Begins Teaching Career Full Page
    Nov 3, 1958 LH Rodeo Queen to Finals This Week Full Page
    Nov 7, 1958 LH MRC Off to North American Finals (Photo) Full Page
    July 26, 1983 LH Remember When Full Page

 

 

 

Phyllis Backs
1959
       
    July 11, 1959 - Queen Candidates for Cardston Rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    July 20, 1960 CN Parade Kicks Off Big Show at 10 am Full Page
Brock is Backs
    Oct 1, 1959 - Miss Rodeo Canada Nominees Face Stiff Tests in Calgary Full Page
    Oct. 3, 1959 CN Six to Select Top Rodeo Queen Full Page
    Oct. 7, 1959 - Miss Rodeo Canada will be crowned Full Page
    Oct. 8, 1959 - Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
    Oct. 8, 1959 - Phyllis Backs Crowned Miss Rodeo Full Page
    Oct. 8, 1959 - High River Queen Wins Full Page

 

 

 

Kaye Thierman
1960
       
    July 4, 1960 LH Rodeo Queen Contest Candidates (Photo) Full Page
    July 14, 1960 LH 1960 Rodeo Queen Claims Feeling of Accomplishment (Photo) Full Page
    July 23, 1960 - Horsemanship Full Page
    July 25, 1960 MHN Saturday Show Hurt by Winds Full Page
    July 25, 1960 - Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
    July 25, 1960 - Rodeo Queen and Lady In Waiting (Photo) Full Page
    July 23, 1960 MHN Taber Rodeo Saturday Full Page
    Nov 23, 1970 LH Garstad named winner (Kaye's husband) (Photo) Full Page
    Dec 12, 1970 LH Arnold Haraga (Kaye's Husband) (Photo) Full Page
    April 22, 1988 LH Kaye Thierman (Haraga) - Obituary Full Page

 

 

 

Jerri Duce
1975
       
    April 12, 1976 LH Ostrom Top Bulldogger Full Page
    Nov 30, 1997 LH Barrel Racer named to Rodeo Hall (Photo) Full Page

 

 

 

Shelly Thacker
1976
       
    May 14, 1976 LH Taber rodeo dates set for May 23, 24 Full Page
    Nov 18, 1976 LH Awards banquet (Bruce Kostelansky) Full Page

 

 

 

Merry Ann Reed (Stoney)
1977        
    November 1976 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    April 29, 1977   North Battleford Rodeo Ad - Miss Rodeo Canada NA
    NA NA Cream of IRA crop - Miss Williams Lake Stampede NA
    July 17, 1986   Sharland and Stoney heads Miss Rodeo Pageant (Photo) Full Page
    1997 CPRA Merry Ann Stoney and her gelding Turbo at the 1997 Ponoka Stampede NA

 

 

 

Marianne Cole
1978        
           

 

 

 

Eileen Djuff
1979        
    November 1978 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    Nov 13, 1978 LH Trottier champion for seventh time Full Page

 

 

 

Joanne Riou
1980        
    November 1979 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    Nov 19, 1979 LH Behind the chutes Full Page

 

 

 

Joan Pardell
1981        
    November 1980 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    Nov 13, 1980 LH Behind the chutes Full Page
    Jan. 2, 1982 SMH The rodeo life where men are men and cowgirls are ladies Full Page
    Nov 27, 2004 MHN Correction Full Page

 

 

 

Susan Gittens
1982        
    November 1981 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    Nov. 26, 1981 BN R.D.C.'s Miss Rodeo Canada Article

 

 

 

Katy Cornelson
1983        
    November 1982 NSP CFR Program Full Page

 

 

 

Susan Hargrave
1984        
    November 1983 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1984 NSP CFR Program - Biography Full Page
    Nov. 4, 1983 MHN Hargrave vies for Crown (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 12, 1983 MHN Hargrave rounds up rodeo title (photo) Full Page
    Nov. 14, 1983 LH Longview cowboy earns all-around title Full Page
    Nov. 17, 1983 MHN Stampede supports Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
    March 1, 1984 MHN 1984 Med. Hat Indoor Rodeo - Ad Full Page
    March 16, 1984 MHN Snyder comes Home Full Page
    March 20, 1984   Being Queen is not easy (Photo) Full Page
    May 18, 1984 LH Ad - Champs Tavern (Photo) Full Page
    May 25, 1984 MHN Ram Charger (Photo) Full Page
    May 26, 1984 LH Seen and Heard Full Page
    May 26, 1984 LH Miss Rodeo Canada busy girl (Photo) Full Page
    July 19, 1984 MHN Rodeo Queen's dream came true (Photo) Full Page
    July 19, 1984 MHN Ms. Hargrave wears the MRC crown (Photo) Full Page
    July 20, 1984 MHN Contestants speak out (Photo) Full Page
    July 21, 1984   Stampede queen Full Page
    July 26, 1984 MHN Parade Spurs Stampede fun Full Page
    July 27, 1984 MHN Rocky ride for opening Full Page
    April 8, 1985 LH Tannis (sister) pleased with her reign Full Page
    March 9, 2011 MHN Behind every great Hat Stampede... Full Page
    Aug 6, 1996 MHN "We are Family" - rodeo royalty (Photo) Full Page

