Truckee Professional Rodeo announces 2013 Queens |

Truckee Professional Rodeo announces 2013 Queens

Truckee Pro Rodeo Queen Lauren Huseby gives the judges a smile, holding the reigns of Sampson, who stannds at 16.3 hands.
Photos by Amy Edgett / Sierra Sun |

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Truckee Professional Rodeo proudly announces Lauren Huseby as the 2013/2014 Miss Truckee Pro Rodeo Queen and Lolly Buranzon as the Jr. Miss Truckee Rodeo Queen. These young ladies will ride in the Grand Entry at the beginning of each rodeo performance and promote the Truckee Professional Rodeo year-round by attending other rodeos and events.

Judges Janice Jason, Susanville; Lisa Richardson, Reno; and past Rodeo Queen Carley O’Connell of Truckee judged three contestants, Huseby, Buranzon and Rachel Stock Saturday, Aug. 17 at the McGyver Area, with interviews and modeling at the Truckee Hampton Inn & Suites following.

The Truckee Professional Rodeo opens Friday, Aug. 23 with Kids Day, free to the public and full of events, including a hot dog lunch compliments of the Truckee Donner Junior Horsemen. The sponsor dinner and “Calf Decorating” will be held Friday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge and may purchase a dinner for $20.

On Aug. 24, Saturday, catch the first Rodeo performance. Gates open at 3 p.m. and Rodeo begins at 5 p.m. On Aug. 25, Sunday, catch the second Rodeo performance. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the performance begins at 1 p.m. Please, no coolers!

Details, applications and tickets are available at Find tickets in town at the Sears Hometown Store in Truckee, the Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center and California Welcome Center in downtown Truckee.

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