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2016 Miss Rodeo America Pageant Presented by Las Vegas Events

2016 Contestants

It’s that time of year again. Kids have officially gone back to school, the days are getting shorter, leaves are changing, and here in Colorado Springs at the MRAI office everyone is talking Pageant and Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 24/7! Plans are well underway, schedules have been finalized, and our beautiful 33 contestants have submitted their official photos. We cannot wait to watch each of them shine in this years pageant.

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As many of you know there are several exciting new changes being made to this yeas pageant. First, this years pageant is officially presented by Las Vegas Events! We are very excited about this as it will better highlight the relationship we have with LVE and the partnership they have with the PRCA. Additionally, there have been changes made to the speech portion, horsemanship, Scholarship Foundation auction, check-in, and more. Stay tuned to the MRA blog for more information on these changes!

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Once again this year the pageant will be hosted at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The pageant will kick off on Sunday, November 29th and will conclude with the crowning moment of Miss Rodeo America 2016 at the coronation on Sunday, December 6th! To view the schedule, see the contestant, and purchase your tickets visit the Miss Rodeo America website at www.missrodeo.com/Store/tickets. As always, you will be able to find coverage of the pageant on all of our official Miss Rodeo America social media accounts. We look forward to seeing you all in Las Vegas for this years pageant, presented by Las Vegas Events! Who will you be coming to support……?

2016 Miss Rodeo America Pageant Presented by Las Vegas Events
Events open to the public are highlighted in red, tickets may be required. To purchase tickets visit www.missrodeoamerica.com and click on Miss Rodeo
America Store.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
8:30a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Executive Board Meeting
11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Pre-Pageant Meeting with Hotel Staff
1:00p.m. Judges Orientation & Lunch
1:00p.m. Hospitality area set-up
3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Chairperson Meeting
7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m. President’s Reception / by invitation only

Sunday, November 29, 2015
8:00a.m. Contestant Roll Call & Receiving of Banner
9:45a.m Doors open to the public
10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Contestant Official Introductions/Current Event Questions Presented by Greeley Hat Works
11:45a.m. Contestant Orientation with MRAI President, Business Manager & Chaperones
11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. Ticket sales/Foundation Roses/Store Set-up
1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Contestants have Lunch with Parents
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. Hospitality Area & Ticket Registration Open
2:00p.m. – 4:30p.m. Contestant room check in & clothing fittings
3:00p.m. Parents off Contestant Floors
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Dinner for Contestants
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Parent Social for Contestants Parents
6:00p.m. – 7:30p.m. Welcome Social Presented by Tarter Farm & Ranch
7:45p.m. – 10:00p.m. Fashion Show Rehearsal

Monday, November 30, 2015
7:00a.m. – 7:45a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
8:00a.m. Contestant Bus leaves MGM for Horsemanship
At the South Point Hotel & Casino Arena
8:30a.m. Attendees Bus leaves MGM for the South Point Hotel
9:30a.m. Doors open to the Public for Horsemanship
10:00a.m. – 1:30p.m. Horsemanship Competition at the South Point Hotel arena Presented by AQHA, South Point Hotel, Waddell & Reed & Doug & Stevie Beehler
1:30 p.m. – 2:30p.m. Contestants Lunch Sponsored by Waddell & Reed
& Doug & Stevie Beehler
2:30p.m. Contestant Bus leaves South Point Hotel for MGM
2:30p.m. Attendees bus leaves South Point Hotel for MGM
3:00p.m. – 5:00p.m Tickets/Registration open
3:00p.m. Written Test
3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Lady in Waiting Social
4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Fashion Show Rehearsal
6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. Contestant Dinner
7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Fashion show Rehearsal

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
7:00a.m. – 7:45a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. Personality Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
8:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Hospitality Area & Ticket Registration Open
9:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. National Director’s Meeting
9:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. National Advisory Council Meeting
11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. Scrapbook Judging
12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. MRA Scholarship Foundation Luncheon
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. Personality Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. MRAI Annual Meeting
7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Hall of Fame Gala Presented by Montana Silversmiths

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
7:00 – 7:45a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
8:00a.m. Doors Open to Public Speaking
8:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Speech/Public Speaking
12:00p.m – 1:00p.m. Desert Oak Luncheon
1:00p.m. – 5:30p.m. Rodeo Royalty Information Seminar
1:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsals
2:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. Hospitality Area & Ticket Registration Open
5:00p.m – 5:30p.m. Contestants prepare for PRCA Awards Banquet
5:30p.m. Contestant Bus to South Point Hotel
6:00p.m. – 9:30p.m. PRCA Awards Banquet South Point Hotel
9:30p.m. Contestants Bus returns to MGM

Thursday, December 3, 2015
7:00a.m. – 7:45a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m. Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsals
8:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Hospitality Area & Ticket Registration Open
9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting
10:00a.m. – 11:30a.m. Silent Auction
11:30a.m. – 2:00p.m. WNFR Luncheon Presented by RAM & PRCA
2:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsals
2:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. Hospitality /Ticket Registration open
5:30p.m. Contestant Bus leaves MGM for WNFR Performance
6:45p.m. Live Feed of WNFR-MGM Gold Buckle Zone
6:45p.m. – 9:00p.m. WNFR Performance-Thomas & Mack Arena (Contestants attend)
9:00p.m. Bus returns to MGM Grand with contestants

Friday, December 4, 2015
7:00a.m. – 7:45a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
7:45a.m. – 11:00a.m. Fashion Show Rehearsal
8:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Ticket/Hospitality open
11:15a.m Doors open to the Public for Fashion Show
11:30a.m. Fashion Show Lunch Served
12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Fashion Show Presented by Wrangler
2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. Lunch for Contestants
3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Parents pick up Scrapbooks
3:00p.m. – 5:30p.m. Coronation Rehearsals
6:30p.m. Contestants Watch WNFR Live Feed – MGM Gold Buckle Zone
9:00p.m. – 10:30p.m. Coronation Rehearsal

Saturday, December 5, 2105
8:00a.m. – 8:30a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
9:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. Coronation Rehearsal
11:00a.m. Contestants Travel to Las Vegas Convention Center FanFest
11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. Contestants Lunch/shop with Family/Friends Cowboy Christmas
1:15p.m. Contestants line up for Justin Boot Parade
1:30p.m. – 2:00p.m. Justin Boot Parade presented by Las Vegas Events & Justin Boots
2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. MRA Scholarship Foundation Auction
5:00p.m. – 9:30p.m. Girl’s Night Out Sponsored by The LINQ Hotel

Sunday, December 6, 2015
7:00a.m. – 7:30a.m. Contestant Breakfast with Judges
8:00a.m. – 8:30a.m. Judges De-Briefing
8:00a.m. – 10:30a.m. Coronation Rehearsal
10:00a.m. Doors Open to public
10:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. Coronation Performance Presented by MGM Grand
1:00p.m. – 1:30p.m. Meet & Greet / Press Conference
1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. All inventory packed to return to storage
5:00p.m. MRA 2016 contract Signing/Executive Board/Business Manager/Parents/National Director
6:45p.m. Live Feed of WNFR-MGM Gold Buckle Zone
7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. Miss Rodeo America 2016 Photo Shoot

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NOTE: Tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours prior to pageant events where food is being served. Pre-purchased tickets prior to arrival in Las Vegas will be available for pick up at the door of each pageant event. It is suggested that tickets be purchased during the Pre-sale period which ends Oct 12th, 2015.

Courtesy of Miss Rodeo America