 

 

 

Dawn Abbey
1985        
    November 1984 NSP CFR Program - Contestants Full Page
    November 1985 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Dec. 11, 1984 MHN Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
 
  July, 25, 1985 MHN Thousands gobble pancakes, sausages Full Page
 
  Nov. 10, 1984 MHN Snyder third at CFRs in Edmonton Full Page

 

 

 

Shelly Sodero (Chomistek)
1986        
    November 1985 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1986 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 16, 1986   Kinast Australia's answer to Canada's Sharland (Photo) Full Page
 
  July 12, 1996 MHN Stampede hopefulls speak out Full Page
    July 27, 1996 MHN After 9 years the trail (and pen) beckoned (Photos) Full Page
    May 22, 2001 - Local "Royalty" coming to the museum Full Page

 

 

 

Kelly Fredell
1987        
    November 1986 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1987 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Dec 19, 1986 MHN Jerry Ham donates MRC vehicle (Photo) Full Page
    March 24, 1987 MHN MRC adds her touch to rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    June 11, 1987 BS Young rodeo queen breaks stereotype as amabassador (Photo) Full Page
    July 14, 1987 MHN Queen candidates prepare for judges (Photo) Full Page
 

 

 

Cheryl Robson
1988        
    November 1987 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1988 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 28, 1988 MHN Homes hold own Stampede parade Full Page
    July 29, 1988 MHN Ceremonies kick off rodeo's final leg Full Page

 

 

 

Stacey Soffel
1989        
    November 1988 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1989 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 24, 1989 MHN Bassano's Kelly rodeo queen (Photo) Full Page
    Aug. 10, 1989 TSAT Trophy Photos with MRC (Photos) Full Page

 

 

 

Rhonda Hartman
1990        
    November 1989 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1990 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page

 

 

 

Trisha Kostelansky
1991        
    November 1990 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1991 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Aug. 8, 1985 LH Trish is North American queen (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 10, 1990 LH Kostelansky chosen new Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
    Dec. 28, 1990 LH Kostelansky crowns local year in rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    April 25, 1991 LH Howdy, pardner (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1991 - 5 Queen contestants keep their hats in rodeo ring (Photo) Full Page
    July 26, 1991 MHN Rodeo vet honored at opening ceremony Full Page
    July 27, 1991 LH Pro rodeo returns to Whoop-Up Days Full Page
    Aug. 2, 1991 LH Mudders make rodeo mark Full Page
    Aug. 3, 1991 - 1,000 for breakfast (Photo) Full Page
    April 25, 1992 LH Pro rodeo has been good to champion bulldogger Full Page
    April 27, 1992 LH Behind the chutes Full Page
    April 27, 1992 LH Battle of champions goes to the horse Full Page

 

 

 

Angie Lundgren
1992        
(Princess)          
    November 1991 NSP CFR Program Full Page

 

 

 

Deedra Lybbert
1992        
    November 1991 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1992 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Nov. 18, 1991 - Forum - Gratification Full Page
    1992 - Graceful ambassador for Church Full Page
    July 21, 1992 - Animals play key role in Heritage Days Full Page
    July 25, 1992 LH Ad - Deedra Lybbert - MRC appearance Full Page
    July 27, 1992 - Special Days hilight Whoop-Up Days week Full Page
    July 29, 1992 LH Fashion at glance (Photo) Full Page
    July 29, 1992 LH Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
    July 31, 1992 LH Heritage Days Fair returning to Cardston Full Page
    April 15, 1994 LH Chief Mountain cloggers topline performers Full Page
    July 30, 1994 LH Plenty of free stage shows Full Page

 

 

 

Tanya Vair
1993        
(Princess)   November 1992 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    July 30, 1993 LH Ad - MRC appearance Full Page

 

 

 

Dode Minor
1993        
(Queen)   November 1992 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1993 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Nov. 16, 1992 MHN Former Hat queen wins big (Photo) Full Page
    July 24, 1983 MHN Med. Hat Stampede Queen becomes Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
    Aug. 6, 1983 LH This year's rodeo a Minor attraction (Photo) Full Page
    Sept. 29, 1993 MHN Farm trip inspires auction Full Page

 

 

 

