taylor mcnair OF mississippi CROWNED 2019 MISS
McNair was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2019 on Sunday, December 9 in Las Vegas.
from Learned, Mississippi represented her home state at the Miss Rodeo America
Pageant as the 2018 Miss Rodeo Mississippi, becoming the third from her state
to hold the coveted national title.
In 2017, Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Business with a concentration on Policy and Law from Mississippi State
University, where she competed on the Equestrian and Rodeo Teams. To enhance
her strong voice for agriculture, Taylor will pursue a Doctor of Jurisprudence
degree with a Master of Law in Agricultural and Food Law.
Landstrom’s Black Hills Gold crown is accompanied by more than $20,000 in
educational scholarships and prizes including a wardrobe of Wrangler jeans and
shirts, an assortment of Montana Silversmiths jewelry, hats provided by Greeley
Hat Works, and a selection of Justin Boots.
addition to the title, McNair earned the Appearance, Personality, and Written
Test Awards. She also received the Sherry Smith Memorial Scholarship, third
place for her scrapbook and was the winner of the Chap Award.
twenty-eight contestants represented their states in the week long national
pageant consisting of a horsemanship competition, a written test on equine
science and rodeo knowledge, extensive interviews, extemporaneous speaking, and
a fashion show. The top five contestants – from Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi,
Oklahoma and Washington – each answered a question about how to share differing
viewpoints while maintaining friendships.
reign as the official representative of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys
Association, McNair will travel around 100,000 miles and appear at nearly 100
rodeo performances, as well as making appearances at schools, civic groups and
other special events in order to educate the public and create awareness about
the sport of rodeo, its sponsors, and its opportunities.
also serve as a spokesperson at a variety of promotional events and model in
commercial advertisements for western clothiers, publications, sponsors and
other service providers to the western industry.
As Miss Rodeo America 2019, McNair will
begin her duties by attending press conferences immediately following her
coronation and spend the remainder of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
attending appearances with Miss Rodeo America 2018, Keri Sheffield of Florida. She
will be introduced for the first time in the Thomas & Mack Center during
the sixth performance of the WNFR on Tuesday, December 11.
will spend the next year traveling more than 100,000 miles across the country
representing the PRCA as our First Lady of Rodeo.
Taylor McNair, Miss Rodeo America 2019, for your rodeo or event, please email
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