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July 16, 2012

Two Claremore girls in Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant

CLAREMORE — The Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc., host of the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Scholarship Pageant, will present the pageant July 25-28 in Oklahoma City.

In conjunction with Wrangler’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink program and the Rein in Cancer program, the organization will sponsor a “Paint the Town Pink”event. This event will raise awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Foundation as well as the Rein in Cancer organization.  
Other public events will include horsemanship, speeches and modeling with dinner at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.  
The pageant offers titles in four age groups: Miss: 18-24 years; Teen: 13-17 years; Princess: 8-12 years; and Sweetheart: 3-7 years (noncompetitive). Contestants will compete in horsemanship, interviews, modeling, impromptu questions, and speech during the four-day competition.  
All pageant contestants will receive welcome gifts. 
The 2013 Miss Rodeo Oklahoma will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc. (ORPC) as well as a traveling crown and chaps, trophy saddle, trophy buckle, a custom portrait by Jack J. Wells, Western Artist, and entry fee to the 2014 Miss Rodeo America Pageant. 
Her first runner-up will receive a $500 scholarship from the Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc. (ORPC).  The 2013 Miss Oklahoma Rodeo Teen will also receive a $500 scholarship from the ORPC, traveling crown and chaps, trophy saddle, and a trophy buckle. 
The 2013 Miss Oklahoma Rodeo Princess will receive traveling crown and chaps, trophy saddle, and a trophy buckle.  All Sweetheart contestants will receive an array of prizes from Leather, Etc. of Ponca City.  In addition, prizes will be awarded to runner-ups and category winners.
The mission of the Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc. is to provide opportunities for the young women of Oklahoma to maximize their educational potential while promoting the state of Oklahoma through the sport of rodeo.  
The pageant selects Oklahoma’s representative to the Miss Rodeo America Pageant held each year in Las Vegas, as part of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. This year’s Miss Rodeo Oklahoma, Kallie Sue Baker, will be competing against other state contestants for the 58th Miss Rodeo America title. 
To learn more about the pageant and its mission visit www.missrodeooklahoma.com.     
 

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