Wendi Lund
1994        
    November 1993 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1994 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 24, 1993 MHN Stampede queen enjoys her year (Photo) Full Page
    July 26, 1993 MHN Tears flowing as Selena Lapp puts on the Stampede Queen Crown (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 13, 1993 MHN Hat queen wins Full Page
    Nov. 15, 1993 MHN Miss Rodeo Canada '94 sets sights on busy year Full Page
    March 19, 1994 MHN Horse Sense (Photo) Full Page
    Aug. 4, 1994   Ad Full Page
    March 13, 2002 MHN Funding former rodeo queen's cancer battle (Photo) Full Page
    March 30, 2002 MHN Students join former Stampede queen's cancer battle (Photo) Full Page

 

 

 

Susie Turton
1995        
    November 1994 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1995 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page

 

 

 

Erin Moore
1996        
    November 1994 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1995 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 21, 1996 LH Whoop-Up Days rodeo adds to entertainment package Full Page

 

 

 

Jody Bougerolle
1997        
    November 1996 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1997 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
 
  Dec. 10, 1996 TPS Rope that Steer (Photo) Full Page
 

 

 

Brook Robertson
1998        
    November 1997 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1998 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page

 

 

 

Karina Tees
1999        
    November 1998 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 1999 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    March 20, 1999 - Thank you Full Page
    July 18, 1999 TSH Canada's top rodeo stars on hand for Whoop-Up Days Full Page
    July 23, 1999 LH Who said and did what at Whoop-Up Days Full Page
    Sept. 30, 1999 MHN Charity Auction Full Page

 

 

 

Sheila Taylor
2000        
    November 1999 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2000 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 9, 2000 - Still in the Saddle Full Page
    July 14, 2000 LH Thrill of Whoop-Up rodeo soon to visit Lethbridge Full Page
    July 20, 2000 LH Carry Allison's Whoop-Up Days notebook Full Page

 

 

 

Andrea Johnston
2001        
    November 2000 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2001 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    May 22, 2001 - Local Royalty coming to the Museum Full Page
    July 19, 2007 MHN Queen contestants trot their stuff (Photo) Full Page
    July 7, 2000 MHN Scene & Noted Full Page
    Nov. 11, 2000 MHN Hat beauty crowned rodeo queen Full Page
    Nov. 11, 2000 MHN Rodeo queen Full Page

 

 

 

Shereen Ziegler
2002        
    November 2001 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2002 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    2002 CRN Miss Rodeo Canada - Article - 2002 - Shereen Ziegler  
    2002 CRN Miss Rodeo Canada - Canadian Rodeo News - 2002  
    200 N/A Crowning - CFR - 2002  
    2002 STC Calgary Stampede Article - Adam Gregory - 2002  
    2002 CPRA Shereen Ziegler - 2002  
    2002 STC Star Chronicle - NFR - 2002  
    2002 4-H Public Speaking - Vegreville - 2002  
    2002 4-H 4-H Whisperers Club - 2002  
    2002 STC Star Chronicle - 2002  
    2002

CPRA

CPRA Newsletter - 2002  
    2002 CPRA CPRA Article - 2002  
    2002 N/A Auxiliary Care - 2002  
    2002 STC Star Chronicle - Wainwright Stampede Association - 2002  
    2002 STC Star Chronicle Staff - Article - 2002  
    2002 CPRA Wrangler - Sponsor Article - 2002  

 

 

 

Shannon McCarthy
2003        
    November 2003 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Aug. 23, 2003 LH Where's your jeans and hat, cowboy? Full Page
    Nov. 11, 2003 LH Rodeo queen off to EuroDisney (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 12, 2003 MHN Former Miss Rodeo Canada takes on Annie Oakley role Full Page

 

 

 

Jennifer Bird
2004        
    November 2003 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2004 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    March 1, 2004 - Mutton Busting Champ (Photo) Full Page
    Winter 2004 AG Alpha Gam Growned Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Article
    Dec. 15, 2003 TG - U of C Gauntlet News - U. of C.'s Miss Rodeo Canada  

 

 

 

Christa Lawrence
2005        
    November 2004 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2005 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    March 1, 2004 - Mutton Busting Champ (Photo) Full Page
    Winter 2004 AG Alpha Gam Growned Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Article
    Dec. 15, 2003 TG - U of C Gauntlet News - U. of C.'s Miss Rodeo Canada  
 

 

 

Aleaha More
2006        
    November 2005 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2006 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Nov. 16, 2005 MHN More crowned new rodeo queen Full Page
    Nov. 17, 2005 MHN Meet Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
    Nov. 17, 2005 - Virden-born woman now Miss Rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 18, 2005 - Virden native named Miss Rodeo Canada (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 19, 2005 MHN Congratulations - Aleaha More (Photo) Full Page
    April 15, 2006 BS Melita's annual rodeo a big draw for cowboys Full Page
    July 12, 2007 - Miss Rodeo Canada did a lot of travelling during her reign (Photo) Full Page
    July 27, 2006 TC Crowds please organizers Full Page
    Aug. 20, 2006 BS Rodeo fun moves indoors Full Page
    Aug. 27, 2006 BS Rodeo fun moves indoors in Virden Full Page

 

 

 

Tara Sergerie
2007        
    November 2006 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2007 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Aug. 18, 2007 - Pair of pancake breakfasts planned for Whoop-Up Days Full Page
           
    Aug. 21, 2007 LH Get ready to eat your way through Whoop-Up Days Full Page

 

 

 

Jenna Berreth
2008        
    November 2007 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    Nov 2008 / Nov 2008 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
 
  July 26, 2008 MHN Kiddies' Parade a delight Full Page
 
  July 26, 2008 MHN Over 1,000 at Co-op pancake breakfast Full Page

 

 

 

Tara Slade
2009        
(Princess)
  November 2008 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2009 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
 
  June 20, 2009 MHN Trio in running for Queen of 2009 Stampede Full Page
 

 

 

Aaron Courchesne
2009        
(Queen)
  November 2008 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2009 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    Nov. 18, 2008 MF Local girl crowned Web
    Nov. 4, 2008 OS Aaron Courshesne was crowned Tuesday as the new MRC Web
    2008 CCM Congratulations Web
    2009 SPN Thrills and spills of the Elks Pro Rodeo Web
    Sept. 14, 2009 MF Rodeo Queen comes home Web
    2009 MH Med. Hat Program - Page 7 Web
    2016   Present Day Web

 

 

 

Dana Hansen
2010        
(Princess)
  November 2009 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2010 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
 
  July 30, 2010 MHN Miss Rodeo Canada Princess (Photo) Full Page
           

 

 

 

Britteny Foster
2010        
(Queen)
  November 2009 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2010 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
 
  November 13, 2009 PC Peace Country rodeo queen Web
    September 5, 2010 YT Miss Rodeo Canada - Britteny Foster Video
    October 20, 2009 PRRG The next Miss Rodeo Canada? Web

 

 

 

Kirsten Braumandl (Johnson)
2011        
(Princess)
  November 2010 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2011 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
           

 

 

 

Kezia Morrison
2011        
(Queen)
  November 2010 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2011 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    November 1, 2011 EJ Gallery: a year in the life of Miss Rodeo Canada 2011 Web
    Nov. 12, 2010 TS Kezia Morrison crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2011 Web
    Nov. 12, 2010 CS Kezia Morrison crowned Miss Rodeo Canada  
    July 27, 2011 OWW Local proudly reigns as Canada's rodeo queen Web

 

 

 

Arleta Bowhay
2012        
    November 2011 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 21, 2011 Sundre Miss Rodeo Sundre - Winning the title Audio
    October 30, 2012 SRU Sundre's rodeo queen has memorable year Web
    November 6, 2012 EM Q&A with outgoing Miss Rodeo Canada Arleta Bowhay Web
    November 22, 2011 MVG 4-H Played pivotal role for Canada's new rodeo queen  
    June 25, 2012 RC A Hat fit for a Queen Web
    August 5, 2012 YT Miss Rodeo Canada - Arleta Bowha  
    2012 CCM Miles and Smiles Web
    November 10, 2011 TS Rodeo queen crown "like winning lottery" Web

 

 

 

Gillian Shields
2013        
    November 2012 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    December 9, 2012 EC Gillian Shields talks to Ted Stovin  
    December 13, 2012 4theRide Gretchen Kirchmann meets G. Shields  
    July 29, 2013 - (Photo ) Full Page
    August 5, 2013 SS Strathmore Stampede TV - Gillian Shields  
    November 14, 2013 ACV Former Miss Rodeo Airdrie named Miss Rodeo Canada Web

 

 

 

Nicole Briggs
2014        
    November 2013 NSP CFR Program Full Page
    November 2014 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    July 28, 2012 - Royal Lunch - As Airdrie Pro-Queen (Photo) Full Page
    November 2013 GT Global TV News - Crowning of New Miss Rodeo Canada, November 2013 Video
    March 29, 2013 GTV Global TV News - CCFR Video
    December 2013   Gretchen Kirchmann Interview - Las Vegas 2013 Video
    December 2013 EC Everything Cowboy - Ted Stovin Interview - Las Vegas 2013 Video
    December 2013 RW RoperWorld - Las Vegas 2013  
    July 2014 FB Roping - Ponoka - 2014 Video
    June 6, 2014 LR Leduc Rep - Leduc Pro Rodeo Article
    Spring 2014 - Page 29 4-H 4-H Alberta Magazine Full page
    July 5, 2014 TS Travel - Toronto Star Full page
    August 23, 2014   Rodeo is in her Blood - Lethbridge Herald - Hometown News -  
    August 4, 2014 FB Video Ponoka Stampede- Roping - Video - Short / Video - Long / Videos
    August 2014   CPRA News Full Page
    July 13, 2014 Video Tee Pee Creek - Roping - Mike Beers / Ryon Tittel Video
    June, 2014 PRN Pro Rodeo News - Trend Setters by Katy Lucas -  
    August 21, 2014 GTV Lethbridge Whoop Up Days - Global TV Interview - The Queen of Rodeo Video
    October 2014 WRN Warwick Rodeo News -  
    November 9, 2014 ES Edmonton Sun  
    November 14, 2014 WHR Western Horse Review - Canada's Newest Rodeo Queen -  
    November 7, 2014 ES 20 Questions with MRC 2014  
    November 7, 2014 WRN Warwick, Australia - Rural Weekly -  
    October 24, 2014 WRN Warwick, Australia - Rural Weekly  
    November 9, 2014 Video Global TV - Interview - K. Lucas  
    November 12, 2015 Video Roping - Ponoka  

 

 

 

Katy Lucas
2015        
    November 2015 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    November 2015 NSP CFR Program - Farewell Full Page
    October, 2015 Video First time campdrafting - Australia Web
    October 21, 2014 CS Rodeo Queen - Calgary Shaw TV Web
    November 2015 CLN Alberta cowgirl crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2015 - Cowboy Lifestyle Network - Web
    November 9, 2014 Video Global TV - Interview - K. Lucas Web
    November 18, 2014 DR Katy Lucas named Miss Rodeo Canada Web
    November 18, 2014 DR Didsbury Review Web
    December 2014 CLN Cowboy Lifestyle Network Web
    January 31, 2015 Audio Queen in Jeans - - Interview with Katy Lucas Web
    February 12, 2015 WHR Western Horse Review - The Wave - Web
    March 25, 2015 WHR Western Horse Review - Real Life Rodeo Queen Secrets Web
    March 29, 2015 Video Interview with K. Lucas Web
    May 1, 2015 WHR Western Horse Review - Real Life Rodeo Queen Secret #8 Web
    October 2, 2015 YT Miss Rodeo Canada interviews Layton Green Wolfy Web
    October 17, 2015 QT Rodeo Queens receive big Aussie warm welcome Web
    Nov. 12, 2015 630 CHED Miss Rodeo Canada hands off her crown Web

 

 

 

Samantha Stokes
2016        
    August 10, 2015 PCE Local-competing-to-be-miss-rodeo-canada Web
    Nov. 13, 2015 CCM Highlights from Day 3 of CFR Web
    Nov. 15, 2015 GTV Miss Rodeo Canada Interview Video
    November 16, 2015 WHR Miss Rodeo Canada 2016 Web
    December 2015 GPS Miss Stompede New Miss Rodeo Canada Web
    2015 SPN Stokes third local girl to run for Miss Rodeo Canada Web
    2015 EC Blog - Everything Cowboy Web
    Dec. 16, 2015 CS Calgary Stampede Blog - Meeting Samantha Stokes at the NFR Web
    March 8, 2016 MRA Tips & Tricks - Roomates  
    May 11, 2016 SPN Sports - Plenty of thrills and spills at Spring Rodeo Web
    2016 NMP Miss Rodeo Canada - Pageant by Nicole Templeton, Photographer Web
           
           

 

 

 

Ali Mullin
2017        
    November, 2016 CFR Contestants Web
    November 13, 2016 Global Global TV Interview Web
    November 16, 2016 Prairie Post Former Med. Hat royalty new MRC Web
    November 17, 2016 SRU MRC Title Dream Come True for former MRC Stampede Queen Web
    November 2016 NMP Contratulations - Nicole Marie Photogaphy Web
    November 28, 2016 QHN Ali Mullin crowned MRC 2017 Web
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

 

 

 

HERMAN LINDER - FOUNDER OF MISS RODEO CANADA

 

Herman Linder
1955-1998        

Originator of Miss Rodeo Canada

  Oct 31, 1933   Herman Linder, New World's Rodeo King is Sitting Pretty Full Page
    June 20, 1935 LH Herman Linder to Ride Here Full Page
    July 21, 1936 LH Herman Linder Tames Wild Buckign Bronc Full Page
    Aug. 11, 1955 CN "Queen Connie" Off to Compete at Casper Rodeo Full Page
    Aug. 15, 1955 CN Cardston Girl Runner Up as Miss Rodeo Full Page
    Nov. 27, 1956 CN Linders presents Cook with golden spurs Full Page
    July 6, 1964 MHN Stampede Notebook Full Page
    June 19, 1967   Cardston Cowboy Behind Expo's Western Rodeo Full Page
    Sept. 18, 1967   French Beret Replaces Stetson Full Page
    July 8, 1974   Mr. Rodeo coming to Stampede Full Page
    Jan. 26, 1976   Following father's footsteps big job for Cardston farmer Full Page
    Aug. 16, 1987 LH Herman Linder celebrates 80th Birthday at Cardston Full Page
    Jan. 15, 1983   Full week of events honors Herman Linder Full Page
    May 10, 1992   Cowboy carried honors home Full Page
    Jan. 6, 1997   Linder Legend on rodeo circuit Full Page
    July 9, 1998   Cowboy's cowboy ropes a big one! - Order of Canada Full page
Books:      
On-Line   Turn him loose! : Herman Linder, Canada's Mr. Rodeo
On-Line   The Linder legend : the story of pro rodeo and its champion

 

 

PRESIDENTS

 

Laurie Sharland
1996-2010 Photo      
MRC Chairman
1986-1993
  July 16, 1986 - Kinast Australia's answer to Canada's Sharland (Photo) Full Page
    July 17, 1986 MHN Sharland heads Miss Rodeo board (Photo) Full Page
    July 16, 1987 MHN Annual contest grows in stature Full Page
    July 21, 1990 - Stampede queen Full Page
    May 23, 1993 - Laurie Sharland is dedicated, supportive and a friend (Photo) Full Page
    June 22, 1999 BPWSA A queen amongst queens (Photo) Full Page
    June 26, 1999 MHN Too Busy to say No (Photo) Full Page
    July 6, 2010 MHN Sharland is the new Marshall in town (Photo) Full Page

 

CONTESTANTS

 

Contestants
1955-2015        
    Date Unknown - Queen contestants speak their minds Full Page
    June 25, 1955 LH MacLeod-Claresholm Rodeo Site of Queen Competition Full Page
    June 27, 1956 LH Warner Girl First in Queen Contest (Photo) Full Page
1956   July 20, 1956 LH Rodeo Full Page
    July 23, 1956 LH It's Exhibition Week Here; Plans Being Finalized Full Page
    July 23, 1956 - Marianne Massy leaves for Lethbridge to compete for Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
    July 25, 1956 LH Rodeo Queens Full Page
    July 26, 1956 - Miss "Hat" Stampede Leaves for 'Bridge Full Page
    July 27, 1956 LH Rodeo Queens Feted at Luncheon (Photo) Full Page
    Aug. 2, 1956 - Queen Contest in spotlight Full Page
    Aug. 11, 1956 - Light Horse Show Winners (Photo) Full Page
1957   July 15, 1957 MHN MRC Contestants - Mary Lynn Cook (Photo) and Barbara Smyth (Photo) Full Page
    July 16, 1957 MHN MRC Contestants - Laverne Schmid and Leona McDonald (Photo) Full Page
    July 17, 1957 - Trio of Cardston Rodeo Beauties Full Page
    June 29, 1957 LH Three Girls Seek Cardston Rodeo Queen Contest Title (Photo) Full Page
    June 29, 1957 MHN Rodeo Queen Entries Conquer First Hurdles Full Page
    June 29, 1957 LH Queen Contest Winner will be Named Soon Full Page
    July 3, 1957 LH 1957 Miss Rodeo Lethbridge (Photo) Full Page
    July 15, 1957 - Miss Barbary Smyth (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1957 MHN Rodeo Queen Introduced (Photo) Full Page
    July 19, 1957 MHN Many Features sought in Queen contestants Full Page
    July 22, 1957 MHN Cowgirl crowning (Photo) Full Page
    July 26, 1957 - Queen Patsy Honored Guest at Rodeo Full Page
    July 11, 1958 MHN Audrey Hall new Queen (Photo) Full Page
1958   July 15, 1958 - Two Rodeo Queen Contests Highlight Exhibition Events Full Page
    July 24, 1958 LH Carmen Brandley, Miss Rodeo Lethbridge (Photo) Full Page
1959   June 11, 1959 LH Gloria Biron - Pincher Queen (Photo) Full Page
    July 11, 1959 - Queen Candidates for Cardston Rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    Oct. 3, 1959 MHN Six to select Top Rodeo Queen Full Page
    Oct. 7, 1959 MHN Stampede Queen in Final tonight (Photo) Full Page
1960   July 4, 1960 LH Rodeo Queen Contest Candidates (Photo) Full Page
    July 21, 1960 - Queen Crowned - Peggy Dubeau (Photo) Full Page
    July 23, 1960 MHN Leo Brown Holds Good Lean in National Rodeo Standings Full Page
    Nov. 30, 1962 NSJ Competition Under Way in Las Vegas to Select America's '63 Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
1971   June 26, 1971 NSJ *Competed for MRA (MRA Photos) Full Page *
1977   July 27, 1977 TSC Valerie Smith Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
1985   April 8, 1985 - Tannis Hargrave pleased with her reign Full Page
1987   July 14, 1987 MHN Queen candidates prepare for judges (Photo) Full Page
    July 20, 1987 - Queen Linden enters Stampede limelight (Photo) Full Page
1988   April 22, 1988   Impressive variety of trophies part of being tops in rodeo world - Kaye Thurman's husband (Arnold Haraga) (Photos) Full Page
    July 25, 1988 MHN Crocker crowned queen of '88 stampede (Photo) Full Page
    Oct. 6, 1988 - Taber queen to compete in Miss Rodeo Canada event Full Page
    Nov. 30, 1988  

Card of Thanks - Leigh Malone

Full Page
1989   July 20, 1989 MHN More than just buckle and hat for today's queen (Photo) Full Page
    July 27, 1998 MHN Year full of highlights: 1997 Stampede queen (Photo) Full Page
1990   May 11, 1990 - Pro rodeo a Taber tradition for more than half century Full Page
    May 18, 1990 - Taber rodeo Saturday Full Page
1991   May 10, 1991 - Taber rodeo, parade highlight big weekend (Photo) Full Page
    July 18, 1991 MHN Five queen contestants keep their hats in rodeo ring Full Page
    July 20, 1991 MHN Stampede queen treated like gold (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 18, 1991 MHN Forum - Gratification Full Page
1994   Aug. 4, 1994 LH Busy line-up set for Whoop-Up days Full Page
    Nov. 8, 1991 - Wilkins' vying for Miss Rodeo Canada crown (Photo) Full Page
    Nov. 18, 1991 - Forum - Gratification - Terri Wilkins Full Page
    Nov. 10, 1994 MHN Miss Rodeo Jenner up for national title Full Page
    Nov. 22, 1994 MHN Ost Wins Full Page
1995   July 29, 1995 MHN More to this rodeo queen than beauty (Photo) Full Page
    July 31, 1995 MHN Lait crowned Stampede Queen (Photo) Full Page
1996   July 15, 1996 MHN Queen crowning family affair (Photo) Full Page
1997   April 26, 1997 LH Behind the Chutes Full Page
    May 23, 1997 LH No sport like rodeo Randa Wilson (Photo) Full Page
    July 19, 1997 MHN Who will wear the crown Full Page
    Oct. 21, 1997 LH Rodeo can't throw Bob, even after all the years Full Page
1998   Oct. 31, 1998 - Hasty launch costs finalist rodeo victory Full Page
1990   May 9, 1990 TIS Ad Full Page
1991   May 10, 1991 - Taber rodeo, parade highlight big weekend (Photo) Full Page
1999   Sept 30, 1999 MHN Charity Auction - Tees and Johnston special guests Full Page
2001   July 12, 2001 MHN Stampede queen hopefuls show horsemanship (Photo) Full Page
2002   July 9, 2002 MHN 2002 Stampede - Vanessa Gruning, Crystal Gayle Vessler (Photo) Full Page
    July 22, 2002 MHN Queens the true jewels of the Stampede (Photo) Full Page
2003   December 11, 2003 TG U. of C.'s Miss Rodeo Canada Web
2006   July 20, 2006 MHN Stampede Queen contenders saddle up (Photo) Full Page
2009   June 20, 2009 - Trio in running for Queen of 2009 Stampede Full Page
    July 20, 2009 - Past queen grateful for experience - Stacey Kading (Photo) Full Page
    October 30, 2009 PCS Foster heading to Miss Rodeo Canada Web
2010   November 2, 2010   Bonnyville Princess to compete in Miss Rodeo Canada Web
2012          
2014   October 14, 2014   Alexis Forseille ready for Miss Rodeo Canada Contest Web
2015   Sept. 9, 2015 PCN Chelsea Stokke officially one of 4 Miss Rodeo Canada Contestants Web
    November 9, 2015 AE Airdrie Queen seeks national title Web
    Oct. 29, 2015 SLN Akkermans prepares for Miss Rodeo Canada Competition Web
    November 12, 2016 CCC CFR 43 - Crowning Miss Rodeo Canada Web
    Nov. 22, 2016 SRU Sundre Cowgirl MRC Runner-Up Web
           
           

 

 

 

MRC General          
 
  1935   Old rodeo queen Ad - 1935 (USA)  
    General - public Speaking   Queen contestants speak their minds Full Page
1935   Aug. 28, 1935 EPH Pageants - General 1935! Princess El Paso  
1955   June 18, 1955 LH Herald Photographer to Help Select Miss Canadian Rodeo (Photo) Full Page
    June 25, 1955 LH Indian Chiefs will Receive Medallions Full Page
    July 11, 1955 REG Parade to Open 1955 Reno Rodeo (Bob Robinson - Connie Ivins' Ex-Husband) (Photo) Full Page
1956   July 6, 1956 LH Committee Set up to Handle Miss Rodeo Contest Full Page
    July 19, 1956 LH Exhibition Parade Judges are Named Full Page
    July 20, 1956 LH Queen Contest Judging Under Way Full Page
    July 21, 1956 LH Ad - Lethbridge Exhibition Rodeo Full Page
    Nov. 23, 1956 MHN 1957 Med. Hat Rodeo May Have Steer Wrestling Full Page
    Nov. 23, 1956 NSJ Competition under way in Las Vegas to Select America's '63 Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
1957   May 25, 1957 LH Ad - Lethbridge Rodeo Queen Contest Full Page
    June 29, 1957 - Rodeo Queen Entries Conquer First Hurdles (Photo) Full Page
    July 6, 1957 - P1 MHN Stampede Plans Running Smoothly Full Page
    July 6, 1957 - P2 MHN Stampede Full Page
    July 13, 1957 MHN Six Gals in Running for Rodeo Queen Title Full Page
    July 24, 1957 LH There's somehting for Everyone at Exhibition Full Page
1958   July 4, 1958 LH Stock to be Featured in Grandstand Event Full Page
    July 7, 1958 LH Full Schedule is Set for Annual Exhibition Full Page
    July 14, 1958 LH Grounds Prepared Full Page
    July 22, 1958 LH Attendance Records May be Shattered this Year Full Page
    July 24, 1958 LH Humour, Beauty and Personality Marked 1 1/2 Hour Cavalcade Heralding Big Show Full Page
    July 25, 1958 - Exhibition Schedule Full Page
    July 26, 1958 LH Big Parade Launches Three-Day Lethbridge Exhibition and Rodeo Full Page
1959   May 27, 1959 MHN Stampede Shorts Full Page
    Oct. 1, 1959 LH Miss Rodeo Canada Nominees Face Stiff Tests in Calgary Full Page
1960   July 29, 1960 MHN Letters to Editor Full Page
1963   May 24, 1963 - Miss Rodeo America Graces Hobbs Rodeo Full Page
    Nov. 30, 1963 NSJ Competition Under Way in Las Vegas to Select America's '63 Rodeo Queen (Photo) Full Page
1967   June 13, 1967 - Not clear! Full Page
1975   Oct 23, 1975 - Finalists picked Full Page
1979   June 29, 1979 MHN Dusty miles made easier by Jim's work (Photo) Full Page
    Oct. 21, 1979 LH Entries for Miss Rodeo Canada Full Page
1985   July 18, 1985 MHN Ram Tough - Jerry Ham - Ramcharger Full Page
1987   July 14, 1987 MHN Queen candidates prepare for judges (Photo) Full Page
1990   July 21, 1990 MHN Stampede queen Full Page
1991   July 29, 1991 LH Animals get Heritage Days billing Full Page
1994   July 29, 1994 - Queen contestants speak their minds Full Page
1995   Oct. 7, 1995 - Queen for a day Full Page
    Oct. 14, 1995 MHN Of kings, queens and the princess Full Page
1996   July 4, 1996 MHN Queens, princesses stampede into town Full Page
1999   Oct. 30, 1999 EJ Rodeo events in and around the Canadian Finals Rodeo 1999 Full Page
2001   May 22, 2001 MHN Local "Royalty" coming to the Museum Full Page
2008   Oct/November 2008   Xtreme Rodeo Article - October/November 2008  
2015   November 2015 NMP Miss Rodeo Canada Pageant 2016 by Nicole Templeton Web

 

Newspaper Legend:

BS - Brandon Sun
BN - The Bricklayer News
BPWSA - Business and Professional Woman of Southern Alberta
CCM - Cowboy Country Magazine
CLN - Cowboy Lifestyle Network
CN - Cardston News
CS - Calgary Shaw TV
CRN - Canadian Rodeo News
DR - Didsbury Review
EC - Everything Cowboy
EJ - Edmonton Journal
ES - Edmonton Sun
EPH - El-Paso Heraldl
EM - Edmonton Metro
GTV - Global TV News
LH - Lethbridge Herald
MF - Mayerthorpe Freelancer
MHN - Medicine Hat News
MHES - Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede
MVG - Mountainview Gazette
NMP - Nicole Marie Photography Co.
NSJ - Nevada State Journal
NSP - Northlands CFR Souvenir Program
Okotoks Western Wheel
PCE -Pincher Creek Echo
PCS - Peace Country Sun
PCV - Pincher Creek Voice
PP - Prairie Post
PRRG - Peace River Record Gazette
QIJ - Queen in Jeans
REG - Reno Evening Gazette
RW - RoperWorld
SC - Shellbrook Chronicle- Saskatchewan
SPN - South Peace News
STC - Star Chronicle
SRU - Sundre Round Up
SLN - Sylvan Lake News
SMH - Sydney Morning Herald
TG - The Gauntlet (U. of Calgary)
TPS - The Post - Standard
TSH - The Sunday Herald
TC - The Carillon - Steinbach, MB
TSA - The Stonewall Argus
TIS - The Interlake Spectator
Video - Video Footage
WRN - Warwick Rodeo News
WFP - Winnipeg Free Press
WHR - Western Horse Review


 

 

 





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